Pat close-up third in Melton trial

PAT’S DELIGHT THIRD IN TRIAL, DRAWN FOUR AT SHEPPARTON Im Pats Delight warmed up for Saturday night’s $60,000 Shepparton Gold Cup with an improver’s third at the Melton trials on Tuesday, January 8. The Cran Dalgety-trained pacer was untroubled to lead from the two gate in the trial for Gavin Lang. However, the Mark Purdon…

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Pat’s Delight resuming in Melbourne

PAT’S DELIGHT KICKS OFF SUMMER SEASON Stable star Pat’s Delight heads to the trials in Victoria on Tuesday as his four-year-old summer season kicks into action. “He stayed over here after the Inter Dominion Final and had eight days off,” said trainer Cran Dalgety. “He’s in good shape. He’ll need a little sharpener at the…

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Peter Jensen new HRNZ Chief Executive

HARNESS RACING NEW ZEALAND APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE Harness Racing New Zealand (HRNZ) is delighted to confirm today that it has appointed Peter Jensen as Chief Executive. Mr Jensen comes to HRNZ with a wealth of senior level leadership experience. They include Chief Executive roles at Spanbild Holdings Ltd, a large Christchurch-based construction company with…

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(Im) Pats Delight on song for Inter Final

TRAINER AND DRIVER SEEK FIRST INTER PACING WIN Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety is excited to line up his fifth Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final starter at Melton on Saturday. (Im) Pats Delight, representing the stable from the three gate, is an equal second favourite. His main dangers are the Allstars runners, Spankem, the outright…

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Bettor Joy sold to USA

BETTOR JOY TO JOIN JIM KING JUN. STABLE Speedy pacing mare Bettor Joy has been sold out of the Cran Dalgety stable to major American owner Richard Pollucii, and will join the Jim King jun stable. While sad to see her depart, Cran said it became a “catch 22 situation” racing her in New Zealand.…

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Pat’s Delight drawn three

(IM) PATS DELIGHT DRAWS THREE IN $500,000 FINAL Kentuckiana Lodge pacer (Im) Pats Delight has useful options after drawing barrier three in the $500,000 Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final at Melton on Saturday, December 15. The Bettor’s Delight-Righteous Franco entire is an equal second favourite with Cruz Bromac following the barrier draw. Cruz Bromac, unbeaten…

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Court On The Edge bred to go further

CLEVERLY-NAMED PACER SALUTES AT ADDINGTON Court On The Edge, who upstaged his more fancied Kentuckiana Lodge stablemate Sezana, to win at Addington on Thursday, December 6, is bred to win more races. The son of top sire Bettor’s Delight is the first to race and now the first winner from the useful Courage Under Fire…

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Pat’s Delight close to track record

IM PATS DELIGHT MAKES MOST OF TWO DRAW IN SECOND ROUND Kentuckiana Lodge pacer (Im) Pats Delight could have smashed the Ballarat track record on Tuesday night, if required. The Bettor’s Delight-Righteous Franco entire was only at top in the run to the first turn, but after holding the inside running for driver Gavin Lang,…

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