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Colt On Song For Randwick Assignment

Oct 18, 2018

EWCASTLE: Thursday, October 18, 2018: THE Tenor steps up to black type company at Royal Randwick on Saturdayfor an assignment his trainer says will tell him “where the colt is at”.Having only his ...

Prized Icon Hopefuly A “Jump” Ahead Of Rivals

Oct 18, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, October 18, 2018: KRIS Lees has changed Prized Icon’s routine in the hope it will lead to a “jump” back into winning form at Caulfield on Saturday.Unsuccessful since his ...

Bowman Gets A “Prized” Call Up

Oct 16, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, October 16, 2018: HUGH Bowman goes back on Prized Icon for the dual Group 1 winner’s attempt to recover winning form at Caulfield on Saturday.Kris Lees flew to Melbourne late ...

Inside Draw Puts “Melody” In Tune To Keep Unbeaten Record

Oct 11, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, October 11, 2018: A soft draw has boosted Kris Lees’ confidence about Smart Melody maintaining her unbeaten record at Caulfield on Saturday.Lees holds a very strong hand in the ...

No Everest Preference - But Graff Has “Most Upside”

Oct 11, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, October 11, 2018: KRIS Lees has refrained from naming a pick of his three runners in Saturday’s $13m TAB Everest, but says Graff has the “most upside”.The classy ...

Winkers Back On Le Romain To Climb Everest

Oct 09, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, October 9, 2018: KRIS Lees has reverted to a proven formula with Le Romain for his $13m TAB Everest bid at Royal Randwick on Saturday.He has opted to put winkers back on the ...

Frankely, She’s An Awesome Spring Champion Chance

Oct 05, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, October 5, 2018: KRIS Lees is confident Frankely Awesome will be “very competitive” when she attempts to clinch a remarkable Group 1 victory at only her third start at Royal ...

Williams On Song For Guineas

Oct 05, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Friday, October 5, 2018: CRAIG Williams has won the mount on Gem Song in next Saturday’s $2m Caulfield Guineas (1600m).Kris Lees this morning announced Williams’ booking for his ...

Kris Climbs Everest With Three Runners

Oct 02, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, October 2, 2018: THREE weeks ago Kris Lees was hoping to have a runner in the world’s richest turf race, but facing the likelihood he would have none.In a remarkable set of ...

McDonald Gets A “Smart” Caulfield Booking

Oct 02, 2018

McDONALD GETS A “SMART” CAULFIELD BOOKINGNEWCASTLE: Tuesday, October 2, 2018: JAMES McDonald will be a new rider for unbeaten Smart Melody when she chases Group 1 glory at Caulfield on Saturday ...

Brown Gets Awesome Spring Champion Ride

Sep 27, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 27, 2018: COREY Brown reunites with potential staying star Frankely Awesome when she attempts to land a Group 1 at only her third start.Kris Lees has confirmed ...

“Fabulass” Miss Out To Emulate Mum In Flight Stakes

Sep 27, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 27, 2018: KRIS Lees is confident Miss Fabulass will emulate her famous mum Samantha Miss by clinching Group 1 glory at Royal Randwick on Saturday.But he isn’t going ...

Star Fillies Chasing Thousand Guineas Births

Sep 27, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 27, 2018: UNBEATEN filly Smart Melody tackles 1400m for the first time at Caulfield on Sunday as her Thousand Guineas aspirations go on the line.And whilst Kris Lees ...

Sep 25, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, September 25, 2018: PRIZED Icon is heading to Melbourne tomorrow night to open a southern spring campaign at Caulfield on Sunday. Kris Lees has opted to bypass Saturday’s ...

Gem Song Clear To Back Up In Dulcify

Sep 25, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, September 25, 2018: TALENTED three-year-old Gem Song will back up at Royal Randwick on Saturday in search of a Caulfield Guineas berth next month.Satisfied with the Your Song ...

“Golden” Chance This Time For Kris To Clinch 15th Group 1

Sep 20, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 20, 2018: THE only time Kris Lees had a Golden Rose Stakes runner 13 years ago, punters barely noticed.It will be a vastly different scenario at Rosehill Gardens on ...

Lane Back On El Dorado Dreaming For Melbourne Debut

Sep 20, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 20, 2018: KRIS Lees has called on ace Melbourne jockey Damian Lane to reunite with talented filly El Dorado Dreaming.Lees this afternoon confirmed Lane’s booking for ...

“Timely” Trip For Wednesday’s Barrier Trial

Sep 17, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, September 17, 2018: COREY Brown is making a special trip back to Newcastle on Wednesday morning to partner his The Everest mount In Her Time in a barrier trial.Brown was reunited ...

Le Romain Likely Epsom Absentee

Sep 17, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, September 17, 2018: KRIS Lees has given the strongest hint yet that Le Romain will be an Epsom Handicap absentee, remaining optimistic he will snare the final spot in The ...

Le Romain Placing Best We Can Hope For

Sep 13, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 13, 2018: AS with rival trainers, Kris Lees isn’t going to Royal Randwick on Saturday expecting to stop Winx’s freakish winning spree.Nonetheless, the performance ...

Cameron Handicap A “Prize” For Icon

Sep 13, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 13, 2018: KRIS Lees has labelled tomorrow’s Australian Bloodstock Cameron Handicap field at Newcastle as “the best in a long time”.But he is confident Prized ...

J-Mac Back On Le Romain For Date With “Winx”

Sep 10, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Monday, September 10, 2018: JAMES McDonald will be back on Le Romain at Royal Randwick on Saturday for the triple Group 1 winner’s first “date” with Winx in 18 months.Kris Lees ...

Doomben Duo Good Chances

Sep 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 6, 2018: KRIS Lees’ increasing presence in south-east Queensland is set to gain further momentum at Doomben on Saturday.He has two representatives at the meeting – ...

Wide Draw No Barrier To Graff’s Run To The Rose

Sep 06, 2018

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, September 6, 2018: KRIS Lees has given unbeaten colt Graff his tick of approval – the outside barrier notwithstanding – for his final Golden Rose lead-up at Rosehill Gardens ...