Anthony Patrick is still at Waterhouse despite being relieved as head coach of the struggling Premier League team. He remains at the club as assistant coach and is also in charge of the youth programme. Patrick returned to Waterhouse as interim coach of the Red Stripe Premier League outfit following the resignation of Calvert Fitzgerald, who started the season in charge. Poor results led to Fitzgerald stepping aside. Patrick took over. However, the team continued to struggle. It was rumoured that Paul Young would have taken over some two months ago, but the deal was finalised last week and Young took charge on Friday. When contacted yesterday, Patrick explained his role at the club. “I was playing an interim role until Paul Young came in. Now he is at the club, so I am his assistant and also in charge of the youth programme,” Patrick told The Gleaner. Young, who also had a stint at Waterhouse in 2009, a 2-2 draw against Tivoli Gardens last Sunday at Waterhouse Stadium. Although Waterhouse are at the foot of the table, on 14 points from 17 games, Patrick remains hopeful they will start winning soon. “It will take self-discipline from players. He (Young) is stressing on that, as it is important in moving forward. “We are trying to get the players to concentrate for the entire game. We have to be hopeful that the team can start winning. With five games remaining in the second round, the aim is to win those games then enter the third and final preliminary round in an improved position and take it from there. “We still have a chance of making the last four for the championship play-off,” Patrick said. Waterhouse next play Cavalier SC at Stadium East this Sunday, starting at 5 p.m.
Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Captain Horace Burrell, said his hands are clean and does not fear being prosecuted in connection with the ongoing investigations into corruption at football’s world governing body FIFA and has vowed to oversee changes that will restore CONCACAF’s reputation. Since May this year, two presidents – Jeffrey Webb and Alfredo Hawit – of CONCACAF, the confederation representing football bodies from the Caribbean and North and Central America, have been arrested as the United States Justice Department in conjunction with Swiss authorities investigate malfeasance amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars. Webb, who was arrested in May, and Hawit, jailed in early December, were among an estimated 30 football officials who were arrested between May and December this year. Webb has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges in US Federal Court. Arising from the arrests, Burrell, a close friend and business partner of Webb, was among several officials appointed to an executive committee at CONCACAF that will oversee the running of the confederation until elections are held in May 2016. Asked if there were fears among the committee members about further arrests, Burrell said he was not fearful of being implicated of anything sinister. “I can only speak for myself; I have absolutely no fear or concerns and I am sure my other colleagues would feel the same way, but you just can’t swear for anyone in this case, so we just have to hope,” he said. Meanwhile, he said CONCACAF executives have been aggressively pursuing solutions to the ongoing crisis that will ensure that in future the organisation will not have to endure the embarrassment of the ongoing situation. He claims proposed reforms being pursued within CONCACAF will exceed those being put in place at FIFA. “It is now said CONCACAF are the trendsetters for the reform process because we are going deeper in some of the areas than FIFA is,” he said. “So currently, we are on track to repair the image, to rebuild the image and to chart a course that will see us not getting back into this situation. “Whoever goes there eventually will not have an opportunity to slip back into what has caused us to be in this position.”
The triumph of the West Indies under 19 cricketers in winning the region’s first world title at this level is a sweet experience worth savouring for the long suffering fans of West Indies cricket. Many of us have, in recent times, become despondent, resorting to cynicism and blind hope in our search of that proverbial light at the end of the tunnel for the region’s cricket. However, the manner in which this team went about its business in this tournament suggests that the hope might no longer be blind. The region’s cricket administrators now need to do everything in their powers to ensure that the core of this group makes the transition into the senior ranks sooner, rather than later. The tenacity, passion, commitment and basic cricket intelligence shown by this Shimron Hetmyer-led team has not been seen in any West Indies team at any level since the glory days of the 70s and 80s. There were some teachable moments during this tournament which left no doubt that these players possess some of the crucial qualities that have been missing from our cricket for many years. DESIRE TO WIN The ruthless desire to win, at first manifested in that now infamous run out of the Zimbabwean tail-ender by all rounder Keemo Paul to win the game and effectively keep the West Indies team in the tournament. Then there was that stumping by the wicketkeeper, which accounted for the first wicket against India in the final. Then later in the Innings when another Indian batsman was struck by a short rising delivery, the West Indies bowler was all business getting back at his mark ready to do more damage, even as the wounded batsman received treatment. There have been many West Indies senior teams in recent years that lacked both the awareness and killer instinct of these teenagers, to run out that Zimbabwean tail-ender, to stump the Indian opener; title-winning decisions made in the heat of battle. Our fast bowlers of recent years, would probably have been apologising to the injured batsman instead of keeping their eyes menacingly and uncompromisingly on the prize. These are but some of the conspicuous differences I saw with this team that should inspire genuine hope for the future. Even with elevated expectations, I urge caution as West Indies cricket overall is still in a pretty bad place, especially in the longer versions of the game. We must not forget amid our visions of grand turnaround, these Under-19s won a 50-over tournament and not a tournament of Tests. I posit that most of these young players will evolve and develop into T20 stars and not Test cricket stars. Natural athleticism, speed, power and flair remain the trademarks of Caribbean players, including the Under-19s, which make them a perfect fit for the shorter, more explosive format of the game. The reality is that these young players, like those before them, will more than likely be smote by the irresistible incentives of T20 cricket and will inevitably gravitate towards those goodies, therefore deepening our already substantial talent pool in that version of the game, as our Test and ODI relevance continue to diminish. It is downright foolhardy and naive to expect that this group of young players will behave significantly different from the current crop of international senior players, when faced with the reality making five or 10 times more the amount of money they can make as ‘T20 freelancers’ playing in the glamorous high paying T20 leagues around the world, compared to what they would make as international Test cricketers representing the West Indies. Those are the fundamental realities we need to ponder going forward, even as we raise our expectations thanks to the performance of the new Under-19 world champions, the West Indies.
