Marination miracle


first_imgThrough both lectures and demonstrations, sessions will cover, among many other topics, the science of marination, food service perspectives, quality control and marinades for flavor, texture, color and shelf life.The program starts at 7:45 a.m. July 16. It ends at 3 p.m. July 18. A $595 fee (or $650 after June 25) covers materials, luncheons, refreshment breaks and a reception. Preregistration is required.To learn more about the program, contact the county Extension Service office. Or call Marian Wendinger at (706) 542-2574.last_img read more

“Whatever you do to the land will come back to you.”


first_imgI’m really grateful to have Greg Balkan, who was the co-producer on this. He’s a filmmaker by trade, and I really helped with the film and the narratives. It was one of the first monuments President Trump rescinded in December 2017. At the same time, a similar situation was happening in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It was being looked at for oil and gas development. When it comes to ecosystems, like on this continent and in this place, indigenous people have been thinking this way and acting upon it for a long time. Just we don’t have the levers of power to control these areas anymore, truly speaking. “If they open the refuge, I’m gone,” said filmmaker Dr. Len Necefer, a Navajo, to his boss at the Department of Energy after hearing that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and Bears Ears National Monument were at risk of being opened for drilling. In late 2017, Necefer quit his job and went straight to Salt Lake City to protest the signing of the Bears Ears Reduction. The battle was far from over and his efforts did not stop there. Photo by: Greg Balkin Necefer and Greg Balkan, a filmmaker as well, teamed up to co-produce a film to showcase the symbiotic co-existence of the people and the land in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This powerful film shares a message that, if ignored, could destroy a vitally important American landscape. If we look at ecosystems, you can’t really just draw a line on the map and say, “okay, the ecosystem ends here and that town starts here” It’s a human-made barrier. Ecologically speaking, borders are meaningless. I’m working on an adventure climbing film on these four sacred mountains of the Navajos, they are pretty rugged and about 14,000 feet. I want it to have a similar thread with connections to land and landscape while also appealing to a climbing audience. Photo by: Keri Oberly – Berry picking with Jessica and her daughters Angelina and Areana and Anette Gilbert. That connection was there in my mind, but another was what brought me into the outdoor scene and filmmaking in the first place. Bears Ears National Monument and the work being done around that. Five tribes came together and proposed protecting an area of about 1.5 million acres in southeast Utah. There were over 100,000 known archaeological sites dating back at least 14,000 years. Right at the end of Obama’s term, President Obama designated the monument. Photo by: Keri Oberly – Photos of Wanda at her camp at Midway Lake getting traditional medicine from the land, Labradore tea. To be completely honest, I feel cringey when I’m referred to as an activist or have activism as part of my work. Largely because what I’m doing, and many others are doing, is fighting for our identity. It’s not something we can just choose to do or not do. I feel activists choose to fight, I feel I don’t have a choice. Necefer is passionate in his fight for environmental and human rights because to him, it’s more than that. He’s fighting for his identity. They have a similar language to the Navajo. So we share a common language, more like a common ancestor language. At the end of the day, what’s really important to remember is that culturally and linguistically, we’re pretty closely related. Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee from Wondercamp on Vimeo. What have been the highs and lows of this filmmaking journey for you? I worked for the Department of Energy for a couple of years. I was looking at how cultural and social values influence energy policy and how those could be incorporated into the technical decision tools. So basically looking at how culture and social values can play nicely with economics. I did that study on my own community but in the space of how we make decisions and are influenced by where we come from in the values that we were raised. My department worked with a lot of Alaska Native communities, including the one featured in the film, and I heavily related to the people and their culture. Necefer is currently a professor at the University of Arizona doing research and teaching scenario studies in natural resources policy. He looks at issues involving energy, the environment, and indigenous peoples. Necefer is also the owner of an outdoor apparel company, NativeOutdoors, a sponsor of the film. Photo by: Keri Oberly – Hunting caribou with Gregory Gilbert and Raymond. They got 3 caribou. So much advocacy around protecting the Arctic Refuge has been on the mountain animals, but not so much the people that have the steward of these landscapes. The Arctic Refuge exists in the state that it does because of the people that live there take care of it and have been for so long. The Arctic Refuge is an incredibly pristine environment, there are over 200 birds there that go to five different continents. That little piece of the Arctic Refuge is connected to most of the world’s, simply because of the birds that nest there. The larger impact would be on other areas because it’s such an interconnected web. I think what I feel most proud of is being able to support a community that I share so much in common