Onlyforyou resumes with trial

ONLYFORYOU THIRD IN RANGIORA TRIAL Former top 2YO pacing filly Onlyforyou resumed with an improver’s third behind the Tim Butt stablemates Madiba Magic and Greenburn Creek at the Rangiora trials on Monday, August 26. Now four, the daughter of Art Major was put aside when affected by a virus in March, but looked bright when…

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Addington Breeders bonus release

ADDINGTON LEADS WAY WITH BREEDERS’ BONUSES Tuesday, August 20, 2013 The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is delighted to announce a new breeders bonus scheme for members of the New Zealand Standardbred Breeders’ Association (NZSBA). Breeders have long been asking for bonuses and we are pleased to be in the position to respond positively…

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Legend firms for Breeders Crown

WITHDRAWAL PROMOTES ‘LEGEND’ TO TOP BILLING Border Control’s fibrilation during Thursday morning’s workout and subsequent withdrawal from the Australasian Breeders Crown 3YO colts and geldings series has elevated arch rival Bit Of A Legend to clear outright favouritism. Allstars Stables trainer Mark Purdon immediately pulled Border Control from the series after the Bettor’s Delight gelding…

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Johnny Be $100k earner

JOHNNY BE WINS EQUIVALENT OF $NZ110,000  Ex-Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Johnny Be lifted his career earnings in West Australia to $A96,635 ($NZ110,131) with a front-running Pinjarra win on Monday, August  5. Rising seven in Australia (Aus birthdays on Sept.1), the Innerleithen Lodge (Trev Beaton)-bred pacer left the Cran Dalgety stable the winner of three from 18…

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Bettors Fire _ two from two in WA

BETTORS FIRE WINS IN PERTH Former good Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bettors Fire opened with a first-up win at Gloucester Park, Perth, on Friday, August 2. Starting a dominating $1.70 favourite from the two gate in the C2+ Caduceus Club Pathway Series Heat, the Bettor’s Delight-Sparks A Flyin gelding was content racing in the open for…

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Additional $1.5 million for industry

HRNZ ANNOUNCES $1.5M BOOST Media Release 31 July 2013 $1.5 million additional stakes for harness racing industry At the annual harness racing conference held over the weekend in Christchurch it was announced that an additional 1.5 million will be injected into stake money for the harness racing industry over the coming season. An additional $1.5…

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NZ Annual Awards 2013

PACERS Sir Lincoln 2YO Pacing Filly of the Year: VENUS SERENA 33 (Owners: Bob and Jennifer Sandford, Geoff Dunn) Woodlands Stud 3YO Pacing Filly of the Year: ADORE ME 33 (Owner: Charles Roberts, Paul Kenny, Mary Kenny) Nevele R Stud 4YO & Older Pacing Mare of the Year: BETTOR COVER LOVER 32 (Owner: Karnup Racing…

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