“We had a great night and everyone is happy” gushed Wray and Nephew Welterweight Contender 2016 promoter Mark Kenny, to The Sunday Gleaner last Wednesday night, after American boxer DeMarcus Corley gave an excellent performance, that not only pleased the large crowd that turned up at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium, but also gave him a unanimous decision over, Guyanese boxer Iwan Azore. This was the second night of competition in the series which will run until July. The first week’s edition was one of the worst in many years, as the main bout between Jamaican Richard “Frog” Holmes and Xzaviar Ford from New Orleans, USA, ended in 55 seconds. Ford, a plucky 19 -year- old boxer, suffered a torn tendon in his right shoulder only 55 seconds after the fight started, and was declared the loser by technical knockout. Everyone, including the two boxers, left the auditorium disappointed. Last Wednesday saw the opposite. The fight, which was scheduled for five rounds, went the distance, and Corley was declared the winner by unanimous decision. All three judges, Joseph Cooper, Eion Jardine and Laurence Neufville scored the fight 50-44 in his favour. It was a classic matching of boxing skills, between two very experienced men, and there was just enough of all facets of the “Sweet Science” to please the fans. Corley showed the boxing and defensive skills that he has garnered over 70 fights. He had a 43- 26 -1 record going into the fight and it showed. Boxing from a southpaw stance, he outjabbed Azore, the Guyanese welterweight champion, who had a 16-5-3 record, and when the game Guyanese fighter tried to score points with attacks to the body and head, Corley deftly manoeuvred himself out of trouble. The pattern was set from the first round with Corley repeatedly scoring points with his jabs. He also showed great defensive skills, as he repeatedly slipped counter punches from Azore, with deft movements of head and feet. In the second round, combination hooks to the body and head were the punches of choice for Corley, while Azore kept himself in the hunt with his jabs. In the two amateur bouts on the card, middleweight Carlton Reid from the St. Thomas Boxing Club scored a unanimous decision over Oshane Williams from Sugar Olympic gym, while light welterweight Collel Hogg from the Stanley Couch gym, scored a first round technical knockout victory over Nashan Rose from Sugar Olympic gym.
