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Le Romain To Stay Against Own Age

Le Romain To Stay Against Own Age

Mar 14, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 14, 2016: LE Romain is atriple entry for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – but the Guineas ishis aim.Trainer Kris Lees has nominated the Randwick Guineas winner for the $600,000 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), $700,000 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) and $1m George Ryder ...

Le Romain To Stay Against Own Age

Le Romain To Stay Against Own Age

Mar 14, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 14, 2016: LE Romain is atriple entry for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – but the Guineas ishis aim. Trainer Kris Lees has nominated the Randwick Guineas winner for the $600,000 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), $700,000 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) and $1m George ...

River Lad May Carry Newmarket Hopes

River Lad May Carry Newmarket Hopes

Mar 14, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 14, 2016: KRIS Lees has dual acceptors in Wednesday’s Newcastle Newmarket on home turf – but may rely only on former Queenslander River Lad. Lees this morning accepted with both River Lad (Christian Reith) and newcomer Goldstream (Brenton Avdulla) ...

Three-Pronged Attack On Kembla Qualifier

Three-Pronged Attack On Kembla Qualifier

Mar 10, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 10, 2016: KRIS Lees will make a three-pronged attack on tomorrow’s second Provincial Championships Qualifier at Kembla Grange – and feels Danish Twist may be his best hope.Lees will start Game Pie (Brenton Avdulla), Parraay (James McDonald) and ...

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Blinkers To "Spark" Twist Tops At Rosehill

Mar 10, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 10, 2016: TOUGH filly Twist Tops will have an important gear change at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday as she strives to clinch a Golden Slipper Stakes berth.Kris Lees has opted to put blinkers on the Inglis Classic winner in the $175,000 Group 2 Bede ...

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Blinkers To "Spark" Twist Tops At Rosehill

Mar 10, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 10, 2016: TOUGH filly Twist Tops will have an important gear change at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday as she strives to clinch a Golden Slipper Stakes berth. Kris Lees has opted to put blinkers on the Inglis Classic winner in the $175,000 Group 2 Bede ...

Three-Pronged Attack On Kembla Qualifier

Three-Pronged Attack On Kembla Qualifier

Mar 10, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 10, 2016: KRIS Lees will make a three-pronged attack on tomorrow’s second Provincial Championships Qualifier at Kembla Grange – and feels Danish Twist may be his best hope. Lees will start Game Pie (Brenton Avdulla), Parraay (James McDonald) and ...

Rosehill Guineas Possibility For Le Romain

Rosehill Guineas Possibility For Le Romain

Mar 06, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Sunday, March 6, 2016: KRIS Lees is giving serious thought to testing Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain over more ground in Saturday week’s $600,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas.Whilst the much improved three-year-old became exempt from ballot for the $3m Doncaster Mile ...

Rosehill Guineas Possibility For Le Romain

Rosehill Guineas Possibility For Le Romain

Mar 06, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Sunday, March 6, 2016: KRIS Lees is giving serious thought to testing Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain over more ground in Saturday week’s $600,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas. Whilst the much improved three-year-old became exempt from ballot for the $3m Doncaster ...

'Tis The Season For Kris' First Canberra Starter

'Tis The Season For Kris' First Canberra Starter

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: KRIS Lees will break new ground with his first starter at Sunday’s big meeting at Canberra.And he will be attempting to emulate his late father Max by also winning the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m).Lees’ initial runner in the ...

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Kris "Hopeful" With Le Romain

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: KRIS Lees is hopeful rather than confident that Le Romain can turn the tables on hotpot Press Statement at Royal Randwick tomorrow.“Probably not,” was Lees’ frank assessment this morning when asked about his three-year-old’s prospects of ...

"Mac" Booked For Lucia In Coolmore

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: LUCIA Valentina will resume in next Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill Gardens provided she pleases in a track gallop on Tuesday morning.And James McDonald has been booked to ride her.McDonald was available as he ...