with while being able to connect my story and this story, to the larger story of this country and to connect with people who care about these issues. Photo by: Keri Oberly – The Indigenous Solidarity Event hosted by the Gwich’in Steering Committee. There was a roundtable with Raul Grijalva of Arizona. Then a press conference with Ruben Gallego, Don Beyer, Jared Huffman, and Deb Haaland showed up all to stand with the Gwich’in Nation in solidarity in protecting the Porcupine Caribou Herd. Film Website: Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee, presented by The Wilderness Society and Patagonia, illustrates the current administration’s plans to reduce protected public lands for oil and gas leases in the ANWR. The Gwich’in, a native people who live just north of the Arctic Circle, are fighting to protect the lands and native caribou from the environmental disruption of energy development. For the Gwich’in, who rely on resources from the land, this is a story of food security and survival. The impact of opening the refuge is more than just on Gwichyaa Zhee. How would you describe the greater impact and what it means for humankind? Len Necefer In my mind, the two stories aren’t that different from each other. The bottom line is that indigenous people need to fight for their identity and land. center_img These ecosystems are intertwined into larger fabrics of worlds, and something I recognized with the Gwich’in people, and the five tribes down here, is that we are protecting our little piece of the puzzle so that the puzzle stays intact. We’re just doing our part. Photo by: Greg Balkin Necefer saw striking similarities between the energy and mining exploitation in Bears Ears National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and ANWR. As the government steadily strips protection from public lands, more and more communities are threatened. By highlighting the commonalities of these struggles, the filmmakers hope to inspire viewers to stand with the Gwich’in, fight for the Arctic, and consider how our own backyard might one day be in jeopardy, too. It was a lot of hard work working in Native communities because we were so interested to care for it. That’s kind of been an important learning process. For me, as an indigenous person, I also have to be aware of the dynamics as well, because this is not my community. It wasn’t necessarily a struggle, but more an opportunity for growth and learning. I always think, “imagine what that would look like if that sort of understanding and thinking was in policy. What would our country’s environmental laws or policies look like if that was the base level of understanding?” Photo by: Keri Oberly We had the chance to ask Len Necefer a few questions about Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee. Something I try to fall back on in motivating action is that these places where we’re living today have been stewarded for thousands and thousands of years. Now, do we want to screw it up in the span of 100 years? The same factors that cause ecosystems to die are also the same factors that cause languages and cultures to die. A big highlight has been seeing the interest there has been on this particular issue, especially from younger folks. It’s very hard to explain why the refuge matters without the sort of context of how much people depend on landscapes there. To see people’s reactions when the light bulb clicks like, “okay, I get it. I get why this matters.” That’s been really amazing. Indigenous people are less than 5% of the world’s population, but over 80% of the world’s biodiversity exists on the land that indigenous people live on. Our identities and everything about who we are is tied to the land around us. If you think about it, it’s like protecting your family. Taking care of your family is like taking care of everything around you. At the end of the day, technology is not going to save us. My connections with nature are largely in part with my identity and my family’s history with the land. I feel most connected to Saile, Arizona and especially Canyon De Chelly, where my family’s clan has a history dating back to 1200ad. We are entrusted to take care of it and the land. What are the biggest takeaways you aim for the viewers of your film to gain?   Are you planning/working on any future environmental films at the moment? I do a lot of adventure rock climbing and skiing out here in Arizona kind of on the side of my work. I think one of the big pieces that I hope people take away is the human story of the Arctic Refuge. I feel in media and culture there’s this kind of portrayal of us that is kind of rugged and people living off the land really harshly. I don’t think it’s a disservice to be portrayed that way, but I think humanizing the Arctic refugees should be the big takeaway. I want folks to know, people have been living there for 40,000 years or more. There’s an environmental issue happening, but there’s also a very real human right issue occurring there as well. Tell us about yourself and your connection to nature. What was your life like before you devoted it to filmmaking and environmental activism? Photo by: Greg Balkin Photo by Greg Balkin of Len Necefer in Gwichyaa Zhee One of my favorite moments of your film was when you quoted your grandfather and said, “Whatever you do to the land will come back to you.” This can be applied to all of today’s environmental issues. Would you like to elaborate on this? What inspired you to make a film about this particular area?  Photo by: Greg Balkin Photo by: Keri Oberly – Gideon James draws on a drum he built out of caribou skin at his home in Arctic Village, AK. New mini-documentary highlights the indigenous fight to protect ANWR. Photo by Keri Oberly About Dr. Necefer: read more

