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Asano continues upward trajectory

Apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano charged up the leading jockeys’ table when landing five winners at Riccarton on Saturday, with his tally of 14 victories for the season placing him third on the premiership behind Lisa Allpress (19) and Michael McNab (16). The 26-year-old, who has come from relative obscurity just a matter of seasons ago,[...]
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Art De Triomphe caps magical hour for Go Racing syndicates

Albert Bosma’s Go Racing syndicates enjoyed one of their finest hours on Saturday when they celebrated three separate victories including two at stakes level in the space of sixty minutes. Talented galloper Hasabro kicked off proceedings at Riccarton when he produced a fresh-up victory over 1200m for the Go Racing Hasabro syndicate, before exciting four-year-old[...]
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Riccarton stakes targets for Carston pair

New Zealand trainer Andrew Carston will have a couple of stakes candidates at his home track of Riccarton this weekend. Promising juvenile Art De Triomphe will have her first tilt at stakes level when she contests the Listed Berkley Stud Champagne Stakes (1200m) on Saturday. The filly became her sire Vadamos’ first New Zealand winner[...]
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Ashburton double for Carston

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston went home from Ashburton on Wednesday a happy man after picking up a winning double. Stable runner Severine continued her consistent form line when victorious in the Gary McCormick Transport Open 1400. The daughter of Pins settled midfield for jockey Chris Johnson who was able to pick a path through their[...]
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Milford Sound set to cruise to maiden win

Andrew Carston is hoping suggestions that he might have one of the best-credentialled maiden gallopers in the South Island are short-lived. Riccarton trainer Carston will produce Ocean Park three-year-old gelding Milford Sound in Thursday’s Piccadilly Books Stocktake Sale Maiden (1600m) on his home track hoping the last-start Listed Southland Guineas (1600m) runner-up can shed his[...]
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Carston trio Southland bound

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston will launch a three-pronged attack at the Listed ILF Ascot Park Hotel Southland Guineas (1600m) at Ascot Park on Saturday. It’s the final leg of the southern Guineas triple crown series, and the race has opened up with the absence of Showemhowitsdone, the winner of the first two legs – the[...]
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Asano to head north

The South Island’s leading jockey, Kozzi Asano, will leave the mainland next week for a couple of months in a bid to further his riding career. The gun hoop will take up an opportunity with Wexford Stables in Matamata where he will get the chance to garner further knowledge from co-trainer and former champion jockey[...]
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Best season to date for Carston

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is looking forward to kicking off the new racing season at Ashburton on Saturday, following a 10th place finish in the 2019-20 trainers’ premiership. Carston, who trains between 30 and 35 horses, had 30 wins, three at black-type level. “A top 10 finish is obviously a great result,” Carston said. “It’s[...]
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