Harness Racing New Zealand
Considering Lazarus won last year’s New Zealand Cup by 10 lengths in race record time, suggesting he might be better now borders on insanity.
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Champion driver Dexter Dunn probably summed up the thoughts of all rival New Zealand Cup reinsmen when analysing the record run by superstar pacer Lazarus in the Gr.2 $50,000 Kaikoura Cup.
The mindset of just one rival driver could determine whether Lazarus enjoys an effortless New Zealand Cup warm up at Kaikoura today.
Bordeaux will be a warm favourite to repeat in Monday’s G3 $30,000 South Bay Trotters Cup at Kaikoura, but he will have to repel a significant challenge from locals hoping for a hometown success.
Young trainer and junior driver Jack Harrington has three chances today at Kaikoura on the first of a two day meeting.
Established Oamaru driver Brad Williamson has followed in his father Phil and brother, Nathan’s, footsteps by taking out a trainer’s license.
Harness Briefs - 29th October
HE’S big, he’s still a bit raw and gee he’s got a motor.
The biggest day of Benjamin Butcher’s burgeoning driving career could be just 18 days away.
THE raid back home is a goer.
It is not often punters see a new name among the big gun drivers at Alexandra Park on a Friday night but they will tonight.
Ray Green couldn’t quite believe his luck when the fields came out for Alexandra Park tomorrow night.
Harness Briefs - 27th October
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