Shaun Phelan

Racing Online - Posts tagged: Shaun Phelan

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 (1600m). The five-year-old gelding has had three starts at the Palmerston North venue for a win and two placings, including runner-up results in the Listed ANZAC Mile (1600m) and Listed[...]
Read More

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 the Garrard’s Horse & Hound 1550, giving Campbell the perfect send-off. While Campbell has had many highlights over the years, including several Group One victories, he labelled Thursday’s win as[...]
Read More

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[...]
Read More

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 he took out Saturday’s Avon City Ford Sydenham Hurdles (3100m) at Riccarton in fine fashion. The seven-year-old son of Redwood has taken to the jumping game like a duck to[...]
Read More

Cambridge double for Phelans

New Zealand trainers 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 opened by former Racing Minister Winston Peters earlier in the day. Night ‘N’ Vegas opened the stable’s account in the Martin Collins New Zealand 1550, with stable[...]
Read More

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[...]
Read More

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 yet to record a double, let alone a treble, prior to Wednesday, and was duly animated with her results. “I was in a bit of shock,” Nicholas said. “It was[...]
Read More

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[...]
Read More

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[...]
Read More