BONNIE JOAN TOO SLICK IN FRONT OVER 1700m The enormous gate speed of emerging Kentuckiana Lodge filly Bonnie Joan was the catalyst in bringing the first defeat of hot favourite Partyon, and was also instrumental in an unlikely NZ record at Forbury Park on Thursday, April 13. Paryton, after being left parked in the open,…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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BONNIE JOAN READY FOR AUTUMN 3YO FILLY RACING Kentuckiana Lodge filly Bonnie Joan couldn’t have been more impressive at Winton on Sunday, April 9, as she tunes up for the feature 3YO classics in autumn/early winter. Bonnie Joan, first-up from a let-up after taking a fast 1:52.8 mile mark at Ashburton on February 4, was…Details
CHEVRON EXPRESS TO HEAD NORTH FOR ANOTHER OAKS Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has decided to bypass next Friday’s $80,000 NZ Trotting Derby with Chevron Express, in favour of an extended Auckland campaign. Cran, and top driver Dexter Dunn, gained their first wins in the Group Two $40,000 Storer Motors NZ Trotting Oaks after Dex…Details
PAT’S DELIGHT TO TRY HIS LUCK IN NZ WELCOME STAKES Lightly-raced Kentuckiana Lodge juvenile Pats Delight is to be given his chance at Group Two level in the $40,000 Avon City Ford NZ Welcome Stakes at Addington next Friday, on April 7. “He’ll be a bottom-tier runner in the Welcome Stakes with several more advanced…Details