Collecting retired to stud

COLLECTING NOW A BROODMARE Collecting, who set a NZ 3YO fillies record over 2200m from a stand of 2:46.3 at Forbury Park last term, has been retired to stud. The 4YO Bettor’s Delight-Hilarious Heather mare only raced last term, starting 15 times for four wins, six placings, and $25,018 in stakes, for Woollongong owner, Bill…

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Emaline completes good weekend

EMALINE ENDS GOOD WEEKEND FOR STABLE Emaline Franco credited the Cran Dalgety stable with their fourth win for the weekend in the IRT Mobile Pace at the annual Waimate grass track meeting on Sunday, December 4. The Red River Hanover mare justified her favouritism in the 1 win mobile pace over 2600m, finishing best after…

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Team delivers Addington treble

K. L. GIRLS IN FORM AT ADDINGTON West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety was luckless with two starters at Auckland on Friday December 2, but it was a different story at Addington, where the team scored a winning treble. Kristina, a decisive winner of the Nicowear Mobile Pace for junior drivers, credited Kentuckiana Lodge junior Jack…

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Chasue’s 1/2 brother beats Shard

CHASUE’S HALF-BROTHER BEATS SHARD The super November form of Highview Tommy, who defeated Smiling Shard in the $50,000 Pak N Save Franklin Cup on Friday night (November 25) is enhancing the broodmare status of former Kentuckiana Lodge racemare Highview Chasue. Highview Tommy, who led mid-race and cleared out to win by 3 3/4 lengths from…

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Bettor’s Strike retired

BETTOR’S STRIKE FINISHES RACING West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety retired former top Grand Circuit pacer Bettor’s Strike after finishing well off the pace in a moderate free-for-all at Addington on Friday, November 19. After moving up parked beginning the final lap, top driver Dexter Dunn reported the seven-year-old just couldn’t go with the others on…

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Bettor’s Fire ends drought

BETTOR’S FIRE ENDS STABLE RUN OF SECONDS   Bettor’s Fire ended a run of six second placing for the Cran Dalgety stable in the final race at Motukarara on Sunday, November 27. “We’ve been the bridesmaid for a couple of weeks, so it was good to crack another win,” Cran said. Photo: Bettor’s Fire, sprinted…

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Donegal Delight shows strength

DONEGAL DELIGHT BEST IN SHOW DAY FINALE West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety tried to emulate Jack Smolenski’s feat with four runners in the 1974  Easter Cup when he lined up the same number of starters in the final race at Addington on Show day, 2011. Smolenski prepared Vanadium to win the 1974 Easter Cup in…

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Shard 4th in Smoken Up’s FFA

SMILING SHARD HONEST 4TH IN SMOKEN UP’S FFA Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety says he will consider two Australian Grand Circuit options for Smiling Shard over the next few months. “I’ll have a talk to the owners next week and we’ll decide where we’ll go,” Cran said. “I’d love to go to Perth with him,…

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Jay Bees Grin gelded

GRADUATION WINNER BOOKED FOR SURGERY Jay Bees Grin, a runaway seven lengths winner of the Peek Exhibiton – Alf Hughes Memorial Mobile 0-1 win Graduation Pace at Addington on Show day, was gelded a week later . Darfield co-owner and trainer Dave Moore, who works his seven horse team in the afternoons after working mornings…

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