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"Academy" Backing Up Seeking Rosehill Breakthrough

Jan 27, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Friday, January 27, 2017: STRIKE whilst the iron’s hot!Kris Lees is adopting that policy with resilient six-year-old Olympic Academy at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.The gelding, fresh off a narrow victory over 1600m at Royal Randwick last Saturday, lines up with a 3kg ...

Dead Calm Ready For City Debut

Dead Calm Ready For City Debut

Jan 25, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017: LIGHTLY-RACED Dead Calm makes his city debut at Royal Randwick tomorrow, putting his impressive country form on the line.Having won three races on the bounce, the Choisir four-year-old goes to town for the Australia Day public holiday ...

Lavish Praise For New Course Proper

Lavish Praise For New Course Proper

Jan 25, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017: KRIS Lees won the first three barrier trials staged on the new course proper at Broadmeadow this morning and was lavish in his praise of the track.Despite overnight rain, a “Good 4” rating was posted for the first four heats conducted ...

Lees Racing Weekend Preview

Lees Racing Weekend Preview

Jan 20, 2017

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Blinkers For Mares' Weekend Assignments

Blinkers For Mares' Weekend Assignments

Jan 19, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 19, 2017: KRIS Lees has opted for blinkers on Weavered and Fashion Sniptz in respective weekend assignments, hoping to get the “girls” back into the winning list.Weavered (Andrew Gibbons) contests the Maiden Plate (1350m) against her own sex ...

Talented Colt Ready For Big First-Up Performance

Talented Colt Ready For Big First-Up Performance

Jan 19, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 19, 2017: TALENTED young sprinter Guard Of Honour is in “good order” for his Royal Randwick return as he attempts to replicate stablemate Le Romain’s first-up triumph in the same race last year.The three-year-old lines up against five rivals on ...

"Admiral" Ready For Another 2400m Test

Jan 12, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 12, 2017: KRIS Lees considers it is the right time to again test Admiral Jello at 2400m at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Lees has “borrowed” Godolphin’s English import James Doyle to partner the now four-year-old in the Benchmark 83 Handicap.At ...

An Occasion To Be Ridden Back Again

An Occasion To Be Ridden Back Again

Jan 12, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, January 12, 2017: THE small field nothwithstanding, Kris Lees feels Sense Of Occasion again has to be “ridden back” to add tomorrow’s Gosford Gold Cup to his record.Sense Of Occasion produced a last to first burst to clinch the $250,000 Group 2 ...

Day 1 Magic Millions - Dundeel Colt

Day 1 Magic Millions - Dundeel Colt

Jan 11, 2017

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"Ollie" Has Sense Of Occasion At Gosford

Jan 09, 2017

NEWCASTLE: Monday, January 9, 2017: DAMIEN Oliver will be a new rider for Villiers Stakes winner Sense Of Occasion in Friday’s $150,000 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m).The Group 3 event highlights a $575,000 program which also features another Group 3 event ($150,000 Belle of the ...

Doncaster-Bound Le Romain To Resume February 11

Doncaster-Bound Le Romain To Resume February 11

Dec 29, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 29, 2016: DUAL Group 1 winner Le Romain will begin his quest for a Doncaster Mile, at Royal Randwick on February 11.Kris Lees has the choice of two races for the four-year-old’s resumption – the Group 2 wfa Apollo Stakes (1400m) and Group 3 ...

Best Two Chances At Canterbury

Best Two Chances At Canterbury

Dec 29, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 29, 2016: KRIS Lees considers Admiral Jello and Onemorezeta are his best prospects at a rare Saturday meeting at Canterbury.Admiral Jello, along with Rustic Melody, contests the Benchmark 76 Handicap (1900m), whilst Onemorezeta runs in the Benchmark ...

Eagle Farm Quartet Chasing MM Berths

Eagle Farm Quartet Chasing MM Berths

Dec 29, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 29, 2016: KRIS Lees is a man on a mission at Eagle Farm on Saturday.He has four runners – three of them are in one race – and is trying to get them a “back door” entry into the $10m Magic Millions raceday at the Gold Coast on January ...

Magic Millions Sale is just around the corner

Magic Millions Sale is just around the corner

Dec 24, 2016

THERE’S never been a better time to become associated with LEES RACING.With a huge year behind him, Kris will be very active at the forthcoming Magic Millions sales on the Gold Coast in mid-January seeking high-quality yearlings.Prizemoney in New South Wales is now at an ...

Easier Millions Option For Deneeky

Easier Millions Option For Deneeky

Dec 22, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 22, 2016: KRIS Lees has taken an easier option in a bid to get Deneeky closer to a Magic Millions berth.The Denman filly was an acceptor for today’s Wyong Magic Millions (1000m), but Lees pulled her out to instead run at Scone on Saturday.Deneeky, ...

Kris Claims First Villiers With

Kris Claims First Villiers With "Sense" Of Timing

Dec 17, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Saturday, December 17, 2016: SENSE Of Occasion’s last to first Villiers Stakes triumph at Royal Randwick today has tempted Kris Lees to seriously consider a change of summer plans.Whereas Lees had intended to start Sense Of Occasion next in the $150,000 Group 3 ...

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A "Sense" For Roughie's Villiers Chances

Dec 15, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 15, 2016: KRIS Lees says Sense Of Occasion is “going well” on the eve of his first-up tilt at Saturday’s $250,000 Villiers Stakes at Randwick.Though a bolter and better known as a middle-distance performer, the six-year-old is not without ...

Kris Hoping To Keep Winning Momentum Going

Kris Hoping To Keep Winning Momentum Going

Dec 15, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, December 15, 2016: HAVING racked up a half century of winners already this season, Kris Lees is looking to build on that number this weekend.Lees’ Tuncurry treble on Monday with Ladies Who Lunch, Labrooke and Glitra lifted him to 52 wins in just four and a ...

Zestful Resumes At Canterbury Tonight

Zestful Resumes At Canterbury Tonight

Dec 09, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 9, 2016: KRIS Lees is relying on dual Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy to keep the stable flag flying in two States over the weekend.Lees will rely on McEvoy’s mount Zestful at Canterbury tonight and has booked him for both his runners at ...

Time For Smart Colt To Head To Town

Time For Smart Colt To Head To Town

Dec 09, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 9, 2016: PROMISING young sprinter Time Out Of Mind is likely to be given the chance to make his mark in town next Saturday – and in a $250,000 race to boot.Kris Lees this morning indicated the three-year-old was almost certain to line up in the ...

Beaumont Quartet All There With Chances

Beaumont Quartet All There With Chances

Dec 02, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 2, 2016: KRIS Lees has four competitive runners at home tomorrow as he bids to continue his late spring/early summer burst of form.Successes with Time Out Of Mind (Gosford) and Overgrown (Port Macquarie) yesterday lifted him to 12 wins in the last 10 ...

Yendall Gets Call-Up For Brook Road

Yendall Gets Call-Up For Brook Road

Dec 02, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Friday, December 2, 2016: SUCCESSFUL Victorian jockey Dean Yendall has been called up by Kris Lees to keep “problem child” Brook Road on her best behaviour at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.Yendall will have his first ride for Lees on the mare in the $125,000 Listed ...

An Eight-Winner Week For Kris

An Eight-Winner Week For Kris

Nov 27, 2016

NEWCASTLE: Sunday, November 27, 2016: ONWARDS and upwards!Kris Lees’ success with Upscale in the final race at Rosehill Gardens yesterday put the icing on a remarkable week that produced eight winners (including three in town) – and five placings – from 19 starters, with ...