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  • Stablemates drawn to get chance in mares feature
    Tonight is the first of the big mares goes at Addington and for the Robert Dunn trained pair of Lovetodream and American Tart, the draw gods have been kind, with barriers one and two. Over the 1950m, the draws are often so key and for this very in form pair, it gives them both their chance in the Group Two feature.
    Posted: Friday 2 February 2018
  • Robert pays tribute to an old mate Max Williams
    Yesterday saw the passing of Max Williams, granddad of Tim and a long time friend an supporter of the Dunn family. Robert was pleased that he had the opportunity to see Max before he passed this week.
    Posted: Thursday 1 February 2018
  • It was a long trip south for the babies, but one well justified with Last Waltz a convincing winner over the 2200m on debut proving too tough for her stablemate Garta and the well favoured Stun Gun.
    Posted: Sunday 28 January 2018
  • Robbie Burns looking good for Invercargill Cup
    Robbie Burns has done a good job since coming back down south last year. He was a strong finishing second behind Tiger Thompson in the Omakau Cup last time and a repeat of that sees him the horse to beat in today's Invercargill Cup.
    Posted: Saturday 27 January 2018
  • Take a bow Johnny Dunn - six winners for the afternoon.
    It has been a great day two at Blenheim with five wins from the stable and of even greater note, a six win bag for Johnny for the first time in his career, an outstanding achievement.
    Posted: Sunday 21 January 2018
  • Bonnie Highlander caps off winning treble for the Neumann brothers
    Alan and Ian Neumann have been involved in harness racing for many years and have raced a number of good horses, including most recently The Brooklyn Brawler, now in Australia. However, until Sunday, they had never owned a winning treble in a day. That was well and truly put to rest as their three runners - Tyron Bettor's Ella, Valloria and Bonnie's Highlander all delivered winning perfromances.
    Posted: Tuesday 16 January 2018
  • Day Two - Preview
    It is Nelson Summer Cup Day and there are some great chances from the stable running today.
    Posted: Sunday 14 January 2018
  • Witches Of Westview looking to continue dream start
    The Witches Of Westview is yet another initative of Westview manager Nigel Armstrong. It is an initiative that has seen Nigel lease off 10% of his shareholding in the Westview Super Seventeen syndicate to 100 ladies, many of whom are first time owners. All of this in yet another ploy to get new owners into the great game of harness racing and in this case to get some ladies into the game.
    Posted: Friday 12 January 2018
  • A big day ahead for John and Robert at Nelson.
    The two day Nelson Summer meet kicks off today with a host of chances from the Robert Dunn stable today.
    Posted: Friday 12 January 2018
  • De Lancome too good in the slush at Timaru
    Considered good enough to mix it with some of the best fillies of her age in her previous eight starts, De Lancôme has always been a well regarded filly in the Robert Dunn stable. The only surprise is that it has taken her nine starts to register her maiden win, a win that came on a wet and gloomy Timaru afternoon.
    Posted: Saturday 6 January 2018
  • Tuapeka Trick puts Westview Super Seventeen on the winners list
    It was never a case of if he would get his first win, but rather when, for Bettor's Delight three year old Tuapeka Trick. Good enough to run a Group Three placing as a two year old, he has raced against some nice types throughout his short career. But at Omakau on Tuesday, he dealt to his maiden opponents by just over two lengths, the first of many victories we hope for his great crew of owners.
    Posted: Thursday 4 January 2018
  • American Tart super in New Years Eve win
    She had had little go her way in her two previous Alexandra Park starts, but against a good field on New Years Eve, American Tart showed her undeniable speed to good effect dealing to a very good field of R85 and above pacers.
    Posted: Tuesday 2 January 2018
  • They have had a lot of fun to date, but today at Omakau, the Westview Super Seventeen sydicate are hoping for their first winner, in the shape of Tuapeka Trick. He has done a good job as a two and three year old, but from a perfect draw today, looks a good thing for his maiden win.
    Posted: Tuesday 2 January 2018
  • Auckland Cup day and some great Alexandra Park fields
    Today is the traditional Auckland Cup day in the harness ranks and the stable are well represented with a number of nice chances.
    Posted: Sunday 31 December 2017
  • Bonnie Highlander strong in resumption
    A handy three year old last season, Bonnie Highlander looks to have come back a stronger horse as a four year old, judging by a good win at Ashburton yesterday.
    Posted: Monday 25 December 2017
  • Robbie Burns a strong chance in Ashburton Cup
    Robbie Burns has been racing well since he has come back to the South Island and a last start third hinted that he must be a great chance in today's Ashburton Cup.
    Posted: Sunday 24 December 2017
  • It was a
    For most owners to win one in a day is a great day. But for Ashburton Accountant Wendy Nordqvist, it was a winning double as her two runners Anytime and Spot On both delivered on debut and looked the types to progress further over the summer.
    Posted: Sunday 24 December 2017
  • It was a big weekend for the stable with runners at Auckland on Friday, Addington on Saturday and Rangiora on Sunday. With three stable wins - one at Addington and two at Rangiora, it proved a very good weekend. For John as a driver, it was even better with six driving wins.
    Posted: Monday 18 December 2017
  • These girls love to dream
    Undoubtedly the most consistent mare to go around Addington this season, Lovetodream has done a fantastic job for her owners Shirley Cummings, Suzanne Williams and Keryn Woodham. After a run of eight placings, she finally recorded a win at Motukarara a fortnight ago. At Addington this evening, she recorded her second win on the bounce, defeating the two favourites Don Domingo and Maverick.
    Posted: Saturday 9 December 2017
  • Alta Maestro set for northern resumption
    Class three year old Alta Maestro is fresh up at Alexandra Park this evening after a stint in the south. He has pleased Robert with his work leading into tonight and is well ready for what appears a stern challenge.
    Posted: Friday 8 December 2017
  • John looking to carry on a good run of form
    By his own high standards, the start to this season, had been a quiet one for number one stable driver John Dunn. However, a great run of form over cup week, has been followed by more success over the last couple of days, both from catch drives. John looks to have a great chance of success in one of the day's features at Methven, the Green Mile for the trotters, in which he will again partner Harriet Of Mot.
    Posted: Sunday 3 December 2017

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