News About: Kris Lees

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 …

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

10 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has been lured to Gosford on Friday to ride Sense Of Occasion in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m).

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Sense Of Occasion in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver will be replacing Ben Melham who rode Sense …

Dal Cielo Primed for Big Autumn Campaign

Dal Cielo Primed for Big Autumn Campaign

9 Jan, 2017

Talented sprinter Dal Cielo has stamped himself as one to watch during the forthcoming Autumn Carnival, after returning to competition for a dominant win in the Summer Sprint (1000m) at Warwick Farm over the weekend.

Dal Cielo returned to the races on Saturday for a strong win in the Summer Sprint. Photo: Steve Hart

A …

2016 Cantala Stakes Results: Le Romain Wins

2016 Cantala Stakes Results: Le Romain Wins

29 Oct, 2016

Le Romain produced the best performance of his racing career to date to upstage a star-studded field in the 2016 Cantala Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Le Romain, above, winning the Cantala Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hugh Bowman gave Le Romain a lovely run in transit and the son of Hard …

Danish Twist Ready for Tristarc Stakes

Danish Twist Ready for Tristarc Stakes

14 Oct, 2016

Trainer Kris Lees is confident that Danish Twist will have no issue handling the Melbourne way of going for the first time when she lines up for the Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Danish Twist will attempt the Victorian way of going for the first time competitively in Saturday’s Tristarc Stakes. …