Bettor’s Delights top flight son Lazarus has transition from star 3yo to open class pacer with aplomb. With the New Zealand Cup in his sights, Lazarus showed all his star qualities to win the Christian Cullen Classic at Addington against his more seasoned and older rivals. Taking over midrace he paced a New Zealand record for the 2600 metre standing start feature, his time was 3.11.4. Lazarus has now banked $925,000 in career earnings from only nineteen lifetime starts.

Plenty of winners for Bettor’s Delight, at Gloucester Park he sired a quartet of winners that included Commander Chapel and Delightful Offer, On The Rantan was an easy Addington winner and Gina Grace was a 1.54.5 Menangle winner.

American Ideal remains a rich source of winners in Australia with Hey Porsha winning at Bathurst, she now has career earnings close to $70,000, Overboard Again was a Pinjarra winner and Yankee Strutter was a winner in the Sunshine state. Top trotting stallion Pegasus Spur had very good New Zealand winners in Blood And Whisky at Auckland and Another Chapter cleared maiden ranks with victory at Timaru.