Nussle talks with FHFA’s Calabria on mortgage borrower assistance


first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle discussed how credit unions are serving members during the pandemic, and what the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) could do to help, Tuesday with FHFA Director Mark Calabria. CUNA previously wrote to Calabria outlining ways the agency could help credit unions assist members better.“Credit unions have a vested interest in keeping members in their homes and have worked diligently throughout this crisis to work alongside members to offer assistance and other relief as necessary,” Nussle said. “I shared this with Director Calabria, as well as the feedback we’ve heard from our members about what policy changes could help credit unions increase outreach to affected members and communities, and I thanked him for his time.”CUNA previously said that liquidity assistance, clear guidance and additional regulatory relief would help credit unions work better with mortgage borrowers.Some specific recommendations CUNA has made to the FHFA include: continue reading »center_img FHFAlast_img read more

Lošinj: Awards and recognitions of Business Excellence in Tourism 2018


first_imgOn the World Tourism Day, September 27, 2018, the City of Mali Lošinj and the Tourist Board of the City of Mali Lošinj traditionally awarded prizes and recognitions to employees who have contributed to the development of tourism in the destination.In the action “Man – the key to success in tourism”, aimed at raising quality and hospitality in the destination, this year were awarded: Ljiljana Vuksan (agency worker), Filip Uzelac (receptionist), Jelica Kosanovic (domestic worker – cleaner), Nada Plazonja (domestic worker – housewife), Ivica Zlodi (SPA therapist), Antonio Badurina (tourist guide), Enisa Mujačić (waitress in a coffee bar), Josip Perković (chef), Daliborka Baljak (bartender), Ivan Čondić- Grgić in a restaurant), Petar Goleš (pastry chef), Ivica Bulat (private landlord), Lara Komin (policewoman), Matija Matko (shipping worker), Evelin Nikolić (saleswoman), Nedjeljko Baričević (handyman), Željko Herenda (cleaner) , Saša Mandić (firefighter) and Branko Prusina (museum worker).This year, special awards were given, so for innovations in the tourist offer, the award was given to the Association of Guides Mali Lošinj for the program of interactive walks with guests “Lošinj through the centuries” and the newly opened Japanese restaurant Matsunoki. For exceptional effort and demanding organization of the unique and extreme world cycling competition “Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Lošinj”  The award was given to the Athletic Club Lošinj and the Mountain Bike Trbovlje, and in the category of preservation of traditional and cultural heritage, the award was given to the Native Society Puntari. A special award was given to an excellent student for her success at the regional Gastro Competition in Pula and Mali Lošinj, and first place in the discipline Business Travel Agency – Paolini Matas.For her exceptional contribution to the development of tourism, a special award was given to Tatjana Braškić, who has more than 30 years of experience in tourism, performing various key functions in Jadranka dd, and previously in the Tourist Board of Mali Lošinj.”Each individual participates in creating impressions about Lošinj, and thus impressions about Croatia. By completing the offer and raising the hospitality, we make Lošinj a quality choice and a destination where a pleasant experience and beautiful memories are created. This would not be possible without quality cooperation between the population and the private and public sectors. Award-winning employees prove year after year that effort and perseverance pay off, and without them our tourism would not exist ” concluded the director of the Tourist Board of the City of Mali Lošinj, Dalibor Cvitković.As part of the ‘Lošinj Flower’ campaign, awards were given to locals who contributed to the beautiful appearance of the street and the whole place: Morena Marjanović Curri (Mali Lošinj), Petar Budinich (Ilovik), Ana Probojčević (Mali Lošinj), Danica Bernabić (Veli Lošinj) ), Livija Plazibat (Mali Lošinj), Florina Jerolimić (Ilovik), Rosana Žižić (Mali Lošinj), Natalia Baričević (Ilovik), Gordana Mustač (Mali Lošinj), Danica Mužić (Mali Lošinj) and Zorica and Slavko Vukajlović (Liski Bay, Ćunski). The Vukajlović family was also elected in the 10th action of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County and  New paper “We choose the most beautiful garden of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County 2017/2018.”.last_img read more

