STABLE STRIKES GOLD WITH YEARLING SALES PURCHASE Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has a penchant for selecting yearlings into classic performers and Bettor Joy added to a growing list at Addington on Friday night. He had his latest big race success with Bettor Joy in the Listed $160,875 PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 3YO Fillies…Details
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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR YEARLING SALES
Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is seeking expressions of interest for shares in new young stock from the upcoming Australasian & NZ Premier Yearling Sales (February 12-14).
Cran will cast his eye over a large percentage of the yearlings in both sales and can cater to fill any budget.
A consistent top 10 finisher on the NZ Trainers Premiership, with a title win in 2013, he became the sixth NZ trainer to top 1000 wins (now 1185 NZ training wins) for over $13,7 million.
Cran has an impressive record of developing quality young pacers and developed former stable star Christen Me to win $2.3 million in Australasia.
He has trained five Australasian Breeders Crown Final winners (Sparks A Flyin, Smiling Shard, Bit Of A Legend (two) and Katy Perry.
Cran’s syndications include another former stable stand-out Smiling Shard ($41,000 buy and subsequent $1.1 million earner), Bit Of A Legend ($50,000 yearling, winner of $810,101 in Australasia & over $1.8 million world-wide), Katy Perry ($17,500 yearlng, winner of $500.000), Orl Black ($52,000 yearling, winner of over $400,000 world-wide), Onlyforyou ($35,000 yearling, winner of $365,459), Bettor Joy ($80,000 yearling, winner of $179,465 to date) .
Other top sales buys include former Grand Circuit star Bettor’s Strike ($70,000 yearling, former Victoria Cup 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 NZ 3YO Sires Final & $NZ283,474, winner of NZ$1.1 million world-wide), Bettor Move It ($22,000 yearling, winner of $150,850), Lightning Raider ($55,000 yearling, winner of $500,000 world-wide), Feels Like Magic ($32.500 yearling, winner of $261,728 world-wide), London Pride ($22,000 yearling, winner of over $600,000 world-wide), and Mighty Flying Mac ($55,000 yearling, winner of $265,837),
To secure share(s) in any yearlings and join the successful Kentuckiana Lodge team, please contact Cran on either 03-318-1606 or 0274-360-667.
PAT’S DELIGHT PRIMED FOR NORTHERN DERBY Pat’s Delight, good enough to beat the older horses in the Gr.3 $25,800 Metalcraft Roofing espan Summer Cup at Addington on Friday night, could be even better right-handed. That’s the opinion of trainer Cran Dalgety, who with Pat’s Delight (and possibly stablemate Master Moonlite), will be chasing back-to-back Northern…Details
RAUKAPUKA RULER GELDED, BACK JOGGING Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is hopeful last year’s Group 1 Northern Derby winner Raukapuka Ruler will return a better racehorse for autumn Group One 4YO racing. A decision was made to geld the son of Bettor’s Delight and Miss Else after he failed to deliver on a perfect trip…Details
BONNIE JOAN SEARCHING FOR GROUP 1 WIN THIS MONTH Bonnie Joan cemented her rating as one of NZ’s golden girls with a second Group 2 victory, this time in the $50,000 NZ Premier Mares Championship at Addington on Friday, February 2. She has a previous Group 2 win in the in last season’s Southland Oaks…Details
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NZ HARNESS NEWS, February 16, 2018 MURRAY HOWARD SETS THE BENCHMARK AT ADDINGTON It’s been a long time in between Addington drinks for Murray Howard, but he picked a good race to get back into the winners’ circle when Benchmark won the Summer Trotting Free-For-All on Friday night. The popular horseman, who is probably best…Details
HRNZ MEDIA RELEASE, February 15, 2018 PREMIERSHIP WINNER TO REPRESENT NEW ZEALAND The battle for this season’s leading overall driver has just had another plot twist. week the Harness Racing New Zealand Board agreed to commit to the winner of this season’s premiership being given the rights to represent New Zealand at the World…Details