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  • Big Zeb (IRE)

  • Age: 11 (Foaled May 13th, 2001)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Oscar - Our Siveen (Deep Run)
  • Trainer: C A Murphy
  • Owner: Patrick Joseph Redmond

News Clippings

Time called on Big Zeb career

January 23rd, 2013

Big Zeb, winner of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham in 2010, has been retired.

Veteran Irish star Big Zeb to swerve Cheltenham Festival in March

January 11th, 2013

Colm Murphy has confirmed that stable stalwart Big Zeb will swerve Cheltenham this year and wait for Punchestown.

Big Zeb could run at Cork next Sunday before returning to Leopardstown

December 2nd, 2012

Big Zeb could have an outing at Cork next Sunday ahead of attempting to win a fourth Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.

Stiff Fortria test for Big Zeb as he bids to win Sunday's race for the fourth successive year

November 9th, 2012

Big Zeb faces four rivals when he bids to win the Irish Form Book Fortria Chase for the fourth year running at Navan on Sunday.

Colm Murphy expects Big Zeb to run a big race in Sunday's Fortria Chase at Navan

November 8th, 2012

Colm Murphy is delighted with the current condition of his veteran Big Zeb ahead of Sunday's Irish Form Book Fortria Chase at Navan.

Zeb could step up

September 9th, 2012

Big Zeb could step up in distance this season as the 2010 Queen Mother Champion Chase hero enters the twilight of his career.

Zeb to bounce back

March 18th, 2012

Colm Murphy is set to allow his veteran campaigner Big Zeb to have another crack at Sizing Europe at next month's Punchestown Festival.

Big Zeb can bounce back

March 15th, 2012

Colm Murphy believes that there are more races to be won with Queen Mother Champion Chase third Big Zeb despite his advancing years.

Big Zeb set to 'run a big race'

March 13th, 2012

Trainer Colm Murphy believes Big Zeb is ready to 'run a big race' in Wednesday's sportingbet.com Queen Mother Champion Chase.

Big guns aimed at Champion Chase

March 8th, 2012

Sizing Europe and Big Zeb are among 10 horses left in the sportingbet.com Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.

Big Zeb in good shape

March 1st, 2012

Big Zeb is reportedly in fine shape ahead of his bid to regain the sportingbet.com Queen Mother Champion Chase.

Sizing Europe slams Big Zeb

February 5th, 2012

Sizing Europe and Andrew Lynch easily got the better of Big Zeb in the Grade 2 Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown on Sunday.

Cottage test for Zeb

February 4th, 2012

Big Zeb is taking his usual route tot he Queen Mother Champion Chase by running in the Boylesports.com Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown

Big rivals clash in Cottage

February 3rd, 2012

Two-mile chasing stars Big Zeb and Sizing Europe are among a field of just three for Sunday's Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown.

Sizing set for Punchestown

February 2nd, 2012

Trainer Henry De Bromhead reports Sizing Europe is on course for a return to action in the Tied Cottage Chase at Punchestown.

Big Zeb set for Cottage trip

January 23rd, 2012

The Tied Cottage-bound Big Zeb has pleased trainer Colm Murphy since his victory in the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.

Dial-A-Bet Hat-trick for Zeb

December 27th, 2011

2010 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Big Zeb won the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown for a third time on Tuesday.

Power lined up for Big Zeb ride

December 20th, 2011

Robbie Power is in line to retain the ride on Big Zeb in the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown on December 27.

Same plan for Big Zeb

November 27th, 2011

The Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown remains the next objective for Com Murphy's star two-mile chaser Big Zeb.

Big Zeb completes hat-trick

November 13th, 2011

Colm Murphy's Big Zeb won the Fortria Chase at Navan for the third year in succession with an impressive display of jumping.