Christen Me out of Inter Dominion

FAVOURITE WITHDRAWN FROM INTER DOMINION Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety was forced to withdraw early Inter Dominion favourite Christen Me from the series on Saturday morning. “Its just bad timing,” Cran said. “He has just brushed up an area on the top of his hind quarters, which we believe he’s done in the paddock.” “We…

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Smiling Shard’s 2YO half-brother qualifies

SMILING SHARD’S HALF-BROTHER QUALIFIES AT ASHBURTON Linton Shard, a 2YO half-brother to former outstanding Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Smiling Shard (p2, 1:53.7) and last month’s Premier Mares Championship winner Pemberton Shard (1:55.2), qualified for the same stable with a 1:58.6 mile at Ashburton on Tuesday. A gelded son of former New Zealand Cup winner Changeover (1:53.4),…

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For The Ladies shines in US

FOR THE LADIES WINS $35,000 MARES RACE AT YONKERS, NEW YORK Ex-Kentuckiana Lodge mare For The Ladies took her lifetime earnings past $US100,000 when she won the $US35,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Saturday (NZ time). She was notching her second North American win in four starts this year…

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Delightful Lana justifies favouritism

DELIGHTFUL LANA HAS TENACIOUS GRASS TRACK WIN Delightful Lana’s grass track win against hardy intermediate grade pacers over 2810m at Motukarara on Thursday, January 22, was satisfying on two counts. While basically a conditioning run for the $175,000 PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 3YO Fillies Pace over 1950m at Addington next Friday, she confirmed her…

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On The Town leads domestic treble

ON THE TOWN KICKS OFF DOMESTIC TREBLE Debut filly On The Town emerged as a possible Nevele R Fillies contender with an impressive win in the Christchurch Casino Mobile Pace at Addington on Friday, January 16. Eased to third last early, the daughter of Bettor’s Delight and Funontherun improved to lead at the 500m and…

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