KIMBERLY SALUTES

J Scott The Inside Word

To be a successful harness driver, you need to be able to sum up a race and make things happen. Kimberly Butt did just that at her sixth racedrive at Forbury Park on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Courtesy of a plum drive behind Saveapatrol, a rising star for employer Mark Jones, in the Dunedin City Ford Junior Drivers Mobile Pace, Kimberly didn’t panic when beaten out of the gate on the raging $1.20 favourite. She had to be confident the Grant Hatton-owned Christian Cullen gelding would have a class edge on her rivals and the promising 4YO was up to …

MARK/LAVROS TOO GOOD FRESH

J Scott The Inside Word

Master Lavros resumed from a layoff with a slick first-up win at Addington on Friday, October 4. The warm $2 favourite stepped straight to the front and was always in control for Mark, coming clear by 2 1/2 lengths to beat trailer Live The Dream and later closer Escapee.

MASTER LAVROS SET FOR DOMINION

J Scott The Inside Word

Trainer Mark Jones was pleased with the game fourth by Master Lavros in the Calvglass Imports Limted FFA Trot at Kaikoura on Monday, November 4, and he remains on song for the $200,000 Hellers Dominion Trot on Show Day. Friday, November 15. “I thought I might have got the lead (from Stent) but he went well. He kept going,” Mark said. Stent refused to hand the front to Master Lavros when challenged after the opening 400m, but both favourites had to settle for the minors, with Rowe Cup placegetter Boizel charging home from three back on the markers to take …