I’m A Gigolo back soon

Cran and Nathan were so impressed with exceptional maiden winner I’m A Gigolo at Addington last week they won’t waste too much time getting him back out on the track. The Sweet Lou three-year-old began the new season with a hiss and a roar, blitzing the maidens by almost 10-lengths in a slick 1:57.3 mile…

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Forbury beckons new team

Purdon and Dalgety underway in style by Jonny Turner Trainers Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon will attempt continue the brilliant start they have to their new partnership at Forbury Park on Sunday. The training partners got underway in nearly perfect fashion when scoring their first win together with just their second runner when Im A…

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Dexter, $5 million man

DEXTER A $5 MILLION MAN Former 10-time champion NZ reinsman Dexter Dunn has crashed through the $5 million mark for the year in North America. Dexter had driven the winners of $US5,041,475 after another brace of wins, including a six-win haul at Harrahs Philadelphia on Sunday. From 1600 drives at the end of Monday’s racing,…

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Pat’s Delight dies suddenly

TOP PACER TAKEN BY HEART ATTACK Saturday, July 27, 2019, was the day dreams of a New Zealand Cup victory for Pat’s Delight died. A routine training run ended in total devastation with the four-year-old entire dropping to the ground. Examinations confirmed a ruptured aorta. “We couldn’t believe it,” said trainer, Cran Dalgety. “He had…

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Workout winners

Promising unraced maidens, Fabrizio and Im A Gigolo, shaped well with wins at the Rangiora workouts on Wednesday for the new training partnership of Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon, which comes into effect from next Thursday. Both are rising three-year-old sons of Sweet Lou (1:47), sire of this season’s top two-year-old filly, Sweet On Me,…

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Buzinga wins at Cranbourne

BUZINGA WINS FIRST-UP FOR DEAN BRAUN Former Kentuckiana Lodge Group One-placed 3YO filly Buzinga hasn’t taken long to hit her straps in Victoria. The capable daughter of Bettor’s Delight and Safedra was untroubled to win as a $1.30 favourite at Cranbourne, Victoria, on Sunday (July 21). Buzinga, driven by Kima Frenning, first-up for the Dean…

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Another feature for Dexter

Former 10-time NZ driving premiership winner Dexter Dunn added the $US126,500 Del Miller Memorial 3YO Fillies Trot to his exceptional year at the Meadowlands, in North America, on Sunday (NZ time). Dexter extended a top-winning association with the Jim Campbell-trained Millies Possesion, who remains unbeaten in seven starts for the year. Millies Possesion, who settled…

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