Tag: 'Bev Kelso'

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...
Levante

Unbeaten filly on trial for bigger things

Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso will look to raise the bar for exciting filly Levante after taking her to Te Aroha for Friday’s ParkMate.co.nz...
Levante

Kelso ready to challenge exciting three-year-old

A dashing last-to-first victory by exciting prospect Levante on Saturday may force co-trainer Ken Kelso to raise his sights with the Proisir filly. Kelso, who...
Supera

Princess Kereru now in spotlight

Ken and Bev Kelso are happy with Princess Kereru, their Matamata stable’s sole Group 1 candidate at the Ellerslie Christmas-New Year Carnival after a leg...
Supera

Temperament gets the better of Supera

Supera ran her race before the Group 1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday. That’s the summation of Ken Kelso, who trains the...
Supera

Supera set to peak in Captain Cook

High-class mare Supera is likely to start a short-priced favourite to win her maiden Group One when she contests the Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes...
Supera

Supera dominant in Tauranga feature

Progressive mare Supera overcame a wide run in transit throughout to dominate her rivals in the closing stages of the Group 2 Gartshore Tauranga Stakes...
Supera

Supera favoured for Tauranga feature

Supera will use Saturday’s Group 2 Gartshore Tauranga Stakes (1600m) as a dress rehearsal for a return to Group 1 racing. The Sir Peter Vela-bred...
Princess Kereru

Railway hopeful set to resume at Rotorua

Ken Kelso isn’t enamored with the prospect of running Princess Kereru on a heavy track at Rotorua on Saturday but he’s even less hung up...
Princess Kereru

Railway redemption for Princess Kereru

A return to the Group 1 Sistema Railway (1200m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day remains the primary focus for Princess Kereru this season. The...
Shoshone

Minor hiccup for smart 3YO

Talented three-year-old filly Shoshone was scratched from last Saturday’s Group 3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’ Gold Trail Stakes (1200m) after a slight set-back but is still...
Cameron Lammas

Lammas so close to icing on season’s cake

Cameron Lammas is in the final stages of his most successful season as a jockey, but it could have been even better. The Rotorua-based horseman,...
Shoshone

First winner on the board for Sacred Falls

Exciting prospect Shoshone delivered the first win for her sire, the Waikato Stud-based Sacred Falls, in fine fashion when she led all the way over...
Irish Moon

Irish Moon to contest G1 Railway Stakes again

Genuine sprinter Irish Moon may have earned himself another crack at the Group 1 Railway (1200m) on New Year’s Day. The eight-year-old won for the...