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Melham Booked For Le Romain In Memsie

Melham Booked For Le Romain In Memsie

Aug 21, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Monday, August 21, 2017: KRIS Lees has moved swiftly to secure a new jockey for Le Romain when the triple Group 1 winner returns to Melbourne racing on Saturday week.With Winx’s jockey Hugh Bowman naturally staying in Sydney to ride the mighty mare in the $250,000 ...

Newcomer To Resume At Randwick Saturday

Newcomer To Resume At Randwick Saturday

Aug 17, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 17, 2017: KRIS Lees says he hasn’t yet got a “firm line” on newcomer Villa Carlotta, who makes her debut for the stable at Royal Randwick on Saturday.The three-year-old filly lines up against her own age and sex in the $200,000 Group 2 Silver ...

Stablemates To Trial At Randwick On Monday

Stablemates To Trial At Randwick On Monday

Aug 17, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 17, 2017: HIGH-PROFILE stablemates Le Romain and Invincible Gem will trial at Royal Randwick on Monday before going in different directions for their next assignments.Kris Lees confirmed this morning that both horses – who provided him with the ...

Lees Racing Newsletter

Lees Racing Newsletter

Aug 16, 2017

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Zestful Out To Protect Unbeaten First-Up Record

Zestful Out To Protect Unbeaten First-Up Record

Aug 10, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 10, 2017: KRIS Lees has sounded a note of caution in regard to Zestful’s return at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.Zestful has an unbeaten first-up record from three previous attempts, and resumes in the Benchmark 94 Handicap (1100m).But whilst her ...

Likely Change Of Plans For

Likely Change Of Plans For "Gem"

Aug 10, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 10, 2017: INVINCIBLE Gem’s brilliant Missile Stakes resumption has almost certainly forced Kris Lees to revise her immediate program.Lees this afternoon indicated he would most likely bypass Saturday week’s Group 3 Toy Show Quality (1200m) at ...

Le Romain Ready To Boost Everest Claims

Le Romain Ready To Boost Everest Claims

Aug 04, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, August 4, 2017: KRIS Lees is confident Le Romain has come back “as good as ever” on the eve of the triple Group 1 winner’s resumption at Royal Randwick tomorrow.Le Romain (Glyn Schofield) and Invincible Gem (Corey Brown) both begin new campaigns, giving ...

Artlee Wins Another Trial

Artlee Wins Another Trial

Aug 02, 2017

NEWCASTLE:Wednesday, August 2, 2017: INAUGURAL Country Championships winner Artlee is ready to return to racing – but his new trainer Kris Lees isn’t sure when.Another barrier trial success today – this time at Gosford – convinced Lees to plan a comeback assignment in ...

Sasso Corbaro Off For A Spell

Sasso Corbaro Off For A Spell

Jul 28, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, July 28, 2017: PROMISING youngster Sasso Corbaro is off the spelling paddock after breaking through on the Beaumont track yesterday.After two nail-biting seconds at her first two starts at Canterbury, the All Too Hard filly won the 2YO Maiden Plate (1150m) as ...

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Thank "Heaven" For A Firmer Track

Jul 28, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, July 28, 2017: THE near certainty of a firmer surface has Kris Lees forecasting Reach For Heaven can make his presence felt at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.Foiled by rain when a beaten favorite at Canterbury at his last start, Reach For Heaven has the services of ...

Sasso Corbaro Odds-On To Break Through

Sasso Corbaro Odds-On To Break Through

Jul 26, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, July 26, 2017: KRIS Lees has taken the “softer option” with smart youngster Sasso Corbaro to hopefully make it third time lucky at home tomorrow.Lees pulled the pin on a start at Canterbury today with the All Too Hard filly in favour of the 2YO Maiden ...

A Sound Proposition Indeed

A Sound Proposition Indeed

Jul 20, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 20, 2017: KRIS Lees is likely to call a halt to Sound Proposition’s current preparation even if the New Zealander wins again for his new stable at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Lees this afternoon hinted he may even freshen the gelding for a crack at the ...

