Christen Me equals NZ record in Vase

CHRISTEN ME JOINS STABLEMATES AS 2600m RECORD-HOLDER Kentuckiana Lodge superstars, past and present, own three of four shared New Zealand 4YO or older male marks after Christen Me’s brilliant Maurice Holmes Vase win at Addington on Friday night, September 9, 2014. The unusual occurrence was made possible when Christen Me equalled the fastest NZ stand…

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Cran now top NZ ABC trainer

CRAN DALGETY ONE AHEAD OF GEOFF SMALL & MARK PURDON The news gets even better for Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety, who has edged one win ahead of Patumahoe’s Geoff Small and Rolleston’s Mark Purdon as NZ’s most successful trainers of Group One Breeders Crown Final winners. Cran moved to five Crown victories after Katy Perry’s hard…

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Cup pacer resumes with sizzling final mile

CHRISTEN ME JOGS TO NATIONAL HANDICAP VICTORY Hunter Cup star Christen Me showed his class edge coming off 30m for an effortless victory in the Harcourts Grenadier City Office National Handicap at Addington on Friday, August 22. New Zealand Derby winner Locharburn, driven positively by Blair Orange first-up against the older open class free-for-allers, ensured…

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Dual ABC lead-up success for stable

BIT OF A LEGEND, KATY PERRY, WIN CROWN RACES Bit Of A Legend gave his army of supporters little cause for concern, first-up at the races since last December, in a $A8455 Empire Stallions Breeders Crown Series Heat at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Bettor’s Delight entire wasn’t rushed early by…

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Bit Of A Legend back for ABC bid

BIT OF A LEGEND RETURNING TO MELBOURNE Forgotten star Bit Of A Legend is booked to return to Melbourne on Wednesday to chase a unique piece of Australasian Breeders Crown history. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety today unveiled details of a late decision for Bit Of A Legend to join 2YO filly stablemate Katy Perry…

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Major Bubbles ends campaign on high

MAJOR BUBBLES EARNS LENGTHY SPELL  The promising career of Major Bubbles is on hold until next year. Trainer Cran Dalgety has sent the Art Major gelding for a well-earned long spell after notching his ninth win from 10 starts in the $22,005 Alabar Super Series Open Pace at Addington on Friday, August 8. Major Bubbles,…

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Cran has fifth $1 million season

WINNING ADDINGTON DOUBLE EXTENDS SEASONAL TALLY PAST $1 MILLION Trainer Cran Dalgety and driver Dexter Dunn gave their last two races at Addington on Friday, July 25, Group One-like focus as they lifted Kentuckiana Lodge stables to their fifth consecutive $1 million season. Cran was hopeful four starters on Friday would earn just over $10,000…

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