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Sizing John edges out Djakadam in Punchestown Gold Cup

The selection is 11/4 with BetVictor and I am loath to desert Penhill who did us a 16/1 favour at Cheltenham but I feel Presenting Percy scored with plenty in hand at Cheltenham and he gets a narrow vote. "I think with a bit more ease in the ground, he'd have come to me on that stride". "You had to ask for it there", de Boinville said. Mullins landed the first blow on Wednesday, with C'est Jersey (7-1) leading home stablemate Battleford for a one-two in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Hurdle.



Former congresswoman's fraud trial opening in Florida

Brown has pleaded not guilty to the charges. At another, a $750 birthday cake for her daughter. In one instance, Simmons deposited a $3,000 check that was made to One Door to help pay for summer camps at a bank near his home in Laurel, Md.


Wenger appears to rule out Sanchez joining Chelsea

Wenger appears to rule out Sanchez joining Chelsea

Nonetheless, it wasn't enough to prevent Wenger's men securing their second Premier League title in three years, and indeed etch their names into the record books by becoming the first side to win the league undefeated since Preston in the 1880s, a record the Gunners maintained for the remainder of the campaign as well.



Mike D'Antoni Was Invaluable To Houston's Turnaround

Morey is definitely in the running for Executive of the Year, too. The Rockets had a 12-point lead after a 3-point play by Patrick Beverley with about nine minutes left. It will be tough for OKC's bigs to defend a sharpshooting Houston lineup while the Rockets have no answer for the Thunder's bruisers in the paint. "I think it's fantastic", D'Antoni said.



Bucks dismantle Raptors, take 2-1 series lead

First match-up between the two foes played down on April 15th when the Bucks defeated the Raptors in Toronto, 83:97 to start the series with a win. Toronto's star guards produced in the clutch, while the defense threw up roadblocks to a Bucks team that ran all over them on Thursday night. "They do a great job collectively guarding us, so it's not necessarily just one person".


Elinor Barker wins world points race gold

Elinor Barker wins world points race gold

I thought I wasn't going to finish at one point. I worked really closely with sailing for just a year and a half (while at the English Institute of Sport), but I've known him through the United Kingdom system. I feel like I'm just missing a little bit of zing, which is something that coming off Rio is to be expected, I guess. "It's the first world championships I've been going into where I've only been focusing on an individual event".