PAT’S DELIGHT CLEARS OUT IN TUAPEKA CUP, BUZINGA, JUST DANCE, ALSO SALUTE West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety knew Pat’s Delight had to be fit enough for a 3:21 performance, first-up over the 2700m (stand), to win the Tuapeka Cup on Sunday, October 21. He was wary of how hard the race can be for horses…Details
CRAN DALGETY RACING STABLES
Welcome to the Cran Dalgety Racing Stables website.
Trainer Cran Dalgety scored his second Harness Jewels 4YO Emerald win when Pat’s Delight was rewarded in the $150,000 mile in 1:52.7 at Cambridge on June 2.
A month earlier Cran brought up his 1200th NZ training win when Buzinga, the first foal from former good Kentuckiana Lodge winner Safedra, won her 2YO debut at Invercargill on May 5.
Cran, winner of the NZ trainers premiership in 2013, continues to be one of the most successful harness trainers in the light harness sport.
The stable has won most of the big races on the Australasian Grand Circuit, including five Australasian Breeders Crown Final titles, four Victoria Cups, a Hunter Cup, NSW Miracle Mile, Auckland Cup, NZ Sires Stakes 3YO Final, NZ Sires Stakes 2YO Final, PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 2YO Open Pace, PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 3YO Open Pace, PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 3YO Fillies Final, Harness Jewels 2YO Emerald, two Harness Jewels 4YO Emeralds, Harness Jewels 3YO Ruby, NZ Derby, Northern Derby, NZ Oaks, NZ Messenger, Taylor 4YO Mile, Chariots Of Fire, NZ FFA, NZ Premier Mares Championship & NZ Trotting Oaks .
Cran has now prepared over 1200 NZ winners of just over $14 million in stakes since Laud won first-up for him at Addington in 1992.
This site is designed to keep you informed with latest stable news and other items of harness racing interest.
The “Cran rates his runners” link in the news section is updated regularly.
Please return here regularly for further updates.
BETTOR JOY SPRINTS WELL IN MONDAY TRIAL Bettor Joy warmed up for Sunday’s pending four-year-old resumption over 1609m at Ashburton with slick final sections at the Addington trials on Monday. Last season’s winner of the Listed PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 3YO Fillies Final returns on a rating 89 assessment, and is the highest-rated mare…Details
PAT’S DELIGHT LEADS AND WINS RANGIORA WORKOUT Last season Harness Jewels 3YO Emerald champ, Pat’s Delight, continued his warm-up for a Labour weekend resumption at the Rangiora workouts on Wednesday, October 10. Pat’s Delight, and stablemate, former Northern Derby winner Raukapuka Ruler, were having their third hit-outs in as many weeks at Rangiora. They led…Details
FLYIN MILLY MAC LOWERS BEST MILE RATE Lightly-raced mare Flyin Milly Mac lowered her best winning mile rate to 1:57.8 (over 1980m) in a $20,000 premier win for in-form driver Tim Williams at Addington last Friday (October 5). Williams, who had driven mare for a luckless fourth at Oamaru at her previous outing, kicked off…Details
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DEXTER DUNN NOTCHES FOUR WINS ON HARRAH’S CARD New Zealand reinsman Dexter Dunn again made the most of his opportunities on the big 14-race Harrah’s Philadelphia programme on Thursday (NZ time), adding another four wins to his growing USA tally. After a couple of non-racing days to freshen, Dexter saluted in the second, a $12,000…Details
DEXTER BRINGS UP 22nd WIN IN USA Dexter Dunn brought up his 22nd USA driving win in a month with an upset victory behind NZ-bred Messi (5h Lis Mara-Enjoy) at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Monday (NZ time). Messi crossed to second from the six gate and was given every chance, winning by a neck in 1:53.2.…Details
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