first_imgJOCKEY QUOTESTIAGO PEREIRA, THE HUNTED, WINNER:  “I worked him the other day and he worked really good. I’ve never ridden him in a race, but I looked at his last two races and it looked like he was running against good horses. Today, the pace seemed good for him and he was comfortable. When I pushed him out at the quarter pole, he took off.”TRAINER QUOTESRICHARD BALTAS, THE HUNTED, WINNER: “The horse has been training good. He was a little unlucky; he was too far back last time. This is stakes company, against Cal-breds…it was a good race and a great ride (by Tiago Pereira). I’m very happy for all the connections. He was nice and relaxed down the backside. I think the rider did a really good job on him.”OWNER QUOTESGARY FENTON, LITTLE RED FEATHER RACING, PART OWNER OF THE HUNTED: “This couldn’t have set up any better if we had drawn it up. It set up perfect and Tiago rode a perfect race. He followed instructions and it worked out.”BILLY KOCH, THE HUNTED, WINNER: “It was perfect. Tiago did such a great job, Richie Baltas and his staff did such a nice job with this horse. He was really troubled in the beginning of his career and they brought him along and were really patient and it is a credit to our owners at Little Red Feather, Richard and Vanessa. People like this allow us to be patient and do the right thing.”PARTNERS OF LITTLE RED FEATHER RACING, THE HUNTED, WINNER: “It’s a dream winning a stakes race at Santa Anita, it’s an absolute dream. What Billy said, where this horse has come from in exactly one year ago today, all credit goes to Richie and his team; he’s a dream maker.”MADELINE AUERBACH, PART OWNER, THE HUNTED: “Unusual Heat (the late sire of The Hunted) is the gift that keeps on giving.”NOTES: The winning owners are Madeline Auerbach LLC, Ciaglia Racing LLC & Little Red Feather Racing.last_img read more

Geek deals 100 off the Alienware X51 mini gaming PC plus Diablo

first_imgThe world of gaming is going through some changes this year. Game consoles are getting long in the tooth, great new games are exceedingly rare, and as a result PC gaming may not be dying the slow death everyone was calling for.While many games these days are designed for console first and given a lack-luster port to the PC, that tide is turning with the continued life of Battlefield 3‘s superior PC experience, the recently-released Diablo 3, and other premium titles coming soon. It is also a bad time to buy a game console right now, at least for those who keep their hardware for a long time. Next generation consoles are on the near horizon and while prices of the current Xbox 360 and PS3 are at an all-time low, it’s a questionable choice to buy hardware so close to a new console release.All of these factors shine a brighter light on PC gaming and this is where Alienware’s X51 compact gaming PC comes in with a very enticing package. About the size of an Xbox or PlayStation, the X51 packs Intel’s new Ivy Bridge Core i7 quad-core chip, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 555 graphics, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and a spacious 1TB hard drive to boot. All of this performance doesn’t need a giant beige box that sounds like a leaf blower. Instead, this beast could blend in with your home theater equipment and even hook right up to your HDTV and surround sound system.You can even upgrade the components in this system down the road if needed, unlike gaming laptops in this same price range. If you’ve been looking to take your gaming experience up a notch, you owe it to yourself to check out the Alienware X51. Since this is a new, premium item, Dell almost never discounts the X51.For a limited time, you can get $100 off and a free copy of Diablo 3. This is tied with the best discount we have seen and getting a brand new, top-tier game included makes for one awesome bundle.Visit LogicBuy for Alienware X51 mini gaming PC + Diablo 3 deallast_img read more