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Phelan lifts No Tip to victory

Champion jumps trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal took out the jumping features on Sunday at Te Rapa, headlined by No Tip’s thrilling victory in the CLC Pakuranga Hunt Cup (4800m). The 11-year-old gelding came with a perfectly-timed run under Shaun Phelan to prevail by the barest of margins over high-class mare Magic Wonder, who[...]
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Happy Star wins Grand National

Happy Star cemented Kevin Myers at the top of the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) ladder when winning the Wanganui trainer’s fifth title in the race at Riccarton, New Zealand on Wednesday. With Myers training the four fancied runners in the seven-horse field, he was odds on to take victory in the race, but nothing is[...]
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Kajino impresses at Te Rapa

Promising jumper Kajino impressed plenty of good judges when he produced an impeccable display to post his second win over fences when he took out the opening event at Te Rapa on Saturday. The rising eight-year-old son of Raise The Flag provided jockey Shaun Phelan with an armchair ride throughout as he measured his fences[...]
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Fabulous four for Nelson and McDougal

The local New Zealand training partnership of Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal dominated proceedings at Hastings on Saturday, winning all four jumping races on the card including the two feature events. After promising hurdler Noess kicked off the day with a gritty win for rider Shaun Phelan, it was champion jumper The Cossack who provided[...]
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Clash of the titans at Hastings

This weekend is brewing to be an exciting one for New Zealand jumps fans, with top-class hurdlers The Cossack and Dr Hank going head-to-head in the Te Whangai Romney’s Hawke’s Bay Hurdle (3100m) at Hastings on Saturday. Leading jumps jockey Shaun Phelan regularly partners both horses, but has opted for The Cossack on Saturday, citing[...]
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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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