Tag: 'Kozzi Asano'

Wakari

Wakari upsets favourites at Hastings

Awapuni galloper Wakari upset all predictions when he held out hot favourite I Wish I Win to take out the Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads...
Ritani

Ritani upsets in Winter Cup

Scenes of unbridled joy and celebration broke out on the Riccarton public lawn shortly after outsider Ritani () took out the 124th running of the...
El Noir

El Noir sheds bridesmaid tag with gritty Te Aroha victory

Trainer Stephen Marsh cut a relieved figure after gritty mare El Noir finally broke through for the win she had been promising of late, when...
Kozzi Asano

Asano continues to chase Schofer for premiership

Catching National Apprentice Jockey Premiership leader Hazel Schofer may be a bridge too far for Kozzi Asano, but he is going to give it a...
Kozzi Asano

Rejuvenated Asano excited for raceday return at Timaru

Kozzi Asano isn’t holding out much hope of defending his national champion apprentice title but with five weeks of the season remaining, he has returned...
Kozzi Asano

Jockeys sidelined following weekend incidents

A spate of incidents over the weekend has resulted in a number of jockeys joining the injury list, with a couple having an enforced winter...
Art De Triomphe

Home stakes targets for Carston pair

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston will have a couple of stakes candidates at his home track this weekend. Promising juvenile Art De Triomphe will have her...
Atishu

Atishu dominates rivals in Warstep Stakes

Quality three-year-old Atishu produced another last-to-first performance to emphatically take out her fourth win in a row as she claimed victory in the Listed New...
Atishu

Asano in the fast lane with Atishu

Kozzi Asano needs just one word to sum up Atishu, his mount in Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton. “She’s fast,”...
Atishu

Possible Brisbane campaign for Atishu

Progressive three-year-old Atishu has left trainer Stephen Marsh in a bit of a quandary after she demolished her rivals to take out the Listed NZB...
Belle Fascino

Belle Fascino headlines Riccarton double for Marsh

Cambridge conditioner Stephen Marsh enjoyed a successful day at Riccarton on Saturday when honest mare Belle Fascino provided him with the second leg of a...
Kozzi Asano

Asano quickly off the mark in northern stint

Leading South Island apprentice Kozzi Asano wasted no time in registering his first win for Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott when he guided...
Kozzi Asano

Asano to head north

The South Island’s leading jockey, Kozzi Asano, will leave the mainland next week for a couple of months in a bid to further his riding...
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...