News Briefs - November 2

Oscar heads back to All Stars

Oscar Bonavena has rejoined the All Stars barn and is expected to start in Tuesday's Group 3 Worthy Queen at Addington on Cup day next Tuesday. The Majestic Son six-year-old, a winner of 15 from 39, has been with trainer Regan Todd for his last eight starts but has now returned to co-owner Mark Purdon and Hayden Cullen at Rolleston. This time last year Oscar Bonavena produced a Cup week double, winning the Group 1 NZ Trotting Free For All on Cup day and then again on Show Day.

More tickets on sale for Cup day

A total of 200 more tickets have been made available for the Bacardi on the Green area on Cup day next Tuesday. The area, formerly known as the Lindauer Lawn, had been sold out before the extra allocation was released. Admission costs $89. For more information go to addington.co.nz. General admission tickets are also still available.

Hey there stranger

The country's first New Zealand bred foal by top stallion Tall Dark Stranger has arrived. The colt, out of Rocknroll Arden, was born last week at Macca Lodge in Southland. Tall Dark Stranger won over $2m on the track including the North America Cup Final and the Meadowlands Pace Final. His New Zealand and Australian book are limited to just 60 mares. Owned by John and Judy Stiven, Rocknroll Arden won six races in her 27 start career.

Big bucks Hanover

After a last start fourth to the mighty Bulldog Hanover, Abuckabett Hanover has sold on-line for over half a million dollars. The Betting Line four-year-old was sold for $US534,000 at the Preferred Equine Online's Halloween racing sale.

Club News : Motukarara

Motukarara Trotting Association Inc - AGM

Notice of the Annual General Meeting, of Motukarara Trotting Association Inc to be held at:
43 Duck Pond Road, Motukarara, Christchurch 7672
Monday,21st November 2022 - 6.30pm
Lyn Horsburgh
Secretary/Treasurer Motukarara Trotting Association Inc. Ph 021 650 084
All current and intending members welcome

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