Vict Derby _ trainer/driver/owner views

          THE MUSKEG EXPRESS DIES Harness Racing Victoria has been advised by Luke McCarthy that The Muskeg Express became unwell after track work on Wednesday morning and subsequently deteriorated before passing away. The horse has been scratched from the Alabar Victoria Derby and emergency Jadahson will now take its place in…

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Good timing from Tom And Jerry

ART MAJOR HALF-SISTER IN YEARLING SALES Tom And Jerry’s late January winning form for the Cran Dalgety stable is timely or Ladbrooks breeders Ken and Anne-Marie Spicer, who will offer his Art Major half-sister on the second day of the NZ Premier Yearling Sale on Tuesday, February 22. “She’s a lovely filly. She is a…

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Shard draws six, Matt one

SMILING SHARD DRAWS SIX _ MATT MAGUIRE ONE Top Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Smiling Shard will start from barrier six, one from the outside, in the $A425,000 BIG 6 Hunter Cup at Tabcorp Park, Melton, this Saturday, February 5. The field for the 3280m stand start Group One feature is: Village Of Dreams 1, Power Of…

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Collecting breaks NZ & track records

COLLECTING LOWERS 25-YEAR TRACK RECORD Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety will reassess Collecting’s programme after she smashed the NZ 3YO fillies record and Master Mood’s 25-year-old Forbury Park track mark for 2200m from a standing start on Thursday, January 27.Collecting capitalised on her great manners, a charmed run and a strong will to win, to…

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Name changes for 3YOs in Victoria

NEW NAMES FOR VICTORIA DERBY HEATS Kentuckiana Lodge stablemates, Emprean and Matt Maguire, have both undergone name changes for their Australian racing in the Alabar Victoria Derby Heats at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Friday night. Empyrean will race as Empirific in Aussie, as their is already an Australian horse racing under the same name, while…

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Cran sending trio to Melbourne

SMILING SHARD FOR HUNTER CUP Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has confirmed star 4YO Smiling Shard will contest the $A425,000 Hunter Cup at Melton on February 5. Cran will also now give both talented 3YO’s, Empyrean and Matt Maguire, their chance in the $A200,000 Victoria Derby on the same night. Photo: Smiling Shard, shown winning…

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K L team shines on historical night

KENTUCKIANA LODGE TEAM TO FORE Dexter Dunn created history when he became NZ’s fastest driving century maker with a five-win haul, including a winning treble in the Kentuckiana Lodge colours, at Friday night’s Addington meeting on January 21.. The winning Kentuckiana Lodge treble with Yankee Dream, Spero Denario and Tom And Jerry, advanced trainer Cran…

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Dexter _ NZ’s fastest century maker

DEXTER DUNN  _ NZ’s FASTEST CENTURY MAKER Champion reinsman Dexter Dunn isn’t one to talk himself up _ he lets his achievements on the track say it all. The modest young reinsman was all class driving five winners at Addington on January 21 to celebrate becoming the fastest century maker in NZ harness history. Both…

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