Concerto House / Baumschlager Eberle Architekten

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first_img Vietnam Area:  915 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Dat Thanh Cung ArchDaily Houses Concerto House / Baumschlager Eberle ArchitektenSave this projectSaveConcerto House / Baumschlager Eberle Architekten Year:  “COPY” CopyHouses•Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam “COPY” Team:Dat Thanh Cung, Linh The Luong, Anh Viet Nguyen, Yen Hai NguyenText By:Patrick MacPhersonCity:Ho Chi Minh CityCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Anh Viet NguyenRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. The Concerto House is located not far from the center of Saigon, in a quiet suburb where the roads become rough and less busy. The tropical climate is accentuated as the din of the city diminishes behind, replaced by another familiar hum, that of family life. Winding through a cluster of small roads of large traditional houses, the alluring form of the house emerges alone amongst the rest. Upon walking up to the gate of this unique structure, it is clear that there may be no other similar in Saigon or even all of Vietnam. Its striking angles and monochromatic finish speak to the onlooker of grandeur and abstract minimalism. Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanA concept of harmony has been made manifest here through the inter-relationship of man, nature, and design. As we initially enter the garden, which circles the main façade of the property, the house appears to desire a connection with the water element due firstly to its direct touch with the outdoor swimming pool, which stretches the wingspan of its entirety. Thereafter the visitor can view the canal closely outside of its rear fence, and the Saigon River beyond. The durable concrete finish was chosen to adapt to the tropical climate of Saigon with temperatures often reaching high thirties and vast levels of rain.Save this picture!© Anh Viet NguyenSave this picture!Section 1Save this picture!© Anh Viet NguyenThe two main structures extend volumetrically beyond the front of the first level in order to provide adequate protection for the pool and patio areas. Perhaps some kind of eccentric parties had inspired the design of this pool, as the sliding doors of both the living room and kitchen open directly onto it, meaning that one step outside would meet with a wet landing. Both the private bar and music/cinema room at the basement level possess windows viewing into the side of the pool, just like an aquarium, so that we can see swimmers akin to dolphins or mermaids in a tank.Save this picture!© Anh Viet NguyenTwo-thirds of the swimming pool are under cover of the 2nd level of the two main buildings, which are conjoined in the center by a central staircase. The basement boasts view to a central courtyard with an impressive tree planted in the center, bringing the garden into the building itself. This is where we really can feel a symbiosis between ourselves, nature, and architecture. The house was designed with close consideration to the owner’s love for music; even the overall form of the structure loosely mimics that of an acoustically-designed modern concert hall. The open-planned first level allows for music to hum throughout the space, whether the dweller is playing piano or relaxing and listening.Save this picture!© Anh Viet NguyenPerhaps the most impressive stance of the whole structure is from the roof level, where one can see Saigon in all directions. One of the most dramatic views here is to gaze vertically down at the basement tree below. Not vertigo-friendly! From this height, it almost appears small in relation to its actuality. The Concerto House could mark a turning point in the contemporary residential architecture of Vietnam. Being the first of its kind in the country, it remains to be seen whether we see such similar styles to emerge in the coming years.Project gallerySee allShow lessThe Masonry House / stpmjSelected ProjectsSeaside Wall House / KHY architectsSelected Projects Share Manufacturers: Donggia, Eurowindow, IMEX PRODUCTS, Vinastone Projects Architects: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten Area Area of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/881842/concerto-house-baumschlager-eberle-asean Clipboard Save this picture!© Anh Viet Nguyen+ 54 Share Photographs:  Anh Viet Nguyen Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2016 Concerto House / Baumschlager Eberle Architekten CopyAbout this officeBaumschlager Eberle ArchitektenOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHo Chi Minh CityVietnamPublished on October 19, 2017Cite: “Concerto House / Baumschlager Eberle Architekten” 18 Oct 2017. 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Noah Farrelly Memorial Fund awards 3 scholarships

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first_imgThe three winners were Zane Olmstead, Mohammed Sakayl and Simone Davey. Olmstead won the kindness counts scholarship. Sakayl and Davey won the memorial scholarship for STAC cross country athletes. The winners were awarded $500 each school year. “I mean I was surprised, I always try to be kind and nice but I wasn’t expecting a reward for that,” Olmstead told 12 News. “That is how I was just taught to be and what I feel is right.” BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – The Noah Farrelly Memorial fund announced three winners of their annual scholarship Sunday.center_img Olmstead and Sakayl both graduated from Binghamton High School and Davey is a Vestal graduate. All three will start college in the fall.last_img read more

