Shezoneoftheboyz to take on boys

HAMBLETONIAN CLASSIC NEXT FOR PROMISING TROT FILLY Unbeaten trot filly Shezoneoftheboyz is Hambletonian-bound at Ashburton on Saturday week after dealing to her rivals at Addington on Tuesday, February 2. Former Kentuckiana Lodge employee and now top Burnham trainer Mark Jones was pleased to retain the filly for age group racing after her sale last month…

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K L drivers quinella Oamaru Cup

DEXTER RACKS UP WIN NO. 90 FOR SEASON Kentuckiana Lodge drivers Dexter Dunn (Niraadi) and Shane Walkinshaw (Breeny’s Passion) were to the fore with the quinella in the Whitestone Livestock Oamaru Cup on Sunday January 31. Dexter, 17 wins ahead of nearest challenger David Butcher on this season’s NZ drivers’ premiership, had the last say…

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No claims at Addington Jan 26

OWNER GRAHAM BEIRNE HAS QUINELLA No claims were entered for any of the 10 runners in the ICE Bloodstock Claiming Mobile Pace at the Addington meeting on Tuesday January 26. Long John Anvil gained his first South Island win for major Christchurch owner Graham Beirne and Ashworths Beach (Amberley) trainer Gavin Smith in the claimer.…

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Bettor’s Strike wins as $1.30 favourite

UNBEATEN IN AUSSIE AFTER OVERCOMING TOUGH TRIP Bettor’s Strike, backed down to $1.30 favouritism against moderate opposition, made hard work of winning a $A5000 conditioning race, but again showed his class at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Friday January 22. The dual Grand Circuit winner was trapped three wide from the outset from his back row…

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Smiling Shard bypassing Vict Derby

WOODLANDS NORTHERN DERBY NEW TARGET ON MARCH 12 Top 3YO Smiling Shard will miss the $A200,000 Victoria Derby on February 6 and be aimed at the $500,000 Woodlands Northern Derby at Auckland on March 12. Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety and his staff are taking no risks with the colt, who had his proposed Victorian…

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Stablemates quinella 2YO trial

HALF-BROTHER TO SAMMY MAGUIRE QUALIFIES Promising Kentuckiana Lodge 2YO pacers JB Maguire and Wotavugot were both well inside the required time at the Rangiora trials on Tuesday January 19. JB Maguire, a half-brother by Bettor’s Delight to last Saturday’s Bendigo Pacing Cup winner Sammy Maguire (17 wins form 30 starts), followed up some useful workout…

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