Hawke’s Bay Cup

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Red-letter day for Phelan

It was a red-letter day for New Zealand horseman Shaun Phelan at Hastings on Monday, with a four-win haul, including three in the saddle for local trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal. “It was a dream day,” Phelan said. While he had a notable day in the saddle, his more sentimental victory came as a[...]
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Big Mike begins last hurrah

Evergreen New Zealand galloper Big Mike will commence what will likely be his last preparation when he lines-up in the Floyd & Toy Real Estate Property Brokers Open 2060. Trainers Craig and Shaun Phelan have been careful in mapping out his final campaign and landed on the Central Districts meeting as a good starting point.[...]
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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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Green light given for Oaks prep

There remain a few unknown variables to overcome, but the green light has been given by syndicate manager Adrian Clark to press on to the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) with exciting filly Jennifer Eccles. Clark met with trainer Shaune Ritchie on Friday afternoon and the pair have elected to press on with a preparation[...]
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