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  • 15 Apr
    Da Big Hoss added another chapter to his remarkable post-claim story when surging to victory as an odds-on favorite Saturday in the fifth running of the Grade 3, $300,000 American St. Leger, the first of five straight graded turf stakes on Arlington Million Day at Arlington Park in suburban Chicago.Kept in a perfect stalking position by Florent Geroux, Da Big Hoss drew abreast of the leaders after straightening out of the third and final turn, then went on to capture the 1-1/16-mile St. Leger by 1-3/4 lengths. He paid $3.60 after finishing in 2:49.47 over a turf course rated good.Clondaw Warrior was up in the last strides for second over another European shipper, Wasir, in a field reduced to nine older horses with the early scratches of Rocket Professor and Messi.Claimed for $50,000 in June 2015 by the Skychai Racing partnership, Da Big Hoss now has earned more than $1.1 million for the group by winning six stakes from 10 starts under new silks.Were just lucky and grateful, said Harvey Diamond, a Louisville, Ky., physician who heads Skychai with Jimmy Shircliff. We were there on the right day at the right time.He just loves to win, said Geroux. I got a great trip. There was a good pace ahead of us, and I had good position. There was no funny business around like it happens when you have a big favorite sometimes.Da Big Hoss, a 5-year-old Kentucky-bred horse by Lemon Drop Kid, earned $174,600 for the win and now has a bankroll of $1,198,536 from 20 overall starts. Among his notable prior wins was the Grade 3 Kentucky Cup Turf last summer, and Diamond said a return engagement is on tap for that $600,000 race on Sept. 10 at Kentucky Downs.The $2 exacta (5-8) paid $20.20, the $1 trifecta (5-8-6) returned $68.10, and the 10-cent superfecta (5-8-6-2) was worth $44.03. Nike Tanjun Clearance . -- The proud fathers huddled near the Dallas Stars dressing room, smiling, laughing and telling stories while wearing replica green sweaters of their sons team. Cheap Nike Tanjun Shoes . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. http://www.cheapniketanjun.us/ . The FA rejected Wilsheres appeal that the length of his punishment was "clearly excessive" and said Thursday his suspension begins with immediate effect. He will miss league matches against Chelsea on Monday and West Ham on Dec. Cheap Nike Tanjun China . 4 Villanova with a 96-68 drubbing on Monday. Wragge hit 9-of-14 from behind the arc, matching Kyle Korvers school record for 3-pointers in a game set in 2003, as Creighton (16-3, 6-1 Big East broke a conference record with 21 treys in the rout. Nike Tanjun Shoes On Sale . -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. TROY, Ala. -- Jeremy Hollimon scored 20 points and Troy rolled to an 83-65 victory over Alabama State on Sunday night.Hollimon was 8 of 12 from the field. Juan Davis Jr. had 11 points and a career-best 10 rebounds for Troy (4-4), which bounced back from an 80-74 home loss against San Francisco on Thursday.Jordon Varnado had 14 points on 2-of-5 shooting, and made 9 of 12 free throws for the Trojans. Wesley Person added 13 points.Torloftt Thomas scored 17 points and made four 3-pointers to lead Alabama State (1-7), which shot just 19 of 60 from the field for 32 percent.ddddddddddddReginald Gee had 15 points and Rodney Simeon added 14 points.Troy never trailed, and had a double-digit lead a minute into the second half and cruised from there. ' ' '