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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 Presentations 124th Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton in a fortnight. The Cambridge gelding has made the long trek down to Oamaru to contest the Crombie And Price LTD Oamaru Cup[...]
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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 has a realistic chance of completing the prestige jumps races double as he partners The Cossack in the Te Whangai Romneys Hawke’s Bay Hurdles (3100m) and It’s A Wonder in[...]
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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 ride of a lifetime. The retired couple race the gallant gelding with members of the extended Phelan family, and were thrilled when he recorded his 12th win in the Hawke’s[...]
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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, the Wairoa Cup Trial (1900m) last Thursday, topping him off nicely ahead of a tilt at the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie on March 7.[...]
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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 at Cambridge in partnership with his father Craig, has taken three horses to Wairoa’s two day meeting and enjoyed success on Thursday with Big Mike in the Wairoa Cup Trial[...]
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