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  • 03 Apr
    With veteran sprinter Rebel Dane grabbing headlines, trainer Gary Portelli has received a boost with the Gerry Harvey-owned Improvement emerging as a promising new talent for the stable.Sent out the $3.10 favourite, the three-year-old filly foreshadowed her potential by winning the TAB Maiden Plate (1200m) at Canterbury on Wednesday.Loveletter ($9.50) and Peaceful Sea ($4.20) filled the placings.Portelli is preparing to fly to Hong Kong with dual Group One winner Rebel Dane for the International Sprint on December 11.Its good to get a winner for Gerry in town, Portelli said.Ive only had a few horses for him but this is the best one.While Improvement led all the way, Portelli believes she will be a better horse when she can take a sit behind the speed.When shes got a horse to run down at trackwork shell run down anything, Portelli said.Id like to see her when she steps up in grade.Shes a little fighter.Improvement was beaten by Montreal in a maiden at Hawkesbury when she made her debut on November 19.Montreal is a horse rated highly by trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott and he is down to run at Rosehill on Saturday.Bong Bong Cup form held up strongly for nine-year-old Tradtri as he won the #TheRaces Handicap (1900m).The veteran was narrowly defeated in the picnic Cup and returned to city grade to pull away by 3-1/4 lengths.Trainer Robert Price, who rides Tradtris work, said the plan was originally to retire the horse after he gave the owners a day out at Bong Bong.I said geez guys, this horse is going too good to retire, lets give him another crack, Price said.Godolphins imported English jockey James Doyle narrowly missed out on making his first ride during his Australian stint a winner with Miami Dade finishing second to Kingsguard in the final race.Doyle arrived in Australia on Monday to replace James McDonald who is not riding after being charged with a betting offence.He has five rides at Rosehill on Saturday - four for Godolphin and the Peter Robl-trained Ninth Legion in the Group Three Festival Stakes. Cheap Jerseys From China . Laudrup revealed Thursday he was notified of his dismissal in "the briefest of letters which gave no reasons why such hasty and final action was deemed necessary. Wholesale Stitched NFL Jerseys . -- Its been a long road back for Sean Bergenheim. http://www.wholesalecheapauthenticnfljerseys.com/ . -- Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Cheap NFL Jerseys China . -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. Wholesale Authentic NFL Jerseys . LOUIS -- St. HAMMOND, La. -- Davon Hayes scored 29 points and drilled seven 3-pointers and Southeastern Louisiana routed Florida A&M 108-69 on Monday night.Moses Greenwood hit 10 of his 12 shots for 23 points and Eddy Polanco added 13 for the Lions (6-4), who are 5-0 at home this season and topped the 100-point barrier for the first time since January 2015.Southeastern Louisiana hit 14 3-pointers and shot 58 percent overall.Desmond Williams scored 18 points and Marcus Barrham added 14 for the Rattlers (2-8), who have lost seven straight after opening the season 2-1.ddddddddddddSoutheastern Louisiana led by 16 at the break and never let up in the second half. Hayes put the exclamation point on a 14-2 run with a dunk that gave the Lions a 60-34 lead. A Hayes 3 with 13:41 left pushed the lead past 30. ' ' '