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Thump Lees’ Best Chance In Coolmore Classic

Thump Lees’ Best Chance In Coolmore Classic

12 Mar, 2015

Kris Lees has included both Thump and Hera in the 2015 Coolmore Classic field, but the Newcastle-based trainer believes that Thump is his best chance in the Group 1 event at Flemington this weekend.

Thump returned to racing with an impressive victory in the Triscay Stakes and is one of the leading chances in the …

Catkins Headlines Breeders Classic Field

Catkins Headlines Breeders Classic Field

4 Feb, 2015

Catkins has been included in the 2015 Breeders Classic field and the consistent mare will have the chance to join Steps In Time as a back-to-back winner of the Group 2 event.

Catkins will defend her title in the 2015 Breeders Classic at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Catkins (barrier nine) was …

2014 Queensland Oaks Tips: Arabian Gold The Horse To Beat

2014 Queensland Oaks Tips: Arabian Gold The Horse To Beat

30 May, 2014

Leading form expert Adam Blencowe has Arabian Gold on top of his 2014 Queensland Oakstip and believes that the classy filly is the likely winner of the Group 1 event at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Arabian Gold is the 2014 Queensland Oaks tip of Racing And Sports Senior Handicapper Adam Blencowe. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Lees Expecting Improved Effort From Hera In Queensland Oaks

Lees Expecting Improved Effort From Hera In Queensland Oaks

28 May, 2014

Trainer Kris Lees is confident that Hera will produce an improved performance in the 2014 Queensland Oaks, but is unsure whether she can turn-the-tables on dominant favourite Arabian Gold in the Group 1 event.

Brenton Avdulla will ride Hera in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this weekend. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Hera went …

Arabian Gold Included In 2014 Queensland Oaks Field

Arabian Gold Included In 2014 Queensland Oaks Field

28 May, 2014

The 2014 Queensland Oaks field and barrier draw has been released; with dominant favourite Arabian Gold set to jump from the inside gate in the Group 1 event that will be held at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Arabian Gold will jump from barrier one in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo …

Rawiller To Ride Paris Match In Queensland Oaks

Rawiller To Ride Paris Match In Queensland Oaks

22 May, 2014

Trainer Anthony Cummings has revealed that leading Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller will partner Paris Match in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm next weekend.

Nash Rawiller has been booked to ride Paris Match in the 2014 Queensland Oaks in Brisbane next weekend. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Rawiller has only ridden Paris Match in one …

Hera Included In Queensland Oaks First Acceptances

Hera Included In Queensland Oaks First Acceptances

21 May, 2014

Kris Lees-trained Hera has been included in the first acceptances for the 2014 Queensland Oaks, despite failing to fire in the Group 2 The Roses (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Hera finished eighth behind Arabian Gold in The Roses, but is still a chance of contesting the 2014 Queensland Oaks. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Hera …

Lees Expecting Hera To Be Strong Late

Lees Expecting Hera To Be Strong Late

16 May, 2014

Trainer Kris Lees is expecting Hera to be strong late when she steps-up to 2000 metres for the 2014 The Roses at Doomben on Saturday.

Hera finished fourth behind Estonian Princess in her Australian racing debut in the Carr Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hera made her Australian racing debut in the Group 3 Carr …

Blinkers On Chop Chop For The Roses

Blinkers On Chop Chop For The Roses

16 May, 2014

Trainer Shaune Ritchie is hoping that the application of blinkers will help Chop Chop produce an improved effort when she contests the 2014 The Roses at Doomben tomorrow.

Ric McMahon will partner Chop Chop in the 2014 The Roses at Doomben this weekend. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Chop Chop was well-backed in the lead-up to …

Tear Gas Still A Chance For Queensland Oaks

Tear Gas Still A Chance For Queensland Oaks

15 May, 2014

Trainer Danny O’Brien has revealed that promising filly Tear Gas can earn a trip to Brisbane for the 2014 Queensland Oaks by winning the ALH Group Handicap (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

James Winks will partner Tear Gas in the ALH Group Handicap at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Tear Gas failed to …