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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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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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All eyes on Telegraph defence

Ken Kelso isn't looking too far ahead with Levante with his focus firmly centred on the star mare's bid for back-to-back feature sprint titles at Trentham. The Matamata conditioner and training partner and wife Bev can't fault their daughter of Proisir ahead of Saturday's defence of her Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) crown. “I have always[...]
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Levante on track for Railway

Group One targets await Levante in the New Year, with a trip across the Tasman in the offing should she perform to her usual high standards. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained mare has performed with distinction in both of her starts in Australia, finishing fourth in both the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group[...]
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