Tag: 'Shaun Phelan'

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...
Tannahill

Rich Ellerslie feature the aim for Phelan pair

Shaun Phelan has the NZD$1 million Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m) on his mind as he heads into weekend racing. The Cambridge trainer will produce...
Tannahill

Talented Tannahill a quality addition to Phelan stable

Tannahill was a special horse to former trainer Andrew Campbell and he hasn’t taken long to endear himself to his new handlers. The gifted four-year-old...
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...
Quiz Kid

Awapuni return for Quiz Kid

Quiz Kid will be looking to continue his great association with Awapuni on Saturday when he lines-up in the Group 3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile...
Shaun Fannin

Fannin looking forward to local meeting

Shaun Fannin is currently caught in a tussle with northern hoop Shaun Phelan for the lead in the jumps jockey premiership and he is hoping...
Tannahill

Campbell exits training on a high

Andrew Campbell couldn’t have scripted a better ending to his 25-year training career. In his last start at Cambridge on Thursday, stable favourite Tannahill won...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Champion jumper salutes in Grand National Steeplechase

An excited flourish of the whip by Shaun Phelan as he crossed the finish line said it all as champion jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe wrote his...
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...
Chief Sequoyah

National contenders impress at Riccarton

Emerging hurdling talent Chief Sequoyah did everything trainer John Wheeler was looking for ahead of Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury Grand National Hurdles (4200m) when...
Hit The Road Jack

Cambridge double for Phelans

Craig and Shaun Phelan went home from Cambridge Jockey Club’s Wednesday meeting happy men after recording a double on the synthetic track, which was officially...
Rocktilyoudrop

Quirky customer starting to hit his straps for Bidlake

Trainer Aaron Bidlake is quick to point out he didn’t take much of a shine to gritty four-year-old Rocktilyoudrop when he first showed up at...
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...
Elen Nicholas

Nicholas scores Avondale treble

Apprentice jockey Elen Nicholas experienced her best day in the saddle at Avondale on Wednesday, riding home a treble of winners. The Welsh national had...
Tommyra

Tommyra back to his best in Hawke’s Bay Hurdle

The Toby Autridge-trained Tommyra returned to his best form over fences when he sprang a minor upset in taking out the Te Whangai Romneys Hawke’s...
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...
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...
It’s A Wonder

Wanganui hit-out for talented jumper

Talented jumper It’s A Wonder will be chasing history next week at Te Rapa. The Harvey Wilson-trained 10-year-old will be vying to retain his crown...
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...
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...