Bettors Fire unbeaten in WA

BETTORS FIRE-ORL BLACK QUINELLA IN PERTH Bettors Fire extended his unbeaten West Australian winning sequence to four with victory over another former Kentuckiana Lodge stablemate (Heez) Orl Black in a $A7000 C2 pace at Gloucester Park on Tuesday, September 3. Starting a dominating $1.20 favourite from the two gate over 1720m, the 5YO Bettor’s Delight-Sparks…

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New Zealand Cup nominations

ROAD TO THE CUP 2013 Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup – Nominations August 30, 2013. (Courtesy of Candice Van Dyk,  Marketing and Communications Manager , Harness Racing New Zealand) New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc. – Addington Racway – Tuesday 12th November 2013 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup – Stakes $650,000 (Including $300,000 subsidy…

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Mobile 1950m starts preferred

ADDINGTON MOBILE 1950m PREFERRED August 29, 2013 After consultation over a number of weeks with trainers, drivers, stipendiary stewards and Addington’s starter, there has been an overwhelming response to revert back to the sprint distance of the 1950-metre mobile starting point. At a meeting on May 15, Canterbury horsemen instigated a request to Addington that…

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Illness claims Paul Nixon

PAUL NIXON PASSES AFTER ILLNESS The funeral service for Kentuckiana Lodge owner Paul “P B” Nixon was held at Addington Raceway on Tuesday, August 27. Paul, 65, lost his battle with cancer last week. His NicoWear brand of sportswear had been popular as a supplier of racing silks and other garments in recent years.  Trainer…

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Onlyforyou resumes with trial

ONLYFORYOU THIRD IN RANGIORA TRIAL Former top 2YO pacing filly Onlyforyou resumed with an improver’s third behind the Tim Butt stablemates Madiba Magic and Greenburn Creek at the Rangiora trials on Monday, August 26. Now four, the daughter of Art Major was put aside when affected by a virus in March, but looked bright when…

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Addington Breeders bonus release

ADDINGTON LEADS WAY WITH BREEDERS’ BONUSES Tuesday, August 20, 2013 The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is delighted to announce a new breeders bonus scheme for members of the New Zealand Standardbred Breeders’ Association (NZSBA). Breeders have long been asking for bonuses and we are pleased to be in the position to respond positively…

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