A busy day for GAA in the Premier county


first_imgPhoto: Stephen Gleeson It sees Upperchurch Drombane take on Moyne Templetuohy/Thurles Gaels in the Ragg.The West Tipp U21 B football final sees Knockavilla Kickhams play Golden Kilfeackle in Cashel at 2.30Then in the North of the county there are two U21 football finals taking place.The A final sees Borrisokane play Moneygall/Clonakenny in Borrisokane at 12.While the B final pits Newport against Kilruane McDonaghs in Newport.That game gets underway at 3pm.Finally, in the late throw-in, Loughmore Castleiney take on JK Brackens in the Mid Tipp football A final.That game takes place in Templetuohy at 5pm.Meanwhile, in the All Ireland Minor Camogie Championship, Round 2, Tipp face Clare in Meelick, Clare at 2.30pm There’s plenty of GAA action taking place in Tipp this afternoon.The early throw in sees Killenaule face Anner Gaels in Munroe at 12 in the South Tipp U21 B football semi final.Then at 2pm, the Mid Tipp football B final gets underway.last_img read more

Reader Congratulates TRT on Vibrant Paper


first_imgTo The Editor:I would like to congratulate you on bringing The Two River Times back to life! Recently, the paper has many more and very interesting stories about community events, and a more readable format. Dividing the news into various sections, combined with local reporting and opinions, promotes a more engaged reading experience.In the past, I subscribed for the movie schedule and articles by Joan Ellis and Linda Stewart (please keep these wonderful writers on board!) Now I look forward to the wider coverage of community happenings.Thank you!Anne WeilRed Banklast_img read more

Sea Bright Gets Strict With Liquor Licenses


first_imgBy Liz Sheehan |SEA BRIGHT – For the first time, the borough has placed conditions on renewing liquor licenses for restaurants and beach clubs.“Sea Bright, before this year, never has imposed conditions” on licenses that were renewed, Mayor Dina Long said last week. “This is a new thing and, like all new things, is going to take getting used to,” she said.The council recently renewed the liquor licenses of the Driftwood Beach Club and the Edgewood Beach Club, both with the condition that alcoholic beverages would not be sold, served or consumed in the parking lot of the property, stating “the areas of the property are not to be considered as part of the licensed premises.”The license for Rory’s Pub, 1125 Ocean Ave., was renewed by the council with the stipulation that no live or recorded music be played in the courtyard after 10 p.m.At a June 20 meeting, the Borough Council approved renewing the license for Tommy’s Tavern + Tap for 2017-18, but added special conditions regarding public health and safety.The resolution for the renewal cited the restaurant’s application to the town’s Unified Planning Board to add a banquet hall to the second floor of the restaurant and redesign the restaurant’s rear dining room and outside dining and gathering space, an area which has been the source of noise complaints, according to the resolution.During the hearings before the Planning Board, the resolution said, Tommy Bonfiglio, owner of Tommy’s, agreed to conditions that “minimize noise and disturbance to surrounding properties.”To comply with the resolution, Tommy’s will separate the outdoor dining area of the popular restaurant from the rear gathering space that borders the Shrewsbury River. Gates between the gathering space and the dining area will be closed at 10 p.m., and any patrons would be directed to leave the gathering space at 10 p.m.There will be no wait service or serving of food and drinks in the rear gathering space, and no patrons will be served unless seated at a table in a permitted dining area, according to the resolution.During the numerous hearings held by the planning board on Tommy’s application to add the banquet room, which was approved in May, residents of the Nautilus Condominium and their attorney came to the meetings to complain about the noise from the gathering space behind the restaurant. The gathering space is on the other side of a fence that separates the properties.One resident, Janice Pattison, said Tommy’s property line was about 16 feet from her home.When the restaurant opened in the summer of 2015, a bocce court was placed in the gathering area next to the fence separating Tommy’s from the Nautilus. After complaints about noise by Nautilus residents, the court was removed because Bonfiglio had not received permission from the borough to install it.At recent hearings on Tommy’s application to add the banquet room, Nautilus residents opposed the owner’s request to place another bocce court in the same place and the planning board agreed, denying the request. The residents also asked that measures be taken to limit the noise from the gathering space.Bonfiglio could not be reached for comment about the conditions placed on his license renewal. An article in concerning the conditions on the license renewals said Bonfiglio felt he was being singled out and that the conditions in the resolution were already in the planning board approval.This article was first published in the July 6-13, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times.last_img read more

