Smiling Shard leaves 4th winner

SMILING SHARD LEAVES FOURTH WINNER Smiling Shard, a $1 million earner on the track for the Cran Dalgety stable, has a solid strike rate from limited starters in Australia. The Grinfromeartoear stallion was credited with his fourth individual winner, from nine starters, when Auntie Lil won a two-year-old race in Adelaide on Monday. Auntie Lil…

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Shineonucrazydiamond paces 1:50 mile

SHINEONUCRAZYDIAMOND PACES 1:50 AT THE MEADOWLANDS, USA Former useful Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Shineonucrazydiamond lowered his mile best to 1:50 at the Meadowlands, New Jersey, on Saturday, August 4 (NZ time). The consistent Australian-bred son of Somebeachsomewhere was beaten out from the ace in the early rush in a $12,500 pace but ex-Australian driver Andrew McCarthy…

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Debnita Rose retired

DEBNITA ROSE RETIRED TO STUD Talented Canterbury mare Debnita Rose has been retired. The Mach Three four-year-old heads to the broodmare barn after winning four races for trainer Cran Dalgety and driver Dexter Dunn. Debnita Rose transformed herself from runaway renegade to handy middle-grade mare in her 27-start career. The half-sister to good winners Chesterton…

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Cambridge Jewels 2020 locked in

NZ HARNESS NEWS, July 11, 2018 JEWELS RETURNING TO CAMBRIDGE IN 2020 Harness Racing New Zealand announced on Wednesday that the Harness Jewels would return to Cambridge again in 2020. Last month’s edition was held there and HRNZ Chairman Ken Spicer says the board noticed and appreciated the effort the Cambridge staff went to to…

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New player to hold NZ Yearling Sales

NZ HARNESS NEWS, June 14, 2018 NEW PLAYER IN YEARLING SALES MARKET  New Zealand’s internationally renowned thoroughbred auction house is expanding in to the standardbred sector. And its ambitious CEO says he will shake-up the public sale market as the harness racing industry knows it. New Zealand Bloodstock announced on Thursday that from 2019 it…

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