Kentuckiana Lodge


In the countdown to the PGG Yearling Sales Of The Stars at Auckland on February 16, and Christchurch on February 17 and 18, trainer Cran Dalgety welcomes expressions of interest for syndications or individual ownership.

“I am doing the bus tours and try to see 90 percent,” Cran said.

The 2013 NZ Trainers Premiership winner is currently riding the crest of a wave with reigning Grand Circuit champ Christen Me (1:49.1) and has prepared a record five Australasian Breeders Crown Final winners.

“We have a pretty good record catering for all size shares from the sales,” he said.

His major yearling sales success stories include: $41,000 buy and subsequent $1.1 million earner Smiling Shard), and other big-winning juveniles, Bit Of A Legend ($50,000 yearling, winner of $760,747), Katy Perry ($17,500 yearlng, winner of $376,528) and Onlyforyou ($35,000 yearling, winner of $265,128).

Other Cran yearling sales notables include former Grand Circuit star Bettor’s Strike ($70,000 yearling, winner of $890,201), Sparks A Flyin ($11,000 yearling, winner of $627,218 world-wide), London Legend ($22,000 yearling, winner of $456,124), Texican ($70,000 yearling, winner of $283,474, Bettor Move It ($22,000 yearling, winner of $150,850), former Welcome Stakes winner Orl Black ($52,000 yearing, winner of $117,765), Lightning Raider ($55,000 yearling, winner of $119,597 in NZ), London Pride ($22,000 yearling, winner of $116,365 in NZ), Mighty Flying Mac ($55,000 yearling, winner of $154,203) and Regulus ($68,000 yearling, winner of $107,382).

If you’re interested in taking a share in another potential star from the sales, please contact Cran on 027-436-0667, or email him @

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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