Tag: 'Kozzi Asano'

Glorious Ocean

Treble a boost for satellite stable

Stephen Marsh is hoping a treble at Riccarton on Saturday can be the springboard to boost numbers in his South Island barn. Though Marsh’s main...
Shirley Maude

Vaughan duo kick-off spring preparations

Southland trainer Lisa Vaughan is on the hunt this season to secure an elusive stakes victory with seven-year-old mare Shirley Maude. The daughter of Fully...
Andrew Carston

Best season to date for Carston

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is looking forward to kicking off the new racing season at Ashburton on Saturday, following a 10th place finish in the...
Kozzi Asano

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...
Penelope Cruise

Bookmakers concede NZ Jockeys’ premiership to Allpress

TAB bookmakers have put up the white flag and are paying out on Lisa Allpress winning the National Jockeys’ premiership. A double aboard Happy Star...
Kozzi Asano

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...
Lisa Allpress

Champion rider keen to get back racing

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress was a step closer to doing what she loves best when riding at the Levin jump-outs on Wednesday. The three-time premiership...
Andrew Carston

Carston excited to be back in action

Like many trainers around the country, Andrew Carston was excited to get back to his stables on Tuesday morning to welcome back some of his...
Lightning Jack

Asano takes Gore feature on Lightning Jack

National Jockey’s Premiership leader Kozzi Asano continued a white-hot run of form when he guided Lightning Jack to an upset victory in Saturday’s Listed Liquorland...
Kozzi Asano

In-form jockey stays loyal to Southern connections

Apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano is flying at the moment, in more ways than one. The Canterbury-based hoop has been clocking up a fair few frequent...
Kilowatt

Kilowatt shines brightly at Gore

Race favourite Kilowatt left it late but produced an undeniable run to take out the feature event on the programme at Gore on Sunday, the...
Andrew Carston

Carston brings up century

Andrew Carston recorded the 100th training win of his career on Thursday as part of a treble at Ashburton. The Riccarton conditioner is in his...
Kozzi Asano

In Kozzi we trust

The revelation that is Canterbury apprentice Kozzi Asano continued his winning roll at Riverton on Wednesday, riding five winners on the eight-race card. The Japanese...
Sentimental Miss

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...
Kozzi Asano

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...
Ticket To Ride

Ticket To Ride thriving ahead of Wingatui test

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is taking just the one horse south to Wingatui’s Tuesday meeting, but he is confident of a bold showing from Ticket...
Kozzi Asano

Sweet taste of success for Asano

Promising Canterbury apprentice Kozzi Asano has come a long way from picking strawberries in Queensland for a living. The Japanese 24-year-old left his homeland six...
Miss Federer

Miss Federer to commence spring campaign

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is expecting a bold showing fresh-up from multiple stakes winner Miss Federer, as the well-named daughter of Swiss Ace commences a...