Addington Harness Hall of Fame inducts youngest ever member

Dexter Dunn. Photo: Getty Images
Dexter Dunn. Photo: Getty Images
A Canterbury driver has become the youngest ever reinsman to be inducted into the Addington Harness Hall of Fame.

Dexter Dunn was inducted at the 18th Canterbury Owners and Breeders Night at Addington Raceway on Thursday. He has previously been inducted into the NZ Trotting Hall of Fame.

Dexter Dunn.
Dexter Dunn.

Dunn, one of the top reinsman in North America at the moment, already has an impressive list of achievements under his belt.

He was the youngest driver in NZ to reach 100 winners in a season and was also the youngest to win a NZ driver’s premiership, both aged 18, and attain 1000 and 2000 wins.

Dunn has driven more than 3100 winners across the world - with 2226 wins in NZ and 585 at Addington.

He won the 2015 World Drivers Championship in Sydney and, in his first full season in North America in 2019, Dunn was awarded the USA Harness Writers Association driver of year.

- hrnz.co.nz

 

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Local trusted journalism matters - now more than ever

As the Covid-19 pandemic brings the world into uncharted waters, Star Media journalists and photographers continue to report local stories that matter everyday - yours.

For more than 152 years our journalists have provided Cantabrians with local news that can be trusted. It’s more important now than ever to keep Cantabrians connected.

As our advertising has fallen during the pandemic, support from you our reader is crucial.

You can help us continue to provide local news you can trust simply by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter