Tag: 'Bev Kelso'

Levante

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...
Samantha Collett

Collett elects for Levante in Group One

It was an agonising decision for jockey Samantha Collett in selecting her mount for the Group 1 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at...
Les Crayeres

Impressive Tauranga winner ready for a break

Promising mare Les Crayeres will head to the spelling paddock off the back of a stylish performance over 1400m at Tauranga on Saturday. The Ken...
Levante

Travel restrictions to decide next target for Levante

The connections of exciting galloper Levante will be looking for an indication on any changes to the current trans-Tasman travel restrictions before making a decision...
Levante

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...
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres provides pick me up for Kelso

Trainers Ken and Bev Kelso left Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening with mixed emotions after contrasting performances from their two runners on the day....
Levante

Levante on track for next Group 1 challenge

Two days after her superlative win in the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m) at Ellerslie on Karaka Million night on Saturday, exciting four-year-old Levante was...
Levante

Levante simply brilliant in Westbury Classic

Racing fans were left shaking their heads at Ellerslie on Saturday evening after witnessing exciting mare Levante take out the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m)....
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres on song at Tauranga

Promising mare Les Crayeres completed a winning double at Tauranga on Saturday when she took out the opening event on the card at the popular...
Levante

Group One test for Levante

Talented mare Levante will get her first chance to prove herself at elite-level at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day when she contests the Group 1...
Levante

Solid hit-out for Railway favourite

Exciting mare Levante was in action at the Te Aroha trials on Monday, winning her 1000m heat by a head from another talented four-year-old in...
Supera

Supera surging towards finishing line

Ken and Bev Kelso would love nothing more than for classy mare Supera to sign off her career with a win. The Sir Peter Vela-bred...
Sam Collett

Collett celebrates birthday in style

Sam Collett has designs of a great summer aboard the exciting mare Levante after her stunning return to racing in the Listed Counties Bowl (1100m)...
Philip Brown

Syndicate taking success in their stride with Levante

Ancroft Stud owner Philip Brown is keeping his feet on the ground as excitement mounts all around him over the potential of four-year-old galloper Levante....
Levante

Levante stamps her class in Counties Bowl

Exciting four-year-old Levante made a stunning return to the racetrack as she produced her trademark whirlwind finish to take out the Listed Haunui Farm Counites...
Supera

Broodmare paddock beckons Supera

Group 1 performer Supera will resume what will be her last preparation when she tackles the Group 2 Dunstan Feeds Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1400m)...
Supera

Blueblood primed for Windsor Park Plate

Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso know what it takes to win the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m). The duo prepared quality mare Xanadu...
Callsign Mav

Beaten brigade set their sights on Windsor Park Plate

The Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings in a fortnight is shaping as another standout contest based on the comments from connections of...
Shoshone

Course specialist in charge at Ellerslie

Matamata mare Shoshone demonstrated her affinity for the Ellerslie turf when she headed home a quality field over 1200m at the venue on Saturday. The...
Princess Kereru

Star Kelso mares to gallop at Matamata

Group 1 performers Supera and Princess Kereru will take centre stage early as racing returns to Matamata for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown...
Shoshone

Shoshone shines in Ellerslie victory

Talented three-year-old Shoshone was back to her best as she registered a comprehensive performance to win fresh-up over 1200m at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Ken...
Levante

Group 1 option for Levante

Group 1 performed mare Supera may be joined in next month’s Group 1 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha by emerging...
Levante

Exciting Levante ready for Guineas

Unbeaten three-year-old filly Levante will tackle Group company for the first time on Saturday when she contests the Group 2 carfinance.co.nz Wellington Guineas (1400m) at...
Levante

Bigger challenges ahead for Kelso pair

Matamata trainer Ken Kelso got the answers he was looking for when unbeaten filly Levante and high-class mare Supera won their respective races on their...

Supera stays home for Lisa Chittick Plate

Ken and Bev Kelso have opted for the safe option with their star mare Supera. The Matamata trainers had originally targeted Saturday’s Group 1 Haunui...