Tag: 'Newcastle Cup'

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.

King Rules With Wyong Feature Race Double

Rachel King has made a clean sweep of the feature races at Wyong with her Cup victory aboard the Richard and Michael Freedman-trained Paths Of...

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...
Matthew Smith

Rails draw crucial for Invictus Prince

In an exhaustive quest to figure out what makes moody gelding Invictus Prince tick, trainer Matthew Smith has discovered a factor that could be critical.
Home Ground

Familiar turf for Sargent’s Home Ground

The John Sargent-trained Home Ground will race for the first time since the 2018 Victoria Derby, having returned from a failed move to Hong Kong.
Our Candidate

Numbers favour Lees breaking Cup hoodoo

In-form stayer Our Candidate will lead the charge for local trainer Kris Lees when he chases an elusive Newcastle Cup win.
Kris Lees

Full fields for Newcastle feature races

Local trainer Kris Lees will have multiple runners in his attempt to win the Newcastle Cup for the first time.
Blue Breeze

Morley going with the Breeze in Australia

If you don’t go, you won’t know. That’s the mindset South Auckland trainer Allan Morley is taking with Melbourne Cup aspirant Blue Breeze as he...

Lees has Prized chance in local feature

Added fitness and an inside barrier draw have Prized Icon poised to deliver leading local trainer Kris Lees another Cameron Handicap success.

First Crush to head south for more Cups

Tough Brisbane stayer First Crush will head to Sydney later this month to run at Rosehill before he tackles the Newcastle Cup.

Gai Waterhouse wins her sixth Newcastle Cup with Broadside

ADRIAN Bott says Broadside will be aimed at the Group 1 Metropolitan Handicap after scoring a gritty victory in Friday’s Group 3 Newcastle Cup (2300m)....