Jack Trainor NSW-bound

JACK TRAINOR FOR NEWCASTLE Kentuckiana Lodge junior driver Jack Trainor (shown right) will try his luck on the New South Wales scene next month. “I’m on a one-way ticket. I’ll just see how it goes, but I want to make the most of my junior claim over there,” Jack said. He is joining the Hunter Valley…

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New Show Day Futurity sponsors

NEW SPONSORS AND STAKE ANNOUNCED FOR SHOW DAY FUTURITY September 9, 2013 The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is pleased to announce that the Show Day Futurity Mobile Pace to be held on Canterbury Anniversary Day, Friday, November 15, will be sponsored by harness racing enthusiasts Glenys and Philip Kennard. Glenys and Philip are…

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Bettors Fire unbeaten in WA

BETTORS FIRE-ORL BLACK QUINELLA IN PERTH Bettors Fire extended his unbeaten West Australian winning sequence to four with victory over another former Kentuckiana Lodge stablemate (Heez) Orl Black in a $A7000 C2 pace at Gloucester Park on Tuesday, September 3. Starting a dominating $1.20 favourite from the two gate over 1720m, the 5YO Bettor’s Delight-Sparks…

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New Zealand Cup nominations

ROAD TO THE CUP 2013 Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup – Nominations August 30, 2013. (Courtesy of Candice Van Dyk,  Marketing and Communications Manager , Harness Racing New Zealand) New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc. – Addington Racway – Tuesday 12th November 2013 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup – Stakes $650,000 (Including $300,000 subsidy…

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Mobile 1950m starts preferred

ADDINGTON MOBILE 1950m PREFERRED August 29, 2013 After consultation over a number of weeks with trainers, drivers, stipendiary stewards and Addington’s starter, there has been an overwhelming response to revert back to the sprint distance of the 1950-metre mobile starting point. At a meeting on May 15, Canterbury horsemen instigated a request to Addington that…

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Illness claims Paul Nixon

PAUL NIXON PASSES AFTER ILLNESS The funeral service for Kentuckiana Lodge owner Paul “P B” Nixon was held at Addington Raceway on Tuesday, August 27. Paul, 65, lost his battle with cancer last week. His NicoWear brand of sportswear had been popular as a supplier of racing silks and other garments in recent years.  Trainer…

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