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MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1998 5C c THE PALM BEACH POST S JACKSONVILLE IN I tKNAI ICJNAL fifl - -JJ! JACKSONVILLE IN I tKNAI lUNAL ft A Coronado's Quest bumped from Derby by surgery FLORIDA CORPORATION INCORPORATE OVER THE PHONE ... IT'S EASY C'OMPIhTR - INCLUDES- Arncles of Intorpiiralion. Corporate Minutes. Bylaws. GuDoruic Book. Curooryte Seal, Stock $99.95 Certificate, Preliminary Name Search. Stale Selected short subjects . . . Coronado's Quest had minor throat surgery to treat the breathing problem that stopped him in the Florida Derby. Kiltni! hets. Aitttmev ret Sharp Appeal wins again iax l.DJf Ahu Sub S Utru... orps. also immwli aid) Htuilahie Vtl Iv Htaiiahie JIT Shore I oriw Son Profit ( cirps., Limited Partnerships, I .east ketitits, LLCs, DBA, Trademarks, or Business SukPurrhaie W, -95, & "96 Corp, ifcuiatailablc for immediate deUter. w ww.amerilawyer.com ihwi 1 ha tM ih tv hawtl .-! iifaM IMPOTENT? - GET THE FACTS! Trainer Shug McGaughey and owner Stuart Janney say the colt is not being considered for the Kentucky Der-by. "A long shot," said Janney. "If he be- 11 Unable to get or maintain a ngid erection? Current therapies not working? We can help where others haven't! Our specially trained doctors have been successfully treating men using safe, FDA approved, nonsurgical medications. Don't wait call for GOLF$8.00 Walking Daily after 3PM John Crittenden Horse racing INCLUDING vourcojitifleniiai 15.00 TREE CONSULTATIO CART 12:00PM to 3:00PM 800-946-2537 Palm Beach Gardens- Boca Raton - Miami S Medicare Assignment Affordable Self-Pay Program J Richard Garrett. D. O. Med Dir Sam Leb. M P Tee time 3 days in advance GOOD THRU 41 598 j Call 686-0948 f Haverhill & Okeechobee Blvd. By John Crittenden Palm Beach Post Staff Writer HIALEAH Sharp Appeal, owned by Marty Cherry of Palm Beach Gardens, won his third straight stakes race at Hialeah Park on Sunday. Each time the winning margin was less than a length. In Sunday's $100,000 Bou-gainvillea Stakes, ridden by Herb McCauley, Sharp Appeal was first by a half-length over OK by Me. Yagli lost second by a neck. Bomfim was fourth. "Sharp Appeal is a blue-collar horse," said trainer Marty Wolfson. "He earns every dollar he wins. He has won nine races in his career and I'll bet his total winning margins don't add up to 6 lengths." The 5-year-old became the third horse to win the Bougain-villea Stakes in consecutive years since the event was run on the Hialeah grass course for the first time in 1946. Chicale II won in 1950 and '51. Flying Pigeon was the Bou-gainvillea champion in 1985 and '86. The $60,000 first prize carried Sharp Appeal, the 1997 Hialeah Turf Cup champion, to $438,171 in lifetime earnings. Horse racing Event of the Year takes Jim Beam Stakes: Event of the Year beat two longshots to the wire in the $600,000 Jim Beam Stakes at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. The Seattle Slew colt, unbeaten in four races, ran the lVs miles in 1:47 just two-fifths of a second off the track record set by Hansel in the 1991 Beam. Hansel went on to win the Preakness and Belmont Stakes that year. Event of the Year was unchallenged through the lane, with Yarrow Brae finishing second, 5 lengths back, and Tru-luck third. Grand Slam last: Old Topper returned to racing with a 3-Iength victory over Son's Corona in the $80,550 San Pedro Stakes at Santa Anita. Grand Slam, the wagering favorite who was injured in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last November, finished last in his comeback, beaten by nearly 15 lengths. Post wire services contributed to this story. MlSI REMB THIS IT In PALM BEACH GARDENS GOLF CLUB mm longed to me, I wouldn't run him in the Derby regardless," said McGaughey. Still, if the five-time 1997 winner takes the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on April 11, minds can change. Murray Durst says he will not change his opinion. J"'That horse doesn't belong on the race track. He will kill somebody some day," said Durst, co-owner of Lil's Lad, who was bumped around by Coronado's Quest in the Florida Derby. Cherry on top: Marty Cherry of Palm Beach Gardens . was high bidder in the March 24 Ocala 2-year-old sale, paying $210,000 for a daughter of Carson City, . . . Eibar Coa is pictured in mid-race on Calder's Internet web site, home page, but he no longer carries a whip. Coa dropped his stick in mid-stretch winning the Rebel Stakes on March 21 at Oak-lawn on Victory Gallop. On the day after the race, Calder Internet ALL THE MONEY YOU MAY NEED TO: 626-PUTT PBC RES '31.13 County 