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Trentham return for Enzo’s Lad

Enzo’s Lad will return to Trentham on Saturday in a bid to retain his crown in the Listed Hardy Trade Supply Company Lightning Handicap (1200m). The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained eight-year-old has a strong record at the Upper Hutt track, having also recorded two victories and a runner-up performance in the Group 1 Telegraph (1200m).[...]
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Pitmans quinella Kurow Cup

Trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman walked away happy men from Kurow on Wednesday after securing the quinella in the Kurow Cup (1400m) courtesy of Carson River and Enzo’s Lad. Carson River settled midfield for jockey Samantha Wynne before finding the one-one outside stablemate Enzo’s Lad. The son of Swiss Ace quickly found the lead when[...]
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Enzo’s Lad primed for Kurow Cup

There may be a major weight disparity between Enzo’s Lad and his rivals in the PGG Wrightson Kurow Cup (1400m) on Wednesday, but it’s the track conditions that are the biggest concern for trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman. The Christchurch conditioners elected to bypass the Listed Hazlett Stakes (1200m) on Saturday with their charge because[...]
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Sensei bows out

Group 1 performing sprinter Sensei has been retired from racing and will now look towards a career at stud. The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained entire won six of his 26 career starts, including the Listed Hazlett Stakes (1200m) and Listed Pegasus Stakes (1000m). He also placed at Group level on four occasions, including dead-heating for[...]
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Enzo on path to another Telegraph

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman will have numbers in their favour as per usual at their home track meeting on Friday. The father-and-son training duo like to take full advantage of not having to travel their horses given Riccarton’s standing as the premier Southern track, and on Friday they will saddle as many as[...]
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Busy time for Pitman

It’s been a whirlwind week for Matthew Pitman. The Riccarton trainer welcomed his second child on Tuesday and he has also been in the process of moving into his family’s new home. “It’s exciting times,” he said. “We bought a house on Friday, moved in on the weekend and our baby came earlier in the[...]
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Trentham specialist takes feature sprint

Trentham specialist Enzo’s Lad produced another courageous performance at his favourite track as he delivered a nail-biting victory in the Listed Te Akau Racing Lightning Handicap (1200m) on Saturday. The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained seven-year-old had failed by the barest of margins to make it three consecutive wins in the Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) back[...]
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New challenge for Enzo’s Lad

The connections of Enzo’s Lad have set their sights on a new target for their talented sprinter. The dual Group 1 winner will step up to 1400m for the first time when he contests the Listed Speight’s Timaru Stakes at Riccarton on Saturday. Enzo’s Lad is fresh off a runner-up performance behind Avantage in Saturday’s[...]
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