News About: Kris Lees

Le Romain draws outside barrier in 2017 All Aged Stakes field

Le Romain draws outside barrier in 2017 All Aged Stakes field

12 Apr, 2017

Three times Group 1 winner Le Romain has drawn the outside barrier in the ten horse field for the 2017 Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Le Romain, above, has drawn the outside barrier in the ten horse field for the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …

1400m of All Aged Stakes pet distance for Le Romain

1400m of All Aged Stakes pet distance for Le Romain

11 Apr, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees considers the 1400m of the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes at Randwick on Saturday is the pet distance for his stable flag bearer Le Romain.

Le Romain, above, will be well suited over the 1400m of the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Even though Le Romain …

Oliver Thrilled to Ride The United States in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Oliver Thrilled to Ride The United States in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

3 Apr, 2017

Damien Oliver is thrilled to have been confirmed for the ride aboard The United States in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.

Damien Oliver will ride The United States in Saturday’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

The reigning Queen Elizabeth …

Heavy track for Randwick to start Doncaster Mile Day

Heavy track for Randwick to start Doncaster Mile Day

31 Mar, 2017

The Randwick track will be rated in the heavy range for the start of day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday but track manager Nevesh Ramdhani is tipping it could be back to a soft rating by the time for the running of the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m).

Le Romain, above, …

Barrier perfect for Le Romain in 2017 Doncaster Mile

Barrier perfect for Le Romain in 2017 Doncaster Mile

29 Mar, 2017

Pre-race favourite Le Romain has drawn the perfect barrier for the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday according to his trainer Kris Lees.

Le Romain, above, has drawn a perfect barrier in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Le Romain …

Lees hoping for better luck for Danish Twist in Coolmore Classic

Lees hoping for better luck for Danish Twist in Coolmore Classic

7 Mar, 2017

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees is willing to forget Danish Twist’s last start unplaced run and is hoping for better luck when she lines up in the Group 1 $600,000 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Trainer Kris Lees is hoping for better luck for Danish Twist, above, in the Coolmore Classic at Rosehill. Photo …

Le Romain is the 2017 Canterbury Stakes Winner

Le Romain is the 2017 Canterbury Stakes Winner

4 Mar, 2017

Le Romain has bobbed his head at the right moment to beat champion sprinter Chautauqua on the line in the 2017 Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Le Romain beat Chautauqua on the line to win the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Le Romain returned to the …

Field of 8 to line up in wet 2017 Canterbury Stakes

Field of 8 to line up in wet 2017 Canterbury Stakes

1 Mar, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees can’t see the wet track conditions affecting the performance of Le Romain who is one of eight final acceptors in the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 BMW Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Le Romain, above, will be able to handle the wet track in the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick. Photo by …

2017 Randwick Guineas field to face heavy track conditions

2017 Randwick Guineas field to face heavy track conditions

1 Mar, 2017

The final field of fourteen three year olds for the Group 1 $1m Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (1600m) will have to face heavy track conditions at Randwick on Saturday.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon, above, will carry the number 1 saddlecloth in the Randwick Guineas at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Randwick track …

Lees wraps up winning treble with Zestful in Triscay Stakes

Lees wraps up winning treble with Zestful in Triscay Stakes

13 Feb, 2017

Newcastle’s leading trainer Kris Lees wrapped up a winning treble at Randwick today with Zestful taking out the Group 3 $150,000 Robrick Lodge Triscay Stakes (1200m).

Zestful, yellow and black colours, dashes through the inside to win the Triscay Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Lees  had early in the day visited the winners …