Locharburn injured

NZ HARNESS NEWS, SEPTEMBER 1, LOCHARBURN INJURED, LIKELY TO MISS SEASON Injury has struck down open-class pacer Locharburn as he was shaping well for a New Zealand Cup campaign. Amberley trainer Kevin Chapman said on Friday that the rugged stayer was probably out for the season after a tendon problem flared last week. “He had a little bit of…

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Betterthancheddar has first NZ winner

NZ HARNESS NEWS, AUGUST 31, 2017 HALF-BROTHER TO HIGHVIEW TOMMY IS SIRE’S FIRST WINNER Enigmatic pacer Waytogo Bruno delivered on his promise in a big way at Alexandra Park, Auckland, on Thursday evening and in the process gave sire Betterthancheddar his first New Zealand winner. The half-brother to former star pacer and now stallion Highview Tommy…

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USA trot stallion wins Rangiora trial

NZ HARNESS NEWS, AUGUST 31, 2017 IMPORTED AMERICAN STALLION WINS FIRST NZ TRIAL  The ranks of New Zealand’s open class trotters are about to receive a breath of fresh air with the impending debut of the imported Aldebaran Eagle. The American-bred, Australian-owned Muscle Hill entire made his first public appearance in New Zealand a winning one at the Rangiora…

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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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