Locharburn has new injury

NZ HARNESS NEWS, December 22, 2017 LOCHARBURN COMEBACK HITS ANOTHER SNAG The career of outstanding pacer Locharburn is back on ice again. The former New Zealand Derby winner was set to race at Addington last week but another injury has struck the troubled gelding and he won’t be seen again until well into the New…

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Christen Me, Baileys Rock win in USA

CHRISTEN ME, BAILEYS ROCK WIN AGAIN IN USA Former top Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Christen Me broke through the $US100,000 in yearly earnings for owner Richard Pollucci when taking out a $US20,000 Preferred Handicap at the Meadowlands, New Jersey, on Sunday (NZ time). The nine-year-old Christian Cullen-Splendid Dreams gelding settled last early and swept past his…

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Harriet Of Mot trots NZ record

NZ HARNESS NEWS, December 17, 2017 NZ TROT RECORD FOR HARRIET OF MOT  Classy mare Harriet Of Mot set an all-comers national record for the frequently-raced 2600m mobile trip at Addington on Saturday night. Her time of 3.12 (1.58.8 mile-rate) bettered Eyre I Come’s national record of 3.12.6, set in the Trotting Championship at Easter,…

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Dylan Ferguson second in Aust. Champs

NZ HARNESS NEWS, December 17, 2017 DYLAN FERGUSON SECOND IN YOUNG DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP Cambridge driver Dylan Ferguson has finished second in the Australasian Young Drivers Championship in Queensland. The three-night series culminated at Albion Park last evening and in the wash-up Ferguson was runner-up to local girl Narissa McMullen. Ferguson finished second in the final…

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NZ Juniors head to Queensland

NZ HARNESS NEWS, December 11, 2017 KIWI TRIO IN QUEENSLAND FOR YOUNG DRIVERS CHAMPS Three young kiwi drivers are in Queensland for the week, taking part in the Australasian Young Drivers Championship. Dylan Ferguson, Sheree Tomlinson and Kimberly Butt were selected, in accordance with set criteria, based on their results from the last racing season.…

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