Tag: 'Craig Phelan'

Our Big Mike

Our Big Mike Chases Second Pakenham Cup

Brett Scott will be trying to win his third country feature in recent weeks when Our Big Mike lines up in the Listed Pakenham Cup.
Imelda Mary

Jumps fraternity joins forces for Australian campaigns

Through friendships forged in the tight-knit jumping community, a number of Kiwi horses have crossed the Tasman this year and joined the Mornington stable of...
Shaun Phelan

Better late than never

Shaun Phelan may have missed the majority of the jumps season through injury, but he is delighted he has managed to return to raceday riding...
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...

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...
Magnanimous Man

Magnanimous Man makes perfect start for new stable

Six-year-old gelding Magnanimous Man showed his staying prowess when taking out the Dunstan 100% NZ Owned (2100m) for new trainers Craig and Shaun Phelan at...
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,...
Our Big Mike

Sydney stakes test for Our Big Mike

Our Big Mike had a successful summer campaign in Australia late last year and his connections are hoping to replicate those results in the coming...
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....

Pakenham Cup in the sights of Our Big Mike

New Zealander Our Big Mike will have his first try at 2500 metres when he lines up in the Pakenham Cup.

Phelan targeting National festival

Cambridge trainer Craig Phelan has his sights set on next month’s Grand National carnival. Worthiswaitngold has been nominated for the Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m)...

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...