Manuel Pellegrini fears Manchester City’s Samir Nasri could miss five months

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first_img Pellegrini said: “We don’t have Samir Nasri for four or five months. He has a tendon injury in his right leg so now he must have surgery because it’s an important (serious) injury.” Spain playmaker Silva remains on the sidelines with the ankle injury suffered while on international duty in October. Pellegrini has claimed on a number of occasions during his lay-off that he is close to a comeback, but he is still frustratingly short of fitness. Pellegrini said: “It’s a long injury because it’s not a muscle injury. It’s an ankle and for different reasons he can’t be 100 per cent fit. “If a player is not comfortable I think that he can’t play. I hope it’s the same as with Vincent, that next week he can be okay.” Influential captain and defender Kompany is out with another calf injury just over a month after returning from a five-game lay-off – and becoming the subject of a club-versus-country row over his fitness – with a similar problem. His latest calf injury is his 11th such problem since the start of the 2011-12 season, while there have also been absences for groin and hamstring problems in that time. Pellegrini said: “The calf is such a difficult muscle you never know how much (time) he needs but I hope that by next week he will be okay.” The good news for City this weekend is the return of leading striker Sergio Aguero, who has recovered from the hamstring injury that has kept him out for seven games since scoring five against Newcastle in October. Pellegrini might have wished to ease the 27-year-old back into action but with Wilfried Bony now out with a hamstring problem, the Argentinian is set to line up against Liverpool in Saturday’s Barclays Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium. Pellegrini said: “It will be difficult because he has gone so many days without playing and I don’t think he is ready to play 90 minutes or to play two or three games in a week. It is important for Sergio to evaluate during the game how many minutes he feels he can play. “But he must start in this game because we don’t have Bony and it is important for the team to have Sergio.” French forward Nasri, who has missed City’s last six games with a hamstring injury, this week revealed via Twitter that he could be out for another three months. Now Pellegrini has given more details about the 28-year-old’s condition, revealing that he faces a tendon operation after suffering a setback on the training ground, and the lay-off could be longer than feared. Press Associationcenter_img Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini fears Samir Nasri could miss most of the rest of the season, but hopes Vincent Kompany and David Silva are back in action within a week. last_img read more

Steelers GM on Ben Roethlisberger extension talks: ‘This is probably his last contract’

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first_imgColbert said that Roethlisberger’s next deal is “probably his last” as an NFL player, according to NFL Network.The #Steelers contract talks w/ Ben Roethlisberger are “still ongoing,” GM Kevin Colbert said. “This is probably his last contract as an NFL player, so it’s significant” – to the player and club, he said.— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 24, 2019The contract talks are “still ongoing,” Colbert said. Antonio Brown takes jab at Bills with ‘Hotline Bling’ meme Related News Roethlisberger has spent the entirety of his 15-year career in Pittsburgh and became a two-time Super Bowl champion in that span.The Steelers finished 2018 at 9-6-1 and missed the postseason. Roethlisberger led the league in passing yards, totaling 5,129 on the season. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert indicated Sunday that Ben Roethlisberger’s career is winding down.Pittsburgh has reportedly made the extension or renegotiation of the 37-year-old quarterback’s contract a priority this offseason.last_img read more