37.26 Non-Res 40.56 9 HOLE RATES AFTER 2PM PurchaseRefinance Home Improvements Debt Consolidation Emergency Cash Cash Out Refinances Jumbo Loans Foreclosures FHAVA Bruised CreditOK WBfi www.affordableaolf.com ; 1-95 to Exit 56, Northlake Blvd., Co West 7 Minutes CALL US 561-964-4722 800-399-4819 1495 Forest Hill Blvd. Suite G - W. Palm Beach, FL 33406 Offices: Florida-N. Carolina-S. Carolina-Georgia-Texas A Licensed Correspondent Lender WE'RE TAKING A BIG m H V"! IP P HJI tf HJi M 'ft meat Winter GOLF HATES! winners in the first 12 days of racing. Canada next: Dawson's Legacy, second in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and a Gulfstream winner, was officially removed from the Kentucky Derby list of hopefuls. His spring races will be in Canada, said trainer Rita Schnitz-ler. Ready to fight: A Ocala sprint winner a week ago, Fight For M'Lady, trained by Ben Perkins Jr., will be one of a handful of 3-year-olds going to Little Rock to try Favorite Trick in the Arkansas Derby Third in the March 15 Santa Anita Oaks, Calder graduate Nijinski's Passion will not run again until the Kentucky Oaks May 1. . . . The longest winter belonged to jockey George Ho-sang from Calder, who rode 54 races without a winner at leaders. Iwinski was No. 4 overall, Clement fifth with the best winning percentage (30.8) in the top 30. ... Marge and Irv Cowan of Hollywood (the one in Florida) sold half of their Santa Anita Derby entry, Sea of Secrets. Neil Drysdale will continue to train. Off for Kentucky: Keene-land opens Friday. That means a fierce reduction of Kentucky-based horses on the Hialeah programs. On the move: Trainer Marty Wolfson got Chris McCar-ron, first in the 1994 Kentucky Derby on Go For Gin, to ride Wasatch in the Wood Memorial. . . . Trainer Nick Zito will go to Gary Stevens to ride Halory Hunter in the April 11 Blue Grass. . . . Calder autumn regular Dodie Duys is fourth in the Tampa rider standings. Jesse Garcia leads. . . . Gary Boulanger is the early Hialeah Park riding leader, on nine Rates overseer Michele Blanco made the whip vanish in the race-riding photo. . . . Trainer Elliott Walden switches from Coa to Alex Solis on Victory Gallop for the April 11 Arkansas Derby. D Raul returns: That highly publicized squabble at Hialeah Park between Raul Martinez and Hank Goldberg, the WQAM announcer, didn't chase the Hialeah mayor away. Goldberg was not at the track Saturday. But Martinez presented the trophy after the feature race. Flamingo flock: The Hialeah Park racing office hopes to get seven to run against Louisiana Derby champion Comic Strip on Saturday in the $200,000 Flamingo Stakes. . . . Allen Iwinski and Chris Clement overcame extended January losing streaks to finish among the Gulfstream trainer J 18 Holes '22 GOLF RATEST s ARE GOING m DOVJN! I S- 9 Holes 14 18 Holes-10 Plays $198 RATES INCLUDE CART & GREEN FEES TAX NOT INCLUDED Atlantic Ave. & Barwick Delray April 1 - 14th 29.00 before 12:30 22.00 after 12:30 1 12 Miles West Atlantic Ave. West Exit 1-95 Tee Times & Information 35lM. for everyone 501499-3550 Racial disharmony shows its ugly face UKEEHEELEE GOLFf COURSE Play One of ST0DA From 1C .. Andre Miller is a junior guard and Majerus' star player. Miller is from Los Angeles. He is black. Almost all of his teammates are white. Almost the entire population of the state of Utah is white. The backdrop ' Utah upset top-ranked North Carolina in a national semifinal game Saturday night. Ndiaye fouled out after playing only 14 minutes. He failed to score, grabbed two rebounds and blocked two shots. Johnsen (seven points, two rebounds, one steal) played well off the Utah bench. Johnsen, in published reports Sunday, said Ndiaye spit at him. Ndiaye, in published reports, said: "I don't have anything to say about spitting on him. Why don't you ask him what he said to me? He has no right to use the n-word at me. He used it more than once, and Tom Fazio's '98 MAZDA B2500 SE ; 1 J '7 1 JAl -3 k- Lr. AC, ABS, AMFM stereo cassette, int. wipers, Per Mo. 36 Mo. Lease Best Nominated for Nations "Best New Public Golf Course" -Golf Digest Magazine power steeringbrakes, dual airbags, bedliner, IS" alloy wheels, sliding rear window. 