Flyin Milly Mac retired to stud

FLYING MILLY MAC BRED WITH VINCENT Former Kentuckiana Lodge-winning mare Flyin Milly Mac has been bred with former brilliant Auckland Cup winner Vincent as she launches her pending broodmare career. The 5YO Mach Three-Another Sheila mare won three and was five times placed in 27 starts, earning $38,420 for North Canterbury breeder owners, Gavin and…

HRNZ update re NZ racing shutdown

24 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE The announcement from the government yesterday that New Zealand is moving to Alert Level 4 has seen racing across all codes cease until at least April 23rd. This will result in a significant restructuring of the balance of the current season. At present, we have no more insight into when…

Anthony Butt & Line Up win NSW Derby

ROSATI PARTNERSHIP REAPING GOOD REWARDS Leading Kiwi trainer-driver Anthony Butt put himself right in the spotlight when he agreed to prepare a massive team of horses for Australia’s biggest owners Emilio and Mary Rosati. Anthony had moved from New Zealand and settled into the Victorian harness racing scene before following his elder brother Tim to…

Christen Me wins another

EX-KENTUCKIANA LODGE PACERS WIN YONKERS TREBLE Ex-Kentuckiana Lodge pacers, headed by forrmer stable star Christen Me, racked up a winning treble at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Friday, March 6 (NZ time). Christen Me, now 12 to Northern Hemisphere time, notched his first win of the year for trainer Lance Hudson in a $19,000 pace,…

Bettor’s Fire adds to tally

ANOTHER MID-WEEK $20,000 USA WIN FOR BETTOR’S FIRE It was just a quiet Tuesday (NZ time) programme at Yonkers Raceway, New York, but connections of veteran ex-Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bettor’s Fire were the beneficiaries of yet another $US20,000 win. The evergreen 12-year-old again took up his favoured front-running role from the five barrier an held…

Bettor’s Fire, Texican, win

FORMER STABLEMATES BOTH WIN AS 12-YEAR-OLDS TO NORTH HEMISPHERE TIME Evergreen former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bettor’s Fire has opened up with a win third-up in 2020 at Yonkers Raceway, New York, on Tuesday (NZ time). Now 12 to Northern Hemisphere time, the Bettor’s Delight-Sparks A Flyin gelding marched to his favoured lead role from the…