Tag: 'Michael Pitman'

Michael Pitman

Pitman sets sights on special milestone

The return of Riccarton’s Grand National Carnival is music to the ears of Michael Pitman, who hopes the three-day meeting on his home track will...
Tappy’s One

Tappy’s One continues winning streak with Oamaru Cup victory

Underrated winter galloper Tappy’s One cemented his claim to being the most improved horse in commission in the South Island at present with a gritty...
Our Boy Ritchie

Leading South Island trainer title up for grabs at Oamaru

Riverton trainer Kelvin Tyler has a team of up to ten runners primed for the last South Island race meeting of the current season next...
Rosie Glow

Riccarton next as Tyler bandwagon marches on

Kelvin Tyler isn’t sure whether he has the horsepower to deny Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman of their fifth straight South Island trainers’ premiership...
Kelvin Tyler

King of the South marches on

While there are still a couple of months to go this season, Kelvin Tyler has already comfortably retained his crown as Southland’s top trainer. The...
Enzo’s Lad

Pitman reflects on career of grand campaigner Enzo’s Lad

Dual Group One winner Enzo’s Lad has been retired after trailing the field home in the Listed Daphne Bannan Memorial Great Easter Stakes (1400m) at...
Miss Tycoon Rose

Australian campaign in the offing for exciting three-year-old

A trip across the Tasman is in the offing for talented filly Miss Tycoon Rose if she performs well in the Group 3 Inglis Sales...
Whale Song

Whale Song comes of age with Easter Cup victory

Promising galloper Whale Song got the big win he had hinted was coming when he dashed home along the inner to take out the Listed...
Miss Tycoon Rose

Miss Tycoon Rose back with a vengeance at Riverton

Classy filly Miss Tycoon Rose looked close to a good thing when resuming after a long break at Riverton on Monday and that was how...
Okay Pal

Pitman team hitting its straps ahead of lucrative Easter period

The local stable of Michael and Matthew Pitman flexed its muscles at Riccarton on Saturday, winning the first four events on the nine-race card, providing...
All About Magic

Pitman Magic on show at Riccarton

Trainers Michael & Matthew Pitman are pleased with the condition of stakes winning mare All About Magic as she looks to land the spoils for...
Enzo’s Lad

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)....
All About Magic

All About Magic takes Timaru Stakes

Consistent mare All About Magic got her just rewards when she came with a sustained finish from near last to capture the Listed Speight’s Timaru...
Da Vinci Girl

Trentham dress rehearsal for Da Vinci Girl

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman are looking forward to giving Da Vinci Girl her first look at Trentham on Saturday, with the Group 1...
Impecunious

Busuttin eyeing lucrative autumn with Kiwi trio

Cranbourne trainer Trent Busuttin is looking forward to the autumn with a number of New Zealand-breds, particularly three-year-old filly Impecunious. The Kiwi import has won...
Enzo’s Lad

Enzo’s Lad vying for Telegraph three-peat

Evergreen sprinter Enzo’s Lad will be vying to record his third victory in the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham on...
Michael and Matthew Pitman

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...
Enzo’s Lad

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...
Sensei

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...
Impecunious

Impecunious among four Kiwi bred winners at Caulfield

Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young unveiled New Zealand recruit Impecunious on Wednesday and the highly-touted three-year-old didn’t disappoint when winning the Neds Same Race Multi...
Enzo’s Lad

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...
Whale Song

Four-timer for Pitmans on Cup Week opener

With local stables dominating the first day of the annual New Zealand Cup Carnival at Riccarton on Saturday it was no surprise to see the...
Sam Weatherley

In-form Weatherley to make Riccarton impact

Jockey Sam Weatherley is making the most of his opportunities at present and heads to Riccarton on Saturday full of confidence. The 21-year-old has ridden...
Watchmaker

Southern Guineas hopes rest with Pitmans

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman have a dual-pronged attack on Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m), and the...
Miss Tycoon Rose

Pitman filly ready for classic challenge

On a day where the contenders for the upcoming age-group classics at Riccarton were on display around the country, South Island galloper Miss Tycoon Rose...