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Clearly Innocent can overcome Stradbroke Handicap wide barrier

Clearly Innocent can overcome Stradbroke Handicap wide barrier

8 Jun, 2017

A little bit of luck is all trainer Kris Lees believes Clearly Innocent needs to overcome a wide barrier in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent, above, can overcome a wide barrier with some luck in the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Clearly Innocent drew …

Wide Stradbroke Handicap barrier pushes Clearly Innocent’s odds out

Wide Stradbroke Handicap barrier pushes Clearly Innocent’s odds out

7 Jun, 2017

A wide barrier has forced Clearly Innocent’s odds to ease for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent, above, is a drifting favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap after drawing a wide barrier. Photo by Steve Hart.

Clearly Innocent still remains the favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap but his odds …

Smaller Doomben track will test Stradbroke Handicap favourite Clearly Innocent

Smaller Doomben track will test Stradbroke Handicap favourite Clearly Innocent

5 Jun, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees is concerned that Stradbroke Handicap favourite Clearly Innocent won’t be as comfortable on the tighter Doomben track on Saturday after being completely dominant on the more open spaces at Eagle Farm last start.

Clearly Innocent, above, will be tested around the Doomben track in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

Clearly …

Danish Twist to bypass Helen Coughlan Stakes for Rosehill start

Danish Twist to bypass Helen Coughlan Stakes for Rosehill start

2 Jun, 2017

Quality mare Danish Twist has been scratched from the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Helen Coughlan Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday with trainer Kris Lees electing to run her at Rosehill instead.

Danish Twist, above, has been scratched from the Helen Coughlan Stakes at Doomben and will run at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

29 May, 2017

Last Saturday’s Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup winner Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Clearly Innocent, above, looks likely to carry the top weight in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent was allocated 55.5kg …

Jungle Edge to push on towards Stradbroke Handicap

Jungle Edge to push on towards Stradbroke Handicap

29 May, 2017

Trainer Mick Bell’s tough sprinter Jungle Edge will push on towards a start in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Jungle Edge, above, will go on to run in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

Jungle Edge collected another $140,000 in prizemoney when he ran second to …

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

27 May, 2017

Clearly Innocent has been crowned the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner at Eagle Farm this afternoon after producing a massive turn of foot late to beat a brave Jungle Edge.

Clearly Innocent (pictured winning at Scone) is the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, the Not A Single …

Clearly Innocent to make G1 debut in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Clearly Innocent to make G1 debut in Kingsford-Smith Cup

25 May, 2017

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent is set to make his Group 1 debut when he lines up in the $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent, above, will make his G1 debut in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Lees said that Clearly Innocent has …

Sense Of Occasion Is The 2017 Doomben Cup Winner

Sense Of Occasion Is The 2017 Doomben Cup Winner

20 May, 2017

Sense Of Occasion relished the wet track to record a maiden Group 1 victory in the 2017 Doomben Cup in Brisbane this afternoon.

Expected leader It’s Somewhat was unable to find the lead in the early stages of the race as Auvray kicked up and that pair along with Single Gaze ensured that the race …

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 …