Trent Lethaby gains first trial wins

NEWCOMER TRENT LETHABY IN FORM AT TRIALS New Kentuciana Lodge trials driver Trent Lethaby notched his trial wins, with back-to-back winning efforts, at Rangiora on Tuesday, March 25. Trent, a son of former Canterbury reinsman Brett Hampton (latterly based in North America) and Sarah Lethaby (sister of West Melton trainers, Jason and Scott), gained a…

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Christen Me is Grand Circuit champion

CHRISTEN ME HAS UNASSAILABLE GRAND CIRCUIT LEAD Last month’s Group One $A400,000 Hunter Cup winner Christen Me has been confirmed as this season’s Australasian Grand Circuit pacing champ even before Friday’s Trillian Trust Auckland Cup. The top Kentuckiana Lodge pacer has accumulated an unassailable lead ahead of those contesting the Auckland Cup, the final Grand…

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Flying Isa trots 1:53.2 at Menangle

FLYING ISA AUSTRALASIAN TROT MILE RECORD HOLDER NZ-owned squaregaiter Flying Isa is the new Australasian mile trot record holder after a blazing front-running romp in 1:53.2 at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Tuesday, March 4. Flying Isa, now with the Belinda McCarthy stable, missed a start in last Sunday’s $A200,000 Glenferrie Farm Challenge as Keystone Del…

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Supriya first winner for sire

CHANGEOVER OFF MARK AS SIRE Supriya, a first crop daughter of 2009 New Zealand Pacer of the Year Changeover (1:53.4), became her sire’s first winner with an easy 5 1/2 lengths win in the 2YO Fillies Pace at Winton on Tuesday, February 25. Changeover, who stands at Nevele R Stud, had previously had seven individual…

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2014 Aust. Classic Yearling Sales details

2014 AUSTRALASIAN CLASSIC YEARLING SALES RESULTS Details from the Australasian Classic Yearling Sales, held at Karaka, south Auckland, on February 17, 2014, in lot order: 1 Rise To Success (B f Great Success-Petite Sunrise), Warren Rich, Hamilton, $14,000. 2 Bite The Bullet (Br c Mach Three-Pistol Packing Mama), R J Dunn, Chritchurch, $25,000. 3 War…

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Rosie boy wins 1:55.8 maiden

A BOY NAMED ROSIE DELIVERS 1:55.8 ASHBURTON MILE A Boy Named Rosie ran the going rate for a maiden mile at Ashburton with a 1:55.8 effort to justify his hot favouritism at Ashburton on Saturday, February 8. On a day where Venus Serena lowered Adore Me’s NZ 3YO fillies mile mark to 1:52.2, and Follow…

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Chanelle Bromac finds form

CHANELLE BROMAC LIFTS ON CENTRALĀ  CIRCUIT Chanelle Bromac, who scored a winning double at Manawatu this week, will try and add to her hot Central Districts form this month. “Mike O’Brien (caretaker) said he can add to her picket fence formline,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. Chanelle Bromac, a 4YO daughter of Mach Three and Congo…

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