Addington increases

ADDINGTON STAKES INCREASE After another satisfying financial performance in the 2015-2016 harness racing season, Addington is pleased to announce that total stakes and bonuses are set to rise over $400,000 for the upcoming 2016-2017 season to $8.1 million. New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club Chair Barry Dent comments: “A cornerstone of our current business model is…

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Media Queen wins USA debut

MEDIA QUEEN CLEARS OUT IN US DEBUT Former low-grade Kentuckiana Lodge mare Media Queen (4m Mach Three-Front Page Girl) cleared out to win a moderate $US6400 pace at Saratoga Raceway, New York, by six lengths in 1:55.2 (fifths) on Saturday, June 2 (NZ time). She crossed to lead from the six gate for the Chris…

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Aiken quinella in Len Smith Mile

HECTORJAYJAY DEFEATS LENNYTHESHARK IN LEN SMITH MILE Master trainer David Aiken pulled off the ultimate big-race success when he trained the quinella in Sunday’s $A100,000 TABCORP.COM.AU Len Smith Mile at Tabcorp Park Menangle (June 26, 2016). The only problem was it wasn’t quite the way punters expected it to go. Aiken’s up and comer Hectorjayjay…

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Talkerup sold to race in Perth

TALKERUP SOLD TO WA INTERESTS Talkerup (3f Changeover-Raconteur), luckless in the major 3YO filly races in May for former owner Jim Dalgety, has been sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable to West Australian interests. She’s a close relative of Machtu, who after winning three in NZ, won 14 in West Australia for $A223,647 and…

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