Donegal Kahlum runs 1:54.9 mile second-up

It was mission accomplished for promising Bettor’s Delight filly Donegal Kahlum with a 1:54.9 winning mile mark at Winton on Saturday, March 14. West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety, and the filly’s owner, wife Chrissie Dalgety, sent her to Winton for a chance at a useful mile mark. She exceeded expectations, breaking Miss McIvor’s Winton 3YO…

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Addington business as usual for Dexter & Cran

DEXTER WINS FOUR, INCLUDING KENTUCKIANA LODGE DOUBLE, AT ADDINGTON World champion driver Dexter Dunn celebrated a return to Addington Raceway with a four-win haul at the Timaru Harness Racing Club’s meeting on Thursday, March 12. Dexter continued his whirlwind form, just under two weeks after securing the world title in Australia and less than a…

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Auckland Cup victory wraps up 2nd Grand Circuit

CHRISTEN ME, 2015 AUCKLAND CUP & BACK-TO-BACK AUSTRALASIAN GRAND CIRCUIT CHAMPION Auckland Cup champ Christen Me was excited to be back in his own paddock at Kentuckiana Lodge on Sunday morning. Trainer Cran Dalgety reported the glamour pacer flew back into Christchurch on Saturday night, ending nearly three months of competion to wrap up back-to-back…

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Adore Me becomes world’s fastest mare

CHRISTEN ME’S CLOSE RELATIVE BECOMES FASTEST MARE IN THE WORLD _ 1:47.7 (1609m). If Natalie Rasmussen set out to make Tabcorp Park Menangle her own today with three successive winners, she was overshadowed by one of the greatest pacers ever seen in the Southern Hemisphere. . . . And one of the greatest race-winning performances…

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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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