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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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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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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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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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Bary trio target Taumarunui

Hastings trainer John Bary will take a trio of runners north to Taumarunui Racing Club’s meeting at Arawa Park on Saturday and he expects a bold showing from each of his runners. Three-year-old filly Louboutin will be looking to make it three wins on end when she lines up in the Taumarunui & Districts RSA[...]
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