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Legarto to receive massive payday

The connections of short-priced favourite Legarto are in for a massive payday following Saturday's $450,000 Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie, irrespective of the result. The daughter of Proisir is almost assured of taking home the lion's share of the $650,000 summer series bonus that was introduced this year by Entain Australia[...]
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Legarto on target for Golden Eagle after Matamata Cup success

In Saturday's Listed Matamata Cup (1600m), Legarto showcased a commanding performance on her home track, putting aside last week's weather-related challenges and setting her sights on Sydney. The impressive daughter of Proisir, a Group One winner in both New Zealand and Australia as a three-year-old last season, displayed her prowess once more. After an eye-catching[...]
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Legarto pleases in Te Rapa trial

Last season's standout three-year-old filly Legarto pleased trainers Ken and Bev Kelso with her first public hit-out this preparation at Te Rapa on Tuesday. The daughter of Proisir settled midfield for jockey Ryan Elliot in her 900m trial before looming wide at the turn and closed late to finish third behind Group One winner Pier.[...]
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All go for Legarto for Melbourne

Fresh from a top-level victory last weekend, Ken and Bev Kelso are looking forward to the challenge of another in Melbourne. The Kelsos' outstanding three-year-old filly Legarto gets on the plane to Melbourne this week, her target the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington. Ken Kelso missed watching his star older mare Levante win[...]
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Fourth Group One for Levante

Matamata-trained mare Levante added a fourth Group One victory to her résumé when she defeated another class performer in La Crique to take out the Group 1 WFA Classic (1600m) at Otaki. The two quality mares had been expected to fight out the finish of the feature, with punters unable to separate then in betting[...]
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Dee booked for Legarto in Guineas

Jockey Michael Dee has been booked for the plum ride on top class filly Legarto in next month's Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m). The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained three-year-old will trial this week at Cambridge and will venture across the Tasman for the March 4 Flemington assignment. The winner of her first five starts, including[...]
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