Tag: 'Kris Lees'

Mugatoo Delivers Kris Lees A Hometown Cup

Local trainer Kris Lees has celebrated a sentimental win in the Newcastle Cup with classy import Mugatoo, who has lumped a big weight to score.

Clark Hunting Consecutive Cups On Writer

Tulloch Lodge stayer Hush Writer will aim to become the first horse in more than half a century to score successive wins in the Newcastle...

Furious Set To Sort Out Sydney’s Fillies

While much has been made of the class of Sydney’s three-year-old colts and geldings, the fillies have presented as a more even bunch. Away Game...

Raheen House could be Wyong Cup knockout

Trainer Kris Lees will have weight of numbers on his side with five horses across two stakes races at Wyong's feature meeting of the spring.

Mugatoo too classy in Premiers Cup win

A coveted hometown win in the Newcastle Cup still eludes trainer Kris Lees but he might have found the horse to break his hoodoo in...
Kerrin McEvoy

McEvoy confident Peltzer can measure up

Top jockey Kerrin McEvoy heads to Rosehill with an outstanding book of rides, headed by exciting colt Peltzer in the Group Three San Domenico Stakes.
Le Romain

Veteran among two Missile runners for Lees

On the back of a successful 2019-20 season, trainer Kris Lees will look to make his presence felt in the Missile Stakes with Le Romain...

Lees unveils promising pair at Rosehill

Trainer Kris Lees will keep all options on the table for Mugatoo this spring after his sparkling return to win the Winter Challenge at Rosehill.
Special Reward

Special Reward nominated for July Sprint

Dual Group Three winner Special Reward heads the weights for the July Sprint at Rosehill which has attracted 10 nominations.

Nominations extended for Winter Challenge

Import Mugatoo is likely to resume in the Winter Challenge at Rosehill, which has had its nominations extended.

Lees celebrates milestone win at Randwick

Trainer Kris Lees has capped one of his best seasons, celebrating his 2000th race winner when Killin led throughout at Randwick.
Louise Day

Frankely Awesome among Kenso track entries

Trainer Kris Lees is hoping an expected wet Kensington track at Randwick will offset a drop in distance for last-start WJ McKell Cup winner Frankely...

Sixties Groove salutes for Lees at Grafton

Jason Collett has shown patience at the start and boldness at the finish to land a first Grafton Cup win for trainer Kris Lees aboard...
Big Duke

Sixties Groove, Big Duke to run at Grafton

Trainer Kris Lees will have Sixties Groove and Big Duke in the Grafton Cup, but has decided not to run McKell Cup winner Frankely Awesome.
Kris Lees

Lees, Waller with top Grafton Cup chances

Prominent trainers Kris Lees and Chris Waller are set to have strong hands in the Grafton Cup with both stable's having three acceptors in the...
Frankely Awesome

Frankely Awesome back to form in McKell

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has produced the quinella in the Listed WJ McKell Cup with comeback mare Frankely Awesome defeating Sixties Groove.
Attention Run

Lees, Waller out in force for McKell Cup

Trainer Chris Waller has been dominating Sydney's winter staying races but Kris Lees is shaping as a worthy adversary in the WJ McKell Cup at...

Graff likely to chase Ramornie success

Smart sprinter Graff is likely to run in next month's Listed Ramornie Handicap at Grafton after an impressive Deagon trial on Tuesday.
Attention Run

Attention Run earns shot at winter Cups

Trainer Kris Lees will give Attention Run a tilt at some off-season stakes races after the mare returned with a dominant win at Rosehill.
Kris Lees

Moment of truth for Lees’ Group 1-placed mare

A pair of race-hardened geldings and two mares bidding to recapture their best form will go head-to-head for the Kris Lees stable at Rosehill.
Kris Lees

Lees changes tack with Graff in Stradbroke

Trainer Kris Lees will have two runners in the Stradbroke Handicap with both Graff and Chief Ironside chasing their first Group One wins.
Hugh Bowman

Bowman fears Legend class in Listed sprint

Hugh Bowman has no doubt Tactical Advantage is capable of rebounding to form at Randwick but admits rival Classique Legend poses a significant hurdle.
Kris Lees

Tactical Advantage freshened for Randwick

Kris Lees believes a soft barrier draw is a plus for Tactical Advantage in the Listed Bob Charley Stakes but hopes the Randwick track can...

Collett welcomes winning Randwick double

Ex-pat Kiwi jockey Jason Collett broke a frustrating run of outs when he kicked home a winning double at Randwick on Saturday. Collett scored on...
Louise Day

Louise Day makes the most of city switch

Apprentice Louise Day has enjoyed an afternoon to savour, landing a breakthrough city win in Saturday grade before adding another for good measure.