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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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Kozzi, Kozzi, Kozzi – Oi, Oi, Oi

Kozzi Asano may not have been a household name in racing circles at the beginning of the season, but the talented apprentice jockey made sure he was by the end. A one-time leader in the New Zealand Jockeys’ Premiership, Asano will end the season in second position behind Central Districts hoop Lisa Allpress, but with[...]
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Carston bookends Riccarton card

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston has had a good run with former North Island horses and that continued on his home track on Saturday when Hunua Hank took out his 1600m contest. The former Nigel Tiley-trained gelding was having just his second start for Carston and he believes the son of Pentire has a bright future[...]
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Asano on the hunt

Leading apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano has experienced a break-out season and he can’t wait for it to resume in July. The Canterbury hoop is just six wins shy of premiership leader Lisa Allpress and he is looking forward to chasing her down. “We will see how the first race meeting goes after COVID-19,” Asano said.[...]
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Carston happy with Breeders Stakes duo

Andrew Carston has his two mares in peak condition for what he has revealed is their target race – Saturday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. The Christchurch trainer will produce Ticket To Ride and Monrecour in the set-weights and penalties fillies and mares feature, confident he has both[...]
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