Locharburn, Onlyforyou, star

LOCHARBURN _ UNBEATEN $18,000 BARGAIN Locharburn, untroubled to justify his money back quote at Addington on Friday night, is one of those now bargain buys to slip past the “big buyers” at the New Zealand Yearling Sales. Now unbeaten in four starts and looking every bit as classic contender, Locharburn comes in the mould of…

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‘Flash’ shows benefit of Aussie trip

‘FLASH’ SHOWS BENEFIT OF AUSSIE TRIP Four Starzzz Flash indirectly reaped the rewards for an unsuccessful five start Australian campaign with victory in the Group Three $25,000 Maurice Holmes Vase at Addington on Friday night, September 6. Trainer Cran Dalgety, “rapt” for the horse to secure an automatic New Zealand Cup start courtesy of conditions…

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Onlyforyou makes up for lost time

ONLYFORYOU BACK WITH STYLISH WIN Onlyforyou, the first of four Cran Dalgety-trained winners at Addington on Friday, September 6, looks ready to make up for lost time after a viral complaint derailed her 3YO racing in March. The former top 2YO filly settled last, was drawn seven wide in the run home, but rounded up…

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‘Flash’ Cup ranking no concern

FOUR STARZZZ FLASH NEEDS TO MAKE TOP 15 Kentuckiana Lodge mentor Cran Dalgety has no concerns with Four Starzzz Flash initally being ranked 22nd for the $650,000 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup at Addington on November 12. “I don’t see it as a problem. We’ve got time. If his form is good enough he’ll be…

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Bit Of A Legend out for five weeks

BIT OF A LEGEND COULD RETURN FOR NZ FFA Bit Of A Legend, the first pacing colt to win back-to-back 2 and 3YO Australasian Breeders Crowns, returns to Canterbury this week for a well-earned break. “He stopped off in Auckland for a few days before coming home,” said Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety. “He’ll have…

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‘Legend’ creates ABC history

BIT OF A LEGEND FIRST COLT TO WIN BOTH FINALS Leading NZ trainer Cran Dalgety extended his love affair with the Australasian Breeders Crown when raging favourite Bit Of A Legend created a small piece of history on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Bit Of A Legend, last year’s gritty 2YO colts and geldings winner, became…

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Two more for Perth

TWO MORE SOLD FOR WA RACING Five win handicap pacer Awesome Prospect and capable filly/mare Sonatina have been sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable to Perth interests. Awesome Prospect, who last won at Forbury in January, beating Cast Off Courage, won six races and just over $40,000 in NZ for former Gore owners, Charlton…

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Cran Dalgety premiership winner

CRAN DALGETY DESERVED TITLE WINNER Cran Dalgety’s positive attitude is one of his most endearing qualities. Inside the tack room at Kentuckiana Lodge, Cran keeps reminding himself that nothing is impossible. He regularly reinforces the inspirational words on his wall, cleverly inscribed. “Shoot for the moon. If you miss, at least you’ll end up among…

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