Susan G. Komen Florida Recruiting BigWigs Campaign

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first_imgEach participant is challenged to raise a minimum of $1,000 to support breast health programs and services in Florida, and along the way they will be treated to prizes, incentives, and opportunities to boast of being named a top fundraiser, top team, BigWig with the most donors, or most creative campaign. For more information on the 2020 BigWigs campaign, please visit at komenflorida.org/bigwigs, or contact Kelly Lindsey at (561) 514-3020 or [email protected] with questions. Throughout the competition, BigWigs will work to encourage friends and colleagues to support their efforts of raising funds for life-saving breast cancer diagnostics, navigation, education, screening, and treatment services provided throughout Florida. It won’t be unusual to see these participants popping up around social media (and hopefully around town soon enough) donning their pink wigs and sharing informational tips about breast health, personal stories of their ties to breast cancer, and asking for donations to help support Komen’s efforts to create a world without breast cancer. While BigWigs are having tons of fun, the reason they are fundraising is that breast cancer continues to affect 1 in 8 women at some point in their lifetime, and a countless number of men. This year many of these people will also have lost their jobs and their health benefits. Every two minutes, one case of breast cancer is diagnosed in the United States. This year alone 268,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are anticipated to be diagnosed in women and 2,600 cases in men. With events such as these, Komen Florida is able to make an incredible impact on increasing the current number of 3.8 million breast cancer survivors living today. About Susan G. Komen®Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide.  We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information.  Born out of a promise between two sisters, Susan G. Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. About Susan G. Komen® and Komen Florida: Komen Florida is helping fuel research, advocate for patients and support people facing breast cancer locally through a variety of direct patient-centered services and by collaborating with area providers to remove barriers and connect people to needed care across the state of Florida. For more information, call (561) 514-3020 or visit www.komenflorida.org. It’s all about having fun and raising funds and Susan G. Komen Florida’s BigWigs campaign does both while helping in the fight against breast cancer. The organization is proud to once again host their BigWigs fundraising campaign and invites area business and community leaders to join in raising awareness, and funds during a friendly competition that runs from September 21st through October 31st.last_img read more

Dedication of 9/11 Tribute Slated for Memorial Day

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first_imgBy Celia BelmonteThe Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department will unveil its 9/11 tribute in a ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, Memorial Day, outside the Red Bank Borough Hall at 90 Monmouth St.The monument includes a piece of steel from one of the World Trade Center Towers. “I applied for the piece in 2010,” Fire Chief Alan Soden Jr. said. “The application is the biggest thing. They want to know exactly where the steel will go and how it will be specifically used for a monument. We even had to send a picture of the monument two weeks ago.”Soden’s father, Alan Soden Sr., who was fire chief in 1986, was also involved in obtaining the steel for the tribute. “It was a long process with a lot of paperwork and legal action,” the senior Soden said. “All the pieces were numbered because every piece was evidence.”The fire department was not approved to pick up the steel until winter 2011 at a high security terminal atthe John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, N.Y.Once the 450-pound piece was in Red Bank, Bobby Holiday, a volunteer fireman and former fire chief, created five wooden models of potential monument designs. After a vote, the fire department’s six companies finally decided on Holiday’s personal favorite, The Rising.A memorial with steel from the World Trade Center will be dedicated on Memorial Day on Monmouth Street, Red Bank.“In this design I tried to show that the steel is rising back to the top,” Holiday said. “It’s going back up.”The design places the twisted piece of steel on two pegs of different sizes, slant­ing it upward toward a representation of twin towers behind it. Beginning from the base of the steel, the design forces the eye up along the metal piece to the top of the towers where the numbers “9” and “11” have been placed.“Clark Craig made the towers for us for just the material cost,” Holiday said. “His friend donated the specially cut numbers for free. It is still unknown who it was.”The fire department understands how important it is to have this 9/11 tribute in the community. “We want to remember the 343 firemen that died that day and all of the others who lost their lives,” Soden Sr. said.The department also hopes to commemorate the life of their fallen brother, Mark F. Hemschoot, a member of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department who worked on one of the top floors of the World Trade Center.Hemschoot’s name is part of a plaque listing the names of volunteer members who have died in the line of duty. The plaque, placed below the original bell from the early 20th century Liberty Fire House on White Street, is part of the fire department’s two-year-old memorial.The 9/11 tribute is a much welcomed addition. “People love it and have said how nice it looks,” Soden Sr. said. “Everyone is pleased with it. It took some time but we got it where we wanted it.”last_img read more