Past the finishing postCaymanas Park Results forApril 30, 2016Track Condition : Dirt : GoodRace 1 1000 M (S) (Purse $500,000) NB4-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACESARDINE SWEEPSTAKE1. PARTY CITY SEllis 55.02. LEILANI JInnis3 50.0 1 1/4:L3. DEMOLITION BOY ARobles 54.0 1/2L*4. IAMALLABOUTTHEBEST BebHarvey3 52.0 HeadWIN: $405.00PLACE: $109.00, $104.00, $87.00Final Time : 1:02.1 Splits : 23.2, 47.3Winner : 4yo b filly – BURNING MARQUE – HEAR ME CLEARLYTrainer : PHILLIP ELLIOTT Owner : PHILLIP ELLIOTTBred by ROGER NEWMAN, MARK & SUSAN WATESQu: $801.00 Ex: $1,285.00Superfecta : $4,604.00Race 2 1600 M (Purse $530,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($250,0-$210,0)/NB5YO(NW2) & 6YO&UP(NW4)MACKEREL1. PERSIAN BELLE SEllis 55.0*2. LEGENDARY PLEASURE LSteadman2 55.0 1/2L3. BATIDOR DE MUNDO AChatrie 54.0 9L4. ABOVE THE RADAR HPottinger3 51.0 3 1/4LDNF #6 WATER WAVE DDawkins3 49.0 8/1WIN: $114.00PLACE: $51.00, $51.00, $55.00Final Time : 1:44.1 Splits : 24.4, 48.2, 1:13.2,Winner : 6yo b horse – TRADITIONAL – EMERALD BELLETrainer : ANDERSON,MARLON C Owner : DIAMONDSBred by HAM STABLES LTD.Qu: $183.00 Exacta: $510.00D/E: $577.00Trifecta: $129.00Race 3 1400 M (Purse $845,000) 3-Y-O & UP OPEN ALLOWANCEJUS QUENCH FLAVORED WATER1. DWAYNE STAR WHenry 50.5 5/1 318.002. CAMPESINO BebHarvey3 54.0 *1/5 2 3/43. SHINING LIGHT JInnis3 47.5 5/1 3/44. BRAWN RMcNaughton 51.5 4/1 3 1/4Final Time : 1:26.0 Splits : 23.2, 46.3, 1:11.4,Winner : 4yo b colt – STORM CRAFT – AKIODATrainer : PATRICK LYNCH Owner : RISING STARBred by DION JACKSONQu: $167.00 Ex: $627.00D/E: $1,500.00Trifecta: $4,600.00Rolling Triple: $6,701.00Race 4 1400 M (Purse $560,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV(NW3)CORNED BEEF1. SHINE HPottinger3 53.02. COMPUTERIZE OWalker 54.0 Neck3. STORMING WHenry 52.0 1 1/2L4. SIR BUDGET RLahoe 53.0 4 1/2LWIN: $258.00PLACE: $84.00, $133.00, $129.00Final Time : 1:28.0 Splits : 23.3, 46.3, 1:13.0,Winner : 4yo colt – DEPUTY GLITTERS – SHE’S SO LOVELYTrainer : GRESFORD SMITH Owner : MICHAEL HUE & LOUIS CHIN & FITZGERALD ROBERTSBred by BRIAN,KIRK & LOUIS CHINQu: $1,864.00 Ex: $4,008.00D/E: $2,500.00Superfecta: $14,139.00Rolling Triple: $11,376.00Race 5 1200 M (Purse $500,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)/NB6YO&UP(NW3)-FILLIES & MARESVIENNA1. WINESHA BebHarvey3 52.0 5/1*2. SOUND OF MIRACLE JErwin 55.0 3 1/2L3. TIMEFORACAT JPatterson3 48.5 6 1/2L4. VERONICA B DRobinson 53.5 3 1/2L5. LARUSA KParchment4 53.0 1 1/2LLate scratch : #10 MONEYNEVERSLEEPWIN: $345.00PLACE: $202.00, $70.00, $130.00Final Time : 1:16.3 Splits : 23.3, 47.1Winner : 6yo ch mare – STORM CRAFT – POSITIVE VIBESTrainer : RYAN DARBY Owner : NADONBred by RAPHAEL E. GORDONQu: $507.00 Ex: $969.00D/E: $2,900.00Trifecta: $1,862.00Hi-5 : $25,404.00Rolling Triple: $86,784.00RICOCHET CUPRace 6 1000 M (R) (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT-FILLIES (DIV.I)*1. ZEPHYR JInnis3 50.02. VELOCIDAD LSteadman2 54.0 1 3/4L3. OCEAN SEEKER AGray4 51.5 2 1/2L4. CROWN PRINCESS JErwin 55.0 2L5. FORMAL JUSTICE AndrePowell4 51.5 2 1/4L6. ASHLEY CALL NBerger4 49.0 4LLate scratch : #5 RUNAWAY GALWIN: $132.00PLACE: $64.00, $87.00, $64.00Final Time: 1:02.0 Splits: 23.3, 47.3Winner : 3yo ch filly – NASHEET – RUSHING FORCETrainer : WAYNE PARCHMENT Owner : V.M.W.Bred by DACOSTA FARMS LIMITEDQu: $600.00 Exacta: $740.00D/E: $1,162.00Trifecta: $829.00Hit-6: $50,827.00Rolling Triple: $13,350.00Super-6: $849,426.50Race 7 1200 M (Purse $530,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)-F&MKETCHUP*1. PROLIFIC PRINCESS OWalker 53.02. SWEET DIMENSION RLahoe 52.0 4L3. KIMBERLY GOLD OEdwards3 50.0 2 