Stable has sixth win of season

BLACK REGAL PRINCESS SHOWS TOUGHNESS IN TIMARU WINDSTORM West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety picked up his sixth win for the new term when Black Regal Princess continued her useful spring in a windstorm at Timaru on Sunday, October 5. Black Regal Princess added another string to her bow by backing up for the third week…

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Black Regal Princess adds to record

BLACK REGAL PRINCESS HAS HER 2ND WIN OF SEASON Black Regal Princess, a younger half-sister to former New Zealand Cup starter Smooth Trickster, isn’t a patch on her illustrious male sibling, but is giving owners Gavin and Margaret Case, and their son Michael, some early season fun. She only began racing in late June and notched…

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Darren Keast scores first win

KENTUCKIANA LODGE JUNIOR DARREN KEAST NOTCHES FIRST WIN Kentuckiana Lodge-based junior Darren Keast scored his first tote win with the Nigel McGrath-trained maiden Jeanie Pops, at the Rangiora HRC meeting at Addington on Thursday, September 17, 2015. “We would have liked him to get his first with one of ours, but it didn’t quite work…

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‘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) having 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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