Monthly Archives: August 2011

Down Goes Miami: Part 4

This is a excerpt from a great column by Dan Wetzel.  Read it.
Miami scandal is symptom of NCAA flaws
By Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports

…Know this about Nevin Shapiro: He rained down millions on Miami players during an eight-year spread, yet he didn’t come close to the levels of gifts and graft that former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker lavished on athletic directors, presidents and conference commissioners.
Shapiro took scores of players out on his $1.6 million yacht.… Continue reading

VA-BRED HER SMILE FOURTH IN TEST

Turbulent Descent - 2011 Test Stakes (G1)
Virginia-bred Her Smile (second from left) was fourth in yesterday’a $250,000 Test Stakes Gr.1 at Saratoga.

Now three time Grade 1 winner Turbulent Decent won impressively.

Her Smile was bred by Bill Backer.

FINAL TRAINER STANDINGS RACES WON COLONIAL DOWNS 2011

Name
Star
1st
2nd
3rd
Earnings
Michael V. Pino
63
24
8
4
$213,418
A. Ferris Allen, III
132
23
22
24
$380,207
Dane Kobiskie
77
21
23
6
$285,444
Hamilton A. Smith
68
12
13
7
$190,512
Kathleen O’Connell
100
10
10
10
$155,685
Karen Dennehy Godsey
34
6
4
4
$87,169
Lilith E. Boucher
42
6
3
1
$56,363
Stephanie B. Nixon
26
5
5
3
$95,582
H. Graham Motion
16
5
3
3
$249,539
Kim Boniface

FINAL TRAINER STANDINGS MONEY WON COLONIAL DOWNS 2011

Name                                       Starts   1st       2nd      3rd       Earnings
A. Ferris Allen, III             … Continue reading

FINAL JOCKEY STATS FOR COLONIAL DOWNS 2011

Name

Starts

1st

2nd

3rd

Earnings
Sheldon Russell
141
41
23
17
$857,941
Malcolm Franklin
191
29
21
21
$517,000
Sarah Rook
169
25
28
24
$364,082
Luis Garcia
129
22
16
17
$402,521
Eric Camacho
113
21
13
17
$328,793
James S. Vail
151
18
10
18
$214,760
Forest Boyce
129
17
21
18
$315,574
Alberto Delgado
111
16
19
11
$268,330
Luis H. Colon
103
15
19
11
$177,816
Geovany Garcia
175
13
17
23
$239,199
Alfredo Clemente… Continue reading