Tag: 'Tina Comignaghi'

Live Drama

Weight concerns for sprinting stablemates

A factor out of Lance Robinson’s control is his major concern ahead of the stable’s two-pronged attack on Saturday’s feature sprint on his home track...
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...
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...
Madam De Soir

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...
Matchmaker is one of the favourites for the HB Carr Stakes on Saturday

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...
Matchmaker

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...
Matchmaker

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....
Nick Wigley

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...
Sitarist

Sitarist overcomes scare to feature in big treble for Parsons

After a touch-and-go few days, emerging staying mare Sitarist headed to Wingatui and was part of a super Saturday for trainers John and Karen Parsons...
Killarney

Red letter day for Comignaghi and Parsons team

The combination of John & Karen Parsons and rider Tina Comignaghi completed a clean sweep of the stakes races at Wingatui on Saturday when they...
El Gladiador

El Gladiador all the way in Guineas upset

For the second time in four years, John and Karen Parsons have turned a Gore failure into an upset triumph in the Listed Mediaworks Dunedin...
Enzo’s Lad

Wingatui perfect springboard to Telegraph

Pass marks for stablemates Enzo’s Lad and Sensei at Wingatui on Thursday could be the start of a series of major attacks by Riccarton trainers...
Niagara

Panzer puts them away at Riccarton

Riccarton trainers Daniel Champion and Kezia Murphy have unearthed yet another bargain buy off gavelhouse.com, with Niagara gelding Panzer running away to a dominant victory...
Who Dares Wins

Trudeau takes out Oamaru Cup

Weight relief may have been the deciding factor in a short-margin result in the Oamaru Cup (1600m) at Ashburton on Tuesday. The race was taken...
Intimidate

Intimidate overcomes anxious moments

Rangiora trainer Nick Wigley was holding his breath just moments before the start of Saturday’s two-year-old contest at Riccarton as smart filly Intimidate put on...