Four remaining Premier League contenders: Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak, Medeama and Amidaus Professionals are all pushing for a place in the finals as the Cup competition reaches the semi-final stage on Sunday.For Kotoko and Medeama, their quest for the double this season continues as they are also in contention for the premiership title.But the Porcupine Warriors, losing finalist will dread another Cup tie with Amidaus, who edged them out of last season’s competition in the fourth round stage.Kotoko play the Tema side at the Accra Sports Stadium in a game that they will be very keen on winning to avert another Cup setback at the hands of Amidaus, who are vying for their first major trophy.The Kumasi side will be without defenders Rashid Sumaila and Joseph Ochaya who are on international duties with Ghana and Uganda while first choice goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye has joined the Burkina Faso’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next week.In the other match, Hearts of Oak will head to Kumasi, the home grounds of their dreaded rivals – Kotoko – for the last four game against Medeama at the Baba Yara Stadium. Hearts who have been in fine form in the Premier League will be expected to replicate their winning run against the Tarkwa side.But without Mahatma Otoo, on international assignment with Ghana, the Phobians will miss their top scorer this season.Semi-final fixtures on June 2Asante Kotoko v Amidaus – AccraMedeama v Heart of Oak – Kumasi
SANTA ANITA OFFERS FANS A RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER OF $161,455 ON FRIDAY; FIRST POST TIME FOR A NINE-RACE CARD IS AT 12 NOONFREE CLUBHOUSE & GENERAL ADMISSION, AS WELL AS FREE PARKING OFFERED AS WELL ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 1, 2020)–Santa Anita Park will reopen for live racing on Friday and fans will be greeted by a nine-race program that will include a 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot carryover of $161,455.First post time on Friday is at 12 noon and Santa Anita will offer free Club House and General Admission, as well as free General Parking. Fans 21 and over can buy Two Dollar Draft Beers and Six Dollar Specialty Cocktails as well.Friday’s Rainbow Six will start with race four, which has an assigned post time of 1:36 p.m. PT.Today’s Rainbow Six, which offered a carryover of $117,616, attracted $191,479 in new money, for a total Jackpot pool of $309,095.Santa Anita will be open for simulcast wagering on tracks across North America on Thursday, with free admission to the Grandstand Paddock Room. Admission gates open on Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m.For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.