Extreme Stride, Buzinga, make Jewels cut-off

EXTREME STRIDE & BUZINGA JOIN SEVEN-STRONG JEWELS TEAM FOR STABLE Extreme Stride and Buzinga, the lightly-raced respective Addington and Oamaru winners for the Cran Dalgety stable over the weekend, will now be Harness Jewels-bound for Cambridge. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has confirmed a seven-strong contingent will represent the stable at Cambridge on Saturday week.…

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Kentuckiana Lodge filly leaves Listed winner

BETTOR MOVE IT LEAVES LISTED 2YO WINNER Last Friday’s feature race double at Auckland and Addington didn’t provide Kentuckiana Lodge with a win but they have a connection to the Listed $146,250 PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 2YO Fillies Final winner, Havtime. Chrissie Dalgety, wife of trainer Cran Dalgety, co-bred Havtime with partners, Margaret and…

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Buzinga debut winner for Southlands Oaks-winning dam

BUZINGA FIRST-UP WINNER FOR SAFEDRA Invercargill debut 2YO filly winner Buzinga stormed home from the fourth line on Saturday, April 5, to provide 2013 Southland Oaks-winning dam Safedra with her first winner. Buzinga is the first to race for Safedra (Mach Three-Sparks A Flyin), a well-performed half-sister to Diomedes (1:57.5, 12 wins & $87,994), Empyrean (1:56.2,…

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Bettor Joy wins second Nevele R Heat

BETTOR  JOY JUSTIFIES FAVOURITISM IN ADDINGTON NEVELE R HEAT Smart three-year-old Bettor Joy again showed her class and in the process provided catch-driver, Sam Ottley, with a bonus feature win in the Nevele R Fillies Heat at Addington on Friday, April 20. With Dexter Dunn unable to attend due to Auckland’s Alexandra Park premier meeting…

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Half-brother to King Of Swing shows promise

KING OF SWING’S HALF-BROTHER TO QUALIFY NEXT WEEK Extreme Stride, an unqualified half-brother by champion sire Bettor’s Delight to Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO boy champion and WA Derby winner King Of Swing (1:55.1, eight wins from 15 starts for $357,251), is moving in the right direction. The second foal from former top filly Twist And…

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Cran wins another with Armalight family

LONDON DELIGHT EXTENDS CRAN’S RECORD WITH ARMALIGHT FAMILY London Delight, the latest Kentuckiana Lodge maiden winner at Motukarara on Monday, April 2, belongs to a family that has been good for trainer Cran Dalgety. The 3YO daughter of champion sire Bettor’s Delight is the second to race and second winner from Arma Nightingale (Christian Cullen-Berkleigh…

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Bettor Joy back on top

BETTOR JOY BOUNCES BACK WITH FORBURY NEVELE R HEAT WIN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety could breath a sigh of relief after Bettor Joy’s gritty Nevele R Fillies Heat win at Forbury on Thursday night. Cran felt the smart filly had bounced back after a slight viral bug was found to have affected her performance…

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Hundie delivers second grass track win

HUNDIE DELIVERS AS SHORT-PRICED FAVOURITE AT WAIMATE The drums were beating for Hundie at Waimate on Sunday after his luckless showing at Addington a week previously, and he duly delivered for his army of supporters. Although only a neck separated $1.80 favourite Hundie and experienced eight-win south pacer Groomsman at the finish, Hundie held the…

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