NELSON WINNER CHEVRON EXPRESS ADDS TO BIG-WINNING FAMILY Diminuitive trot filly Chevron Express was rewarded with her elusive maiden win on the second day of the Nelson Harness Racing Club’s summer meeting on Sunday, January 15. Chevron Express (3f Muscle Mass-Kathy Galleon), made amends after pacing away on the first day, having to go into…Details
CRAN DALGETY RACING STABLES
Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is again among the leading harness trainers in NZ this season with 24 wins and over $300,000 in winning stakes early in 2017.
Stable star Christen Me continues to be competitive in open class racing, while a new wave of four 2YOs, who qualified at Ashburton on December 20, will return to work in January with the hope of being age group performers in the autumn.
Promising 3YOs, Raukapuka Ruler, On The Rantan and Baileys Rock, continue to make good progress for the stable.
Winner of the 2013 NZ Trainers Premiership, Cran has prepared the winners of 1122 races for nearly $12.7 million in NZ alone.
The stable continues to regularly feature on the top three on the NZ Trainers Premiership, exceeding 50 seasonal wins for the ninth consective year last term, with 61 wins in 2015-16.
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.
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RUNAWAY STAR WINS AHEAD OF SISTER BEING OFFERED AT YEARLING SALE The long trek from West Melton to Invercargill for the Northern Southland Trotting Club’s meeting on Thursday, January 12, paid dividends with a winning double for the Kentuckiana Lodge team. Runaway Star’s bold front-running win from a wide front row draw in a career…Details
BONNIE JOAN JUSTIFIES HOT FAVOURITISM AT TIMARU Promising filly Bonnie Joan bounced back from a surprise defeat on the grass at Motukarara for an effortless win on the all-weather in the Changeover Fillies and Mares Mobile Pace at Timaru on Friday, January 6. The hot $1.70 favourite led early for Nathan Purdon, trailed second favourite…Details
BAILEYS ROCK SETS NZ 3YO RECORD AT ASHBURTON ON BOXING DAY The progressive Jim and Susan Wakefield-owned 3YO Baileys Rock lowered a long-standing NZ record for the 2400m from a stand start at Ashburton on Boxing Day for driver Nathan Purdon. Baileys Rock, a black gelding by champion sire Bettor’s Delight in the West Melton…Details