Stablemates qualify at Motukarara

TYCOON GREG WINS QUALIFIER IN OWNERS COLOURS Tycoon Greg, raced on lease by Kentuckiana Lodge stable foreman Kevin Turnbull with wife Marilyn, qualified 5.7 seconds inside the required time for the Cran Dalgety stable at the Motukarara trials on Wednesday February 3. Driven by Shane Walkinshaw, Tycoon Greg raced in the Turnbulls’ distinctive colours, carried…

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Shezoneoftheboyz to take on boys

HAMBLETONIAN CLASSIC NEXT FOR PROMISING TROT FILLY Unbeaten trot filly Shezoneoftheboyz is Hambletonian-bound at Ashburton on Saturday week after dealing to her rivals at Addington on Tuesday, February 2. Former Kentuckiana Lodge employee and now top Burnham trainer Mark Jones was pleased to retain the filly for age group racing after her sale last month…

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Bettor’s Strike thriving for Hunter Cup

BETTOR’S STRIKE $5 FAVOURITE FOR HUNTER CUP West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety says Hunter Cup favourite Bettor’s Strike has come through his vital lead-up at Melton on January 22 in great order. Cran flew to Melbourne last Friday to resume training the improved Grand Circuit pacer, playing tag with Dexter Dunn, who cared for the…

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K L drivers quinella Oamaru Cup

DEXTER RACKS UP WIN NO. 90 FOR SEASON Kentuckiana Lodge drivers Dexter Dunn (Niraadi) and Shane Walkinshaw (Breeny’s Passion) were to the fore with the quinella in the Whitestone Livestock Oamaru Cup on Sunday January 31. Dexter, 17 wins ahead of nearest challenger David Butcher on this season’s NZ drivers’ premiership, had the last say…

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No claims at Addington Jan 26

OWNER GRAHAM BEIRNE HAS QUINELLA No claims were entered for any of the 10 runners in the ICE Bloodstock Claiming Mobile Pace at the Addington meeting on Tuesday January 26. Long John Anvil gained his first South Island win for major Christchurch owner Graham Beirne and Ashworths Beach (Amberley) trainer Gavin Smith in the claimer.…

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Bettor’s Strike wins as $1.30 favourite

UNBEATEN IN AUSSIE AFTER OVERCOMING TOUGH TRIP Bettor’s Strike, backed down to $1.30 favouritism against moderate opposition, made hard work of winning a $A5000 conditioning race, but again showed his class at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Friday January 22. The dual Grand Circuit winner was trapped three wide from the outset from his back row…

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