1/4L4. ANGEL STAR AndrePowell4 51.5 3 1/2LWIN: $79.00PLACE: $59.00, $64.00, $79.00Final Time : 1:15.1 Splits: 23.1, 47.3Winner : 4yo ch filly – LEGAL PROCESS – NUTTIN BUT REDTrainer : NEIVE GRAHAM Owner : O’SHAUN CONNECTIONBred by CHERYL & KRISTI MARSHQu: $163.00 Ex: $221.00D/E: $224.00Superfecta : $876.00Rolling Triple: $2,409.00Race 8 1500 M (Purse $590,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($450,0-$400,0)/NB5YO(NW4)WESTERN UNION*1. ITALIANO OWalker 57.02. UNBREAKABLE AChatrie 57.0 3L3. FLYING MIRACLE DDawkins3 51.0 1/2L4. STAR NEW VISTA AndrePowell4 51.0 1LWIN: $110.00PLACE: $77.00, $159.00, $166.00Final Time : 1:34.2 Splits : 24.2, 47.2, 1:12.2,Winner : 7yo horse – HE’STHEREALTHING – PIK A TRIXTrainer : NEIVE GRAHAM Owner : O’SHAUN CONNECTIONBred by OWEN & SOLOMON SHARPENOTE: HORSE #10 MIND SET CAME 5TH, BUT WAS DISQUALIFIED AND PLACED 8TH.Qu: $829.00 Ex: $896.00D/E: $98.00Superfecta: $9,684.00Rolling Triple: $398.00Pick-4: $3,280.00Race 9 1200 M (Purse $768,000) NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO&UP(MDN)-REST.ALL.IITHE J.V.M. ASSOCIATION WORLD VET DAY 2016 TROPHY*1. LORD EQUUS OMullings 51.52. BLUE MOON JInnis3 47.5 Nose3. POISON GAS HPottinger3 51.0 1 3/4L4. CLASSY AVIATOR WHenry 50.5 2 1/4L5. MISS MYRTLE NBerger4 46.0 NoseWIN: $76.00PLACE: $68.00, $133.00, $162.00Final Time : 1:14.2 Splits : 22.4, 47.0, ,Winner : 3yo b colt – IMAGE MAKER – DANCINWITHTHESTARSTrainer : PHILIP FEANNY Owner : SUPERKIDS RACING STABLESBred by ARGYLL FARMS LTD.Qu: $1,301.00 Ex: $1,446.00D/E: $195.00Trifecta: $5,317.00Hi-5 Carry-over : $125,759.40Rolling Triple: $216.00PlacePot 8: $5,609.00RICOCHET CUPRace 10 1000 M (R) (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT-FILLIES (DIV.II)*1. LOTTERY TICKET OWalker 53.0 1/1 107.00 66.002. HONEY DARLIN OMullings 53.0 2/1 1 1/2 73.003. DUTCHESS URIEL SEllis 53.0 5/1 Neck 113.004. PATCH RWilson 53.0 4/1 3 1/45. FRANCIA’S PRIDE RHalledeen 53.0 8/1 1 3/4WIN: $107.00PLACE: $66.00, $73.00, $113.00Final Time : 1:01.3 Splits : 23.3, 47.3, ,Winner : 3yo b filly – SEEKING THE GLORY – JUST A FLUTTERTrainer : WAYNE DACOSTA Owner : ELIZABETH A. DACOSTA & BRUCE D. LEVYBred by PETER STEWARTQuinella : (2,9) $110.00 Exacta : (9-2) $291.00D/E : (5-9) $169.00Trifecta : (9-2-3) $325.00Hi-5 : (9-2-3-4-13) $2,039.00Rolling Triple : (7-5-9) $474.00THE 77TH RUNNING OF THE JAMAICA OAKS (GR.IR)Race 11 2000 M (Purse $3,000,000) NB3-Y-O FUTURITY-FILLIES(FOR THE HILMA M. VEIRA TROPHY)1. A THOUSAND STARS RHalledeen 57.0*2. NUCLEAR AFFAIR SEllis 57.0 Neck3. GLYDER CBudhai 57.0 55/1 1 3/4L4. SORRENTINO’S STAR DGordon 57.0 NeckWIN: $281.00PLACE: $65.00, $54.00, $147.00Final Time : 2:12.0 Splits : 24.4, 51.0, 1:16.0, 1:42.3Winner : 3yo b filly – STORM CRAFT – HEART OF GOLDTrainer : WAYNE DACOSTA Owner : ELIZABETH A DACOSTABred by ELIZABETH DACOSTAQu: $161.00 Ex: $1,592.00D/E: $1,734.00Superfecta: $11,996.00Rolling Triple: $2,821.00Race 12 1200 M (Purse $780,000) 3-Y-O & UP OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCELISHOUS SUPER STAKE1. DREAMCOMETRUE OEdwards3 50.02. HOLOGRAM SHADOW JPatterson3 48.5 Neck3. MISS JUANITA DDawkins3 48.0 60/1 1 3/4L4. GOLDEN BULLET OWhite 50.0 1 1/4L5. KOBALT WHenry 50.0 1 1/4LWIN: $298.00PLACE: 152.00, $264.00, $729.00Final Time : 1:13.2 Splits : 23.0, 46.4, ,Winner : 4yo b filly – DEPUTY GLITTERS SPACEDOUTTrainer : STEVEN TODD Owner: PATRICK MCKENZIEBred by EDISON CHAIQu: $3,837.00 Exacta: $7,250.00D/E : $4,501.00Trifecta: $33,853.00Hi-5 Carry-over : $143,585.00Rolling Triple: $14,942.00Pick-4: $27,980.00Super-6: $113,695.80Pick-9: $6,510,579.50
