Chevron Express improving for Final

CRAN HAPPIER WITH CHEVRON EXPRESS Kentuckiana Lodge mentor Cran Dalgety is happier with Australasian Breeders Crown 3YO Fillies trot contender Chevron Express after working her on Friday morning. “She’s healthy again and trained quite strong this morning,” he said. Chevron Express was off-colour at the start of the week but has bounced back in time…

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Beach stint works for trot mare

DONEGAL BETTORGRETCH REMAINS ON BEACH Donegal Bettorgretch’s beach stint with Regan Todd at Woodend is being extended after she bounced back to winning form at Addington on Thursday, August 24. The former Harness Jewels 3YO Ruby winner was to return to Kentuckiana Lodge after Thursday’s race but trainer Cran Dalgety said he couldn’t immediately undo…

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Dexter returns for Super Sunday at Melton

DEXTER DUNN RETURNS FROM WDC FOR SUPER SUNDAY Dexter Dunn will be back in the Southern Hemisphere to rein the Cran Dalgety-trained trio of (Our) Bettor Joy, Master Moonlite and Chevron Express, in the Australasian Breeders Crown Finals at Melton on Sunday. The champion NZ reinsman and 2015 World Driving Champion had to settle for…

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Dexter finishes 4th in World Champs

NZ HARNESS NEWS AUGUST 19, 2017 KIWIS HIT FORM LATE   Kiwi reinsmen Dexter Dunn and Mark Purdon scored their first wins of the World Drivers Championship in the fifth and final leg of the series at Charlottetown in Canada on Saturday, August 19 (NZ time). The title was narrowly won by Canada’s James MacDonald, 31, who triumphed in his home province of…

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Smiling Shard sires NSW 2YO winner

SMILING SHARD LEAVES WINNER FROM SECOND TO RACE Former star Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Smiling Shard (p2, 1:53.7) has sired a 2YO winner from just his second individual starter to race in Australia. Smiling Sam, from a seven-win Blissful Hall mare in Sixteen Carat (1:55.5), improved on a first-up fourth from the second row a week…

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