‘Mac’ upstages Christen Me in Hannon

MIGHTY FLYING MAC COMES OF AGE IN HANNON MEMORIAL VICTORY Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has his first Hannon Memorial winner but not the one most expected at Oamaru on Sunday, September 13. Cran prepared the quinella with Mighty Flying Mac ($32-to-one)┬áhaving a well-timed dab at hot favourite Christen Me inside the final 100m and…

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Fifth Edition to race in a few months

FIFTH EDITION WILL RETURN AFTER SETBACK Fifth Edition, another tight class pacer in Cran Dalgety’s Kentuckiana Lodge team, is missing the first three months of the season. The 6YO Mach Three-Angela Patron gelding was a big improver last year but hasn’t raced since finishing third off 35m behind Mossdale Conner (10m) and Johnny Fox (front)…

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Art Union impresses in 4YO debut

ART UNION TO HAVE TWO-WEEK BREAK UNTIL NEXT RACE Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety won’t return Art Union to the track this week after his strength-sapping victory at Addington last Friday. “I won’t race him this Friday as it was such a big run first-up,” Cran said. “He couldn’t have done that last season so…

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Horse of the Year wins trial

HORSE OF YEAR CHRISTEN ME RESUMES WITH PACEWORK TRIAL Christen Me, confirmed as 2015 NZ Harness Horse of the Year at the Harness Racing Awards in Christchurch last Saturday, launched himself into a new racing term at the Addington trials on Monday, August 10. While some were surprised to see the superstar stepping out in…

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I Will Rock You in Melbourne

I WILL ROCK YOU HAS CHANGE OF PLAN Last Friday’s Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO colts and geldings Addington heat winner I Will Rock You left for Melbourne on Monday. The Rock N Roll Heaven gelding had a change of plan after winning his ABC qualifier last week. “Brendan James (Melbourne co-owner) knows he can’t win…

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Bonus ABC heat win for juvenile

BONUS WIN FOR I WILL ROCK YOU & STEVIE GOLDING I Will Rock You was basically untroubled to notch a bonus 2YO win in a two-horse the $5000 Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO colts and geldings heat at Addington on Friday, July 24. Leading junior driver Stevie Golding was also handed a bonus victory in his…

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