Last Friday night (17th January 2014) was the first race meeting of 2014 for the NZTrotting Club and also the start of the much anticipated $500 Breeders' Bonus initiative.
Four bonuses were won on the night. The NZMTC and the NZSBA congratulate the NZSBA members who each won $500:
Spreydon Lodge, breeder of Fernleigh Rebel, winner of theMobile Pace for three-year-old and older C0 Pacers.
Russell and Carolyn Nelson, breeders of Crackaheiny, winner of the Active Electrical Mobile Pace for four-year-old and older C2 to C3 pacers.
Alta Breeding Co Ltd (Tony Dickinson), breeder of Alta Jerome, winner of the PGG Wrightson Sale of the Stars three-year-old and older C1 pacers.
Gaby and Julie Maghzal, breeders of Lothario, winner of the Hydroflow Trot for three-year-old and older C1 trotters.
The $500 is paid to any member of the NZSBA who breeds the winner of a totalisator race at a NZMTC meeting, held at Addington Raceway.
Kiely Buttell, NZSBA's Executive Manager said "it is never too late to join the NZSBA. An $89.95 membership fee could give breeders an instant $500 return! "
Kiely Buttell, NZ Standardbred Breeders' Assn