Macca Lodge to support NZ Kindergarten Stakes at Wyndham

Macca Lodge is the new sponsor of the NZ Kindergarten Stakes scheduled for Young Quinn Raceway in Wyndham on Wednesday 31st March.

The Wyndham Harness Racing Club had sought a new sponsor for the prestigious race which has a long and distinguished list of past winners that have gone on to become top line performers.

Macca Lodge, a stud based at Wendonside near Riversdale in Northern Southland, have stepped in and the Macca Lodge NZ Kindergarten Stakes will be the feature race on the programme in the first race meeting at the course in over twelve months.

Sheree McIntyre of Macca Lodge said, “we love to support harness racing in the South and part of our strategy is to support breeding which is vitally important and we will do anything we can to support it. This race is important for breeding in the South.”

President of the Wyndham Harness Racing Club, Russell Ferguson says, “it’s brilliant to have the McIntyre’s on board. There would hardly be a Breeder or Owner in Southland that has not had an association with Macca Lodge at some stage. A Group Three race, the Kindergarten Stakes is an iconic race on the two-year-old racing calendar and to have a local sponsor is a great result for the Club.”

The Milne Family from Edendale, who also have a very long association with the Club will again donate a trophy, to be presented to the winning connections.

For further comment:

Russell Ferguson, President Wyndham Harness Racing Club, 0274 741 535

Sheree McIntyre, Macca Lodge 021 159 6608

About Macca Lodge:

Located in the Riversdale district of Northern Southland, Macca Lodge can access all quality chilled/frozen semen from the best sires across New Zealand, Australia and the United States. Talk to the team today about how they can deliver the results you're looking for: Top class facilities with proven results, 24-hour supervised foaling for peace of mind, 600 acres of excellent quality grass all year round. www.maccalodge.com

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