Christen Me booked for Sydney

CHRISTEN ME ALL GO FOR MIRACLE MILE Christen Me, luckless at Addington last Friday, is booked to fly to Sydney next Sunday to take his place in the $A400,000 SEW Eurodrive Miracle Mile at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Saturday, November 30. Trainer Cran Dalgety says he may re-rig the Christian Cullen gelding slightly differently for the Miracle…

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Safedra eludes breeding barn

SAFEDRA TO CONTINUE RACING Good C5 pacing mare Safedra has been given an extended racing career following her impressive win at Addington on November 1. “The owners (Jim and Susan Wakefield) are going to take the punt and race her through,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. The 4YO Mach Three-Sparks A Flyin mare had a booking to…

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Matt Cross chases first/ last win

MATT CROSS TO FOCUS ON TRACKSIDE TRAINING Matt Cross is in the unusual position of possibly gaining his first, and last win, as a junior driver at Addington on Friday night. The Kentuckiana Lodge horseman (pictured) will rein in-form stable runner Big Is Good in the Gotta Go Cullen Mobile Pace for junior drivers, but…

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Locharburn just outside NZ record

LOCHARBURN CLOSE TO ‘LEGEND’ RECORD Emerging 3YO talent Locharburn confirmed his promise by just missing a NZ age group mark for the stand start 2600m at only his fifth race start on Friday, September 27. The well-developed Christian Cullen colt was only 0.1 of a second outside Bit Of A Legend’s NZ age group mark,…

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Christen Me passes first test

┬áCHRISTEN ME TICKING ALL THE BOXES The modern day “Cup” prep is all green lights so far for modern day pacing superstar Christen Me. Trainer Cran Dalgety is replicating the three-race preparation by 2005 Cup winner Mainland Banner _ the only previous New Zealand Cup winner by 1998 Cup hero Christian Cullen. A brilliant speed…

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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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