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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 …

Invincible Gem Scores Dominant Spring Stakes Win

Invincible Gem Scores Dominant Spring Stakes Win

13 Feb, 2017

Invincible Gem raced away from her rivals to record a dominant victory in the 2017 Spring Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Invincible Gem was well-backed in the lead-up to the Spring Stakes, but punters that backed the filly would have been worried when she was involved in a five-way speed battle in the early …

Le Romain tough first up winner in Southern Cross Stakes

Le Romain tough first up winner in Southern Cross Stakes

13 Feb, 2017

Le Roman showed that he is in for a good 2017 Autumn Carnival with a tough first up win in the Group 3 $150,000 The Chi-X Southern Cross Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today.

Le Romain, above in blue and yellow colours, holds off Big Money, yellow and black, to win the Southern Cross Stakes at …

In Her Time to be vetted before Breeders Classic

In Her Time to be vetted before Breeders Classic

1 Feb, 2017

Newcastle trained mare In Her Time will have to pass a vet’s check when she arrives on course before being cleared to run in the Group 2 $200,000 China Horse Club Breeders Classic (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Danish Twist, above, is the early favourite for the Breeders Classic at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Bowman lucky to stay with Winx for Autumn Carnival

Bowman lucky to stay with Winx for Autumn Carnival

23 Jan, 2017

Champion jockey Hugh Bowman came painstakingly close to sitting on the sidelines during the rich Sydney Autumn Carnival and missing the coveted ride on glamour mare Winx after misjudging the finish on Olympic Academy at Randwick last Saturday.

Hugh Bowman and Olympic Academy, above green and black checks, hold on to win the Rebecca Louise …

Guard Of Honour to earn his stripes during the 2017 Autumn Carnival

Guard Of Honour to earn his stripes during the 2017 Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees will let his smart three year old Guard Of Honour earn his stripes before he tackles any feature races during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Guard Of Honour when he resumes at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

“We won’t be throwing him in the deep end unless …

O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

17 Jan, 2017

Godolphin’s Australian trainer John O’Shea is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number one rider into the future.

Trainer John O’Shea, above, is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number 1 rider. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Godolphin retrained Englishman was sent to Sydney to replace James McDonald who …

Southern Cross Stakes First-Up for Le Romain

Southern Cross Stakes First-Up for Le Romain

17 Jan, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees has revealed that multiple Group 1 winner Le Romain will make his 2017 Autumn Carnival return in the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on February 11th.

Le Romain will return to racing in the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes in February. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Le …

Red Excitement is the 2017 Gosford Cup Winner

Red Excitement is the 2017 Gosford Cup Winner

13 Jan, 2017

Red Excitement has led from start to finish to record a comfortable two length win in the 2017 Gosford Cup (2100m) this afternoon.

Red Excitement (pictured at Royal Randwick) was too good for his rivals in this afternoon’s Gosford Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

The Excites gelding has returned to racing in slick form this time …

Lees in no hurry to test Dal Cielo in tougher company

Lees in no hurry to test Dal Cielo in tougher company

10 Jan, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees is in no hurry to test Dal Cielo back in tougher company after the former Kiwi galloper scored his first win for the stable in the $100,000 Summer Sprint (1000m) at Warwick Farm last Saturday.

Dal Cielo, above, winning the Summer Sprint at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Dal Cielo was …