Cardinal Sin extends family success

Smart win from debut pacer for Kentuckiana Lodge Cardinal Sin was as impressive as any maiden has been so far this season in winning at Addington on debut, and one Cran and Nathan hold in high regard. The Bettor’s Delight son of former smart pacing filly Opulent (18 wins, 24 placings) showed some class in…

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Chevron flies like those fast cars

Major owner and Christchurch car dealer Graham Beirne would be the first to dig Cran in the ribs and tell him he’s paid good money for the odd slow horse over the years. But he couldn’t complain about 2017 acquisition Chevron Flies, bought out of the Auckland Autumn Weanling Sale by Cran Dalgety on spec…

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I’m A Gigolo back soon

Cran and Nathan were so impressed with exceptional maiden winner I’m A Gigolo at Addington last week they won’t waste too much time getting him back out on the track. The Sweet Lou three-year-old began the new season with a hiss and a roar, blitzing the maidens by almost 10-lengths in a slick 1:57.3 mile…

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Forbury beckons new team

Purdon and Dalgety underway in style by Jonny Turner Trainers Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon will attempt continue the brilliant start they have to their new partnership at Forbury Park on Sunday. The training partners got underway in nearly perfect fashion when scoring their first win together with just their second runner when Im A…

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Dexter, $5 million man

DEXTER A $5 MILLION MAN Former 10-time champion NZ reinsman Dexter Dunn has crashed through the $5 million mark for the year in North America. Dexter had driven the winners of $US5,041,475 after another brace of wins, including a six-win haul at Harrahs Philadelphia on Sunday. From 1600 drives at the end of Monday’s racing,…

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