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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 hurdler The Cossack. The victory by the versatile performer has guaranteed the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal-trained eight-year-old a start in the unique AUD$304,000 Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool on[...]
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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 best after his dominant win in the Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury 131st Grand National Hurdles (NZ) (4200m) at Riccarton on Wednesday. His 12.5 length victory was his fourth prestige jumps[...]
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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 local trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal. With the abandonment of Trentham’s meeting last Saturday, the two prestige jumps races were transferred to Hastings, resulting in Nelson and McDougal entering[...]
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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 rescheduled Wellington prestige jumps races on Thursday. With bad weather causing the abandonment of Trentham’s major winter raceday last Saturday, the Hydra-Cell Pumps Wellington Hurdle (3100m) and the Grant[...]
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The Cossack marches home at Te Rapa

A fleeting visit back home to New Zealand from Australia paid dividends for top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru as he guided last year’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m) winner The Cossack to victory in the first of the prestigious jumping events this winter, the Fairview Motors Waikato Hurdle (3200m). Kuru, who now operates out of the[...]
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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 in time for the end of season features. Phelan had been sidelined after breaking his wrist when schooling a horse in June and it has been a frustrating few months[...]
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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 Cossack in Saturday’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m). The talented rider parted company with Trueman at the final fence in a hurdle at Ellerslie earlier this month but has received a[...]
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Jumping features instore for Nelson pair

Hastings trainer Paul Nelson is looking forward to lining up two of his top jumpers at his home meeting on Wednesday. Nelson, who trains in partnership with Corrina McDougall, will line-up a trio of runners in the Windsor Park Plate Raceday 3 October (2100m), including Wellington Hurdle (3400m) winner No Tip and Hawke’s Bay Steeplechase[...]
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