"Mac" Booked For Lucia In Coolmore

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: LUCIA Valentina will resume in next Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill Gardens provided she pleases in a track gallop on Tuesday morning. And James McDonald has been booked to ride her. McDonald was available as ...

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Kris "Hopeful" With Le Romain

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: KRIS Lees is hopeful rather than confident that Le Romain can turn the tables on hotpot Press Statement at Royal Randwick tomorrow. “Probably not,” was Lees’ frank assessment this morning when asked about his three-year-old’s prospects ...

'Tis The Season For Kris' First Canberra Starter

'Tis The Season For Kris' First Canberra Starter

Mar 04, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 4, 2016: KRIS Lees will break new ground with his first starter at Sunday’s big meeting at Canberra. And he will be attempting to emulate his late father Max by also winning the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m). Lees’ initial runner in the ...

Stablemates Ready For Wyong Provincial Qualifier

Stablemates Ready For Wyong Provincial Qualifier

Mar 01, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016: KRIS Lees isn’t so sure market assessors have got it right with his two representatives in Thursday’s opening qualifier of the Provincial Championships Series at Wyong.Lees, who qualified six of the 15 runners in last year’s inaugural ...

Hometown Feature Likely For Goldstream

Hometown Feature Likely For Goldstream

Mar 01, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016: ITALIAN Derby winner Goldstream may make his Australian debut in a feature race on his new home track in a fortnight.Goldstream and highly-rated stablemate Lucia Valentina fought out the finish of a special 1000m trial this afternoon after the ...

Hometown Feature Likely For Goldstream

Hometown Feature Likely For Goldstream

Mar 01, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016: ITALIAN Derby winner Goldstream may make his Australian debut in a feature race on his new home track in a fortnight. Goldstream and highly-rated stablemate Lucia Valentina fought out the finish of a special 1000m trial this afternoon after ...

Stablemates Ready For Wyong Provincial Qualifier

Stablemates Ready For Wyong Provincial Qualifier

Mar 01, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016: KRIS Lees isn’t so sure market assessors have got it right with his two representatives in Thursday’s opening qualifier of the Provincial Championships Series at Wyong. Lees, who qualified six of the 15 runners in last year’s inaugural ...

Twist Tops Ready For Slipper Challenge

Twist Tops Ready For Slipper Challenge

Feb 25, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, February 25, 2016: IT’S Golden Slipper “make or break” day for Twist Tops at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Twist Tops (Tommy Berry) returns to the scene of her recent $250,000 Inglis Classic success in a bid to clinch a berth in the $3.5m Golden Slipper ...

Stars To Trial Here On Tuesday

Stars To Trial Here On Tuesday

Feb 25, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, February 25, 2016: NEWCASTLE racegoers on Tuesday will get a “double dose” of class with a first-hand look at classy mare Lucia Valentina and Italian Derby winner Goldstream.Trainer Kris Lees said he appreciated Newcastle Jockey Club’s decision to ...

Stars To Trial Here On Tuesday

Stars To Trial Here On Tuesday

Feb 25, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, February 25, 2016: NEWCASTLE racegoers on Tuesday will get a “double dose” of class with a first-hand look at classy mare Lucia Valentina and Italian Derby winner Goldstream. Trainer Kris Lees said he appreciated Newcastle Jockey Club’s decision to ...

Twist Tops Ready For Slipper Challenge

Twist Tops Ready For Slipper Challenge

Feb 25, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, February 25, 2016: IT’S Golden Slipper “make or break” day for Twist Tops at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Twist Tops (Tommy Berry) returns to the scene of her recent $250,000 Inglis Classic success in a bid to clinch a berth in the $3.5m Golden ...

Le Romain Presses On To Guineas

Le Romain Presses On To Guineas

Feb 22, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Monday, February 22, 2016: LE Romain has taken another step up the ladder and will have a rematch with Press Statement in the Randwick Guineas.Kris Lees confirmed this morning that the rapidly improving three-year-old has pulled up well from his Hobartville Stakes ...