ALTA, Iowa (June 27) – IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars run for $1,000 to win at Buena Vista Raceway’s Wednesday, July 2 Kyle Suter Memorial.A minimum of $100 will be paid to take the green flag in the draw/redraw show. North Central Line Service sponsors the pre-holiday special, which also features IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Mach-1 Sport Compacts and BVR Bombers. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, Allstar Performance State and local track points will be awarded in all divisions.Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:45 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand admission is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and free for military personnel with ID and kids 12 and under. Pit passes are $25. More information is available by calling 712 284-2561 and at the www.buenavistaraceway.com website.
Davy Condon has been forced to retire from the saddle due to a spinal injury. Condon had resigned himself to the fact he would be out of action for a lengthy period of time but after seeing a specialist on Wednesday he has been advised to call time on his career. Dr Adrian McGoldrick, chief medical officer of the Irish Turf Club issued a statement on behalf of Condon which read: “Davy Condon suffered a spinal injury in a fall during the Grand National at Aintree. “This was on the background of a previous spinal concussion from which he had recovered fully and had been passed fit to ride by our consultant neurologist. “Davy was reviewed yesterday by Dr Brian Murray, Consultant Neurologist, on behalf of the Turf Club. “Dr Murray has recommended that Davy retire from horse riding, be it professional or recreational, due to the risk of further spinal injury. “Davy has been referred by Dr Murray for a neurosurgical opinion as he has an ongoing disc lesion in his neck. “Davy has fully accepted the medical advice and will be liaising with the Irish Jockeys’ Trust with a view to future career options.” Condon’s best days in the saddle in recent years came when riding for Gordon Elliott and the trainer was quick to take to Twitter to pay tribute to him. Press Association Condon was riding Portrait King in the Grand National at Aintree when he fell at the third-last, leaving him with a spinal concussion. It was the second time within a year that he suffered a similar injury. “Very sad to say that Davy Condon has been forced to retire from racing due to injury,” said Elliott. “Davy has been an integral part of the team and has ridden some of the biggest winners I have had in my short career. “Davy will not only be missed by myself, he is a very popular person in the industry and here at Cullentra. “We all wish him the very best of luck with whatever he chooses to do next with his career and if we can help in any way, we will not hesitate to do so. “Thanks for everything Davy, we’ve had some great memories together.” Condon’s last major win came at Ascot in The Ladbroke on the Elliott-trained Bayan, which was only his third ride back since the first bad back injury he suffered in August. His last Grade One success came on Pat Fahy’s Morning Assembly at the 2013 Punchestown Festival and he also won a Powers Gold Cup on Realt Mor for Elliott earlier that season. The early days of his career were spent with Willie Mullins and he first came to prominence to British race fans when winning the 2007 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle on Ebaziyan.
Submit Betsson rolls out new Group Affiliates site August 7, 2020 Share Share Related Articles StumbleUpon Betsson teams up with Banach for football Flash Markets launch July 24, 2020 Betsson strengthens diversity commitment with AIDP membership May 7, 2020 In recognition of its commitment to ensuring a high standard of data security across its online platforms, Betsson Group has been accredited with the ISO 27001:2013 certification.The certification, which is regarded as the international standard for implementing an Information Security Management System (ISMS), will form part of Betsson Group’s future strategies to pursue new gaming licences. Jesper Svensson, CEO for Betsson Operations, commented on the accreditation: “This accreditation affirms our ongoing vigilance for protecting our customers’ and clients’ data and that all our processes across the organisation meet or exceed the ISO standards. “I am proud of the many talented people at Betsson Group who work around the clock in providing a secure and reliable service to our customers, for achieving this recognition.”The ISO 27001:2013 certification was issued following a company-wide audit from the international testing agency, ACM, which will continue to perform annual external audits on Betsson’s performance.The group has emphasised that the new accreditation will further strengthen its commitment to data security, and will facilitate the continuing work towards maintaining and exceeding ISO standards.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers in Iowa finally got a break in the weather last week to catch up on planting, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the state remains significantly behind average seasons in crop development.The USDA reported Monday that Iowa farmers have now planted 93% of the corn crop, about three weeks behind the five-year average.For soybeans, the Iowa crop is 70% planted, about 17 days behind the average for this time of year.