Dexter now third on USA earnings

Former star NZ driver Dexter Dunn has elevated himself to third among the leading North American drivers in 2019, after another stellar performance in Canada on Saturday. Adding to last week’s total, Dexter reined former smart North Island pacer Bettor Spirits to a hollow 12 and a half lengths win in 1:51.2 at Harrah’s Philadelphia…

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Dexter wins Fan Hanover Final

DEXTER LANDS TREACHEROUS REIGN IN $C454,000 FINAL Former top NZ driver Dexter Dunn has added another big Canadian win to his profile by taking out the $C454,000 Fan Hanover Stakes at Woodbine, Mowhawk, on Sunday (NZ time). Dexter gave Treacherous Reign every chance, working to the front just before the half-mile, then easing to trail…

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Dexter’s amazing run continues

DEXTER CONTINUES EXTRAORDINARY RUN IN NORTH AMERICA Former top NZ driver Dexter Dunn has achieved another milestone, breaking the $US3 million barrier in North America for the year. Dexter’s drives have now won $US3,065,198 for the year, from 189 wins, 152 seconds and 141 thirds, advancing him to sixth among the top USA winning drivers…

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Dexter seventh on USA earnings

DEXTER IMPROVES TO SEVENTH IN USA Former top NZ driver Dexter Dunn has edged into seventh spot on the list of top North American drivers on earnings for the year. Dexter landed individual wins at both Pennsylvania tracks, Harrah’s Philadelphia and The Downs at Pocono, on Sunday (Monday NZ time), including a $US55,168 Pennsylvania Sires…

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Dexter lands another big USA win

DEXTER DUNN DRIVES WINNER OF $US300,000 PACE Former 10-time champion NZ reinsman, Dexter Dunn, has done it again in North America, scoring his second major race win within seven days. Dexter, the new “go to man” among the leading drivers in North America, reined Bettors Wish for trainer, ex-NZ horseman, Chris Ryder, to a stunning…

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Stablemates trial after fog abandonment

STABLEMATES SOUND IN SATURDAY TRIAL Buzinga, Big On Personality and Flyin Milly Mac, who missed racing at Addington due to a fog abandonment on Friday, May 24, were back at the raceway on Saturday morning for trial runs. “It’s a shame there’s no money up today, but that’s how it goes. We’ll just go to…

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Dexter wins Canadian feature

DEXTER STEPS UP USA LADDER AFTER FEATURE WIN  Dexter Dunn, a former 10-time NZ driving champion and World Driving champ when associated with the Cran Dalgety stable, won the $C188,500 Confederation Cup Final at Flamboro Downs, Canada, on Sunday (Canadian time). Dexter reined four-year-old Done Well, the most favoured of three runners in the race…

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Personality newcomer arrives

BIG ON PERSONALITY INTERESTING VISITOR A North American connection founded in recent years with major owner Richard Poilucci was the catalyst for former North 3YO Big On Personality arriving at the Cran Dalgety stables on Monday. Mr Poilucci, a businessman from Massachusetts, initially raced former Kentuckiana Lodge Grand Circuit star Christen Me in North America.…

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Gemma Mac justifies favouritism

GEMMA MAC ON TARGET FOR JEWELS Honest juvenile filly Gemma Mac proved a touch too strong in the up to rating 54 pace at Timaru on Mothers Day, coming from last at the 1600m to win convincingly. The $3.20 favourite surged clear at the 700m for driver Tim Williams, holding on by half a length…

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Buzinga returns for Jewels Diamond

BUZINGA TO MAKE PLAY FOR JEWELS DIAMOND Group One-placed filly Buzinga is ready to step out again and cement her place in the $150,000 Commodore Hotel Harness Jewels 3YO Diamond at Addington on June 1. “I’m really happy with her. She’s ready to return to the trials,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. The three-year-old daughter of…

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