CHRISTEN ME WINS FIRST-UP IN USA; ACE HIGH OFF THE MARK Former glamour Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Christen Me was a first-up race winner in North America in 1:51 at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Monday morning (NZ time). Now trained by Jo Ann Looney-King and driven by top USA reinsman, Tim Tetrick, Christen Me drew the ace…Details
CRAN DALGETY RACING STABLES
Trainer Cran Dalgety bid farewell to stable star Christen Me in March but Northern Derby winner Raukapuka Ruler is developing into a classy replacement.
Its not easy to replace horse a near $2.5 million earner, but thats the nature of racing.
Cran is excited by the youngsters going through their paces at Kentuckiana Lodge as he strives to mould the next wave of potential superstars.
Winner of the NZ trainers premiership in 2013, Cran has won most of the big races on the Australasian Grand Circuit.
However, the NZ Cup and Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final, are two features that remain in his sights.
He also has a record five Australasian Breeders Crown Final titles to his credit.
Cran has prepared over 1140 winners of $13 million in stakes in NZ alone since Laud won first-up in his colours in 1992.
He is enjoying another strong season with over 40 wins on the board.
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CHRISTEN ME N WINS HARRAHS PHILADELPHIA QUALIFIER Former Kentuckiana Lodge star Christen Me was untroubled to win a qualifier, first-up, in 1:53.8 (10ths) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, May 3 (NZ time). The 8YO Christian Cullen-Splendid Dreams gelding was making his debut of new trainer Jo Ann Looney-King and was reined by top USA…Details
BONNIE JOAN BRILLIANT IN SOUTHLAND OAKS The luxury of winning the opening C0-2 Nevele R Fillies Heat at Ashburton on February 4 may have been instrumental in Bonnie Joan returing in sensational form for the $41,400 Nevele R Stud/Macca Lodge Southland Oaks Final at Invercargill on Sunday, April 30. “We were able to back off…Details
BONUS WIN BY PAT’S DELIGHT HELPS JEWELS TOTAL Kentuckiana Lodge juvenile Pat’s Delight has slipped into the top 10 on the Commodore Airport Hotel 2YO Emerald Leaderboard for the $150,000 Harness Jewels race at Ashburton on June 3. However, things are likely to change again over the weekend with a few other juveniles around the…Details