For The Ladies USA-bound

FOR THE LADIES TO HEAD STATE-SIDE Tidy racemare For The Ladies will be lost from NZ racing but should use her quick speed on the North American scene. Owners, The Avon Syndicate, have sold the 4YO Jereme’s Jet-For The Don mare to clients of North American trainer Peter Tritton. For The Ladies was a great…

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Katy Perry in Vict. Tatlow Stakes

KATY PERRY RACING AT MELTON ON SATURDAY NIGHT Smart Kentuckiana Lodge filly Katy Perry has travelled well and settled perfectly in Melbourne for a crack at the $A50,505 Garrards Horse & Hound Tatlow Stakes at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Saturday night. “Dex is coming across to drive her so will miss Ashburton on Sunday,” said…

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Race on to attain $1 million

CRAN NEARS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE $1 MILLION SEASON Wins last weekend by debutante 2YO fillies, Margarita and Storm Maguire, and another handicap win by Major Bubbles, has Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety in sight of $1 million in stable earnings for the fifth consecutive season. “We’ve got three weeks to go, but we like pressure,” Cran…

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Fifth Edition takes 3rd Winter Cup

FIFTH EDITION MAY RACE IN FFA THEN SPELL Winter cups king Fifth Edition may be kept going for a $12,000 free-for-all at Addington before being freshened for the spring. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety says he’ll have to give the improved Mach Three gelding a breather. But he doesn’t want to do anything to curb the…

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Art Union sets colts record

ART UNION JOINS STABLEMATE IN RECORD BOOKS Kentuckiana Lodge stablemates, Art Union (colt) and Delightful Lana (filly) have the distinction of holding both NZ age group 2YO pacing marks for the mobile 2600m after racing at Rangiora on Sunday, June 29. Delightful Lana set the fillies mark at Timaru of 3:14.6 when beating the older…

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Stablemates play game of tag

FIFTH EDITION FLYS STABLE FLAG IN WINTER CUP Its a game of changing partners for the Cran Dalgety stablemates chasing the prelude and Peter Yealands Wines Winter Cup spoils at Waterlea Raceway at Blenheim. Nelson Winter Cup winner Fifth Edition was rested as promising 3YO Major Bubbles made the most of a cameo appearance in…

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Bonus wins for age group pacers

STABLE BAGS FOUR WINS IN FOUR DAYS Cran Dalgety’s Kentuckiana Lodge stables made the most of additional age group wins for juvenile pacer Art Union, and 3YO’s, Speights Girl, A Boy Named Rosie and Major Bubbles, over the weekend ending June 15. The brace of short-priced winners advanced Cran to 76 training wins for the…

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NZ TAB opens early Cup market

CHRISTEN ME BEGINS CUP BUILD-UP Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety admits he’s pumped about the well-being and return to training of Hunter Cup hero Christen Me. “He’s had six training runs and its quite exciting. He looks like he could go to the trials next week,” he said. “He’s so well and enthusiastic. He looks…

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Fifth Edition posts track record at Nelson

FIFTH EDITION RUNS RECORD IN NELSON WINTER CUP Fifth Edition, who lowered Piper Heidsieck’s Richmond Park 3000m track record in the C3 and faster $12,259 Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Winter Cup on Sunday, June 8, will try and add the Marlborough Winter Cup to his C.v. on Sunday week. The consistent 4YO Mach Three gelding…

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