No ABC heat for “Katy”

KATY PERRY ALLOWED TO BYPASS ABC HEAT Star NZ 2Y0 pacing filly Katy Perry won’t be asked to back up in an Australasian Breeders Crown heat in Victoria this weekend. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety had hoped to start her in a heat at Ballarat but has subsequently decided to give her a week off…

Details

Katy Perry takes out G2 Tatlow Stakes

KATY PERRY WINS VICTORIAN TATLOW STAKES NZ’s highly successful trainer-driver combo of Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety and champion reinsman Dexter Dunn furthered their stunning strike rate at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Saturday, July 19. Precocious filly Katy Perry added to their list of Melton feature race prizes (which three Australasian Breeders Crown titles, Victoria…

Details

Major Bubbles . . . eight from nine

MAJOR BUBBLES HAS SECOND CHANCE AT SUPER SERIES WIN Late 3YO improver Major Bubbles took another winning leap towards the $23,500 ‘Alabar’ Lower Grade Super Series Final at Addington on August 8, with his eighth win from nine starts, at Addington on Friday, July 18. Despite a rise in grade, backers of the $1.30 favourite…

Details

For The Ladies USA-bound

FOR THE LADIES TO HEAD STATE-SIDE Tidy racemare For The Ladies will be lost from NZ racing but should use her quick speed on the North American scene. Owners, The Avon Syndicate, have sold the 4YO Jereme’s Jet-For The Don mare to clients of North American trainer Peter Tritton. For The Ladies was a great…

Details

Katy Perry in Vict. Tatlow Stakes

KATY PERRY RACING AT MELTON ON SATURDAY NIGHT Smart Kentuckiana Lodge filly Katy Perry has travelled well and settled perfectly in Melbourne for a crack at the $A50,505 Garrards Horse & Hound Tatlow Stakes at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Saturday night. “Dex is coming across to drive her so will miss Ashburton on Sunday,” said…

Details

Race on to attain $1 million

CRAN NEARS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE $1 MILLION SEASON Wins last weekend by debutante 2YO fillies, Margarita and Storm Maguire, and another handicap win by Major Bubbles, has Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety in sight of $1 million in stable earnings for the fifth consecutive season. “We’ve got three weeks to go, but we like pressure,” Cran…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details