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Burgie crashes Reputabelle’s party in Warstep Stakes

Reputabelle’s bid for a rare clean sweep of New Zealand’s South Island’s autumn three-year-old filly features was impressively thwarted by up-and-comer Burgie in Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton. A commanding winner of the Listed NZB Airfreight Stakes (1400m) and Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1600m) in her last two starts, Reputabelle[...]
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Reputabelle continues on winning way

It may not have been the five-length romp of her last start success but leading New Zealand’s South Island three-year-old filly Reputabelle was even more impressive as she took out the Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday. The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained daughter of Pins was looking for her fourth win in[...]
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Weight the query for The Gift

Trainer Robert Dennis has only one concern with The Gift ahead of the MLT/Three Rivers Hotel/Pioneer Tavern Fireside Cup (1335m) at Gore on Friday – weight. The four-year-old mare has been lumbered with 60kg in her final lead-up race to the Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton later this[...]
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Family affinity to the fore with Reputabelle

With a dominant performance at Wingatui by a rising star of the South Island’s three-year-old ranks, Michael and Matthew Pitman have added some black-type glow to a highly successful family association. The Riccarton trainers saddled Reputabelle for a runaway victory in Saturday’s Listed NZB Airfreight Stakes (1400m), powering clear in the hands of Tina Comignaghi[...]
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Pitman fillies out to enhance reputations at Wingatui

Michael and Matthew Pitman will attack Saturday’s Wingatui features in threes. The Riccarton trainers will produce Reputabelle, Roussanne and Show Me Champagne in the Listed NZB Airfreight Stakes (1400m), with Rock Sensation, Wild Rover and Seikrid the stable’s trio contesting the ODT Southern Mile Final (1600m). Matthew Pitman rated promising Pins filly Reputabelle as the[...]
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Collaboration pays off with Cup upset

A joint venture between owner-breeder John Phillips and Riccarton trainer Danny Crozier produced a dream result in Saturday’s Listed Nellies Restaurant and Bar Dunedin Gold Cup (2400m). Defying odds of , nine-year-old mare Madam De Soir out-finished her opposition in the Wingatui staying feature and secured a valuable first black-type victory. Throughout most of her[...]
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Former explorer enjoying jockey life

An urge to see the world more than a decade ago was a lifechanging experience for Canterbury jockey Tina Comignaghi. The Argentinian native was backpacking around New Zealand, and like many travellers, decided to get a job in order to replenish her funds. Growing up riding horses, Comignaghi found herself a job working with thoroughbreds[...]
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Local win in Canterbury Belle Stakes

Local filly Matchmaker gave her rivals a start and a beating when she took out Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton. The Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes-trained three-year-old had been touted as a topliner in the making after she blitzed her rivals over 1000m on debut at Riccarton back in[...]
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Matchmaker makes impressive debut

Promising two-year-old Matchmaker got her racing career off to the best possible start when she raced away to an impressive victory at Riccarton on Saturday. The Makfi filly took on her age-group rivals off the back of an eye-catching trial win at Rangiora last week which saw her heavily supported in the 1000m dash on[...]
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Wigley turns to Matchmaker at Riccarton

Makfi filly Matchmaker is attracting plenty of interest ahead of her debut at Riccarton on Saturday – and not just from punters. North Canterbury trainers Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes produced Matchmaker for an impressive two-year-old 850m trial win at Rangiora earlier this month in easily the quickest time of the day. Bred and raced[...]
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