News About: Kris Lees

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 …

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 …