Six in the Stix Mountain Biking Festival this weekend

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first_img After young riders show their stuff, Sunday will test mountain bikers with their skills and endurance over a 6 hour period of cross-country riding on the 13 km loop in the Cranbrook Community Forest.Organizer Cooper advises mountain bikers to “enjoy the smooth & subtle uphills that gain 365m of elevation throughout the entire loop, and to remain focused during the swoopy & fast flat and downhill sections of the endless single-tracks”.Participants can choose to tackle the six hour event as an individual rider or as part of a relay team of two or do the new lap Stix suited for recreational riders.Registration cut-off is Thursday, September 17.Story source originated at The Nelson Daily More than 100 kids and youth are expected to be part of the action at the Sixth annual Six in the Stix Mountain Biking Festival September 19-12 near Cranbrook.Riders from Alberta and the Kootenays will participate in one of three races as a way of celebrating participation, health, fitness and the simple joy of riding a bicycle.Riders 2-14 years old can choose one of the following challenges: riding 15 minutes around & over obstacles around a paved course, and riding either up to a maximum of 30 minutes or 60 minutes on the trails of a 1.4 km loop in the Cranbrook Community Forest above the College of the Rockies.For the 15-min. Stix, geared for athletes 3-6 years old, riders may show off their favorite stride bike, 4-wheel bike or standard 2-wheel bicycle. As for the 30 min. & 60 min. trail options, race organizer Charlie Cooper provides this description: “The trails just above the College are mostly double-track and very smooth, but there’s also a fun section of single-track called Roller Coaster that will have riders twist & turn their way downhill as fast as they want back to the finish. It’s a loop with just a little bit of climbing and lots of room for riders to pass each other.”Riders of all abilities are invited to attend this exciting event, and organizers have kept the entry fee at only $10. Each rider will enjoy a well-organized race, receive a goodie bag and be able to restore their energy levels at the Stix Shack after crossing the finish line.Registration is available online until Friday night, September 18 at www.rmevents.com and limited race day registration will be accepted at the event. Check-in & late registration will begin at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday and races will begin at 1 p.m.last_img read more

STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY OCTOBER 28, 2016

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first_imgTrainerMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won Gary Stevens2844714%54%$428,980 Bob Baffert2787330%67%$811,405 Fernando Perez4782917%40%$217,055 STERLING PERFORMANCE BOOSTS PEREIRAWith six wins over the last four racing days, jockey Tiago Periera and his agent, Patty Sterling, are enjoying the fruits of their labors.Periera has leaped into the top 10 in Santa Anita’s standings with eight victories. The 40-year-old native of Brazil’ gained his signature win in 2010 when he captured the $10 million Dubai World Cup by a nose aboard 25-1 shot Gloria De Campeao.“He’s very easy to work for and he likes to work hard,” said Sterling, whose father, the late Larry Sterling, Sr., trained 1978 Santa Anita Handicap winner. She has represented Pereira since last March.“When you win like we are now, it makes things easier, but every day’s a battle. It’s not much different from training horses, really. It’s very competitive, just like trainers trying to get new owners and better horses.“It’s the same for an agent, trying to ride better horses, get in more barns and get more clients.”So far, so good. Doug O’Neill658101412%49%$396,031 Gary Sherlock1451136%50%$132,110 FINISH LINES: Congrats to trainer Gary Sherlock, who has won with four of his last five starters, including Lob City ($5.40) in Thursday’s sixth race. “Just been lucky and putting them in the right spots,” said Sherlock, who has 9-2 morning line chance Lookin At Mossy against 4-5 choice Vibe in today’s second heat . . . Jose Cuevas was at Clockers’ Corner Friday visiting with old chums. The Dominican Republic native formerly worked with the late Bobby Frankel and Ron McAnally, legendary Hall of Fame members each, and is here with Paola Queen for Venezuelan trainer Gustavo Delgado. The three-year-old daughter of Flatter won the Grade I Test at seven furlongs, the same distance as next Saturday’s $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint, for which she is ticketed . . . McAnally, meanwhile, has San Juan Capistrano winner Quick Casablanca on course for the Grade II Marathon Stakes at 1 ¾ miles on dirt next Friday. “He’s won on grass, but he can run on dirt,” McAnally said of Quick Casablanca, who worked seven furlongs Thursday in a bullet 1:26.80. Tyler Baze rides in the Marathon . . . The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) has announced the following winners of the 2016 Pete Pedersen Award, presented to stewards who have made important contributions to the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred industries: Peter Kosiba Jr., Calvin Rainey, Michael Corey, Dennis Nevin and Jerry Burgess. The recipients will be recognized Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program’s Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming in Tucson . . . Jockey Fernando Perez has been suspended three days (Nov. 3, 4 and 5) for causing interference on Whistle Pretty in Thursday’s fifth race. Peter Miller51138425%49%$451,445 Rafael Bejarano8716201118%54%$1,113,530 Tiago Pereira5388115%32%$333,885 Flavien Prat7114131120%54%$1,086,350 Kent Desormeaux49135727%51%$505,720 Martin Pedroza5585215%27%$274,355 In other Breeders’ Cup news:Runhappy (Dirt Mile), the 2015 Eclipse Award-winning sprinter, works five furlongs at 5 a.m. Saturday with exercise rider Marcus O’Donnell up for trainer Laura Wohlers.Tara’s Tango (Filly & Mare Sprint) worked five furlongs with Rafael Bejarano up in 59.80. “Very nice,” said trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. “She’s doing great and had a good gallop out.”Kitkat, the Filly from Chile, worked five furlongs Friday for the Mile in 59.60 for trainer Sebastian Silva.Masochistic, a favorite for the Sprint, works Saturday at 9 a.m. for Ron Ellis.At 7:45 a.m., FrontRunner winner Gormley works under either Chantal Sutherland or regular rider Victor Espinoza for John Shirreffs.Horses entered in the Juvenile have won a combined 29 races from 41 starts, and six are unbeaten, including Gormley.Super agent Ron Anderson has Joel Rosario booked on 12 of the 13 Breeders’ Cup races.NBC Sports Group’s Mike Tirico will host NBC’s primetime coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Saturday, Nov. 5, marking his first career horse racing assignment.“What a great event and venue for my maiden voyage with our incredibly talented horse racing team,” Tirico said. “I look forward to working with them at one of the premiere events on the Thoroughbred calendar. I’ve always enjoyed watching the Breeders’ Cup cap the year and set the storylines for the following spring. Now I can’t wait to experience that in person for the first time.”Since joining NBC Sports Group in July, Tirico has served as a host of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Football Night in America, The Open, and The Ryder Cup, and handled play-by-play for Notre Dame Football. CLOCKER WEIGHS CHAMPIONS’ CHANCES IN DISTAFFKING OF MOUNTAIN CHROME MUST HURDLE ARROGATESTELLAR WIND IN LAST MAJOR DRILL FOR THE DISTAFFALL IN THE FAMILY FOR STEVENS IN BREEDERS’ CUPSPRINT CHAMP RUNHAPPY TO BREEZE FOR DIRT MILE STELLAR WIND IN ‘SMOOTH’ BREEZE FOR DISTAFFStellar Wind, who will seek her third straight win over three-time Eclipse Award winner Beholder in the Longines Distaff next Friday, worked six furlongs in company with Marathon-bound Hard Aces Friday morning in 1:13.20. Hard Aces was clocked in 1:13.60.