Kentuckiana Lodge


Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety recorded another top three finish on the NZ Trainers Premiership in 2015-16, despite a rebuilding phase with much of the race-team.

Even with stable star Christen Me sidelined for much of the season, Cran exceeded 50 seasonal wins for the ninth consective year.

He finished with 61 wins for $611,248 in NZ earnings after Black Regal Princess won at the final meeting on the season at Addington on July 31.

Cran brought up hiis 1100th NZ career win when Donegal Rundlescreek scored at the Rangiora meeting on July 24.

The 2013 NZ Trainers Premiership winner has now prepared the winners of 1101 races for nearly $12.5 million in NZ alone since Laud won first-up for him in 1992.

Cran has a record for a NZ trainer of five Australasian Breeders Crown Final winners.

He has won the Victoria Cup four times and other Australasian Grand Circuit events like the Miracle Mile, A G Hunter Cup, Queensland Pacing Championship, Auckland Cup and NZ Free-For-All.

He has yet to win a New Zealand Cup, having placed twice to date. He will try again with Christen Me in November.

This site is designed to keep you informed with latest stable news and other items of national and international harness racing interest.

Also, the “Cran Rates His Runners” link in the news section above is updated weekly, Please return regularly for updates.

Cran, has topped $1 million in stable earnings for the fifth consecutive season and is closing in on 1000 NZ training wins.

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Pembrook Ideal adds to family record

PEMBROOK IDEAL DELIVERS AT SHORT ODDS AT FORBURY; RACING AGAIN SUNDAY Pembrook Ideal, who delivered at extremely short $1.20 odds (even shorter at $1.14 on fixed odds) at Forbury Park on Thursday, October 20, for the Cran Dalgety stable, is to back up there at the Tuapeka meeting on Sunday. The 3YO daughter of American…


‘Legend’ 2nd to Wiggle It Jiggle It in $250k race

BIT OF A LEGEND CHASES HOME WIGGLE IT JIGGLE IT IN $250,000 INVITATIONAL Former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bit Of A Legend had to bow to last year’s USTA Harness Horse Of The Year, Wiggle It Jiggle It, in a $US250,000 Open Invitational at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Sunday, October 16 (NZ time). Wiggle It…


‘Legend’ tops $US600,000 in USA

BIT OF A LEGEND SURPASSES $600K FOR YEAR IN USA Ex-Kentuckiana Lodge age group star Bit Of A Legend surpassed $US600,000 in earnings for the year in North America on Sunday (NZ time). The diminuitive Bettor’s Delight entire racked up his 20th career win from 80 starts, for the equivalent of $1.36 million in lifetime…


Black Regal Princess holds in suitable race

BLACK REGAL PRINCESS ADDS TO WEEKEND TALLY Warm favourite Black Regal Princess rounded off a useful weekend for Cran Dalgety’s Kentuckiana Lodge stables with a handy front-running win at Timaru on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Cran doubled his early premiership tally over the weekend to move to six wins for the season as the race…


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Double Shot wins first-up in Victoria

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Big Of A Legend notches another at Yonkers

BIT OF A LEGEND NOTCHES 10th USA WIN OF THE YEAR Former Kentuckiana Lodge dual Australasian Breeders Crown champ Bit Of A Legend added a $US45,000 Open Pace at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Sunday (NZ time) to his big winning year in North America. After a stellar start to the year, including a four-race…


Christen Me collared late in cup lead-up

CHRISTEN ME NECK SECOND TO FRANCO NELSON IN 2016 AVON CITY FORD CUP Stable star Christen Me had to settle for the runnerup’s prize in his quest for a third Avon City Ford (New Brighton) Cup at Addington on Friday night, September 23, but is on track for the second Tuesday in November. It is…

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