Baileys Rock paces NZ record

BAILEYS ROCK SETS NZ 3YO RECORD AT ASHBURTON ON BOXING DAY The progressive Jim and Susan Wakefield-owned 3YO Baileys Rock lowered a long-standing NZ record for the 2400m from a stand start at Ashburton on Boxing Day for driver Nathan Purdon. Baileys Rock, a black gelding by champion sire Bettor’s Delight in the West Melton…

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Raukapuka Ruler owners in for the long ride

RUAKAPUKA RULER DELIVERS FOR EARLY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS Raukapuka Ruler, again was well above average delivering for his army of supporters at Addington on Friday, December 23, sparked early Christmas celebrations for his owners, the Colt 45 Syndicate. The syndicate have enjoyed a great pre-Christmas ride with the promising Bettor’s Delight colt. Although they would love…

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Mighty Flying Mac for Victoria

MIGHTY FLYING MAC LEAVES FOR AUSSIE Successful Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Mighty Flying Mac left West Melton on Thursday, November 24, for his new home in Victoria. A winner of nearly $250,000 in New Zealand, mostly for the Cran Dalgety stable, he is to team up with expatriate Kaiapoi trainer Brent Lilley. “He’s been a good…

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Cran equals best with five Timaru wins

CRAN DALGETY EQUALS BEST NUMBER OF WINS ON SINGLE PROGRAMME Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety emultated his best numerical training performance on a single race programme with a five-win spree at Timaru on Saturday, November 19, 2016. “If you keep turning up enough sometimes you get a little quid,” said the modest mentor. “I was…

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