Fillies return for Addington, Jan. 31

DELIGHTFUL LANA, KATY PERRY, FOR PGG NZ SALES SERIES PACE Delightful Lana and Katy Perry have returned to their Kentuckiana Lodge base after racing in the Alabar Sires Stakes 3YO Final at Auckland last month. “They’ll prep up for the $175,000 PGG Wrightson NZ Sales Series Pace at Addington on January 30th,” said trainer Cran…

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Christen Me gets green light for Bendigo

BENDIGO CUP START CONFIRMED AFTER ASHBURTON TRIAL Trainer Cran Dalgety has given Miracle Mile winner Christen Me a green light to resume racing in the $A50,505 Bendigo Cup on Saturday week, January 17, after trialling at Ashburton on Tuesday, January 7. “Yes, he felt well on track today, so bring on Bendigo,” Cran said after…

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Southland Oaks looms for record holder

BETTOR THINK TWICE SETS TRACK MARK AT OMAKAU Bettor Think Twice took another step towards $45,000 Southland Oaks contention on April 12 with an Omakau 2000m track record of 2:25.8 at the picturesque Central Otago venue on January 2. The diminutive but richly-bred daughter of Bettor’s Delight and Rona Lorraine rated 1:57.3 for the sprint…

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Jeremy Markham lands first pacing winner

“RED” SALUTES @ RANGIORA It was a while coming but Kentuckiana Lodge junior driver Jeremy “Red” Markham had good reason to celebrate on New Year’s Eve after landing his first raceday pacing winner at Rangiora on Wednesday. Jeremy had previously won races driving squaregaiters, trained by his father Carl, including Diggerboy (one) and Jean Sebastien…

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Bit Of A Legend back on top in FFA

BIT OF A LEGEND JUSTIFIES SHORT QUOTE¬† Bit Of A Legend, as expected, made the most of racing a second-tier free-for-all field at Addington on December 19 to make a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure. Trainer Cran Dalgety was confident the former dual Australasian Breeders Crown winner was returning to his best after increasing…

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