Leafs outlast pesky Bruins to increase Murdoch Division lead


first_imgBut the “work-man-like” Leafs went to work after Rand’s marker, and were rewarded when Miller scored his first of three on the power play eight minutes into the contest.In the second period, that “work ethic” McLellan was referring to kicked into high gear as Nelson outshot the Bruins 12-1 and combined for two goals by Matt MacDonald and Miller.Nelson continued its push in the third, and if it wasn’t for the effort of Jacob Mullen in the Bruins’ nets, the final deficit would have been must greater as Nelson finished the game with a 38-13 margin in shots.Surprisingly, in a season when the defence has stepped up not only to lead at the back end but also help with the offence, the group of Patrick Croome, Robson Cramer, Darnel St. Pierre and Austin Seaman took the night off scoring.Which hasn’t been the case most nights.Which has not gone unnoticed by the coaching staff.“Any time you can have a defence that can help and put up points it’s good,” McLellan gleefully said.“And our penalty kill is a real key element to our team,” McLellan added.“If you look carefully at our penalty kill, at one point we were about 99 percent on the road . . . that particular system has really helped our team.”The win increases Nelson’s lead in the Murdoch Division to three points over idle Castlegar Rebels and four over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.The Nitehawks are next up on the schedule for the Leafs, playing the Green and White at home Saturday at 7 p.m.BLUELINES: After jettisoning two defenceman due to internal issues, the Leafs coaching staff has been forced to move a forward back to help the defensive core. Sunday, against Beaver Valley, Nelson Minor Hockey grad Nolan Percival was a rock of consistency on the blueline. Wednesday, it was Blair Andrews who was shifted back to the defence. Andrews was back in the lineup after sitting out since early October with an upper body injury. . . .Before the game the Nelson Leafs and Regional District of Central Kootenay presented Cathy Foxcroft of the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation a cheque for $8000. The donation is derived from bottles left by the public at RDCK Lakeside Drive Recycling Center and consolidated by the Leaf’s Bottle Depot. Playing nine games in the month of November against divisional opponents gives the coaching staff of the Nelson Leafs a good look at the obstacles facing the Green and White in its run to success in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.Despite sitting in the Murdoch Division basement, the Grand Forks Border Bruins should never be considered an easy two points for the elite teams.Nelson needed to battle back from a one-goal deficit to defeat the pesky Bruins 4-1 in KIJHL mid-week action Wednesday night at the NDCC Arena.Rayce Miller provided the bulk of the scoring for the Leafs, netting the hat trick, to spark Nelson to the divisional win.“It’s a combination of things,” said Leaf coach Dave McLellan as to the reason for the team’s success this season.“There are certain teams that struggle with our systems play, in my opinion . . . they’re not as structured as we are.”“(And) our work ethic every night is better than most of the teams we’ve seen, plus we’ve had lots of contributions from all lines and especially our defence.”The Bruins struck first Wednesday, putting Nelson behind the eight ball seconds into the game when Michael Rand surprised Leaf goalie Adam Maida with a harmless shot.last_img read more

