Bit Of A Legend out for five weeks

BIT OF A LEGEND COULD RETURN FOR NZ FFA Bit Of A Legend, the first pacing colt to win back-to-back 2 and 3YO Australasian Breeders Crowns, returns to Canterbury this week for a well-earned break. “He stopped off in Auckland for a few days before coming home,” said Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety. “He’ll have…

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‘Legend’ creates ABC history

BIT OF A LEGEND FIRST COLT TO WIN BOTH FINALS Leading NZ trainer Cran Dalgety extended his love affair with the Australasian Breeders Crown when raging favourite Bit Of A Legend created a small piece of history on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Bit Of A Legend, last year’s gritty 2YO colts and geldings winner, became…

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Two more for Perth

TWO MORE SOLD FOR WA RACING Five win handicap pacer Awesome Prospect and capable filly/mare Sonatina have been sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable to Perth interests. Awesome Prospect, who last won at Forbury in January, beating Cast Off Courage, won six races and just over $40,000 in NZ for former Gore owners, Charlton…

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Cran Dalgety premiership winner

CRAN DALGETY DESERVED TITLE WINNER Cran Dalgety’s positive attitude is one of his most endearing qualities. Inside the tack room at Kentuckiana Lodge, Cran keeps reminding himself that nothing is impossible. He regularly reinforces the inspirational words on his wall, cleverly inscribed. “Shoot for the moon. If you miss, at least you’ll end up among…

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Cran draws level in premiership

PREMIERSHIP RACE DECIDED ON SUNDAY Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has strategically levelled up alongside leader Mark Purdon in the shadows of the trainers premiership finish-line at Rangiora on Sunday. The big-winning trainers are now on 113 wins apiece going into the final meeting of the NZ season. Mark Purdon can advance his score by…

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Safedra confirmed for Melbourne

SAFEDRA FOR BREEDERS CROWN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety won’t get another premiership-counting win from in-form filly Safedra at Addington on Friday night. The big Mach Three filly won’t race this week after she was confirmed as an Australasian Breeders Crown starter on Monday. Her trainer is very keen to have a crack with her…

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Close premiership race, Mac claims rec.

CRAN TWO BEHIND, MAC NEW RECORD-HOLDER The NZ trainers premiership is set for a “photo-finish” with Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety within two of Mark Purdon going into this weekend’s finale. Cran’s late move juggernaut continued at Ashburton on Sunday, July 21, with Mighty Flying Mac claiming the NZ 3YO 3200m record from stablemate Texican,…

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Bit Of A Legend sets NZ record

BIT OF A LEGEND SETS NZ AGE GROUP RECORD Bit Of A Legend signed off his 3YO racing at Addington with a deserved New Zealand 3YO age group record over the 2600m from a stand on Friday, July 19. The Bettor’s Delight colt notched his second win on the night in brilliant fashion, pacing the…

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Speights Girl spelling

SPEIGHTS GIRL TURNED OUT Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has turned one-win 2YO filly Speights Girl out until next season. “I reluctantly turned her out because I could’t find a suitable race for her,” Cran said. “Its a shame because she’s a wee dynamo. There are heap up of races up north, but we decided…

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Another first _ stable trifecta

CRAN TRAINS FIRST RACE TRIFECTA Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety achieved another training first at Addington on Thursday, July 4 _ a stable trifecta _ when For The Ladies led home stablemates Mighty Flying Mac and Belkymyster in the night’s opener, the 3YO up to 2-win Christchurch Casino Mobile Pace. “Its something you don’t do…

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