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NZ CUP DAY COLOUR IMAGE PAGE Photo: Chrissie Dalgety (left), and friends, at the Kentuckiana Lodge table, NZ Cup day 2012. Photo: Trainer Cran Dalgety, and daughter Laura (2nd from left), join the Christen Me team for a post-race photo. Christen Me stretched his win sequence to eight for owners, Vicki Purdon (left) and Charlie…

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Ricky May equals NZ Cup record

RICKY MAY GETS FAVOURITE HOME FOR SIXTH CUP WIN The late Cecil Devine was incredibly proud of his achievement _ a record six New Zealand Cup training and driving wins _ stating in his twilight years that his record wouldn’t be beaten. After modern day Cup hero Ricky May equalled his driving record with Terror…

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Christen Me freshens for 4YO features

¬† CHRISTEN ME FRESHENS AFTER CUP DAY WIN Trainer Cran Dalgety declined an inviation to race Christen Me in the $150,000 Woodlands NZ Free-For-All on Show day, preferring to take a sensible path into the 4YO features with the lightly-raced pacer. “With the all main players staying in the big race, I thought it might…

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Stable edges past $200k for term

BETTOR’S CREEK & FLYING ANVIL DELIVER DOWN SOUTH Success by Bettor’s Creek in the $10,000 Alabar Gold Supporter Mobile Pace at Wyndham on Sunday (Nov. 11) edged this season’s front-running NZ trainer Cran Dalgety over the $200,000 mark in stakes for the term. Cran furthered his lead on the premiership at Wyndham, advancing to 36…

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For The Ladies for Sires series

PROMISING FILLY TO BE GIVEN CHANCE¬† For The Ladies, punching well above her weight with two smart wins from three starts to date for The Avon Syndicate, will be given her chance to qualify for the Alabar Sires’ Stakes 3YO Fillies Final at Auckland next month. Trainer Cran Dalgety confirmed the Sires Stakes is on…

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Double success in grad. heats

ABRAXAS AND FIFTH EDITION IN SHOW DAY FINAL Leading NZ trainer Cran Dalgety will be represented by last-start winners Abraxas and Fifth Edition in the $10,000 maiden final at Addington on Show day after they scored in heats of the graduation series at Rangiora on Thursday, November 8. The Rangiora maiden double took Cran to…

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Bit Of A Legend nice in trial

BIT OF A LEGEND HITS LINE WELL IN TRIAL Bit Of A Legend, last season’s late 2YO star, hit the line well without being extended in his first 3YO outing at the NZ Cup trials at Addington on Wednesday, November 7. The Bettor’s Delight colt settled three spots back on the outer behind last season’s…

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‘Fire’ targets Cup day return

BETTOR’S FIRE WINS WET RANGIORA WORKOUT Five-win pacer Bettor’s Fire had another conditioning run at the Rangiora workouts on Saturday, as he builds to his race return on Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup day. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety says he would prefer to be two weeks ahead with the 4YO Bettor’s Delight gelding, but…

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Cran has upset Addington winner

AWESOME PROSPECT DELIVERS UPSET WIN Leading trainer Cran Dalgety, kicked a goal with 14-1 upset winner Awesome Prospect to end Chevron Cars Direct racenight at Addington on Friday, November 2. Awesome Prospect, a 6YO Live Or Die gelding, had won three of 35 starts for three previous individual trainers, before being sent to Kentuckiana Lodge…

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Christen Me stretches sequence

CHRISTEN ME _ SEVEN IN A ROW ¬†Christen Me’s Christchurch co-owner Vicki Purdon is looking forward to having Auckland co-breeder-owner, Charlie Roberts, join her trackside to watch their rising star perform again during New Zealand Cup week. After winning effortlessly at Addington on Friday, November 2, Christen Me stretched his winning sequence to seven. Photo:…

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