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Witherspoon Ready To Debut For Kris

Aug 15, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 15, 2019: PACY filly Witherspoon will make her debut for Kris Lees on the Kensington track on Saturday.Lees accepted with both four-year-old mares Witherspoon and Designer ...

“Albert” Staying At Home

Aug 09, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, August 9, 2019: LAST start winner Albert’s No Pussy is staying at home for Newcastle’s opening meeting of the new season tomorrow.A wide draw at Doomben, where the rail is 5m ...

Missile A Tough Task First-Up For Stablemates

Aug 09, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, August 9, 2019: KRIS Lees says he isn’t expecting his Missile Stakes pair Le Romain and Invincible Gem to repeat their 2017 performances in tomorrow’s renewal at Rosehill ...

Kris Chasing Third Missile With Stablemates

Aug 05, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, August 5, 2019: KRIS Lees will chase his third Missile Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday with Le Romain and Invincible Gem.Provided both please in Broadmeadow gallops in the ...

Belle Going From Taree Win To Doomben

Aug 01, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 1, 2019: IT’S a decent jump in both distance and class from Taree to Doomben, but Kris Lees didn’t baulk at the challenge with Cerinthe Belle.The lightly-raced Uncle ...

German Mare Ready To Run Again

Aug 01, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, August 1, 2019: KRIS Lees opted for a slightly longer race for import Attention Run at Royal Randwick on Saturday with a view to determining spring plans.Lees chose the 1800m ...

“Pippa” Shaping Up For Coffs’ Big Day

Jul 29, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Monday, July 29, 2019: IMPRESSIVE first-up Rosehill Gardens winner Agent Pippa will be a surprise runner at Thursday’s Coffs Harbour Cup meeting.The former West Australian mare, now a ...

Much Travelled “Girl” An Interesting Rosehill Runner

Jul 25, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 25, 2019: SHE is arguably the most interesting runner at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, and her new trainer Kris Lees is expecting her to “run really well”.Much-travelled ...

Stars Getting Ready For Spring Riches

Jul 25, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 25, 2019: SPRING is just around the corner as a quartet of Kris Lees’ stars limber up in provincial trials over the next 10 days.Le Romain and Invincible Gem will trial ...

Blinkers For Saunter Boy In Queensland Cup

Jul 19, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, July 19, 2019: DRYING track conditions have influenced Kris Lees to give Saunter Boy a slight edge over stablemate Doukhan in tomorrow’s Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm.And he has ...

Wolf Chasing Another Wet Track In Brisbane

Jul 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 11, 2019: FORMER Kiwi stayer Mongolian Wolf has been sent to Queensland to try to break a 13-month and 13-start losing streak.Kris Lees had no hesitation in deciding to back ...

High Power Ready For Rosehill Assignment

Jul 11, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 11, 2019: KRIS Lees has advised punters not to worry about High Power’s absence from a Royal Randwick race last week ahead of a Rosehill Gardens assignment on ...

A Candidate For Blinkers At Randwick

Jul 04, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Thursday, July 4, 2019: PROMISING stayer Our Candidate has an important gear change for his Australian metropolitan debut at Royal Randwick on Saturday.Kris Lees has decided to put ...

Stablemates Dominate Caloundra Cup Decisions

Jun 28, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 28, 2019: BIG Duke is the stable elect, but don’t overlook Saunter Boy.That was the message this morning from the Kris Lees stable leading up to tomorrow’s Listed ...

Veteran Ready For Another 3200m Cup Tilt

Jun 28, 2019

NEWCASTLE: Friday, June 28, 2019: He is rising 11 years of age and hasn’t won for 19 months.But Kris Lees considers Doukhan has the right conditions to return to the winning list in the Stayers’ ...

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 ...

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