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Advantage To Rosehill Over Doomben

Aug 09, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 9, 2018: KRIS Lees says he will know how good recent recruit Tactical Advantage is after he races at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.An impressive first-up winner in the July ...

Tawfiq Boy Off To Brisbane For Resumption

Aug 09, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 9, 2018: HAVING started the new season on a winning note this week, Kris Lees hopes to strike another blow in south-east Queensland with Tawfiq Boy at Doomben on ...

“Advantage” A Likely Dual State Weekend Acceptor

Aug 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, August 6, 2018: TALENTED sprinter Tactical Advantage is likely to be a dual-State acceptor on Saturday before Kris Lees confirms where he heads with him.Lees today nominated the ...

Le Romain Back - With A New Rider

Aug 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, August 6, 2018: JAMES McDonald got a “feel” of triple Group 1 winner Le Romain in a Gosford trial success today prior to riding him for the first time in a race at Royal ...

German Mare Makes Her Aussie Debut At Randwick

Aug 03, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, August 3, 2018L FORMER German mare Vive Marie makes her Australian debut at Royal Randwick tomorrow, and Kris Lees is expecting her to run well.The lightly-raced Australian ...

A Huge Season Over: Another Begins

Aug 01, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Wednesday, August 1, 2018: KRIS Lees has completed easily his most successful season in terms of winners, and is back at work readying his team as the spring approaches.Lees took a short ...

Stablemates Chasing Hat-Tricks

Jul 26, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 26, 2018: HALLELUJAH Boy and Envy Of All are chasing city hat-tricks at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – but will have opposition from stablemates as well as rivals.Kris ...

Queensland Pair Go It Alone

Jul 26, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 26, 2018: KRIS Lees has decided to split his two runners at Saturday’s Doomben meeting.Rather than pit them against each other, he has opted to start Raiden in the Class 6 ...

Tactical Advantage Ready To Resume

Jul 19, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 19, 2018: SEVEN and a half months since he last raced and a corrective operation later, talented sprinter Tactical Advantage is ready to resume at Royal Randwick on ...

Doukhan Chasing 3200m Breakthrough At Sunshine Coast

Jul 12, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 12, 2018: “IRON horse” Doukhan will line up for his fourth marathon in as many months when he chases a 3200m breakthrough at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.The rising ...

Blinkers For Stablemates At Rosehill

Jul 12, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 12, 2018: BLINKERS go on stablemates Bochy and Upscale for different reasons for their Rosehill Gardens assignments on Saturday.Bochy runs in the Benchmark 78 Handicap ...

Australian Bloodstock Pair Off To Doomben

Jul 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, July 6, 2018: TWO out of three ain’tbad!Kris Lees has withdrawn dual-State acceptor Envy Of All from Doomben tomorrow to run at Royal Randwick, but has sent Princess Posh and ...

Kris Chasing Ramornie Breakthrough With Zestful

Jul 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, July 6, 2018: KRIS Lees is targeting Grafton’s feature sprint next Wednesday with first-up specialist Zestful.Lees this morning confirmed the six-year-old mare as a definite ...

Early Series Races Next Target For Smart “Miss”

Jun 28, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 28, 2018: TALENTED filly Smart Melody is likely to tackle at least the early part of the Princess Series as an early three-year-old.Unbeaten from only two starts and very ...

Jun 28, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 28, 2018: KRIS Lees has chosen the Winter Cup at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday as Nurse Kitchen’s weekend assignment.After careful consideration, Lees opted to keep Nurse Kitchen (Jason Collett) at home for the Listed race rather than send her to ...

Pierina Ready To Hit Town

Jun 21, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 21, 2018: She carries the same colours and is by the same sire as her glamour former stablemate Lucia Valentina - and is ready to make her metropolitan debut at Royal ...

Blinkers Come Off Invincible Gem In Tiara “Punt”

Jun 21, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 21, 2018: STRIVING to win the final Group 1 of the season, Kris Lees is taking a “punt” with Invincible Gem.He has opted to race the talented mare without blinkers in ...

Lloyd A New Tiara Rider For Invincible Gem

Jun 18, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, June 18, 2018: SOON to retire Jeff Lloyd will be a new rider for Invincible Gem in Saturday’s $500,000 Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) at Doomben.Kris Lees will have at least two ...

Kris Chasing Group 1 Tatts Tiara

Jun 15, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 15, 2018: ON the verge of setting a new season benchmark, Kris Lees is looking a week ahead to snare a Group 1 and end the racing year in the best possible manner.With 160.5 ...

Nurse “On Duty” At Rosehill

Jun 15, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 15, 2018: WINTER plans for talented mare Nurse Kitchen will be clearer after she races at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.Former Victorian Nurse Kitchen, now owned by China Horse ...

Winkers Off Doukhan For Third 3200m Attempt

Jun 07, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 7, 2018: VETERAN stayer Doukhan has an important gear change for his attempt to snare a 3200m victory at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Kris Lees has decided to race the ...

“Gem” A Live Stradbroke Hope

Jun 07, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 7, 2018: STRADBROKE Handicap contender Invincible Gem has arrived safely in Queensland, and Kris Lees rates her a “live hope” in Brisbane’s richest race at Doomben on ...

Turnberry Joins Banner Season In Derby

Jun 05, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, June 5, 2018: KRIS Lees will have two runners in Saturday’s $600,000 Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben, with Turnberry joining Banner Season in the Group 1 feature.The former ...

Brabinger On Track Now And Off To Town

May 31, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 31, 2018: COX Plate winner Shamus Award’s younger brother Brabinger has had to overcome serious setbacks just to make it to the racetrack.Such has been his progress that he ...

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