Susan, Memphis, Maajida, win Oaks Hts

DR SUSAN LOOKING TO EMULATE GRAND-DAM, SPARKS A FLYIN Dr Susan will be looking emulate her grand-dam, 2001 NSW Oaks winner Sparks A Flyin, if she can win next Saturday’s $200,000 John Gibson New South Wales Oaks Final. The improving Bettor’s Delight-Safredra filly again did everything asked of her across the Tasman in the second…

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Nathan third leading strike rate driver

NATHAN HAS THIRD HIGHEST UDR RATING Although he’s dedicated himself to the training role this season, junior Kentuckiana Lodge training partner Nathan Purdon continued a top strike rate from 12 race-drives with his fifth win of the term at Addington on Thursday, February 20. Arden’s Reality, with co-trainer and form driver, Nathan Purdon. Nathan reined…

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Krug set for NZ Sapling Stakes

KRUG BACK WITH TRIAL WIN BEFORE ASHBURTON-AUCKLAND TARGETS Promising Kentuckiana Lodge juvenile Krug is set to resume in the $30,000 NZ Sapling Stakes at Ashburton on Februrary 22. Freshened after a last-start Young Gun Series Heat win at Auckland on December 31, the Bettor’s Delight-Champagne Princess colt stepped out again with a oonditioning win at…

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Dr Susan gifted Menangle win

KENTUCKIANA LODGE FILLY BACK IN BARRIER DRAW FOR NSW OAKS Dr Susan continued to be a Aussie money-making machine for breeder-owner, Chrissie Dalgety, with a bonus $14,280 fillies win at Menangle, NSW, on Saturday, February 8. The Victoria Oaks winner also earned her place back in the barrier draw for next week’s NSW Oaks heat.…

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Big weekend for fluro colours

GO HARNESS COLOURS FEATURES AT ADDINGTON AND MELTON Bettahanfast’s Addington win on Friday, January 31 in Australian Mick Harvey’s fluro go harness colours was an omen precursor to the go harness chances in the $A500,000 A G Hunter Cup in Melbourne 24 hours later. It was a red-letter weekend for the group with their NZ-bred…

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Susan out of draw for NSW Oaks heat

DR SUSAN “OUT OF BARRIER DRAW” AFTER VICTORIA OAKS VICTORY Victoria Oaks winner Dr Susan will need to perform satisfactorily in two public appearances to re-renter the barrier draw for the $A200,000 New South Wales Oaks on February 29. The Bettor’s Delight filly was declared ouit of the barrier draw for upcoming races after tangling…

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Dr Susan delivers Group One win

DR SUSAN MAKES MOST OF DRAW IN VICTORIA OAKS FINAL The first season training partnership of Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon successfully landed their first Group One victory with Dr Susan, thanks to a superb front-running drive from Anthony Butt in the $150,000 Victoria Oaks at Melton on Saturday, January 25. “It’s a massive thrill…

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Dr Susan draws five in Vic Oaks

STYLISH MEMPHIS TO FOLLOW HER OUT FROM SECOND ROW Kentuckiana Lodge filly Dr Susan’s making a habit of drawing the middle of the front row. The Bettor’s Delight-Safedra filly has again come up with barrier five, this time in the $A150,000 Pryde’s Easifeed Victoriia Oaks Final at Melton on Saturday night. Fellow NZ-trained filly Stylish…

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