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Lady's Third-Up Record Cup Pointer

Jan 23, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 23, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees is banking on a "third-up theory" earning Oriental Lady black type success at Randwick tomorrow. And he will be on course to hopefully cheer home the mare before heading to Mascot airport to catch a flight to New Zealand for ...

Stable Stars Ready To Trial

Jan 23, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 23, 2015: STABLE spearheads Protectionist and Lucia Valentina will strut their stuff in barrier trials at home on Monday week as they limber up for autumn campaigns. And their performances in the course proper hitouts will determine their resumption ...

Felines To Carry Her Full 60KG

Jan 16, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 16, 2015: ONCE bitten, twice shy!Trainer Kris Lees did not consider utilising an apprentice's claim to lessen his filly Felines' 60kg burden at Randwick tomorrow.Hugh Bowman will ride Felines for the first time as she attempts to make it two wins on ...

Felines To Carry Her Full 60KG

Jan 16, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 16, 2015: ONCE bitten, twice shy!Trainer Kris Lees did not consider utilising an apprentice's claim to lessen his filly Felines' 60kg burden at Randwick tomorrow.Hugh Bowman will ride Felines for the first time as she attempts to make it two wins on ...

Lady Up In Distance At Gosford

Jan 08, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 8, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees believes there is further improvement in Oriental Lady - but still rates her a Gosford Gold Cup place chance tomorrow.The imported mare has her second start this campaign in the $150,000 Listed Cup (2100m), and Brenton ...

Unique Heading To Randwick

Jan 08, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 8, 2015: IT will be Randwick - and not the Gold Coast - for improving four-year-old Unique on Saturday.Trainer Kris Lees pulled the plug on a Magic Millions raceday plan for Unique when he drew poorly in the $200,000 Stayers' Cup (1800m).Instead, he ...

Lady Up In Distance At Gosford

Jan 08, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 8, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees believes there is further improvement in Oriental Lady - but still rates her a Gosford Gold Cup place chance tomorrow.The imported mare has her second start this campaign in the $150,000 Listed Cup (2100m), and Brenton ...

Unique Heading To Randwick

Jan 08, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 8, 2015: IT will be Randwick - and not the Gold Coast - for improving four-year-old Unique on Saturday.Trainer Kris Lees pulled the plug on a Magic Millions raceday plan for Unique when he drew poorly in the $200,000 Stayers' Cup (1800m).Instead, he ...

Lees Keen For MM Start For Unique

Jan 02, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 2, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees is keen to give improving gelding Unique his chance at Magic Millions glory at the Gold Coast next Saturday.But the four-year-old is not yet assured a start in the $170,000 MM Stayers Cup (1800m). Twenty-nine horses have been ...

"Gold" Not Definite For Championship

Jan 02, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 2, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees has warned that early favorite Gold Seventy Seven is not a certain starter in the inaugural Provincial Championship Final at Randwick in April.Rather, he hopes the promising young sprinter can measure up to a stakes race ...

Lees Keen For MM Start For Unique

Jan 02, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 2, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees is keen to give improving gelding Unique his chance at Magic Millions glory at the Gold Coast next Saturday.But the four-year-old is not yet assured a start in the $170,000 MM Stayers Cup (1800m). Twenty-nine horses have been ...

"Gold" Not Definite For Championship

Jan 02, 2015

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 2, 2015: TRAINER Kris Lees has warned that early favorite Gold Seventy Seven is not a certain starter in the inaugural Provincial Championship Final at Randwick in April.Rather, he hopes the promising young sprinter can measure up to a stakes race ...

Zelitist Likely For Randwick Tilt

Dec 24, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, December 24, 2014: DUAL acceptor Zelitist is likely to be given the chance to break her maiden status at Randwick on Boxing Day.The lightly-raced Zabeel mare is also an acceptor for her home track meeting on Friday - she has the rails alley in the Class ...

Terra Amata Fresh For Canterbury

Dec 24, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, December 24, 2014: IT'S all systems go for Terra Amata to chase a hat-trick at Canterbury on Saturday.Circumstances have combined in recent weeks to delay the mare's attempt to make it three city wins on end, but trainer Kris Lees today named her a definite ...

Quiet Saturday For Stable

Dec 19, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 19, 2014: IT will be an unusually quiet Saturday for the Kris Lees stable with the likelihood of only one runner tomorrow.Lees has withdrawn both his acceptors - Oscuro and Terra Amata - from the Rosehill Gardens meeting and has sent Sommernachtstraum ...

"Gold" Still Has His Manhood

Dec 18, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 18, 2015: IT'S a "balls up"!For the record, yesterday's impressive Canterbury winner Gold Seventy Seven is definitely a colt - and not a gelding.One of the talented young sprinter's owners inadvertently mentioned on television after the Canterbury ...

Felines At Randwick Not Rosehill

Dec 12, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 12, 2014: TRAINER Kris Lees is seeing "double".Lees has opted to bypass today's Rosehill Gardens meeting with promising filly Felines and instead race her at Randwick tomorrow.It's not the sole reason, but the Randwick event is worth more than double ...

Felines At Randwick Not Rosehill

Dec 12, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 12, 2014: TRAINER Kris Lees is seeing "double".Lees has opted to bypass today's Rosehill Gardens meeting with promising filly Felines and instead race her at Randwick tomorrow.It's not the sole reason, but the Randwick event is worth more than double ...

Kris Closing In On Half Century

Dec 05, 2014

FRIDAY, December 5, 2014: TRAINER Kris Lees, enjoying his best ever start to a season, has a bevy of runners at home tomorrow as he bears down on a half century of winners.Lees - who has prepared 46 winners since August 1 (prior to today's Mudgee Cup meeting, where he has four ...

"Snitzel" Choice Pick At Mudgee

Dec 04, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 4, 2014: TRAINER Kris Lees considers Lunar Snitzel the pick of his four runners as he breaks new ground at Mudgee tomorrow.Lees, enjoying a tremendous start to the season, is making his first trip there for the feature meeting - including Taree Cup ...

Kris Chasing More Queensland Success

Dec 04, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 4, 2014: UNDAUNTED by poor draws, trainer Kris Lees is chasing further Queensland success at Doomben on Saturday.Lees, who has made a winning habit of north of the border forays in recent years, won a Listed race with Brook Road at Doomben last ...

Pitt Street Actually Kris' 1000TH Winner

Nov 27, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, November 27, 2014: HOLD your horses!The acknowledgement for Kris Lees' milestone of 1000 winners last Saturday - when he prepared a quartet of winners (three at Broadmeadow and the other in Sydney) - was actually a couple of weeks late.A thorough check of ...

Kris Takes Punt With "Senta"

Nov 27, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, November 27, 2014: TRAINER Kris Lees is taking a punt with Senta De Noche by backing him up in Saturday's $100,000 Starlight Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens.Senta De Noche clearly outran his rivals to easily win a Benchmark 80 Handicap (1150m) on the ...

Kris Edges Closer To Milestone

Nov 21, 2014

NEWCASTLE: Friday, November 21, 2014: KRIS Lees returned home today from a successful New Zealand buying foray to watch one of his debutants edge him closer to a training milestone.First starter Myboyguy (Tim Clark) led throughout in the 3YO Maiden Plate (1100m) at Hawkesbury to ...