Alpha Rock, Innocent Artist, sold

ALPHA ROCK & INNOCENT ARTIST FOR AUSTRALIA The turnover of well-performed pacers out of the Cran Dalgety stable continued last week with the sales of Alpha Rock and Innocent Artist to Australian interests. “It would be nice to keep them but they had just reached their marks in New Zealand. They were just in grades…

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Art Union claimed for $5000

ART UNION CLAIMED FOR $5000 BY JOHN HAY Ashburton trainer John Hay won an 18-entry ballot for $200,000 winner Art Union, at Addington on Thursday night. The ballot was conducted by Chief Stipendiary Steward Nick Ydgren with the No 18 ballot number being pulled from the hat. The single Hay entry was allocated the winning…

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“Muzz” & Benchmark back in NZ

SECRET TROTTER ARRIVES IN AUCKLAND A secret rating 99 trotter flew in from Sydney for the Auckland premier meeting last week, but he can’t race until he contests an offical trial at Alexandra Park on Sunday. Expatriate “Kiwi” Murray Howard arrived on Sunday to team up with his Group Three Bulli Cup-winning trotter Benchmark, who…

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Fast maiden required to win

FIZZING DELIVERS IN 1:55.2 MILE RATE FOR OVERDUE MAIDEN WIN Fizzing, having his ninth start, showed how good you have to be with a 1:55.2 mile rate over 1950m to notch that elusive maiden win on Friday, November 1. The Addington racing pattern has changed to the point where Fizzing had ran his last 800m…

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