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Grand National-winning trainer Denys Smith has died, aged 92. Nike Air Max Invigor Womens . The County Durham handler enjoyed his finest hour at Aintree in 1968 when Red Alligator claimed National glory under Brian Fletcher.Smith could even have claimed the big race 12 months earlier, but the same horse finished a distant third after he became embroiled in the notorious 23rd-fence pile-up that led to Foinavon causing a 100-1 upset. A former taxi driver, the self-taught Smith was seen as one of the pioneering trainers of his generation and also won two Group One races on the Flat.Smith was crowned champion jumps trainer in the 1967-68 campaign but he was prolific on the Flat, too, having won races like the Lincoln (Foggy Bell), the Middle Park (Tudenham) and the Flying Childers (Mandrake Major).He was also a Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer and landed a division of the Gloucestershire Hurdle (now the Supreme Novices Hurdle) in 1968.Owens Mark provided Smith with a first victory under Rules at Sedgefield in February 1958, while Monksford gave him his last winner at Hamilton in 2002.He saddled over 1,600 winners from his Bishop Auckland yard in a career that spanned nearly 50 years.Former jockey Chris Grant left school as a 15-year-old to work for Smith, in a union which lasted 15 years, and said he owed everything in racing to his former boss.Grant, who is now a trainer in Cleveland, said I nearly got out of the game because I was a bit heavy, but Denys got me going again.He won a National, won a Lincoln, and won so many other good races during such a long career.Flat or jumps, it didnt matter to Denys. He was really ahead of his time in that respect.We travelled a lot of miles together. He used to drive me to the races and I used to drive him back.We got on very well and won some nice races, including the Triumph Hurdle Trial (Cheltenham) with The Grey Bomber and the Greenall (Haydock) with Midnight Love.Denys was in a care home until recently, but his mind was still as sharp as a razor.I wouldnt be where I was now if it wasnt for Denys Smith. Also See: Live results service Full racecards Get Sky Sports £10 completely free bet! Nike Air Max Invigor Womens .Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have placed centre Cody Hodgson on injured reserve and recalled two players from their AHL affiliate in Rochester. Nike Air Max Invigor SL Premium . Numbers Game examines the deal that sees Michael Del Zotto and Kevin Klein switch places. The Predators Get: D Michael Del Zotto. . The third-ranked Ivanovic, who won the event in 2008 and 10, served five aces and broke Wickmayer, also a former winner in 2009, five times. "The result looked easier than it really was," Ivanovic said. SAN DIEGO -- Homer Bailey completed his long road back to the majors with his first victory in nearly two years.Bailey threw 5 2/3 solid innings in his first start this season, pitching the Cincinnati Reds past the San Diego Padres 3-2.Bailey (1-0) returned from forearm and elbow surgeries and allowed two runs, four hits and three walks. He retired 14 consecutive batters during one stretch and had six strikeouts. Injuries limited Bailey to just two starts last season.The most satisfying part of his outing?The Reds winning, said Bailey, victorious for the first time since Aug. 7, 2014.He was really crisp, Reds manager Bryan Price said. They got to him a little in the first inning but the next four innings he was really locked in, making quality pitches with his fastball and slider. I couldnt be happier after his first start.The Reds took the three-game series and completed their first winning road trip (4-2) since 2014. Despite being in the NL Central cellar, Cincinnati has won five straight series and six of their past seven.That feels good and it doesnt matter where you are in the standings, Price said.Tony Cingrani worked the ninth for his 13th save in 18 chances.But Sunday belonged to Bailey.The most gratifying thing was walking out there and seeing some very familiar faces ... all the guys, Bailey said. It was great to be back out there with your teammates. Ive been watching them for about a year and a half and wanting to be out there and to see those guys. Well, they have always had my back.Paul Clemens (1-2) made his second start with the Padres but was forced to exit after 4 2/3 innings because of a sore back. Clemens, a June waiver pickup from the Marlins, was charged with two runs on four hits and a walk. He tied a career high with five strikeouts.I dont see myself missing any time, Clemens said. Im not here to be hurt.The Padres loaded the bases with one out in the eighth, but reliever Michael Lorenzen fanned Jabari Blash and Christian Bethanccourt flied out. Nike Air Max Invigor Print Red. The Padres closed the gap to 3-2 in the sixth, Baileys most stressful inning, when Alexi Amaristas one-out single preceded three straight walks. Amarista was thrown out trying to score on a wild pitch.After the third walk to Blash, a disappointed Bailey let his guard down and Wil Myers swiped home without a throw. Bailey was then lifted after 89 pitches.I saw that (Bailey) would turn his back on a lot of close calls, Myers said. And I knew that if he walked (Blash) that he might turn his back again.Blake Wood relieved Bailey and retired Bethancourt looking to end the threat.The Reds took a 2-1 edge in the second, thanks to some power from an unlikely source.Eugenio Suarez singled and Jose Peraza followed with a home run into the second deck of the Western Metal Supply Co., building. The 424-foot shot was Perazas first of his career.Peraza had been working on using the middle of the field, but during Sundays voluntary batting practice he was lining the ball to left. Still, when he produced his majestic home run, Price was surprised.I couldnt believe it was Peraza hitting the ball to left field like that, Price said.TRAINERS ROOMPadres: RHP Erik Johnson (right elbow) is expected to miss the rest of the season. While hoping to avoid surgery, his rehabilitation will linger into the offseason.UP NEXTReds: RHP Dan Straily (6-6, 3.84) will make his first career start against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday. Straily has produced quality starts in each of his last five appearances. He leads the Reds in innings pitched (122), strikeouts (97) and quality starts (12).Padres: RHP Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.95) will make his debut with the Padres against the visiting Milwaukee Brewers. Cosart, who was part of the deal which sent Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea to the Marlins, is making his fifth start of the season. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '