Krug set for NZ Sapling Stakes

KRUG BACK WITH TRIAL WIN BEFORE ASHBURTON-AUCKLAND TARGETS Promising Kentuckiana Lodge juvenile Krug is set to resume in the $30,000 NZ Sapling Stakes at Ashburton on Februrary 22. Freshened after a last-start Young Gun Series Heat win at Auckland on December 31, the Bettor’s Delight-Champagne Princess colt stepped out again with a oonditioning win at…

Dr Susan gifted Menangle win

KENTUCKIANA LODGE FILLY BACK IN BARRIER DRAW FOR NSW OAKS Dr Susan continued to be a Aussie money-making machine for breeder-owner, Chrissie Dalgety, with a bonus $14,280 fillies win at Menangle, NSW, on Saturday, February 8. The Victoria Oaks winner also earned her place back in the barrier draw for next week’s NSW Oaks heat.…

Big weekend for fluro colours

GO HARNESS COLOURS FEATURES AT ADDINGTON AND MELTON Bettahanfast’s Addington win on Friday, January 31 in Australian Mick Harvey’s fluro go harness colours was an omen precursor to the go harness chances in the $A500,000 A G Hunter Cup in Melbourne 24 hours later. It was a red-letter weekend for the group with their NZ-bred…

Susan out of draw for NSW Oaks heat

DR SUSAN “OUT OF BARRIER DRAW” AFTER VICTORIA OAKS VICTORY Victoria Oaks winner Dr Susan will need to perform satisfactorily in two public appearances to re-renter the barrier draw for the $A200,000 New South Wales Oaks on February 29. The Bettor’s Delight filly was declared ouit of the barrier draw for upcoming races after tangling…

Dr Susan delivers Group One win

DR SUSAN MAKES MOST OF DRAW IN VICTORIA OAKS FINAL The first season training partnership of Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon successfully landed their first Group One victory with Dr Susan, thanks to a superb front-running drive from Anthony Butt in the $150,000 Victoria Oaks at Melton on Saturday, January 25. “It’s a massive thrill…

Dr Susan draws five in Vic Oaks

STYLISH MEMPHIS TO FOLLOW HER OUT FROM SECOND ROW Kentuckiana Lodge filly Dr Susan’s making a habit of drawing the middle of the front row. The Bettor’s Delight-Safedra filly has again come up with barrier five, this time in the $A150,000 Pryde’s Easifeed Victoriia Oaks Final at Melton on Saturday night. Fellow NZ-trained filly Stylish…

Dr Susan delivers 1:52.1 mile

DR SUSAN JUSTIFIES HOT FAVOURITISM AT MENANGLE An inspired decision to take in the Group Two $50,000 Garrards Raith Memorial at Menangle paid off for Dr Susan with a 1:52.1 mile on Saturday, January 11. Dr Susan, trained by Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon for Cran’s wife Chrissie, was perfectly rated by driver Anthony Butt,…

Dr Susan on Aussie mission

ANTHONY BUTT TO DRIVE DR SUSAN IN RAITH MEMORIAL Improving Kentuckiana Lodge filly Dr Susan has made a dash to New South Wales this week to contest the $50,000 J L Raith Memorial at Tabcorp Park, Menangle, on Saturday night. Cran Dalgety’s Menangle-based brother-in-law Anthony Butt will drive the Bettor’s Delight-Safedra filly. She is raced…

Good Auck. end to 2019

GOOD AUCKLAND NEW YEA’RS EVE FOR KENTUCKIANA LODGE The Kentuckiana Lodge team concluded 2019 on a high note at the Auckland premier meeting, advancing to 31 wins with a double to Fabrizio and Krug, and a Group One third for Dr Susan in the $150,000 Alabar Sires Stakes 3YO Fillies Final. Krug, a high-priced $155,000…