JOCKEY QUOTESJOE TALAMO, CORDIALITY, WINNER: “When I got back, I was surprised to see those fast fractions. It was a funny set up, the plan going in was to sit second, third or fourth, but when nobody went, we inherited the lead by accident. When the four (runner-up Queen Bee to You) came to her, I got a little concerned. Turning for home, she kicked on and was very impressive, her ears were up and she was doing it pretty easy the whole way, I just sat on her to the top of the lane and she fought really hard.”TRAINER QUOTESTIM YAKTEEN, CORDIALITY, WINNER: “We had a plan for her when we claimed her (Two starts back for $62,500 on Feb. 18), we just didn’t have a prep race, so that’s why we had to run her against those tough mares in her last race, but it worked out well for us. The 46 and two (fifths, for a half mile) didn’t concern me, but when she didn’t kick away at the quarter pole I thought they were going to swamp her. But she showed her heart and her determination, she’s a gritty mare. We are going to enjoy the moment. The Solana Beach Stakes(at Del Mar) would probably be our next target like she did last year.”NOTES: The winning owner is Donnie Crevier who resides in Costa Mesa, CA.
Worried telly bosses are out to tame Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff – after pairing her with Donegal’s own crooner Daniel O’Donnell.Kristina, nicknamed the Siberian Siren, dated two of her former dance partners on the show, Ben Cohen and Joe Calzaghe.England rugby union star Ben split from his wife to be with her and boxer Joe ditched his girlfriend.Fellow professional dancer Vincent Simone cheated on his pregnant girlfriend Susan Duddy with Kristina in 2008. But BBC chiefs are confident there will be no repeat of the Curse of Strictly when Daniel dances the cha-cha with Kristina, 37, in the new series, which starts on Saturday.Insiders say Kristina just isn’t Daniel’s type and he is devoted to wife Majella.“I think we all know that Daniel won’t be looking sideways. Anyone who knows him knows that he is devoted to Majella. He will approach ‘Strictly’ the way he approaches everything else – in a professional manner.”DANIEL WILL ‘STRICTLY’ BE CONCENTRATING ON THE DANCING AFTER MATCH-UP WITH KRISTINA! was last modified: September 4th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:daniel o’donnellKristina RihanoffStrictly Come Dancing