Tag: 'Big Mike'

Big Mike

Big Mike begins last hurrah

Evergreen galloper Big Mike will commence what will likely be his last preparation when he lines-up in the Floyd & Toy Real Estate Property Brokers...
Kelsey Hannan

Hannan to kick-off riding career

Kelsey Hannan is looking forward to kicking off her riding career at Tauranga on Saturday where she will have two rides for her employers Shaun...
Quiz Kid

Bonus draws Quiz Kid south

A lucrative bonus has enticed the connections of Quiz Kid to send the in-form galloper down south early ahead of the Group 3 Winning Edge...
It’s A Wonder

Hastings triple threat for Phelan

The prospect of decent footing has multi-talented Cambridge horseman Shaun Phelan excited heading into Hawke’s Bay’s showcase jumps racing day at Hastings on Saturday. Phelan...
Masetto

Masetto back to top form with Ruakaka victory

Talented galloper Masetto returned to winning form with a vengeance at Ruakaka on Saturday as he blitzed his rivals to take out the feature flat...
Big Mike

Breeding book brings big reward

Hardy stayer Big Mike, the winner of the Listed Hawke’s Bay Cup (2200m) last Saturday, has taken his breeders Sally and Geoffrey Fausett on a...
Big Mike

Schofer riding the crest of a wave

Hazel Schofer is riding the crest of a wave at the moment and she is hoping that will continue. The Taranaki apprentice jockey scored her...
Big Mike

Emotional win for Big Mike in Hawke’s Bay Cup

There was definitely a catch in the voice of co-trainer Shaun Phelan as he described just what the victory of stable favourite Big Mike means...
Shaun Phelan

Phelan taking a step back from riding

Heading across the Tasman to join his good mate Aaron Kuru to ride in Australia is very tempting for jumps jockey Shaun Phelan, but he...
The Poormanzabeel

Riding return nigh for Phelan

It’s been a frustrating last few months for top jumps jockey Shaun Phelan, but the end to his injury enforced layoff is near. The talented...
Junior

Jericho Cup aspirations for Junior

A never-say-die attitude from both horse and rider saw lightly raced stayer Junior pick up the biggest win of his career to date when he...
Big Mike

Big Mike a nice distraction for Phelan

Shaun Phelan won’t enjoy watching his fellow jumps jockeys compete in two of the country’s feature jumps races at Te Rapa on Saturday. The talented...
Shaun Phelan

Phelan jumping to get back racing

Waikato trainer and jumps jockey Shaun Phelan got a little taste of racing at Waverley’s point-to-point meeting last week and now he wants more. “I...
Big Mike

Auckland Cup for Big Mike

The Craig and Shaun Phelan-trained Big Mike relished his time on the East Coast last week, landing both Sunday’s Wairoa Cup (2100m) and the precurser,...
Big Mike

Phelan loves East Coast racing

Beautiful weather, great hospitality, and being able to go fishing in-between race meetings, it’s no wonder Shaun Phelan loves East Coast racing. Phelan, who trains...
Big Mike

Big Mike ready to put another stamp in his passport

As far as dress rehearsals go, you don’t get much better than the performance free-going stayer Big Mike put on at Te Rapa on Saturday....
Big Mike

Phelan showcases his versatility at Te Rapa

Shaun Phelan will wear two hats at Te Rapa on Saturday. The Cambridge horseman will don his riding helmet for two jumps rides at the...

Brisbane beckons Big Mike

Big Mike’s connections are eyeing a late visit to the Queensland winter festival. The improving stayer deposited another winning cheque in the travelling fund at...

Big future predicted for Mike Exciting prospect

Big Mike has provided trainer Craig Phelan with a pleasant dilemma after adding to his burgeoning record with a convincing victory in the last race...