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Sir Beets breaks maiden

Three-year-old colt Sir Beets cleared maiden ranks on Wednesday, winning the Aquashield Roofing Maiden (1100m) at Otaki. Ridden by Johnathan Parkes, Sir Beets came from last to down his rivals in an impressive performance to score by half a length from Old Town Road for trainer Lisa Latta. Sir Beets had previously finished eighth behind[...]
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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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Latta welcomes Awapuni synthetic track

Leading Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta is enthusiastic about the prospect of an all-weather track at the busy Palmerston North racecourse. Installation of a synthetic surface is already well underway at Cambridge in the north, and Latta has welcomed this month’s announcement of funding for all-weather tracks in the central and southern regions. “That’s got to[...]
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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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Hannam happy to be back in saddle

It’s fair to say Palmerston North rider Robbie Hannam is a glass half full guy. The effervescent jockey has been back at work over the past couple of weeks after New Zealand’s month-long lockdown period due to Covid-19. The 53-year-old kept fit throughout the month off and like many was eager to get back to[...]
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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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Dual stakes chances for Latta

Secret Allure will attempt to add a fifth stakes victory to her tally when she lines up in the Group 3 Gee & Hickton Funeral Directors Thompson Handicap (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday. The daughter of Zacinto heads into Saturday’s feature off the back of a length victory in the Group 3 Taranaki Breeders’ Stakes[...]
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Platinum Dubai wins eventful 2YO race

The Lisa Latta-trained filly Platinum Dubai showed professionalism to take out the Otaki Mail (800m) for two-year-olds on Thursday, leading throughout to land the prize while race-favourite Piaggio was slow into stride and bucked off rider Jason Waddell shortly after. A daughter of Pride Of Dubai, the filly is Karaka Million eligible and that will[...]
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