News About: Lee Freedman

Our Ivanhowe to be withdrawn from The BMW

Our Ivanhowe to be withdrawn from The BMW

24 Mar, 2017

Super mudlark Our Ivanhowe will be withdrawn from the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday morning after failing to pass a vet’s check this afternoon.

Our Ivanhowe, above, has failed to pass a vet’s check and will be withdrawn from The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

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Another heavy track for BMW Day

Another heavy track for BMW Day

24 Mar, 2017

Trainers, jockeys, horses and punters will have to be content with another wet track on BMW Race Day on Saturday with the Rosehill track being rated a heavy 10 for the second week in a row.

Our Ivanhowe, above, will have no trouble handling the heavy track in The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve …

Our Ivanhowe has to get vet clearance before running in The BMW

Our Ivanhowe has to get vet clearance before running in The BMW

23 Mar, 2017

Equal favourite Our Ivanhowe has to be cleared by Racing New South Wales’ vet before he can take his place in the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Our Ivanhowe, above, has to pass a vet’s inspection before being cleared to run in The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Conditions Ideal for Our Ivanhowe in Ranvet Stakes

Conditions Ideal for Our Ivanhowe in Ranvet Stakes

15 Mar, 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman is confident that Our Ivanhowe will prove difficult to beat on heavy going when he returns to the races in Saturday’s Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Lee Freedman is confident that Our Ivanhowe will be tough to beat on a wet track. Photo: Daniel Costello

Our Ivanhowe has been …

Firm track to suit Exospheric in Australian Cup

Firm track to suit Exospheric in Australian Cup

9 Mar, 2017

A firm track at Flemington on Saturday will suit Exospheric when he lines up in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m).

Exospheric, above, will appreciate the firm track in Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Exospheric has had one run back from a spell for a one and a half lengths …

Gear change for Tom Melbourne in TS Carlyon Cup

Gear change for Tom Melbourne in TS Carlyon Cup

10 Feb, 2017

Co-trainer Lee Freedman is hoping a gear change will end a frustrating run of minor placings for Tom Melbourne who runs first up in the Group 3 $150,000 The Resimax TS Carlyon Cup (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tom Melbourne, above in black yellow and white colours running second to Oceanographer in the Lexus Stakes, …

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

Big Duke favourite for Hobart Cup despite wide barrier

2 Feb, 2017

Darren Weir‘s emerging stayer Big Duke has been installed the odds on favourite for the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday despite drawing a wide barrier.

Big Duke, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Big Duke came up with barrier nine in …

Our Ivanhowe will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival

Our Ivanhowe will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival

18 Jan, 2017

Five times Melbourne Cup winning trainer Lee Freedman is hoping for a wet end to the Autumn for German import Our Ivanhowe who has just returned to work and will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Our Ivanhowe, above, looks likely to miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Freedman, who trains in partnership …

Sarrasin being set for The BMW

Sarrasin being set for The BMW

18 Jan, 2017

French import Sarrasin will be aimed towards the Sydney Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on March 25 as his main mission.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, rode Sarrasin into third place in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The lightly raced Sarrasin has had …

Australian Cup the Target for Exospheric

Australian Cup the Target for Exospheric

18 Jan, 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman has revealed that classy stayer Exospheric will be set for the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) on March 11th, when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Trainer Lee Freedman has underlined the Group 1 Australian Cup as Exospheric’s major autumn target. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Exospheric …