Cran considers options for Alpha Rock

ALPHA ROCK TO CONTEST PREMIER ADDINGTON RACING, OR HEAD SOUTH FOR SUPREMACY Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is considering his April options with “the big Rock”, known as Alpha, after the giant-sized 3YO won again at Motukarara on Sunday, March 28. This time, Alpha Rock came with one sustained home-stretch sprint to wear down Marshal…

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Luke McCarthy to drive ‘Daisy’ in Final

LUKE McCARTHY DRIVING MILLWOOD DAISY IN GOLD TIARA FINAL Top NSW horseman Luke McCarthy, who combined with NZ filly Millwood Daisy to win their Bathurst Gold Tiara Heat last Thursday, will retain the drive in Saturday night’s $A100,000 final. Champion Kiwi driver Dexter Dunn will remain in Christchurch to drive on Addington’s Easter Cup night,…

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Millwood Daisy off to Bathurst Tiara

MILLWOOD DAISY TRYING FOR BATHURST GOLD TIARA Kentuckiana Lodge 2YO pacing filly Millwood Daisy is set to tackle the Bathurst Gold Tiara over the next two weeks. A last-start Winton winner in 1:59.6 on February 27, the improving daughter of Art Major and former top 3YO filly Millwood Meg (1:53.5, 19 wins & $415,667) is…

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Mighty Flying Mac having change of scenery

MIGHTY FLYING MAC BEING BEACH-TRAINED FOR EASTER CUP Well-performed Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Mighty Flying Mac is being prepared for the Easter Cup by the Robert Dunn stable at Woodend Beach, under the direction of John Dunn. “We’re happy with that,” said former trainer Cran Dalgety. Cran’s wife Chrissie still retains a share in this season’s…

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Talkerup to freshen after trip south

TALKERUP GIVEN CHANCE TO FRESHEN Trainer Cran Dalgety is to give promising 3YO filly Talkerup a two-week freshener after she lightened up after her return road trip south to Winton last weekend. “The trip down had a few delays and took 10 hours and 40 minutes.” “Its a long time without any drink or nourishment.”…

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Christen Me bright but has no specific plan

CHRISTEN ME IN LIGHT WORK AND LOOKING GOOD  Dual Australasian Grand Circuit pacing champ Christen Me is looking bright and enjoying the warm West Melton summer. “He’s being exercised daily and looks good,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. “But we have no specific target,” “It wasn’t our plan but we’ve missed all the major races this…

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