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Legarto impresses on debut

New Zealand trainers Ken and Bev Kelso could have another star daughter of Proisir on their hands. Two-year-old filly Legarto carries the same colours as her Group One-winning stablemate Levante, and didn’t let them down, winning on debut over 1100m by 3.75 lengths at Matamata on Wednesday. “I thought it was a really good run,”[...]
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Levante to make Australian debut

Group One winner Levante has touched down in Melbourne ahead of her debut run on Australian soil this Saturday in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. Fresh off wins in the Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) and Group 1 BCD Group Sprint (1400m), New Zealand trainers Ken and Bev Kelso decided to test their[...]
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Spring targets beckon Levante

If Levante is going to become a Group One winner, she’s going to have to wait until she’s a five-year-old. The exciting four-year-old mare ended a good yet somewhat frustrating 2020-21 season when she finished fourth last Saturday in the Group 1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Rapa. Ken Kelso,[...]
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Levante slick from gates

High-class mare Levante ran out a ready winner of her 1230m heat at the Rotorua trials on Tuesday and most importantly jumped away cleanly from the starting gates and will be seen back at the races on Saturday week. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained four-year-old missed a place for the first time in her nine-start[...]
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