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Ten for Glen Mills Carib Sprint

first_imgTen starters have been declared for tomorrow’s 27th running of the Glen Mills O.J. Caribbean Sprint Championship in honour of the world-famous track and field sprint coach Glen Mills, himself a long-time racing enthusiast.The race offers a total purse of $1.75 million and is sponsored by Burger King. According to reports, Mills will be on hand at Caymanas Park tomorrow to present the trophy to the connections of the winning horse.Top contenders for the major share of the purse are hat-trick seeker CAMPESINO, to again be ridden by leading all-time jockey Winston ‘Fanna’ Griffiths for Hall of Fame trainer Philip Feanny; TRADITIONAL PRINCE (Dane Nelson); ALL CORRECT (Shane Ellis up), who finished a close second to POTCHEEN last year, and his stable-companion POKER STAR (Robert Halledeen), both from the stables of 14-time champion trainer Wayne DaCosta.This race will be run at approximately 3 p.m. as the ninth race on the programme of 13.last_img read more

Tottenham’s next star? ‘Masterful ball control’, ‘Flair’, ‘Exciting to watch’ – It’s Spurs Loan Watch

first_img Alex Pritchard is on loan at Brentford from Tottenham Tottenham academy graduate Alex Pritchard hopes his time is coming.The 21-year-old is on loan at Brentford following previous loan spells at Swindon and Peterborough and has a spot in Mauricio Pochettino’s side on his mind.Name: Alex PritchardDate of birth: 03/05/93Club: Brentford (on loan from Tottenham)Position: Attacking midfieldAppearances: Five games, one goal“Hopefully people will be watching and I can show them what I can do,” he said. “But you’ve just got to concentrate on your game and the rest will take care of itself.”Pritchard is known for his masterful ball control. His dribbling, passing and ability from free-kicks have had Spurs fans rubbing their hands with delight at the prospect of seeing one of their own representing the first team.Last season he played 36 League One games for Swindon and was shortlisted for both the Football League Young Player of the Year and League Player of the Year awards.He scored twice for Brentford in a 3-2 pre-season win against Nice – one being a free-kick – while highlights in his five Championship games this season, have included a man of the match display in a 2-1 victory at Blackpool.At Bloomfield Road, he scored one and was a constant menace to the opposition where he dominated the midfield.“Coming from a club like Spurs, I have always learned from the best players in the world and try to watch people in my position like Christian Eriksen, whose technical ability is brilliant,” he told Brentford’s official website following the win.It is at Brentford where he has earned the first of his two England U21 caps, coming off the bench in wins against Lithuania and Moldova.Apart from the 1-1 draw with Charlton at the start of August, Pritchard has played every minute of Brentford’s four other games, though he has allowed himself to be tackled by the ref…What they say:He’s a flair player, exciting to watch and every time he gets the ball you are waiting for him to take a player on or do a trick or two. He’s also got a great delivery and can finish, so he has all the ability– Tottenham and England U21 striker Harry Kane 1last_img read more