“It was her usual work, smooth, no problems, so we’re right where we’re supposed to be,” said John Sadler, who trains the four-year-old daughter of Curlin for owners Kosta and Peter Hronis.Exercise rider Jose Contreras was aboard Stellar Wind, who defeated Beholder by a half-length in the Grade I Clement L. Hirsch at Del Mar July 30 and by a neck in the Grade I Zenyatta at Santa Anita on Oct. 1.STEVENS’ SEVEN-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER TO HOST BC INTERVIEWSMaddie Stevens, seven-year old daughter of 10-time Breeders’ Cup champion jockey and acclaimed actor Gary Stevens, will host a series of all-access Breeders’ Cup interviews with several of racing’s most influential figures.A horseracing aficionado, Maddie has spent her life deeply involved in the racing community. Ahead of and during the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Maddie will conduct interviews with some of the sport’s most influential names, including leading Breeders’ Cup jockeys, partners, executives and horses.Maddie will meet with famed jockeys Victor Espinoza, winner of the first-ever Grand Slam title, and Mike Smith, winner of more Breeders’ Cup races than any jockey, to get their insight on this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Maddie will also meet with Goodie Girls Cupcakes to exclusively unveil the Breeders’ Cupcake and visit California Chrome, Tepin, Songbird, Beholder, and Stellar Wind, five of this year’s leading contenders.Maddie also will be on-site at several of the most exciting events, including the post position draw for both the Classic and the Longines Distaff and the highly anticipated Taste of the World event at Warner Bros. Studios. Additionally, she will conduct a one-on-one interview with Bob Baffert, one of racing’s most renowned trainers who conditioned 2015 Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year American Pharaoh.“We are excited that Maddie will be joining the Breeders’ Cup team this year,” said Peter Rotondo, Vice President of Content for Breeders’ Cup. “Maddie has more horse racing knowledge than many in the industry and is the perfect person for the job; her subjects better be ready for any and all questions!”To follow Maddie and stay current with news from the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, click here and here. Philip D’Amato4270517%29%$442,685center_img William Spawr1243133%67%$124,068 JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won (Current Through Thursday, Oct. 27) Victor Espinoza3658314%44%$745,490 Tyler Baze751461119%41%$522,040 Stewart Elliott444449%27%$221,848 DISTAFF LURES THREE CHAMPIONS            Perhaps the most anticipated race in the 33-year history of the Breeders’ Cup takes center stage next Friday, Nov. 4, when champions Beholder, Songbird and Stellar Wind meet in the $2 million Longines Distaff for fillies and mares, three and up, at 1 1/8 miles.Gary Young, the respected private clocker and bloodstock agent who wears his opinions on his sleeve and usually has them at the ready, has been watching the three queens racing and working at their home base of Santa Anita all season in advance of the Distaff, and while post positions won’t be drawn until Monday, he provided his insight based on what he has observed to date and his 38 years of experience.If the words “politically incorrect” were in the dictionary, Gary Young’s picture would be next to them.“Beholder seems to have come out of her race (the Zenyatta, second to Stellar Wind on Oct. 1) well,” he said. “Her work prior to yesterday was kind of an atypical Mandella work (Oct. 20, five furlongs in 59.20) in that she went pretty quick early, and after she passed her company, Gary (Stevens) kind of just cruised in with her. She worked well. I couldn’t knock it.“She went decent” yesterday, six furlongs in 1:14.40.“Stellar Wind is kind of the opposite of Beholder and Songbird. Stellar Wind is a horse that just does OK in the morning. She saves her best for the afternoon. Her work last Friday was good. I didn’t mind it at all.“She’s not a big, imposing filly, doesn’t carry a lot of weight to her, but obviously she has a lot of try in her. For an average work horse, she looked very, very good this morning (six furlongs in 1:13.60).“This is a whole different swimming pool Songbird is jumping into. I have the utmost respect for Carina Mia (second by nearly six lengths to Songbird in the Cotillion). I think she’s distance limited, and I think Catherina Sophia (third in the Cotillion, 9 ½ lengths behind Songbird) is, too, so consequently it’s open for debate as to what Songbird has been beating.“Can you knock her wins? Not really. I thought it was kind of interesting, although the races were run on different days, that when she and Arrogate both ran a mile and a quarter at Saratoga, Arrogate ran four seconds faster. (Arrogate won the Travers in 1:59.20 on Aug. 27; Songbird won the Alabama in 2:03 on Aug. 20). Songbird went easy throughout (yesterday, five furlongs in 1:01, breezing).“I can’t knock any of the three of them, and there are also some very nice fillies coming in from the East Coast.”As to Classic favorite California Chrome, Young has been an observer from afar, so to speak, since the 2014 Horse of the Year does the vast majority of his training at his home base of Los Alamitos.“I’ve only seen videos of his works at Los Alamitos,” Young said, “and he’s King of the Mountain now. The one hurdle that he hasn’t cleared yet is Arrogate.“With all due respect to the older horse division and other places around the country, including New York, I don’t think they’re close to what Chrome is, and I think the only hurdle he has left to keep him from having a perfect season is Arrogate, and we’re going to see what happens on Nov. 5.”      Jerry Hollendorfer3754414%35%$281,406 Richard Baltas5279613%42%$421,900 SANTA ANITA STATISTICS Mike Smith2143219%43%$245,565 Joseph Talamo3976218%38%$302,675 Norberto Arroyo, Jr.7514121219%51%$582,413 Mark Glatt2756919%74%$211,431 Mike Puype1941121%32%$131,630 Jeff Mullins1340331%54%$125,525last_img read more