Schofield Back On Le Romain In Missile

Schofield Back On Le Romain In Missile

Jul 19, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, July 19, 2017: GLYN Schofield will be reunited with Le Romain when he begins a new campaign in the Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick early next month.The triple Group 1 winner’s trainer Kris Lees this morning confirmed Schofield’s booking for the ...

Big Guns Ready To Trial Again On Tuesday

Big Guns Ready To Trial Again On Tuesday

Jul 13, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 13, 2017: TWO of Kris Lees’ “big guns”, Le Romain and Invincible Gem, will step out at Tuesday’s Newcastle barrier trials.Lees this afternoon confirmed both will contest 900m heats on the course proper.Both horses have pleased their trainer ...

Bad Barriers Ruin Rosehill Hopes

Bad Barriers Ruin Rosehill Hopes

Jul 13, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 13, 2017: ONE hundred and fifty winners in a season doesn’t earn you good barriers – as Kris Lees can readily testify.At least that’s the case with his three acceptors at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.Remarkably, each of the trio drew the ...

150 Wins For Kris.....And Counting

150 Wins For Kris.....And Counting

Jul 10, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Monday, July 10, 2017: KRIS Lees’ record-breaking season reached a new crescendo today.A double at Tamworth’s TAB meeting lifted him to 150 wins for the 2016-17 season; 30 more than his previous best of 120 in 2014-15.Lees sent five horses to Tamworth, and scored ...

Lees Racing Newsletter - June Edition

Lees Racing Newsletter - June Edition

Jul 07, 2017

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Code Fitter For Stable Debut

Code Fitter For Stable Debut

Jul 06, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 6, 2017: A fitter Launch Code is ready to make his debut for new trainer Kris Lees at Warwick Farm on Saturday.The promising young sprinter returns to the scene of his breakthrough victory when he contests the 3YO Benchmark 70 Handicap (1100m).A member ...

Stablemates To Trial Again

Stablemates To Trial Again

Jul 05, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, July 5, 2017: KRIS Lees stablemates Le Romain and Invincible Gem will trial for a second time before beginning new campaigns.Triple Group 1 winner Le Romain and Invincible Gem, who took giant strides earlier in the season, both were given quiet 845m Open ...

Le Romain Likely To Trial Next Week

Le Romain Likely To Trial Next Week

Jun 29, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 29, 2017: TRIPLE Group 1 winner Le Romain is likely to barrier trial at Wyong on Wednesday as he nears the beginning of a new campaign.Kris Lees has earmarked the first black type race of the season – the $200,000 Group 2 wfa Missile Stakes (1200m) at ...

"Dreaming" Of A Hat-Trick

Jun 29, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 29, 2017: KRIS Lees believes his talented filly Just Dreaming can clinch a hat-trick at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.Form apprentice Rachel King reunites with the Snitzel filly in the Benchmark 76 Handicap (1500m).Her 1.5kg allowance means Just Dreaming ...

"Danish" Gets Another Chance For Group 1 Glory

Jun 22, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 22, 2017: KRIS Lees has played a “waiting game” with Danish Twist in a bid to secure her Group 1 glory at Doomben on Saturday.Whereas stablemate and second emergency Savoureux has been in Queensland for virtually the winter carnival, Danish Twist ...

Jennings Gets Group 1 Call Up

Jennings Gets Group 1 Call Up

Jun 16, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 16, 2017: KRIS Lees has given young Sydney jockey Koby Jennings his first Group 1 opportunity at Doomben next Saturday.Lees this morning confirmed he has booked Jennings for Danish Twist in the $500,000 Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) – the final Group 1 ...

Upscale Ready To Scale New Heights

Upscale Ready To Scale New Heights

Jun 16, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 16, 2017: KRIS Lees says smart mare Upscale’s Rosehill Gardens prospects tomorrow should not be judged on her previous 1200m performance.Dual acceptor Upscale (Hugh Bowman) lines up for her second start this campaign, in the Benchmark 85 Handicap ...