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Trainer Cran Dalgety has secured a second consecutive Australasian Grand Circuit title with flagship pacer Christen Me.

The brilliant Kiwi pacer provided the Kentuckiana Lodge mentor with his first NSW Miracle Mile, NZ Free-For-All and Auckland Cup wins this term.

Also along the path to Christen Me’s $1.2 million winning season, he also won the end of season Easter Cup in race record time.

Cran also set a top personal goal last August, preparing a record fifth Australasian Breeders Crown Final winner when Katy Perry won the 2YO fillies division.

The 2013 NZ Trainers Premiership winner continues to be in the top five on the NZ table and is looking to top the $1 million mark in domestic earnings for the sixth consecutive year.

He is currently third in this season’s NZ premiership race, having prepared the winners of over $830,000 in NZ alone this term.

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, giving his thoughts on his starters for the week.

Please return here regularly for further updates.

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

Latest News

Chevrons Champion secures Jewels spot

CHEVRONS CHAMPION CONFIRMS JEWELS STARTING POSITION Kentuckiana Lodge filly Chevrons Champion has confirmed her spot in the $150,000 Ashburton Guardian & Inkwise NZ 2YO Jewels Diamond on May 31. The daughter of champion sire Bettor’s Delight and Christian Cullen’s unraced sister Dreamsaregold (In The Pocket-Pleasant Franco) advanced to seventh on the Jewels leaderboard after scoring…

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Track record for Art Union

ART UNION CRUISES CLEAR IN RECORD RUN Class 3YO Art Union returned from a brief let-up with a Gore track record on a rain-affected track on Monday, April 27. The Art Major colt underlined the strength of this term’s 3YO crop when he turned around a seventh of eight in Have Faith In Me’s NZ…

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Donegal Kahlum for WA Oaks

DONEGAL KAHLUM JOINS GREG BOND IN WA Southland Oaks runnerup Donegal Kahlum has joined the West Australian stables of Greg and Skye Bond in time to target the $A150,000 West Australian Oaks at Gloucester Park on May 8. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety said he would have loved to have continued racing her here but…

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Christen Me ends $1.2 million season on top

CHRISTEN ME POSTS RACE RECORD IN GROUP ONE EASTER CUP Grand Circuit superstar Christen Me ended a $1.2 million season in the best possible fashion on a balmy Christchurch night, on Saturday, April 4. Just six and with $2.28 million on his bankroll, he should have at least another two seasons at the top to…

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Robbie Close 2015 AYD Champ

ROBBIE CLOSE WINS 2015 AUSTRALASIAN YOUNG DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP HRNZ Media Release, May 12, 2015 The Lone Star Riccarton 2015 Australasian Young Drivers Championship was held throughout New Zealand last week. Ten drivers from across Australasia, including four from New Zealand and one from each state of Australia competed to win the annual event. The first…

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New Addington winning post sponsor

NEW WINNING POST SPONSOR AT ADDINGTON Racegoers, event and function attendees and diners at our bar and bistro Spectators will notice a new design and sponsor of the Winning Post Area and its surrounds at Addington. Construction has recently taken place of the new Winning Post signage, which includes a brand new sponsor of the…

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Secret Potion colt 2nd in 2YO trial

RECIPE FOR DREAMING QUALIFIES FIRST-UP Recipe For Dreaming, the first foal from former Nevele R Fillies Final winner Secret Potion (p3, 1:57.5, 10 wins from 27 starts & $285,312) qualified first-up at Rangiora on Wednesday, Mar 24. The Bettor’s Delight colt, a NZ Premier Yearling Sales purchase last year for the Cran Dalgety stable, finished…

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Nevele R Fillies Final Stake up

NEVELE R FILLIES FINAL STAKES RISE The NZ Sires Stakes Board has reviewed the budget for the Nevele R Fillies Series and is pleased to announce that the stake of the Final, to be held at Addington on Saturday May 9, will rise from $140,000 to $150,000. There are two more heats left to be…

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