(Im) Pats Delight on song for Inter Final

TRAINER AND DRIVER SEEK FIRST INTER PACING WIN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is excited to line up his fifth Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final starter at Melton on Saturday. (Im) Pats Delight, representing the stable from the three gate, is an equal second favourite. His main dangers are the Allstars runners, Spankem, the outright…

Bettor Joy sold to USA

BETTOR JOY TO JOIN JIM KING JUN. STABLE Speedy pacing mare Bettor Joy has been sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable to major American owner Richard Pollucii, and will join the Jim King jun stable. While sad to see her depart, Cran said it became a “catch 22 situation” racing her in New Zealand.…

Pat’s Delight drawn three

(IM) PATS DELIGHT DRAWS THREE IN $500,000 FINAL Kentuckiana Lodge pacer (Im) Pats Delight has useful options after drawing barrier three in the $500,000 Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final at Melton on Saturday, December 15. The Bettor’s Delight-Righteous Franco entire is an equal second favourite with Cruz Bromac following the barrier draw. Cruz Bromac, unbeaten…

Court On The Edge bred to go further

CLEVERLY-NAMED PACER SALUTES AT ADDINGTON Court On The Edge, who upstaged his more fancied Kentuckiana Lodge stablemate Sezana, to win at Addington on Thursday, December 6, is bred to win more races. The son of top sire Bettor’s Delight is the first to race and now the first winner from the useful Courage Under Fire…

Pat’s Delight close to track record

IM PATS DELIGHT MAKES MOST OF TWO DRAW IN SECOND ROUND Kentuckiana Lodge pacer (Im) Pats Delight could have smashed the Ballarat track record on Tuesday night, if required. The Bettor’s Delight-Righteous Franco entire was only at top in the run to the first turn, but after holding the inside running for driver Gavin Lang,…

Kiwis’ shine on opening night at Melton

KIWIS’ SHINE ON FIRST NIGHT OF INTERS NZ HARNESS NEWS, December 2, 2018 New Zealand’s representatives were to the fore on the first night of the Inter Dominion Series in Victoria on Saturday night, winning three of the five heats across both divisions. Wins from Spankem and Cruz Bromac gave New Zealand’s tiny pacing contingent…

Gavin Lang to drive Pat’s Delight

GAVIN LANG BOOKED FOR PAT’S DELIGHT IN INTERS Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has enlisted the services of experienced Victorian reinsman Gavin Lang for Pat’s Delight in the upcoming Interdominion series. “Ricky (May) is very committed to drives here in New Zealand,” Cran said. “There was no guarantee that Let It Ride and Pat’s Delight…

Pat’s Delight could chase Interdominion trail

PAT’S DELIGHT MELBOURNE-BOUND  ? Pat’s Delight may have earned a trip to Melbourne for the upcoming Interdominions on December 1, 4, 8 and 15, with his late closing fourth in the Woodlands NZ Free-For-All. Driver Ricky May was upbeat about the effort of the Cran Dalgety-trained four-year-old after the Addington Group One on Friday, November…

Olivia Rachel adds to Carabella’s record

OLIVIA RACHEL BECOMES SECOND WINNER FOR CARABELLA An impressive 1:55.4 winning mile, first-up this term, by Olivia Rachel at Ashburton on Thursday, November 15, came as no real surprise. The royally-bred daughter of Mach Three and champion filly Carabella was placed in both Group Three filly starts at two last term, and had trialed well…

Pat’s Delight to start in NZ FFA

PAT’S DELIGHT STARING IN NZ FREE-FOR-ALL The Kentuckiana Lodge team didn’t get the best rub of the green from tough draws at Addington on Tuesday, so Pat’s Delight is going to make the most of a good alley in the Woodlands NZ Free-For-All on Friday. “I’ve just spoken to Pat (Kubala, owner) and he wants…