Olympians Kaliese Spencer and Christine Day have made their first public comments since news broke last week that they were leaving the Stephen Francis-led MVP Track Club. The athletes who have since joined Bert Cameron’s ‘Cameron Blazers’ have thanked Francis for his decade-long guidance, but say they were not getting the desired attention at the University of Technology-based MVP Track Club. “I felt like an outcast,” said Spencer 400m hurdles gold medal winner at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and one of the most successful athletes in the history of the IAAF Diamond League. Day, the national 400m champion and World Championships finalist, said she too felt uncomfortable remaining at MVP. “I know I will improve,” she said, adding that she is satisfied with the attention that Cameron gives his athletes. “I am looking forward to the future,” she said. In the meantime, the athletes say the way in which they separated from MVP was regrettable. According to Day, following two meetings with Francis, he informed her via a text message that he would not continue to train her. She said during the meeting, Francis asked her to prove that she could repeat her performance on joining the club 10 years ago and said he would give her time to think about it. But she said before she could respond, Francis sent her the text message advising that the relationship had ended. Meanwhile, Spencer said two days after deciding she would not return to MVP, Francis appeared on television announcing that their relationship had ended. But Spencer said she had no discussions whatsoever with Francis. “I thought that he was going to have a meeting with me, I heard he was going to, but nobody from the MVP management team got back to me, I just saw him on the television talking to me,” Spencer said. Kaliese Spencer and Christine Day speaking Andre Lowe
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB):Andre McCarthy of Jamaica Scorpions topped the batting table, while his teammate, Damion Jacobs, and Delorn Johnson of Windward Islands Volcanoes were the leading bowlers at the end of the group stage of the NAGICO Super50 Tournament.The 28-year-old McCarthy, playing his fourth season at the senior regional level, scored 251 runs in six innings at an average of 41.83 in Group ‘A’ in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). His best score was a match-winning 118 against ICC Americas – his maiden century.Close behind him is Assad Fudadin of Guyana Jaguars. He has scored 250 runs at an impressive average of 62.50 runs an innings. The left-hander’s best knock was a match-winning 103 not out against Combined Campuses & Colleges Marooners in the sixth match at Warner Park, which helped his side secure their semi-final spot.Johnson, the tall left-arm pacer from St Vincent, took 14 wickets in just 41.5 overs in five group matches at a cost of 15.21 as the Volcanoes topped Group ‘B’ in St Kitts. He had career-best figures of 6-37 against Marooners.Jacobs, the attacking leg-spinner, took his 14 wickets in six matches in T&T. He was consistent throughout and had best figures for 5-22 against the ICC Americas.As the tournament heads into the final phase from Wednesday, Jonathan Carter of Barbados Pride and John Campbell of Scorpions lead the chase for Best All-rounder.Carter, who bats left-handed, has so far made 156 runs and captured seven wickets with his right-arm medium-pace in six matches. His economy rate of 3.16 runs per over is one of the best in the tournament.Campbell, who is also ambidextrous, has made 169 runs at the top of the order as a left-handed opener and captured six wickets with his off-spin.TOP STATSBatting:AndrÈ McCarthy (JAM) – 251 runsAssad Fudadin (GUY) – 250 runsNkrumah Bonner (LWD) – 223 runsBowling:Delorn Johnson (WWD) – 14 wicketsDamion Jacobs (JAM) – 14 wicketsMervin Mathew (WWD) – 12 wicketsAllrounders:Jonathan Carter (BAR) – 159 runs, 7 wicketsJohn Campbell (JAM) – 169 runs, 6 wicketsAndrÈ McCarthy (JAM) – 251 runs, 4 wickets
