Rangiora double on Super Sunday

SUPABET AND ORL BLACK TOO GOOD The Kentuckiana Lodge team achieved a 100 percent winning day on the home front at Rangiora, on Breeders Crown day Sunday, August 18, delivering with maiden Supabet and former smart juvenile Orl Black. Driver Jack Trainor made the most of a wide front row draw with Supabet, leading early,…

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Dual Forbury success

NZ SEASON UNDER WAY WITH DOUBLE It was green lights for runners with shades of green in the Kentuckiana Lodge stable of Cran Dalgety at the Forbury Park meeting on Thursday, August 16. The stable notched their first two wins of the domestic season with Donegal Chokin and Rockin Roll Lad, both wearing green owners…

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Bit Of A Legend inside age group rec.

LEGEND UNOFFICIALLY INSIDE AGE RECORD Bit Of A Legend settled for fourth against the older 2-7 win pacers at Auckland on Friday July 27, but kept his Australasian Breeders Crown aspirations high by unofficially going inside the NZ age group 1700m record. The Bettor’s Delight colt couldn’t match the promising Steven Reid-trained Kiwi Ideal, who…

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Murray Howard retains Legend drive

MURRAY HOWARD TO KEEP SEAT WARM Experienced Kentuckiana Lodge horseman Murray Howard has retained the drive behind Melbourne-bound juvenile Bit Of A Legend at Auckland on Friday night, with the Yearling Sales 2YO Open pace winner meeting a significantly stronger line-up. “Murray loved win his run to win around Alexandra Park on Sunday, so he…

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Dexter surpasses $2 million barrier

DEXTER ACHIEVES NEW MILESTONE Wins by the half-brothers, Rockin Roll Lad (Forbury) and Blazin N Cullen (Addington) on July 19-20, paved the way for champion driver Dexter Dunn to smash through the $2 million seasonal barrier, on Friday night. Rockin Roll Lad, for the Cran Dalgety stable, was his only winner on the eight-race Forbury…

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Stable wins fifth Crown heat

ONLYFORYOU CRUISES  IN RANGIORA HEAT Onlyforyou, a leading contender for NZ 2YO Pacing Filly Of The Year honours, was untroubled to book a spot in the Blue Chip Farms Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO Fillies semi-finals with a soft win at Rangiora on Sunday, July 15. It was only a matter of turning up for Onlyforyou…

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Team dominate Breeders Crown heats

‘K L’ TEAM DOMINATE BREEDERS CROWN HEATS Top trainer-driver team, Cran Dalgety and Dexter Dunn, are shooting for their fifth Australasian Breeders Crown heat wins, within the space of three days at Rangiora on Sunday, July 15. Top 2YO filly Onlyforyou looks too advanced for two inexperienced rivals in her Rangiora Crown heat (for Sunday’s…

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Stablemates win north ABC heats

CHANELLE BROMAC EARNS “BLACK TYPE” Chanelle Bromac earned new “black type” for her family pedigree page with a front-running 1:59 mile win in a Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO fillies heat at Cambridge on Thursday, July 12. It was a case of mission accomplished for both Cran Dalgety-trained juveniles in the two ABC heats at Cambridge.…

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Dexter wins five, Cran wins three

SUCCESSFUL NIGHT FOR IN-FORM COMBO NZ’s ace driver Dexter Dunn was in spectacular form at Addington on Friday, July 6, emerging from the fog with a five-win spree. Dexter book-ended both the first, and last, at Addington with Cran Dalgety stable runners (Christen Me and Orl Black), while the Kentuckiana Lodge team also won at…

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Its a celebration . . . 100 wins

CRAN DALGETY STABLE ACHIEVES MILESTONE Cran Dalgety had cause for Hawaiian holiday celebrations after learning he had broken through the 100-win barrier for the first time in a single season at Timaru on Sunday, July 8, 2012. The Kentuckiana Lodge trainer had no fears leaving the Canterbury winter for a couple of weeks, even though…

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