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  • Robbie Burns produces huge run in PGG Sales Aged Handicap
    Already handicapped as the backmarker in the race, Robbie Burns had another 30m added to his handicap early on as a number of runners played dodgems with each other. His effort to get as close as he did to the winner Franco Tai can only be described as massive, beaten by a half length.
    Posted: Monday 30 October 2017
  • Bite The Bullet looking for another cup win
    The winner of the Kurow Cup at the start of the current season, Bite The Bullet has raced consistently since then. He looms as the main danger to hot favourite Eamon Maguire in today's Tuapeka Cup.
    Posted: Sunday 22 October 2017
  • Draws make things difficult for Sires Stakes pair
    While the stable have been pleased with the progress of both runners ahead of tonight's Sires Stakes heat, the draws have certainly made things more difficult than perhaps they already were. Alta Maestro will need to overcome a wide draw, while The Brooklyn Brawler will be looking for luck from the inside of the second line.
    Posted: Friday 20 October 2017
  • Three year olds represent good chances at Addington
    It is another pair of stable three year olds that represent good chances for the stable at Addington tomorrow evening. Henry Hubert is resuming after his debut run on the track back in February, while The Brooklyn Brawler, a good second first up a fortnight ago will look to go one better after coming up with the ace draw from the mobile.
    Posted: Wednesday 11 October 2017
  • Faster class pacers produce good runs
    On Friday night at Addington, it was the turn of the faster class pacers to shine. Robbie Burns 9in picture) and Bite The Bullet quinellaed their go over the 2600m, while Alta Orlando put in a huge run for third after starting from 30m behind in a 2600m stand.
    Posted: Monday 9 October 2017
  • Robbie Burns looking to make Addington debut a winning one
    While he is a 43 start veteran and started his career on a winning note in the south over three years ago, remarkably tonight's race at Addington will be the first on the track for the well performed Robbie Burns. A nine race winner and with over $100,000 in stake-earnings, Robbie Burns trialled well at Rangiora last week in preparation for tonight's race.
    Posted: Friday 6 October 2017
  • Alta Maesto looking to book Sires Stakes spot
    Having proved himself against the best of his age last season as a two year old, Alta Maestro heads to Cambridge tonight looking to secure a spot in the Sires Stakes final to be held on Cup Day. He meets a small but select field, with the Ray Green trained King Of Swing the toughest to beat from the ace draw.
    Posted: Thursday 5 October 2017
  • Three year olds readying for Sires Stakes
    It is that time of the year when the big names are about to hit the track and in terms of the three year old stars, Sires Stakes Heats are just round the corner. Tonight at Addington and Alexandra Park, it is the turn of The Brooklyn Brawler and Alta Maestro to take the right steps towards these targets.
    Posted: Friday 29 September 2017
  • Spondulicks gets deserved maiden win
    It was a win that had a little bit of luck attached to it, but no-one would begrudge Spondulicks maiden win tonight at start fifteen of his career.
    Posted: Friday 29 September 2017
  • Tuapeka Trick looks to do the business for Westview
    He is the pride and joy of the Westview Super Seventeen syndicate and today at Oamaru, Tuapeka Trick kicks off his three year old campaign. On the back of a good trial win at Rangiora last week, there is a lot of confidence that his reappearance will be a winning one.
    Posted: Sunday 24 September 2017
  • Back to the all weather surface today and on a track that he had performed well at previously, Missinmemate justified the confidence of driver John Dunn getting home by three quarters of a length over favourite Alta Shelby. It was J Dunn at his absolute best as he made a decisive move down the back-straight to take the lead and then kicked too well up the straight to hold off the more favoured runners.
    Posted: Sunday 24 September 2017
  • New Zealand Cup plans over for Captain Dolmio
    A start in this year's New Zealand Cup is off the table for Captain Dolmio. His plans for November's big go have been derailed with an injury to a back fetlock, his Woodend trainer John Dunn confirmed today.
    Posted: Monday 11 September 2017
  • The six year old Bettor's Delight mare Lovetodream has been in wonderfully consistent form for the Robert Dunn stable since joining the ranks mid-year. Tonight at Addington she will start a short priced favourite over the 1950m and from a second line draw.
    Posted: Friday 8 September 2017
  • Flashazz a star pupil for the Westview Super Eighteen syndicate
    The latest acquisition for the Westview syndications is two year old filly Flashazz. Picked out by Ray Hansen at this year's yearling sales and then given the tick of approval by Robert, John and Sam the vet, Flashazz (stable name Bro) is the second foal out of the well performed racemare and Harness Jewels winner Pembrook's Delight.
    Posted: Friday 8 September 2017
  • Three year olds on track for spring campaign
    John is both excited and optimistic about the three year olds in the stable as they head towards their spring campaigns. Alta Maestro remains with Robert in the north, while John has Tuapeka Trick, Henry Hubert and The Brooklyn Brawler on track from his Woodend base.
    Posted: Monday 21 August 2017
  • Bite The Bullet digs tough to win Kurow Cup
    Bite The Bullet took another step towards the better classes today at Oamaru, with a tough victory in the Kurow Cup. Able to assume the lead early in the race, he staved off a mid-race challenge from the favourite James Dean and dictated terms thereafter. He had enough in the tank over the last 100m to hold off the fast late finisher in New Years Jay.
    Posted: Sunday 20 August 2017
  • Career win 900 a great milestone for John
    When your younger brother is Dexter Dunn, you know all about records and ticking off career milestones. But for the older of the Dunn brothers John, it was another personal milestone on Friday evening at Addington when Bettor Chance, a newcomer to the stable ranks recorded its third victory, giving John career win 900.
    Posted: Sunday 20 August 2017
  • Yagunnakissmeornot looking for further Alex Park success
    Top trotting mare Yagunnakissmeornot has hit a real purple patch of form over the winter with wins in four of her last eight race starts. She looks a great chance to add career win 16 to her impressive resume this evening,
    Posted: Friday 11 August 2017
  • Bullet fires new season into action for stable
    Bite The Bullet has continued a good run with a win at Oamaru this afternoon, getting up late to nail the pacemaker and stablemate Dream To Reality. This is his second win in just five starts back to the track after an extended absence.
    Posted: Sunday 6 August 2017
  • Posted: Friday 28 July 2017
  • Jack MacKinnon will be looking to put the icing on another premiership-winning season at Alexandra Park on Friday.

    The 22-year-old Pukekohe horseman has all but wrapped up the 2016-2017 Junior Driving premiership at northern headquarters and should seal the title when he reins hot favourite Yagunnakissmeornot in the seventh event.
    Posted: Friday 28 July 2017

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