Kingston College’s ace sprinter Jhevaughn Matherson highlighted yesterday’s opening day of the 2016 Carifta Trials with a National Youth record of 10.25 seconds to capture the Under-18 100 metres.Matherson, who had only competed in one 100m race before yesterday, crossed the finish line ahead of Calabar High’s Dejour Russell, who raced to a personal best 10.39, with Greater Portmore’s Odaine McPherson placing third in 10.64.Matherson’s winning time erased the 10.27 mark which was held jointly by Jahzeel Murphy and Raheem Chambers.St Elizabeth Technical’s Nigel Ellis captured the Under-20 100m in 10.26, defeating St Jago High’s Raheem Chambers. Chambers (10.32) led for 90 metres before Ellis rallied for the win. Calabar’s Xavier Angus was third in 10.51.DOMINANCEHelped by a 2.5 metres per second wind, St Jago’s Kimone Shaw continued her dominance at this level. She won the Under-17 100m in 11.51 ahead of Michae Harriott of Holmwood Technical, 11.93, and Mount Alvernia High’s Kemba Nelson, 11.94.Patrice Moodie of Edwin Allen High powered to an impressive 11.56 victory in the girls’ Under-20 100 metres final. St Jago’s Shanice Reid (11.79) was second and Camperdown’s Ruchelle Burton third in 11.80.There were also outstanding performances in the 400 metres hurdles, led by Edwin Allen High’s Shannon Kallawan in the Under-20 girls’ event. Kallawan romped to an impressive personal best 56.80 seconds, getting the better of Holmwood’s Nicolee Foster, who clocked a personal best 58.40.In the Under-18 hurdles, Vere Technical’s Sanique Walker won in a personal best 58.68. Hydel High’s Shian Salmon was second in 59.37.Jauvaney James of St Elizabeth Technical took the boys’ Under-20 400m hurdles in 51.67, edging out St Jago’s Timor Barrett (51.68). Kingston College’s Sherwayne Allen took third in a personal best 52.56.In the Under-18 400m hurdles, St Elizabeth athletes were first and second. Leonardo Ledgister, 53.26, won ahead of Dashinelle Dyer, 54.30.Other resultsBOYSUnder-18 shot put: 1. Rasheeda Downer (KC) 18.81m, 2. Zico Campbell 17.60m, 3. Danree Delancy (Munro) 17.71m.Under-18 high jump: 1. Jon Marc (KC) 2.03m, 2. Kobe Jordan (Cornwall) 2.03m, 3. Andrew Betton (Calabar) 1.95m.GIRLSUnder-20 triple jump: 1. Tisanne Hickling (St Jago) 12.82, 2. Danielle Spence (Wolmer’s) 12.24m, 3. Britny Kerr (Hydel) 12.15m.Under-18 triple jump: 1. Myesha Nott (Rusea’s) 11.89m, 2. Lotavia Brown (Edwin Allen) 11.75m.Under-20 javelin: 1. Sahjay Stevens (STETHS) 44.18m, 2. Tyfah Saunders (Immaculate) 41.53m, 3. Georgette Samuels (STETHS) 38.75m.Under-18 javelin: 1. Aiko Jones (Wolmer’s) 40.58m, 2. Zinedine Russell (Alpha) 31.00m.Action on today’s second and final day will begin at 10.30 a.m.
Past The Finishing PostTrack: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1100 M (Purse $560,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV(NW3)*1. #1 VIJEETA HPottinger2 50.52. #3 JESSE’S FAVORITE DDawkins2 52.0 4L3. #2 RAISING THE BAR JPatterson3 50.0 7L4. #5 SIR LEYLAND HALL RNelson 54.0 1-3/4Late scratch : #6 TASHIE BABYWIN: $108.00PLACE: $50.00, $50.00, $50.00Final Time : 1:06.4 Splits : 23.2, 47.2Winner : 4yo ch filly – WAR MARSHALL – WINNING SPIRITTrainer : O’NEIL MARKLAND Owner : O’NEIL MARKLANDBred by DR. PAUL R. WRIGHTQu: $103.00 Ex: $242.00Superfecta: $293.00Race 2 1100 M (Purse $530,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)1. #6 KING WITHIN OnBeckford4 52.02. #2 MAMETA OFoster 53.5 Neck*3. #7 MAN IN BLUE SEllis 55.0 Neck4. #4 VALLEY OF QUEENS OMullings 52.0 1-1/4LLate scratch : #5 VESPERSWIN: $309.00PLACE: $65.00, $70.00, $66.00Final Time : 1:08.3 Splits : 23.3, 47.3Winner : 4yo b colt – URBAN KING – STORM WITHINTrainer : CASHBERT KHWALSINGH Owner : GILBERT KHWALSINGHBred by ARGYLL FARMS LTD.Qu: $524.00 Ex: $1,375.00D/E: $1,128.00 (1-5) $163.00Superfecta: $2,050.00Race 3 1820 M (Purse $530,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($250,0-$210,0)/NB5YO(NW2) & 6YO&UP(NW4)1. #8 CHIEF PROSPECT DDawkins2 52.02. #2 MR. ROMANTIC DBadaloo 55.0 3/43. #1 COLORS OF WAR WHenry 52.0 6L4. #4 RICHIE’S PIK JInnis3 53.0 NeckWIN: $138.00PLACE: $156.00, $312.00, $153.00Final Time : 2:01.0 Splits : 27.4, 53.2, 1:18.3, 1:45.4Winner : 5yo colt – WAR MARSHALL – PRINCESS SHEILATrainer : ROWAN MATHIE Owner : VINCENT MAINEBred by ORETT WELLINGTONQu: $2,901.00 Ex: $2,976.00D/E: $976.00Superfecta: $12,571.00Rolling Triple: $5,209.00Race 4 1400 M (Purse $768,000) NB3YO MAIDEN CONDITION RACE -NOT EARNED $120,0 SINCE MAY 24(DIV.I)*1. #5 SUPREME MAGIC PFrancis 50.02. #2 MA. GRANDE OEdwards3 50.5 3L3. #11 DAN DAN JInnis3 49.0 2-1/24. #6 SURE STEP JPatterson3 59.0 5/1 11/25. #13 LEIGHTON REID SEllis 53.5 5/1 6WIN: $115.00PLACE: $79.00, $179.00, $211.00Final Time : 1:28.3 Splits : 24.0, 46.4, 1:13.2,Winner : 3yo b filly – PERFORMING MAGIC – RHOSA KLEBBTrainer : RENEX BURRELL Owner : RENEX L BURRELLBred by RUTH HUSSEYQu: $397.00 Ex: $849.00D/E : (8-5) $504.00Trifecta: $4,174.00Hi-5: $51,537.00Rolling Triple: $3,695.00Race 5 1800 M (Purse $768,000) NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO&UP(MDN)-REST.ALL.II1. #5 MONTEGONIAN CBudhai 53.52. #4 COUNTER ATTACK DDawkins2 50.0 2L3. #9 RAJPUT RAJA SEllis 53.5 4-1/2L4. #3 ACAPULCO ARobles 51.0 2-1/2WIN: $895.00PLACE: $150.00, $112.00, $162.00Final Time : 1:53.0 Splits : 23.4, 47.1, 1:11.0, 1:38.1Winner : 3yo ch filly – SEEKING THE GLORY – SWAPPING SECRETSTrainer : GORDON LEWIS Owner: ANTHONY HARTBred by TONY HARTQu: $1,057.00 Exacta: $2,562.00D/E: $2,672.00Superfecta: $73,050.00Rolling Triple: $12,323.00Race 6 1400 M (Purse $768,000) NB3YO MAIDEN CONDITION RACE -NOT EARNED $120,0 SINCE MAY 24(DIV.II)1. #3 OLD BRAETON RLahoe 52.0*2. #7 LEEKOUT SEllis 53.5 Neck3. #6 MAJOR POINT AntThomas4 50.0 3-1/4L4. #14 SHARP SKIRT HPottinger2 50.5 1-1/2L5. #8 A VESSEL OF LOVE AChatrie 51.5 2L6. #5 TWILIGHT CAT PParchment 52.5 3-1/2LWIN: $177.00PLACE: $97.00, $65.00, $179.00Final Time : 1:28.0 Splits : 23.3, 46.4, 1:12.4Winner : 3yo b colt – TWILIGHT TIME – DIGITALTrainer : ENOS BROWN Owner : DERRICK A MARTINBred by DERRICK MARTINQu: $155.00 Ex: $464.00D/E: $2,642.00Trifecta : $1,299.00Hit-6 carry-over: $32,077.50Rolling Triple: $17,497.00Super-6: $147,133.50FRONT RUNNER SPRINTRace 7 1100 M (Purse $1,000,000) NB2-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT(Sponsored by Newport Mills Ltd.)*1. #4 SHE’S A MANEATER OWalker 52.52. #1 CHRISANLI JErwin 54.0 5/1 13-1/2L3. #5 TERRI’S PRINCESS AGray4 52.5 6-1/24. #3 SILVER ROCKET WHenry 54.0 1-1/2LWIN: $54.00PLACE: $50.00, $56.00, $62.00Final Time : 1:05.3 Splits : 23.1, 46.0Winner : 2yo b filly – NATURAL SELECTION – AHWHOFAHTrainer : WAYNE DACOSTA Owner : WINSTON A KONGBred by WINSTON KONGQu: $146.00 Ex: $143.00D/E: $187.00Superfecta: $1,855.00Rolling Triple: $3,327.00Pick-4: $11,492.00Race 8 1100 M (Purse $560,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($350,0-$300,0)/NB5YO(NW3)*1. #11 ETERNAL JOY SEllis 52.02. #6 MY COMPANION BebHarvey2 52.0 2-3/4L3. #9 SHADE OF BEAUTY RHalledeen 53.0 5-1/2L4. #4 