Dexter leading US January driver

DEXTER LEADING MEADOWLANDS WINS & OVERALL USA MONEY-WINNING TOTAL Despite taking the first week of the New Year off, champion ex-Kiwi reinsman Dexter Dunn already leads the Meadowlands wins premiership and is the leading money-winning USA driver three weeks into the next year. The remarkable driver has quickly picked up his regular win sequence at…

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Susan 2nd in Vict. Oaks Heat

NZ-TRAINED QUINELLA IN FIRST VICTORIA OAKS HEAT Dr Susan was solid stepping up in distance with a runner-up finish behind fellow NZ-trained filly Stylish Memphis in their $24,000 Victorian Oaks Heat at Ballarat on Saturday, January 18. The Kentuckiana Lodge filly led early for driver Anthony Butt, but surrendered the lead to the persistent NZ-bred…

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PGG closes standardbred div.

PGG WRIGHTSON CLOSES STANDARDBRED BUSINESS PGG Wrightson (PGW) has made the decision to close its Standardbred business. The Standardbred unit was re-structured in 2018. The company has recently reviewed the future and strategic fit of the Standardbred business and has determined that it is not core to our PGW Livestock Business Unit, and as a…

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Dexter back on USA swing

DEXTER BACK IN FULL SWING AFTER 10-DAY HOLIDAY Dexter, last year’s Meadowlands seasonal premiership, returned from a 10-day catch-up with his daughter Mila in Scotland, with a win, a second and two thirds, at the Meadowlands, on January 3. He then hit full gear the following night, with five wins, including two victories with NZ-breds.…

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No stopping Donegal Rundlescreek

DIMINUITIVE DONEGAL RUNDLESCREEK KEEPS GOING Diminuitive former Kentuckiana Lodge mare Donegal Rundlescreek continues to punch above her weight as an aged mare in North America. After racing honestly to a tough mark in Canterbury, the Bettor’s Delight-Boyd’s Creek mare also raced gamely in West Australia before being on-sold to the Shaun Vallee stable in New…

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Fizzing scores at Big M

FIZZING OPENS MEADOWLANDS ACCOUNT Former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Fizzing has opened his winning account in North America with a Sunday, December 29 (NZ time) win at the Meadowlands, New Jersey. Now five, the Mach Three-Frizzante entire did a good job in West Australia, after being sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable, winning 12 across…

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Personality wins again in US

BIG ON PERSONALITY CONTINUES WINNING WAY AT DOVER Former short-term Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Big On Personality scored his fourth win from five USA outings at Dover Downs, Delaware, on Friday, December 20 (NZ time). The 4YO Bettor’s Delight-Personality Plus gelding opened the Dovers programme by settling fourth for top USA driver Tim Tetrick, then working…

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Raukapuka Ruler fires in NY

RAUKAPUKA RULER ENJOYING NEW YORK By Jeff Scott Former Kentuckiana Lodge Northern Derby winner, Raukapuka Ruler, is making a splash on the half-mile circuit at Yonkers Raceway, New York. The Bettor’s Delight-Miss Elsie gelding had his biggest of three wins in four starts for the Peter Tritton stable in a $US42,000 Open Handicap on Sunday…

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