NZ Cup field takes shape

MORE WITHDRAWALS FOR CHRISTCHURCH CASINO NZ CUP  Further withdrawals means only four horses remain outside the cut-line for the $700,000 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup at Addington on November 11, following the latest rankings released by HRNZ on Wednesday, October 15. Last season’s Harness Jewels 4YO Emerald winner Franco Nelson secured an automatic entry following…

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Abettorpunt firms in NZ Cup rankings

ABETTORPUNT IMPROVES NZ CUP RANKING Victorian pacer Abettorpunt has moved three spots to seventh on the latest rankings for the $700,000 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington on November 11. The 7YO David Lewis-trained Bettor’s Delight gelding improved his ranking after taking out a Group 3 ffa at Ballarat last Friday for driver…

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Second NZ Cup rankings

SECOND RANKINGS, CHRISTCHURCH CASINO NEW ZEALAND CUP Maurice Holmes Vase runnerup Tiger Tara is the only major mover in the second rankings for November’s Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup, when released on Tuesday, September 9. He improves his spot by three to 16, just outside the cut-line, but gets another chance to impress in Sunday’s…

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Onlyforyou sold as broodmare

ONLYFORYOU RETIRED, SOLD TO BRECKON FARMS The racing shoes of former Kentuckiana Lodge dual Group One-winning filly Onlyforyou (1:55.8) were removed for the final time after a luckless eighth in Adore Me’s 4YO Harness Jewels Diamond at Cambridge on May 31. Now five, the consistent Art Major-Destiny mare banked a rewarding $365,459 in career earnings…

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Katy Perry untroubled in repechage

KATY PERRY LEADS THROUGHOUT ABC REPECHAGE Hot favourite and rising Kentuckiana Lodge star Katy Perry was untroubled to lead from end to end in the Betterthancheddar Breeders Crown Series 2nd 2YO Fillies Repechage at Beckley Park, Geelong, on Wednesday, August 7. Champion driver Dexter Dunn had no worries holding the front from the ace draw…

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