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Jack Can Win If Inside Is No Bar

Jun 20, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 20, 2019: PROMISING sprinter Jack’s Bar can make a successful graduation to Saturday racing at Royal Randwick this weekend – with one proviso.Last start Warwick Farm ...

Posh “Live Chance” To Land Last Group 1 Of The Season

Jun 20, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 20, 2019: KRIS Lees rates Princess Posh a “live chance” of landing the final Group 1 of the season at Eagle Farm on Saturday to cap his record-breaking season.Australian ...

Pecans Likely To Join Posh In Tiara

Jun 18, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, June 18, 2019: KRIS Lees is leaning toward backing up Pecans to join Princess Posh in Saturday’s final Group 1 of the season at Eagle Farm.Lees this afternoon said Pecans had ...

Kris Chasing Two Features At Ipswich Cup Meeting

Jun 13, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 13, 2019: KRIS Lees has had only a handful of runners at the Ipswich Cup meeting – for success in a support race last year.But he’s back this time with a stronger ...

Lily Back Home For Randwick Assignment

Jun 06, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 6, 2019: QUEENSLAND Derby absentee Itz Lily instead will run at Royal Randwick on Saturday.With third emergency Itz Lily unlikely to get a berth in the $600,000 Group 1 ...

Aliferous Ready For Derby Back-Up

Jun 06, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, June 6, 2019:KRIS Lees can see some similarities with Queensland Derby hopeful Aliferous to his 2005 placegetter Vitesse Dane.Aliferous (Brenton Avdulla) and stablemate Grand ...

Eagle Farm Start An Advantage On Way Or Another

Jun 04, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, June 4, 2019: TALENTED sprinter Tactical Advantage will still run at Eagle Farm on Saturday – even if he misses out on a Stradbroke Handicap start.Kris Lees plans to accept with ...

Fourteen Years On Kris Chases Another Queensland Oaks

May 30, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 30, 2019: KRIS Lees has a “soft spot” for the Queensland Oaks – and he’s hoping that will be even more so at Doomben on Saturday.Lees has two definite representatives ...

High Opinion Gets Another Chance For Comeback Triumph

May 30, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 30, 2019: MUCH-TRAVELLED High Opinion gets another chance to end a string of minor placings at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – and seal a wonderful comeback.Off the scene ...

200 Plus Winners Up - And Now For Queensland Oaks

May 27, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, May 27, 2019: KRIS Lees isn’t resting on his laurels.Having clinched a career best 200 winners for the season - with Alba Wings at Gosford last Saturday – and moved on to 203 ...

Import Chasing Early Melbourne Cup Spot

May 24, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, May 24, 2019: KRIS Lees has sent imported stayer Fairlight to Melbourne for a Flemington assignment tomorrow in search of an early Melbourne Cup berth.With Victoria Racing Club ...

Plans Finalised For Dual State Acceptors

May 24, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, May 24, 2019: KRIS Lees has finalised plans for his four dual State acceptors tomorrow – and all but one of them will run at Eagle Farm.Asharani will stay at home to start at ...

“Gem” Could Be On Song For Queensland Derby

May 20, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, May 20, 2019: KRIS Lees is giving serious consideration to pursuing a Queensland Derby mission with Doomben Cup fourth placegetter Gem Song.“I’ll talk with his owners Gooree ...

May 16, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 16, 2019: KRIS Lees considers he has a prime candidate for success on his home track on Saturday.Imported four-year-old Our Candidate, a member of the sizeable Australian Bloodstock team, looks nicely placed to break through in his adopted country, in ...

Gem Song Seeking To Become Part Of Doomben Cup History

May 16, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 16, 2019: KRIS Lees will have his biggest ever representation in a Doomben Cup, and believes Gem Song has a great chance of becoming only the second three-year-old this ...

Gem Song Can Bounce Back In Doomben Cup

May 14, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, May 14, 2019: KRIS Lees hasn’t lost faith in Gem Song’s Doomben Cup prospects in spite of his defeat as favourite at that track last Saturday.Having his first start in open ...

Kris Keen To Add Scone Cup To Season’s Haul

May 09, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, May 9, 2019: IT’S Scone’s metropolitan standard two-day carnival, and Kris Lees will have a stack of runners.And he’s hoping to celebrate his induction earlier in the week ...

“Gem” On Song For More Brisbane Riches

May 09, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 9, 2019: KRIS Lees is confident Gem Song can handle the rise to open company and clinch a Doomben Cup start on Saturday.The classy three-year-old is a firm favourite for the ...

Turnberry Fresh For Kenso Assignment

May 02, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, May 2, 2019: KRIS Lees has kept Turnberry on the fresh side in an attempt to get him back into the winning list on the Kensington track on Saturday.Lees accepted with three ...

High Opinion Ready For Another Crack At Wagga Cup

Apr 30, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Tuesday, April 30, 2019: KRIS Lees will break new ground on Friday with his first Wagga runner in the $170,000 Listed Gold Cup (2000m).He is sending High Opinion back to his old stamping ...

Gem Song Back To Best For Brisbane Opener

Apr 26, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, April 26, 2019: KRIS Lees is confident Gem Song is back to his best for his Brisbane campaign opener at Eagle Farm tomorrow.Blake Shinn also begins his Brisbane winter carnival ...

In The Groove To Tackle Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Apr 26, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, April 26, 2019: KRIS Lees is looking forward to taking on the Waller Army with interesting newcomer Sixties Groove in tomorrow’s $200,000 Group 3 Livamol Hawkesbury Gold Cup ...

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 ...

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