36 mo. leose based on approved aedil. Due ot incept.: 1st mo. poyment, $?00 ref sec dep., $500 ttode equlycosh down, $349 95 dealer service fee, $475 bonk fee plus to, log S title lot pyrmts. $5,36 Purcti. option $8,949 Addtl I (Xmi over 12,000 miyi Excessive wear & tear dxnges to be determined by wntten estimate. Eiify teimrarion charges apply as pet contract. Ed Morse's 2001 S. Federal Hwyv Delray Beach Just south of Union Blvd. (561) 278-7800 Other Areas 1-800-273-4948 http: www.edmofse.cofn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Utah coach Rick Majerus says Britton Johnsen (left) would just not call someone a name like that, and Makhtar Ndiaye (right) retracted the accusation later. Once they're out there, though, words like that can build momentum. look at him as a father figure. He has things to say about more than basketball. He tells you about life." Miller, by the way, is on course to graduate. Majerus team includes Michael Doleac, who is weighing medical school against an NBA career, and Drew Hansen, who was a Rhodes Scholar candidate. But it is Miller of whom Majerus says he is most proud for academic achievements. BOTES Jan. 1 -March 31 (o)49 (0) Tax E THE CLUB AT WINSTON TRAILS I'm not sure that s the first time he s done it. lie said it to me the whole game." - According to a broadcast report Sunday, Ndiaye recanted his statements upon arriving back in Chapel Hill, N.C. ' Johnsen and Majerus, however, remained upset. Justifiably so. "We were getting really competitive," Johnsen said, "and our bodies were clashing into each other. He slapped me across the face at first, and he told me he was going to kick my . It kept happening and happening. "The only words that came out of my mouth, I said, 'Look. I'm 100 pounds lighter than you, and I'm kicking your butt.' And he spit at me. I never called anyone the n-word. I never did." Majerus was stunned by Ndiaye's accusations. ' "Britton Johnsen never called anyone nigger in his life," Majerus said. "If they want to get a lie detector test in North Carolina, I'll fly Britton Johnsen there. I know this: Britton Johnsen is one of the nicest people and one of the highest-character guys. I can say without reservation or hesitation that he did not call him a nigger. I think that word is reprehensible. "I know what (former North Carolina coach) Dean Smith did at those lunch counters and buses (for desegregation). I've been in more civil rights marches than probably most of you. "I stand by this boy's statement 100 percent I know this boy's family. I know his character. I know his older brother who played for me. This boy is very upset about this. I don't want this to cast a pallor over the tournament or over these two guys' lives. I think we've tried to be very fair. I stand behind him. If, in fact, (Johnsen used the slur), I will 7 PAYS All Prices Include Green Fee & Cart Fee Tee Times May Be Made As Many As 7 Days In Advance Don't forget to ask about ear... A Unique Alternative... Summer Golf Passes! L20-FLAYPU:XIICAnD Price Includes: 'Range Balls Lunch Rangefinder Green Fee 4-Day Advance 1 12 Golf Carl Fee Starting Tee Times 'Lurk h uk ludes Sumnn or Spei kds djlht Bmf ruff net ou tlaid FC.T7S5! m to Tubby and Jeff The kid from Georgia, who redshirted last season at the request of former Kentucky head coach Rick Pitino, was united with the first black head basketball coach in UK history. How's that for a forced alliance rooted in same dangerous history of the Deep South? But read what Sheppard says about Smith. "Coach Smith was there for us," Sheppard said. "As far as coaching, there are great things he has done. But the most important thing is just being our leader. "He really does a good job teaching us the game of basketball, but even a better job of teaching us how to be men." The lessons The black kid from LA. goes to Utah and discovers trust beyond the basketball court in his white coach, who comes to be a father figure. The white kid from Georgia credits a black coach for teaching him about manhood. Isn't that the way it should be? Isn't that the way every one should want it to be? The n-word is reprehensible. Absolutely. But any false accusation that the word has been used does untold damape to those who hat been insulted and demeaned by it-Racial harmony is fragile and precious and too rare. It should be protected. Not put at risk. I!am-l:52pm ' 19.00 per voucher 1100 per voucher 6:30- 10:54am 150 per voucher '3150 per voucher Valid fian May 1-Sept 30 Monday-Fnday Saturday-Sunday & Holidays Sold in Booklets of 10 Golf Vouchers. Call (561) 439-3700 rt for Tee Times & More InformaUon Best Credit Card interest Rates? You'll find them every Monday in Inside Business in The Palm Beach Post. resign. Another story It would be a shame if Majerus were to resign. Read what Miller, who as a freshman Prop 48 student sat out his freshman season at Utah, says about Majerus. "I stick to everything he says," Miller said. "I LocaicJon 7c between LiViUuui A. Hyjxtiuxo Rd. X ."J e0 a: O-i i

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