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Latta duo on trial for Oaks mission

Promising three-year-olds Passione and Charms Star will take their next steps on the path to a possible Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) assignment at Trentham in March when they tackle the Group 3 New Zealand Bloodstock Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at the Wellington venue on Saturday. The Lisa Latta-trained fillies[...]
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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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Is this the year for Latta?

Lisa Latta is hoping this is her year in the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m). The Palmerston North trainer has finished runner-up in New Zealand’s feature staying race and she is hoping in-form galloper Platinum Invador is the horse that can finally secure her the silverware. “King Kamada was beaten into second[...]
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