Hectorjayjay injured

NZ HARNESS NEWS BRIEFS, AUGUST 31, 2017 HECTORJAYJAY SIDELINED WITH INJURY News emerged from Victoria on Thursday, August 31, that star pacer Hectorjayjay had suffered a leg injury and will miss racing for the rest of 2017. This will count him out of October’s re-positioned Victoria Cup and the rich Inter Dominon series in Perth…

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Sire Stunin Cullen for Australia

NZ HARNESS NEWS AUGUST 25, 2017 STUNIN CULLEN REPLACING ‘COURAGE’ IN NSW Former top racehorse-cum-stallion Stunin Cullen will stand this coming breeding season in New South Wales at Yirribee Pacing Stud. Yirribee recently had the misfortune to lose their new sire, Courage Under Fire, and Stunin Cullen has been acquired as the last-minute fill-in on their stallion roster. Graham Court, owner of Pinelea Farm, where Stunin Cullen has…

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Stable change, Ben Laughton

BEN LAUGHTON TRANSFERS TO ROBBIE HOLMES Ben Laughton, who had his first two junior race-drives this month for Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety, is having his first drive for the Leithfield stable of Robbie Holmes behind Maxim at Addington on Thursday. Ben, after working for the last year at West Melton, where he had numerous…

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Ray Sharpe passes from cancer

NZ HARNESS NEWS DEATH OF RAY SHARPE Canterbury horseman Ray Sharpe passed away on Thursday morning after a 15-month battle with kidney cancer. Sharpe, 48, and his family returned to Christchurch in June after living in New York for the best part of a decade. He trained 104 winners in North America in that time, to go with 22 wins accrued…

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