Six in the Stix Mountain Biking Festival this weekend


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 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



first_imgFirst post time on Sunday is at 2 p.m. Admission gates will open at 10:30 a.m. For scratches, late changes and complete morning line information, please visit SMOKEY IMAGE: Undefeated in his first six starts, California-bred Smokey Image will try to rebound off a pair of graded stakes defeats as he cuts back in distance for the Barrera. Beaten 18 ¾ lengths by Danzing Candy in the Grade II, 1 1/16 miles San Felipe Stakes on March 12, Smokey Image was battered by some 37 ½ lengths when seventh to Exaggerator in the Santa Anita Derby. Trained by Carla Gaines and owned by Irvin Racing Stable, Smokey Image was a winner of the $200,000 Golden State Juvenile in his only try at seven furlongs on Oct. 30 at Del Mar. With six wins from eight starts, “Smokey” has earnings of $443,445. THE GRADE III LAZARO BARRERA STAKES IN POST POSITION ORDER WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTSRace 6 (of 11)                                  Approximate post time 4:30 p.m. PDT I WILL SCORE: Second as the 3-2 favorite in a six furlong stakes on April 15 at Oaklawn Park, Hans Poetsch’s homebred I Will Score looms the horse to beat on Saturday. With two wins from five starts, the Kentucky-bred colt by Roman Ruler’s best race was likely a close third place finish in the Grade III, 1 1/16 miles Robert B. Lewis Stakes here three starts back on Feb. 6. After showing the way early, he ended up tiring late at 5-2 and was beaten two lengths by Mor Spirit. In his next start, he finished last, beaten 19 ¼ lengths by Danzing Candy in the Grade II, 1 1/16 miles San Felipe Stakes on March 12. Although untested at seven furlongs, both of his career wins have come sprinting. IRON ROB: A winner of the 6 ½ furlong Baffle Stakes here on Feb. 21, this Florida-bred colt by Twirling Candy came back to win the six furlong San Pedro Stakes on March 20 prior to being eased in the Santa Anita Derby. Trained by George Papaprodromou, Iron Rob has three wins and two seconds from 11 overall starts. Owned by Kretz Racing, LLC, he has earnings of $157,665.center_img DENMAN’S CALL: Trained by Doug O’Neill, his best race to date was a third place performance in the Grade II, seven furlong San Vicente Stakes here on Feb. 15, as he sat close to the pace and finished four lengths behind his stablemate, eventual Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist. Subsequently second in the six furlong San Pedro Stakes March 20, the chestnut gelding by Northern Afleet finished sixth, beaten 24 ½ lengths, by Exaggerator in the San Anita Derby. Owned by his breeders, W.C. Racing, LLC, Westside or Gilman Racing, Denman’s Call was a first-out maiden winner going 5 ½ furlongs here on Jan. 9 and will be making his fifth start on Saturday. ARCADIA, Calif. (May 11, 2016)–Jerry Hollendorfer’s talented I Will Score returns from Arkansas and promising sophomores Smokey Image, Denman’s Call and Iron Rob will try to rebound off disappointing runs in the Grade I Santa Anita Derby on April 9 as they cut back in distance to seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes for 3-year-olds.Named for the late Hall of Fame conditioner who won the 1976 Kentucky Derby with Bold Forbes and the 1978 Triple Crown with Affirmed, the Barrera has attracted a field of seven and will be run as the sixth race on an 11-race program at Santa Anita on Saturday. Bistraya–Santiago Gonzalez–120Iron Rob–Stewart Elliot–122Mrazek–Mario Gutierrez–124Denman’s Call–Rafael Bejarano–120Smokey Image–Victor Espinoza–122Westbrook–Tiago Pereira–120I Will Score–Martin Garcia–120last_img read more