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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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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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Kilowatt shines brightly at Gore

Race favourite Kilowatt left it late but produced an undeniable run to take out the feature event on the programme at Gore on Sunday, the Dynes Transport Tapanui Cup (2000m). On a special day for the Tapanui Racing Club that was celebrating its 150th year of operation, the Kelvin and Aimee Tyler-trained six-year-old had looked[...]
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Carston brings up century

Andrew Carston recorded the 100th training win of his career on Thursday as part of a treble at Ashburton. The Riccarton conditioner is in his sixth season of training and headed to Ashburton confident of success but unaware he was about to reach the milestone. “It was a super day out,” Carston said. “I had[...]
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In Kozzi we trust

The revelation that is Canterbury apprentice Kozzi Asano continued his winning roll at Riverton on Wednesday, riding five winners on the eight-race card. The Japanese 24-year-old has rocketed to the top of the New Zealand Jockeys’ Premiership after his haul of five, with four of those wins for the father-daughter training partnership of Kelvin and[...]
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Oaks winner back in business at Wanganui

Last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Sentimental Miss returned to her best with a quality staying performance to take out the Listed Steelform Roofing Group Wanganui Cup (2040m). The Lisa Latta-trained four-year-old has disappointed on several occasions in her current campaign after an eye-catching effort for seventh behind Endless Drama in the[...]
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Asano chases first stakes win

Kozzi Asano is aiming to add another first to his breakout season this weekend. The Canterbury-based Japanese apprentice had only ridden eight winners in his career to the start of this season but since August 1, he has saluted the judge 30 times to sit in joint second place on the jockeys’ premiership alongside three-time[...]
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