Chokin relative wins 2YO qualifier

DONEGAL CHOKIN WINS 2YO QUALIFIER Kentuckiana Lodge 2YO gelding Donegal Chokin safely won his Ashburton qualifier in a neat 2:00 for the 1609m at Ashburton on Tuesday, March 13. The Murray Boyd-bred and owned Art Major gelding settled fourth of five for Jack Trainor in the 2YO mobile pace. He moved up in the open…

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Australasian Classic Sales details

AUSTRALASIAN CLASSIC YEARLING SALES DETAILS Sales details from the Australasian Classic Yearling Sales at Karaka, South Auckland, on Thursday, March 8, were: 1 A/c Woodlands Stud (NZ) Ltd: Fire Delight (b c Bettor’s Delight-Advance Debra), buy back $17,000.2 A/c Breckon Bloodstock: High Society Gal (b f Mach Three-Affairs Of State), withdrawn.3 A/c Highfield Bloodstock: Angel…

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NZ Yearling Sales details, day two

NZ YEARLING SALES, DAY TWO RESULTS Sales details from the second day of the NZ Premier Yearling Sales in Christchurch on Tuesday, March 6, were: 185 A/c Studholme Bloodstock: Intellectual (b c Art Major-Absolute Obsession), RAM REDDY, MANUKAU, $15,000.186 A/c Roydon Lodge Stud Ltd: Cher Extreme (b f Extreme Three-Alcheringa), buy back, $0.     187…

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NZ Premier Sales details, day one

NZ PREMIER YEARLING SALES, DAY ONE Sales details from the first day of the 2012 NZ Premier Yearling Sales in Christchurch on Monday, March 5, were: 1 A/c Mrs J M Sharples: Vanilla Ice (b f Art Major-Affectionate Lady), B P OLIVER, $15,000.2 A/c Bromac Lodge Ltd: Avalon Bromac (blk c Santanna Blue Chip-Agnes Patron),…

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Record $250,000 for ‘Cullen’ colt

$250K COLT FOR KENTUCKIANA LODGE Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety had to go $100k more than he expected to secure the colt of the sales on Thursday, March 9. Cran had to fend off Graeme Rogerson as the bidding soared past $200k on a super Christian Cullen colt from former good racemare Fight Fire With…

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Hip Hop finds winning beat

HIP HOP ANVIL SPRINTS WELL FRESH Capable intermediate grade pacer Hip Hop Anvil was untroubled to make a winning return to racing in the Yaldhurst Hotel Mobile Pace at Addington on Thursday, March 1. Freshened after last racing at the NZ Cup meeting in November, the 5YO Mach Three gelding was kept out of the…

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Easy for Derby-bound Texican

TEXICAN ROMPS HOME IN WET AT ADDINGTON Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety racked up his 50th win of the season with Northern Derby-bound pacer Texican at the Hororata meeting at Addington on Friday, February 24. In the process, champion driver Dexter Dunn edged closer to 100 driving wins for the term, advancing to 97 wins…

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Ten K L fillies qualify at Ashburton

A PERFECT 10 FILLIES QUALIFY AT ASHBURTON It was ‘ladies day’ for the Kentuckiana Lodge team at the Ashburton trials on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, qualifying 10 fillies _ nine two-year-olds, and one three-year-old. The two-year-old fillies fronted three-fold in each of their qualifying heats. They dominated the final 2YO fillies heat over 1609m with…

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‘Donegal’ 2YOs have workout wins

ART MAJOR COLT SHOWS SPEED IN WORKOUT Donegal Chokin, an Art Major colt bred by Kaikoura owner Murray Boyd, impressed in his first 2YO workout at Rangiora on Saturday, February 18. The colt delivered from the trail, outfinishing pacemaker Kotare Mahal (Mach Three gelding), over the leaders last 800m in a slick 56.4s.Donegal Chokin paced…

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Lillybrook improves C.V.

LILLYBROOK NOTCHES 2ND WIN Well-bred filly Lillybrook turned some fair trial form around to snare a penalty-free second 3YO win in the 1-2 wins Premium NZ Trading Co. Pace at Motukarara last Friday, February 17. The latest win advanced the Kentuckiana Lodge stable earnings for the season past the $600,000 mark, from 49 wins and…

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