Christen Me to race next week

CHRISTEN ME PLEASES IN HOPPLED RUN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has given reigning Grand Circuit champ Christen Me the green light to trial on Tuesday. Christen Me pleased his trainer in his first fast work on Friday morning, after a slight muscle flare-up forced his withdrawal from the Menangle Interdominions a week ago. “Christen…

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2015 NZ Yearling Sales details, day two

2015 NZ YEARLING SALES DETAILS, DAY TWO Sales details from day two of the 2015 NZ Premier Yearling Sales from the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on February 18: 321 A/c Styx Stables, Christchurch: Styx Jaffa (Br c American Ideal-Kamwood Gem), passed (res. $25,000). 322 A/c Gower Terraces Farm Partnership, Cheviot: Smartly Spoken (B c…

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Christen Me likely to race on March 1

CHRISTEN ME HAVING HIT-OUT ON FRIDAY Glamour Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Christen Me is due to have his first hoppled workout for the week on Friday. Last season’s Hunter Cup, and this season’s NZ Free-For-All, Miracle Mile and Victoria Cup winner has been jogged this week. The minor muscle flare-up in his hind quarters last week,…

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NZ Yearling Sales details, day one

2015 NZ YEARLING SALES DETAILS, DAY ONE, CHRISTCHURCH Sales details from day one of the 2015 NZ Premier Yearling Sales at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on Tuesday, February 17: 142 A/c I L & Mrs C J Lochhead, Weedons: Windsor (B c Monarchy-Valley Of The Moon), passed (res. $18,000). 143 A/c J M…

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Australasian Classic Yearling Sales details

2015 AUSTRALASIAN CLASSIC YEARLING SALES DETAILS Sales details from the 2015 Australasian Classic Yearling Sales at Karaka, South Auckland, on Monday, February 16: 1 A/c Breckon Farms, Ohaupo: Voltaire (B c Bettor’s Delight-Veste), M McKendry (as agent), Auckland, $100,000. 2 A/c Alta Breeding Co. Ltd, Waiau Pa: Alta Roulette (B c Bettor’s Delight-Whambam), T Vince,…

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‘Lana’ contesting NSW Oaks

DELIGHTFUL LANA IN 4th NSW OAKS HEAT Kentuckiana Lodge filly Delightful Lana has drawn the five barrier in the Fourth $A20,400 New South Wals Oaks Heat over 2400m at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Saturday night. The Bettor’s Delight-Long Live Lana filly has dodged top fellow Kiwi filly Fight For Glory in the heats, but will…

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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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