How many Melbourne Cups has Kris Lees won?

Kris Lees Melbourne Cup 2023

Kris Lees will have two runners in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with these being Cleveland and Kalapour.

The talented pair will be Lees’ fifth and sixth runners in the Melbourne Cup in his 20 year career in Australian racing, with the respected trainer renowned for his preparation of stayers.

Cleveland is paying $41 to win the Melbourne Cup, with Michael Dee set to partner the Moonee Valley Gold Cup winner.

Lees’ second runner is Kalapour ($26), which is also an Irish import with strong staying credentials.

Lees trains out of Hamilton, which is a suburb in Newcastle, with his success as a provincial trainer somewhat of a rarity in modern racing.

How many Melbourne Cups has Kris Lees won?

Kris Lees is yet to win a Melbourne Cup, despite having four previous runners in the Flemington feature.

What horses does Kris Lees have in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?

Kris Lees has Cleveland and Kalapour in the 2023 Melbourne Cup field.

Interpretation silks

Kalapour (14)

T: Kris Lees
J: Zac Lloyd (50kg)
  • Age: 7YO
  • Color: Bay
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: War Command (IRE)
  • Dam: Daldiyna (FR)

Win: +4500

Place: +1000

Best odds at Bet365

Cleveland Melbourne Cup 2023

Cleveland (23)

T: Kris Lees
J: Michael Dee (52kg)
  • Age: 6YO
  • Color: Bay
  • Sex: Horse
  • Sire: Camelot (GB)
  • Dam: Venus de Milo (IRE)

Win: +2500

Place: +550

Best odds at Neds

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