Gavin Lang to drive Pat’s Delight

GAVIN LANG BOOKED FOR PAT’S DELIGHT IN INTERS Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety has enlisted the services of experienced Victorian reinsman Gavin Lang for Pat’s Delight in the upcoming Interdominion series. “Ricky (May) is very committed to drives here in New Zealand,” Cran said. “There was no guarantee that Let It Ride and Pat’s Delight…

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Pat’s Delight to start in NZ FFA

PAT’S DELIGHT STARING IN NZ FREE-FOR-ALL The Kentuckiana Lodge team didn’t get the best rub of the green from tough draws at Addington on Tuesday, so Pat’s Delight is going to make the most of a good alley in the Woodlands NZ Free-For-All on Friday. “I’ve just spoken to Pat (Kubala, owner) and he wants…

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Dexter drives Hundie at the Meadowlands

HUNDIE SET FOR MEADOWLANDS DEBUT USA-based former Kiwi driver Dexter Dunn is set to continue his association with former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Hundie at the Meadowlands, New Jersey, on Sunday (NZ time). Dexter reined Hundie, now in the Jimmy Takter stable in North America, for second in a Meadowlands qualifier last weekend, clocking 1:52.8 and…

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Stable maintains high UDR rating

TIMARU DOUBLE MAINTAINS HIGH STABLE UDR RATING The Cran Dalgety stable furthered its good strike rate for the season with two wins from two starters at Timaru on Saturday, November 3. The stable’s UDR (consistency) rating remains high at 0.3276 after maiden Rock On and consistent mare Just Dance saluted at the Phar Lap Raceway.…

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Pat’s Delight game 2nd in Kaikoura Cup

PAT’S DELIGHT BUILDS TOWARD NZ FREE-FOR-ALL Although Pat’s Delight didn’t win Monday’s $50,000 Alabar Kaikoura Cup, he exceeded expectations with his gritty second against the top older pacers. Last season’s 3YO Jewels Emerald winner was left to cut the breeze when winner Spankem took over from stablemate and race favourite, Eamon Maguire, with 1700m to…

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Olivia Rachel sprints nicely in trial

OLIVIA RACHEL RESUMES WITH TRIAL WIN Olivia Rachel, the three-year-old daughter of Mach Three and former champion filly Carabella, resumed for the Cran Dalgety stable at the Rangiora trials on Wednesday, October 25. She placed in both her Group Three two-year-old filly starts in March, at Addington and Invercargill. Olivia Rachel was third, first-up behind…

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