Fifth Edition takes 3rd Winter Cup

FIFTH EDITION MAY RACE IN FFA THEN SPELL Winter cups king Fifth Edition may be kept going for a $12,000 free-for-all at Addington before being freshened for the spring. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety says he’ll have to give┬áthe improved Mach Three gelding a breather. But he doesn’t want to do anything to curb the…

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Art Union sets colts record

ART UNION JOINS STABLEMATE IN RECORD BOOKS Kentuckiana Lodge stablemates, Art Union (colt) and Delightful Lana (filly) have the distinction of holding both NZ age group 2YO pacing marks for the mobile 2600m after racing at Rangiora on Sunday, June 29. Delightful Lana set the fillies mark at Timaru of 3:14.6 when beating the older…

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Stablemates play game of tag

FIFTH EDITION FLYS STABLE FLAG IN WINTER CUP Its a game of changing partners for the Cran Dalgety stablemates chasing the prelude and Peter Yealands Wines Winter Cup spoils at Waterlea Raceway at Blenheim. Nelson Winter Cup winner Fifth Edition was rested as promising 3YO Major Bubbles made the most of a cameo appearance in…

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Bonus wins for age group pacers

STABLE BAGS FOUR WINS IN FOUR DAYS Cran Dalgety’s Kentuckiana Lodge stables made the most of additional age group wins for juvenile pacer Art Union, and 3YO’s, Speights Girl, A Boy Named Rosie and Major Bubbles, over the weekend ending June 15. The brace of short-priced winners advanced Cran to 76 training wins for the…

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NZ TAB opens early Cup market

CHRISTEN ME BEGINS CUP BUILD-UP Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety admits he’s pumped about the well-being and return to training of Hunter Cup hero Christen Me. “He’s had six training runs and its quite exciting. He looks like he could go to the trials next week,” he said. “He’s so well and enthusiastic. He looks…

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Fifth Edition posts track record at Nelson

FIFTH EDITION RUNS RECORD IN NELSON WINTER CUP Fifth Edition, who lowered Piper Heidsieck’s Richmond Park 3000m track record in the C3 and faster $12,259 Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Winter Cup on Sunday, June 8, will try and add the Marlborough Winter Cup to his C.v. on Sunday week. The consistent 4YO Mach Three gelding…

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Katy Perry on mend, Breeders Crown possible ?

KATY PERRY RECUPERATING WTIH LIGHT BEACH REGIME Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety hasn’t ruled out a Australasian Breeders Crown mission for Katy Perry in August, despite the speedy filly ruling herself out of last week’s Harness Jewels. “Time’s on our side for the Breeders Crown but we’ll just see how she is,” he said. “I’ve…

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For The Ladies loving front-end racing

FOR THE LADIES SCORES REPEAT SUNDAY INTERMEDIATE GRADE WIN Hot favourite For The Ladies was too dynamic for her rivals for the second Sunday running in the C2-5 Norjo’s Motorcyles & Jemmett’s Powertoo Service Handicap Pace at the Banks Peninsula meeting at Addington on Sunday, May 25. The 4YO Jereme’s Jet mare made a fast…

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Katy Perry produces ‘firework’ in Sales Pace

KATY PERRY CHASES BACK-TO-BACK RICHES Trainer Cran Dalgety has a good chance at back-to-back age group features with inexpensive yearling buy Katy Perry in the $150,000 RA & JV Yarndley 2YO Diamond at Cambridge next Saturday. Katy Perry, a $17,500 Australasian Classic Yearling Sale buy, landed the $82,814 winning PGG Wrightson Yearling Sales 2YO Fillies…

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