Cruz Bromac back to Allstars

MONDAY-WEEK ASHBURTON FLYING STAKES ON RADAR By Jeff Scott Cruz Bromac is scheduled to return to the Allstars stables at Rolleston next Friday to continue his preparation for the $750,000 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup on November 12. Avalon (Victoria) trainer Amanda Grieve confirmed last year’s $184,000 New Zealand Free-For-All winner is to return to…

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Christen Me too slick

CHRISTEN ME, 11, AND STILL WINNING AT YONKERS By Jeff Scott Former Kentuckiana Lodge superstar Christen Me has won the equivalent of $NZ2,824,048, and is closing in on $100,000 in yearly American earnings, despite his now 11-year-old veteran status. The former dual Australasian Grand Circuit champion turned back the clock with a dashing $US20,000 Yonkers…

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Bettor’s Fire latest millionaire

BETTOR’S FIRE TOPS $1NZ MILLION AS 11-YEAR-OLD By Jeff Scott The tough front-running prowess of veteran former ex-Kentuckiana Lodge peformer Bettor’s Fire has been a nemisis for his rivals in three countries for the last eight years. Racing as an evergreen 11-year-old, the big-winning Bettor’s Delight-Sparks A Flyin gelding continues to make be a force…

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Texican a marvel of longevity

TEXICAN WINS IN 1:52.2 AT HARRAHS PHILADELPHIA By Jeff Scott Nearly eight years after Texican’s Group One $184,000 NZ Sires Stakes 3YO Final win at Addington on Cup Day, the durable ex-Kiwi has won in 1:52.2 (fifths) in North America. The former class Kentuckiana Lodge youngster won a $15,0000 pace for $20-25,000 claimers at Harrahs…

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Shineonucrazydiamond shines

EX KENTUCKIANA LODGE WINNER LOVING USA MILE DASHES What a neat little horse Shineonucrazydiamond has beome with regular mile racing in North America. He won again for expatriate Australian trainer Ross Croghan, this time in a $US30,000 pace on the half-mile circuit at Yonkers, New York, on Sunday (NZ time) in 1:52.4 (fifths). He led…

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