Tag: 'Legarto'


Legarto on the hunt for further Flemington Group 1 success

Ken Kelso is hoping lightning might strike twice when Legarto makes her second start at Flemington in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m).

Mr Brightside to face eight rivals in Group 1 Australian Cup

The Group 1 Australian Cup will headline the 10-race card at Flemington, with nine runners accepting for the $3 million feature over 2000m.

Legarto to chase Australian Cup glory at Flemington

Despite being defeated as a $1.20 favourite on Saturday, trainer Ken Kelso remains committed to aiming his talented mare Legarto for the Group 1 Australian...
El Vencedor New Zealand Stakes

El Vencedor upstages Legarto in New Zealand Stakes

An inch perfect front running ride by Irishman Joe Doyle paved the way for outsider El Vencedor to upset the applecart in the Group 1...

Legarto in for massive payday

The connections of favourite Legarto are in for a massive payday following Saturday’s Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes, irrespective of the result.

Legarto clash looms on Ladies Man’s horizon

Ladies Man will compete in the Otaki-Maori WFA Classic this Saturday, but Allan Sharrock is already looking at a potential clash with Legarto in a...

Legarto proves too classy in Herbie Dyke Stakes

Ken and Bev Kelso have long believed Legarto had the potential to excel over 2000m, and their stable star proved them right in the Group...

Legarto looking to snare Aotearoa Classic riches

Trainers Ken and Bev Kelso couldn’t be happier with heir glamour mare Legarto ahead of Saturday’s inaugural running of the $1 million Aotearoa Classic (1600m).

Legarto makes a mess of rivals at Ellerslie

Legarto towered above all other talking points with a commanding performance in Sunday’s Aotearoa Classic Preview (1400m).

Legarto out to extend proud Kiwi record in Golden Eagle

New Zealand has held a strong influence on the $10 million Golden Eagle and top-class mare Legarto has the opportunity to add to that record...
Golden Eagle betting tips

Golden Eagle 2023 preview & betting tips | Saturday, November 4

The Golden Eagle is the headline act at Rosehill on Saturday. Check out HorseBetting's free preview & $100 betting strategy here.

Amelia’s Jewel draws perfect barrier in Golden Eagle

A capacity field of 20 four-year-olds will compete for the $20 million on the line in the 2023 Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Golden Eagle next for Legarto

In a commanding performance in Saturday's Listed Matamata Cup (1600m), Legarto overcame last week's weather challenges and is now eyeing Sydney.

Legarto poised to strike in Matamata Cup

Ken & Bev are drawing inspiration from Waverley Star as they ready their Group One-winning mare, Legarto, for the upcoming Listed Matamata Cup on Saturday.

Improving weather key for Legarto

Ken and Bev Kelso are gearing up for the Group 1 Arrowfield Stud Plate at Hastings on Saturday with high hopes for their hot favourite,...

Legarto with target on her back ahead of Tarzino Trophy

In the upcoming Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings on Saturday, Legarto is carrying the weight of being the favourite.
Cox Plate nominations have been released for 2023

Cox Plate 2023 draws 178 nominations

Several quality international runners from all over the world have been nominated for the 2023 Cox Plate, with 178 horses nominated for the $5 million...

Legarto pleases in Te Rapa trial

Last season’s standout three-year-old filly Legarto pleased trainers Ken and Bev Kelso with her first public hit-out this preparation at Te Rapa on Tuesday.

Kelso set to debut well-bred fillies

Ken Kelso is looking forward to heading to Rotorua on Wednesday where he will kick-off the careers of a couple of well-bred fillies.

Legarto flashes home to take out dramatic Australian Guineas win

Michael Dee and Ken & Bev Kelso have combined with Legarto to take out the Group 1 Australian Guineas at Flemington on Australian Guineas Day.

2023 Australian Guineas betting preview & tips | March 4

The Group 1 Australian Guineas is the feature event at Flemington on Saturday, and HorseBetting's James Herbert presents his preview for the 1600m event.

All go for Legarto for Melbourne

Fresh from a top-level victory last weekend, Ken and Bev Kelso are looking forward to the challenge of another in Melbourne. The Kelsos’ outstanding three-year-old...

Dee booked for Legarto in Guineas

Jockey Michael Dee has been booked for the plum ride on top class filly Legarto in next month’s Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m). The Ken...

All eyes on Telegraph defence

Ken Kelso isn’t looking too far ahead with Levante with his focus firmly centred on the star mare’s bid for back-to-back feature sprint titles at...

Legarto remains unbeaten after Eight Carat Classic victory

Class three-year-old filly Legarto maintained her unbeaten record with a stunning performance to win the Group 2 Eight Carat Classic (1600m) at Pukekohe after most...