Tag: 'Paul Nelson'

Musigny Lass

Foote hoping to hit homerun with The Bambino

A jumping future is beckoning The Bambino but trainer and part-owner Ben Foote is hoping to score a win on the flat with the gelding...

Nelson perplexed by Grand National run

Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle (4200m) at Sandown was billed as a match race between topweights Saunter Boy and Kiwi raider The Cossack, but the race...
The Cossack

Australian focus for Nelson this weekend

Champion jumps trainer Paul Nelson will be in Australia rather than Christchurch this weekend as he watches his star hurdler The Cossack take on Australia’s...

Leading jumps jockey Phelan on top of the world

After one of the most dominant seasons by a jumps jockey in New Zealand history, Shaun Phelan is now looking to conquer Australia. With one...
The Cossack

Fabulous four for Nelson and McDougal

The local training partnership of Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal dominated proceedings at Hastings on Saturday, winning all four jumping races on the card including...
The Cossack

Clash of the titans at Hastings

This weekend is brewing to be an exciting one for jumps fans, with top-class hurdlers The Cossack and Dr Hank going head-to-head in the Te...
The Cossack

Phelan brings up career milestone at Te Rapa

A winning treble at Te Rapa on Saturday that included victories in both of the feature jumping events on the card, brought up a special...
Argyll

Hastings stable produces Waikato Steeplechase winner

The red-hot run of form for the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal training partnership continued at Te Rapa on Saturday when stable runner Argyll took...
Big Mike

Red-letter day for Phelan

It was a red-letter day for Cambridge horseman Shaun Phelan at Hastings on Monday, with a four-win haul, including three in the saddle for local...
Aigne

Star hurdler on top in Trentham feature

Quality hurdler Aigne gave his rivals weight and a beating as he proved too tough in the closing stages of the Manawatu ITM Awapuni Hurdles...
Te Kahu

Thrilling finish to Great Northern Steeplechase

After competing for the full six-kilometre distance of a gruelling Diprose Miller Great Northern Steeplechase (6200m), less than half a length separated eventual winner Te...
The Cossack

The Cossack out to defend northern crown

Hawke’s Bay jumper The Cossack will be out to defend his title in the Paul Bibby Memorial Great Northern Hurdle (4200m) on Sunday, but it...
The Cossack

Immediate path for The Cossack unclear

A nail-biting win in Saturday’s NZB Airfreight Road To Jericho (3210m) at New Plymouth has thrown up an interesting dilemma for the connections of champion...
Corrina McDougal

McDougal making the most of her second chance at life

Hawke’s Bay horsewoman Corrina McDougal’s love of life runs far deeper than the success she is enjoying as the training partner of Paul Nelson. On...
The Cossack

The Cossack, simply the best

Prominent jumps trainer Paul Nelson has had plenty of top-class hurdlers pass through his care over the years but he labelled The Cossack as the...
Suliman

Jumping career on hold for Taumarunui Gold Cup winner

Enigmatic galloper Suliman may have put a proposed jumping career on hold for the time being as he produced a superior staying effort in testing...
The Cossack

Wellington Hurdle victory for The Cossack

The transfer of the Hydra-cell Pumps Wellington Hurdle (3100m) and Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (5500m) to Hastings on Thursday has worked in the favour of...
The Cossack

Surprise hometown advantage for Nelson jumpers

The prospect of better ground in their own neighbourhood has seen leading jumps trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal direct three of their charges toward...
The Cossack

The Cossack marches home at Te Rapa

A fleeting visit back home from Melbourne paid dividends for top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru as he guided last year’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m) winner...
It’s A Wonder

Big weekend ahead for Phelan

Shaun Phelan has a big day ahead of him this Saturday. The jumps jockey turned trainer has two runners in his training capacity, with one...
Magic Wonder

Spectacular scenes during famous Ellerslie steeplechase

There were thrills a plenty during the running of Saturday’s ARC Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m) at Ellerslie but after the dust settled it was Wanganui...
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...
Aaron Kuru

Kuru to link with The Cossack

Top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru will be back in the saddle this weekend when he joins forces with the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal-trained The...
Mick Gardner

Advice proves a successful recipe for Gardner

Gisborne trainer Mick Gardner was quick to divert the credit for his first success at Woodville on Thursday to prominent Hastings horsemen Paul Nelson. Gardner...
Perry Mason

No mystery for Perry in Hawke’s Bay Steeplechase

Local runner Perry Mason dished out a dashing display of steeplechasing as he led all the way to take out his second AHD Hawke’s Bay...