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Thinking About A Queensland Oaks Path

Apr 18, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, April 18, 2019: LIGHTLY-RACED filly Think Free is being tested at Doomben on Saturday to join stablemate Aliferous on a Queensland Oaks path.The So You Think three-year-old makes ...

Will It Be Third Time Lucky For Le Romain In All Aged?

Apr 18, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, April 18, 2019: KRIS Lees has opted for blinkers in a bid to make it “third time lucky” for Le Romain in Saturday’s $600,000 All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick.“He ...

IN THE SWIM FOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS “GOLD MEDAL”

Apr 13, 2019

IF names count for anything, CHALMERS surely will win his own “gold medal” at Royal Randwick on Saturday.The Kris Lees trained four-year-old lines up in the $500,000 PolyTrack Provincial ...

“Frankely,” She Can Be Awesome At Oaks 2400m

Apr 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, April 11, 2019: KRIS Lees has no regrets about bypassing the Australian Derby with FrankelyAwesome, and is confident she is “ready to go” in Saturday’s $1m Group 1 ...

Evalina Out - Two Chances Left For Provincial Final

Apr 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, April 11, 2019: EVALINA is out of the $500,000 PolyTrack Provincial Championships (1400m) Final at Royal Randwick on Saturday, leaving Kris Lees with two chances to win the ...

McEvoy New Rider For Aliferous In Oaks

Apr 08, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, April 8, 2019: THREE-times Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy is chasing an Australian Oaks breakthrough at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Kris Lees has booked McEvoy for last ...

Bowman Gets Turnberry Booking For Provincial Final

Apr 05, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, April 4, 2019: AUSTRALIAN Oaks hope Frankely Awesome is not Hugh Bowman’s only feature booking for Kris Lees on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.Lees has finalised ...

Don’t Overlook Le Romain In Doncaster Mile

Apr 05, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, April 5, 2019: KRIS Lees has warned not to disregard the “old horse” in tomorrow’s $3m Doncaster Mile at Royal Randwick.He was referring to his triple Group 1 winner Le ...

Forecast Rain A Boost To Red Cardinal

Mar 28, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 28, 2019: THE Kris Lees stable believes “the ducks are lining up” for rejuvenated stayer Red Cardinal to successfully transition to wfa company at Rosehill Gardens on ...

Brave Smash “Spot On” For Dubai Assignment

Mar 28, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 28, 2019: KRIS Lees says weight’s right for Brave Smash to be very competitive in Saturday night’s Group 1 AlQuoz Sprint (1200m) at Dubai’s World Cup meeting at ...

Red Cardinal Chasing Rosehill Hat-Trick In Tancred Stakes

Mar 25, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 25, 2019: REJUVENATED stayer Red Cardinal (Kerrin McEvoy) continues his campaign toward the $2m Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick,in Saturday’s $1.5m Group 1 wfa ...

“Time” May Be Running Out For TJ Smith Stakes

Mar 25, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 25, 2019: IN Her Time is in doubt to chase a third Group 1 triumph in the $2.5m TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday week.The mare was to have contested a ...

Heavy Track For Kembla Qualifier

Mar 22, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 22, 2019: TOMORROW’S fourth qualifying heat of the Provincial Championships will be run at Kembla Grange (pending a track inspection later today) -and Kris Lees had a ...

Classy 3YO’s Have Top Prospects At Rosehill

Mar 22, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 22, 2019: KRIS Lees is confident his classy three-year-olds Gem Song and Graff can shape up in respective races at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.Gem Song (Jason Collett) is back ...

Bowman’s Dubai Booking For Brave Smash

Mar 19, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 19, 2019: HUGH Bowman will be reunited with Brave Smash as the pair chase an international Group 1 success at the Dubai World Cup meeting on Saturday week.Kris Lees this ...

Blinkers Staying On Graff In The Galaxy

Mar 19, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, March 29, 2019: KRIS Lees is favouring leaving blinkers on Graff for the colt’s return to Sydney racing at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.Following two excellent Melbourne ...

Red Cardinal On Track For Sydney Cup

Mar 15, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 15, 2019: RAIN has boosted Red Cardinal’s chances of enhancing his Sydney Cup prospects at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.An impressive winner at his first start at the same ...

Kris Hoping Gosford Again Is On His Side

Mar 15, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 15, 2019: KRIS Lees is having another throw at the stumps in tomorrow’s third $150,000 Provincial Championships Qualifier at Gosford, hoping history can repeat ...

Le Romain Makes All Star Mile Field

Mar 15, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, March 15, 2019: THE wait has been worthwhile.First emergency Le Romain this morning was elevated into the field for tomorrow’s $5m All Star Mile (1600m) at Flemington following ...

A Trio Of Chances For Coolmore Breakthrough

Mar 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 11, 2019: HAVING clinched his first hometown Newmarket Handicap last Friday, Kris Lees now has set his sights on a Coolmore Classic breakthrough.Lees will have three ...

Big Team For Gosford’s Provincial Championships Heat

Mar 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, March 11, 2019: KRIS Lees has won two of the four runnings of the Provincial Championships Finals – and ironically is yet to secure a finalist this year.But he will have another ...

Turnberry Pick Of Kris’ Provincial Foursome

Mar 07, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 7, 2019: KRIS Lees considers consistent Turnberry is the pick of his four-horse team in Saturday’s $150,000 Provincial Championships Qualifier (1400m) at Newcastle.Lees, ...

Filly Capable Of A “Fabulass” Guineas Upset

Mar 07, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 7, 2019: MISS Fabulass is capable of a Randwick Guineas upset on Saturday provided she gets the right run, says Kris Lees.Though unplaced at both runs since resuming, the ...

22 Years On, Kris Chasing His “Own” Newmarket Winner

Mar 07, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, March 7, 2019: KRIS Lees has already tasted “success” in the VRC Newmarket Handicap – and now wants to train the winner in his own right.Lees has never had a runner in ...

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