World champion Dexter shows his class

Kentuckiana Lodge stable driver Dexter Dunn had the 2015 World Drivers Championship parcelled up going into the final heat at Menangle on Sunday, March 1 but that didn’t stop him winning again. The newly-crowned world champ finished the series with another class exhibition, securing the one-one sit with Global View and clearing away in his…

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“Red” delivers first Addington win

Jeremy Markham, who gave up a potential radio journalism career for the outdoor life in harness racing, notched his first Addington victory with Donegal Kahlum on Thursday, February 26. “Red” racked up his fifth career win with the short-priced $1.80 debutante, a 3YO sister to former good Kentuckiana Lodge winner Bettor’s Creek (1:56.1, 10 wins).…

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‘Lana’ & Art Union qualify for finals

DELIGHTFUL LANA & ART UNION IN NSW FINALS Kentuckiana Lodge stablemates, Delightful Lana (first) and Art Union (second) are through to next Sunday’s $A200,000 NSW Oaks and Derby Finals respectively after their heats at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Saturday, February 21. Delightful Lana (Bettor’s Delight-Long Live Lana), after setting in the one-one sit early, moved…

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Christen Me to race next week

CHRISTEN ME PLEASES IN HOPPLED RUN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has given reigning Grand Circuit champ Christen Me the green light to trial on Tuesday. Christen Me pleased his trainer in his first fast work on Friday morning, after a slight muscle flare-up forced his withdrawal from the Menangle Interdominions a week ago. “Christen…

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2015 NZ Yearling Sales details, day two

2015 NZ YEARLING SALES DETAILS, DAY TWO Sales details from day two of the 2015 NZ Premier Yearling Sales from the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on February 18: 321 A/c Styx Stables, Christchurch: Styx Jaffa (Br c American Ideal-Kamwood Gem), passed (res. $25,000). 322 A/c Gower Terraces Farm Partnership, Cheviot: Smartly Spoken (B c…

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Christen Me likely to race on March 1

CHRISTEN ME HAVING HIT-OUT ON FRIDAY Glamour Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Christen Me is due to have his first hoppled workout for the week on Friday. Last season’s Hunter Cup, and this season’s NZ Free-For-All, Miracle Mile and Victoria Cup winner has been jogged this week. The minor muscle flare-up in his hind quarters last week,…

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NZ Yearling Sales details, day one

2015 NZ YEARLING SALES DETAILS, DAY ONE, CHRISTCHURCH Sales details from day one of the 2015 NZ Premier Yearling Sales at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on Tuesday, February 17: 142 A/c I L & Mrs C J Lochhead, Weedons: Windsor (B c Monarchy-Valley Of The Moon), passed (res. $18,000). 143 A/c J M…

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Australasian Classic Yearling Sales details

2015 AUSTRALASIAN CLASSIC YEARLING SALES DETAILS Sales details from the 2015 Australasian Classic Yearling Sales at Karaka, South Auckland, on Monday, February 16: 1 A/c Breckon Farms, Ohaupo: Voltaire (B c Bettor’s Delight-Veste), M McKendry (as agent), Auckland, $100,000. 2 A/c Alta Breeding Co. Ltd, Waiau Pa: Alta Roulette (B c Bettor’s Delight-Whambam), T Vince,…

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‘Lana’ contesting NSW Oaks

DELIGHTFUL LANA IN 4th NSW OAKS HEAT Kentuckiana Lodge filly Delightful Lana has drawn the five barrier in the Fourth $A20,400 New South Wals Oaks Heat over 2400m at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Saturday night. The Bettor’s Delight-Long Live Lana filly has dodged top fellow Kiwi filly Fight For Glory in the heats, but will…

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