Arden Roanoke on ‘Bettor’ path

ARDEN ROANOKE COULD MIRROR DAM’S HALF–BROTHER By Jeff Scott Kentuckiana Lodge spring mover Arden Roanoke is mirroring the hoofprints of his dam’s half-brother of a decade ago, Victoria Cup winner, Bettor’s Strike. While there’s no suggestion he’ll reach the Australasian Grand Circuit level of his close Kentuckiana Lodge relative, If he continues to build in…

Details

Talkerup still winning in WA

TALKERUP SILL WINNING FOR HOT TUAPEKA LODGE FAMILY By Jeff Scott Talkerup, the former Jim Dalgety-owned and Cran Dalgety-trained filly, who set a NZ 2400m 3YO fillies record at Ashburton on debut four years ago, is still winning in West Australia. The daughter of 2008 NZ Cup winner Changeover (1:53.4, 23 wins from 51 starts…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details