SIXTY SECONDS IN TOUCH

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first_imgRound 1 of the South East Queensland Junior Tri-Series starts this weekend, May 21st. It’s being held at Redlands, with rounds 2 and 3 to be held at Toowoomba and then the Gold Coast. For the South East, South and South West junior sides competing, it’s great preparation for the Queensland Junior State Cup coming up in July. Welcome to the post-Mothers Day edition of Sixty Seconds in Touch, where we say thanks to all mums out there and also happy birthday to TFA’s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Thompson, we hope you have a great day today…but back to Touch, there’s plenty happening, so make sure you have a read…and for all Australian Senior Squad members, remember your deposits for the World Cup are due today! For all the news click on ‘more’ below… If you’re interested in the full version of each match, TFA will also be selling copies of all 3 matches in full, complete with the referees talk during the match. These copies will not be professionally packaged or have commentary, they will simply be the raw footage of each final and the referees who had a microphone on during the final. TFA hope this will be a valuable resource for coaches, referees and players to use in development of the sport or their own skills. These will also be priced around $20-25. Copies of the NTL package shown on Fox are on their way to the office, while the price has yet to be determined, it’s estimated they will be available for purchase for around $20-25. On the topic of sales, the TFA online merchandise shop has been closed for some time, but is very close to being opened! TFA have recently finalised the financial gateway to be used and will be uploading resources, referees gear and other merchandise into the shop. An announcement will be made on the TFA homepage when the shop is open for business. Touch Football South Australia is calling for coaches and assistant coaches for their State 18 Years Boys team, 12 Years Girls team and 14 Years Boys team and also 14 Years Girls team. If you want more information on these teams and their tour dates/destinations, please contact Touch SA on (08) 8373 3222. TFA have recently announced a new sponsor, ESUS footwear. Over the coming weeks we will be distributing information on the company, the partnership, their shoes and when sales will begin. Both ESUS and TFA are preparing to launch the Touch Football shoes, check out www.esus.com.au if you’re after some information on the shoes themselves and keep your eye on the TFA website over the coming weeks.center_img Unfortunately the BMTA fundraiser for Touch in North Queensland has had to be postponed, early indications are that it will take place in the coming months, for more information contact [email protected] This will allow organisers more time to get everything ready and teams more time get themselves together. Touch West are holding their Board of Management meeting on Saturday 10th June, while Southern Districts Touch Association in Western Australia are holding their AGM on Tuesday 30th May. If you’re interested in either of these meetings, check out www.touchwest.com NSW Touch are holding an AusTouch leaders course, at no cost to participants, on Sunday 18th June at the Nelson Bay Bowling Club, from 9am-1pm. AusTouch is TFA’s junior program allowing kids to experience the skills of Touch and providing a pathway for a fun and safe experience of the sport. If you are interested in taking part, contact Daniel Rushworth on (02) 9558 9333. While the talk on the Soccer World Cup heats up, so do preparations for the Touch Football World Cup in South Africa, 2007. The tournament is being held in Stellenbosch, which is approximately 40km east of Cape Town and will be from January 17-20. The Open National Training Squads (NTS) have already been announced, with the final sides to be announced in late August, after a training camp in July. The Senior Squads will be announced in late May, with their deposits due to the TFA office TODAY. The NSW Country Championships are being held at Dubbo on May 27-28. The draft draw is now available; simply click on www.nswtouch.com.au for all the details.last_img read more

Jammu A court in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday adj

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first_imgJammu: A court in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday adjourned hearing in the case of killing of four IAF personnel in 1990 after Tihair Jail authorities expressed their inability to present main accused JKLF chief Yasin Malik in court due to security reasons. They posted the matter for October 23. Malik would now be presented before the court only on video-conferencing and through it his examination would also be conducted. A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) court adjourned the hearing and gave the next date of hearing on October 23, lawyers said. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince Salman ‘snubbed’ Pak PM Imran, recalled his private jet from US: Report Malik was to present before the court on Tuesday but the jail authorities expressed their inability to present him in court due to security reasons, they said. Malik who heads the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) is accused of being involved in the killing of the Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel in Kashmir. On January 25, 1990, four IAF employees including Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna were killed by JKLF terrorists. Malik was chargesheeted by the CBI before the TADA court in Jammu on August 31, 1990, in the case. Malik has been arrested in a terror funding case by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) and is currently lodged in Tihar Jail.last_img read more