BIG GEORGE HPottinger2 52.0 3/4LLate scratch : #7 EL CLIENTEWIN: $119.00PLACE: $80.00, $109.00, $101.00Final Time : 1:07.1 Splits : 23.1, 46.4Winner : 5yo ch filly – TRADITIONAL – MAYKEN JOYTrainer : LAWRENCE FREEMANTLE Owner : THE REAL LUCKY STARBred by MARK H. A CROSKERYQu: $414.00 Ex: $695.00D/E: $126.00Superfecta: $1,951.00Rolling Triple: $517.00Race 9 1300 M (Purse $500,000) NB4-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACE*1. #14 RED EAGLE RMcNaughton 54.02. #10 DEMOLITION BOY AntThomas4 50.5 8L3. #12 GOFORHOME HPottinger2 52.0 3L4. #7 DEPUTY HEADGIRL RPaige 53.0 2-1/2L5. #4 RAWALPINDI EXPRESS RLunan 54.0 1-3/4LWIN: $111.00PLACE: $78.00, $86.00, $102.00Final Time : 1:22.3 Splits : 24.1, 48.3, 1:14.2Winner : 4yo ch colt – BURNING MARQUE – JAMAICAN DREAMTrainer : MORRIS POWELL Owner : TWEETBred by PETER ASHER, RICHARD AZAN & IAN PARSARDQu: $407.00 Ex: $502.00D/E: $263.00Trifecta: $542.00Hi-5: $67,919.50Rolling Triple: $292.00PlacePot 8: $2,296.00Race 10 1400 M (Purse $530,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)-F&M*1. #1 ICE ICE BABY JPatterson3 51.02. #2 HOMECOMING AntThomas4 50.0 5L3. #11 FREE RANGE ARobles 52.0 8/1 2-3/4L4. #12 UNRULY TEXAS PFrancis 51.0 1-1/4L5. #6 SONADOR EXPRESS SEllis 53.5 HeadWIN: $107.00PLACE: $87.00, $128.00, $140.00Final Time : 1:29.0 Splits : 24.0, 47.3, 1:13.4,Winner : 4yo gr filly – IMAGE MAKER – PURE SILKTrainer : DWIGHT CHEN Owner: IAN ROBERTSBred by ARGYLL FARMS LTD.Qu: $847.00 Exacta: $1,104.00D/E: $337.00Trifecta: $2,338.00Hi-5: $60,654.00Rolling Triple: $481.00Race 11 1400 M (Purse $500,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)-NOT FINISHED 1st-3rd SINCE MAY 241. #2 OH MY GRAND PA JPatterson3 49.52. #12 MR. THEOPHILUS LSteadman2 55.0 5-1/23. #10 PREMATUREE AGray4 51.5 3-1/24. #3 WAR CHIP AndreePowell4 48.0 2-1/2*5. #4 PRINCESS SHEMIKA JJackson 55.0 1-3/4LLate scratch : #9 ELDORADOWIN: $163.00PLACE: $90.00, $78.00, $498.00Final Time : 1:30.2 Splits : 24.3, 49.1, 1:16.0,Winner : 6yo b horse – HE’STHEREALTHING – TORONTO STARTrainer : PHILLIP ELLIOTT Owner : PHILLIP ELLIOTTBred by ALLAN MADOOQu: $303.00 Ex: $549.00D/E: $465.00Trifecta: $15,020.00Hi-5 carry-over : $49,884.25Rolling Triple: $1,699.00Pick-4: $3,844.00Super-6: $6,833.70Pick-9: $1,226,140.50
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP): Novak Djokovic says Grand Slam trophies and the No. 1 ranking are no longer his priorities. The top-ranked Serb, who has won 12 major titles, said, after a light training session in Belgrade yesterday, that he felt emotionally drained after winning the French Open in June for his first Grand Slam on clay. He became only the third man to win all four major tournaments in a row, something last done almost 50 years ago. “I psychologically felt huge pressure, and now I’m no longer thinking about the number of titles. If they come, super! I will accept them,” Djokovic said. “After all, tennis is not the only thing in the world.” He had a poor midseason, losing early at Wimbledon and the Olympics, and was undone in the US Open final. He has reportedly had physical and personal issues, which reflected on his recent results. Djokovic said he will “sit and talk” with his coach, Boris Becker, about their future cooperation. The German has helped Djokovic win seven Grand Slam titles. “I’m happy with the cooperation … . He helped me a lot,” Djokovic said. He withdrew from the China Open next week because of an elbow injury. He said he expects to play at the Shanghai Masters from October 10. Djokovic said the “micro injury” hampered his serve during the US Open, where he was stopped in the final by Stanislas Wawrinka.