Katy Perry leaves stable for Australia

KATY PERRY TO TRY HER LUCK WITH SHANE TRITTON Katy Perry has had an ownership restructure and moved on to the Newcastle stables of Shane Tritton. Last year’s PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 2YO Fillies Final and Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO fillies winner flew to Sydney earlier this week. The Bettor’s Delight filly was twice…

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Glitzy Gal close to 3YO fillies record

GLITZY GAL TURNS ON THE GLAM IN FAST MAIDEN VICTORY Glitzy Gal enhanced her future broodmare potential markedly by rating 1:58.2 (2400m) for her maiden win at Ashburton on Sunday, May 31. Unlucky in her lead-up racing for Breckon Farms-The Good Sports Syndicate, the richly-bred Glitzy Gal (3f Bettor’s Delight-Diamonds N Gold) responded to a…

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Kentuckiana Jewels hopes on target

JEWELS RUNNERS DIDN’T NEED ASHBURTON WORKOUTS BURN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety elected to miss the Ashburton Harness Jewels workouts with contenders, Art Union, On The Town, and Chevrons Champion, in view of their regular latest racing. But the West Melton mentor says they’re all on target to be at their best on the big…

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Chevrons Champion secures Jewels spot

CHEVRONS CHAMPION CONFIRMS JEWELS STARTING POSITION Kentuckiana Lodge filly Chevrons Champion has confirmed her spot in the $150,000 Ashburton Guardian & Inkwise NZ 2YO Jewels Diamond on May 31. The daughter of champion sire Bettor’s Delight and Christian Cullen’s unraced sister Dreamsaregold (In The Pocket-Pleasant Franco) advanced to seventh on the Jewels leaderboard after scoring…

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Track record for Art Union

ART UNION CRUISES CLEAR IN RECORD RUN Class 3YO Art Union returned from a brief let-up with a Gore track record on a rain-affected track on Monday, April 27. The Art Major colt underlined the strength of this term’s 3YO crop when he turned around a seventh of eight in Have Faith In Me’s NZ…

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Donegal Kahlum for WA Oaks

DONEGAL KAHLUM JOINS GREG BOND IN WA Southland Oaks runnerup Donegal Kahlum has joined the West Australian stables of Greg and Skye Bond in time to target the $A150,000 West Australian Oaks at Gloucester Park on May 8. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety said he would have loved to have continued racing her here but…

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Christen Me rates 1:54.6 in ffa

CHRISTEN ME WINS ON TOUGHEST TRIP IN ADDINGTON FREE-FOR-ALL Hot favourite and two-time Grand Circuit pacing champion Christen Me overcame a parked trip on a 1:54.6 mile rate to win win again at Addington on Friday, March 27. There was only a head in it at the finish of the $25,000 The Gordon Roxburgh Free-For-All,…

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Donegal Kahlum fine after wasp attack

PROMISING FILLY RECOVERS FROM WASP STINGS Donegal Kahlum has seemingly recovered from a freakish wasp attack after her track record 1:54.9 mile for a three-year-old pacing filly at Winton last Saturday. “It was one of those things that was a million-to-one chance of happening,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. “She was being led into the swab…

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