News About: Lee Freedman

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 …

Freedman Pleased with Oaks Hopeful Dancing Hare

Freedman Pleased with Oaks Hopeful Dancing Hare

14 Dec, 2016

Trainer Lee Freedman is confident that Dancing Hare has the makings of a serious Oaks filly, ahead of her second career appearance at Mornington Racecourse this afternoon.

Trainer Lee Freedman is confident that Dancing Hare has the makings of an Oaks filly. Photo: Taron Clarke

Trialling well in the lead-up to her competitive debut, Dancing …

Sarrasin to make Australian debut in Villiers Stakes

Sarrasin to make Australian debut in Villiers Stakes

13 Dec, 2016

Co-trainer Lee Freedman is expecting a forward performance from French import Sarrasin when he makes his Australian debut in the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Co-trainer Lee Freedman, above on left, is keen to start Sarrasin in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Sarrasin is also …

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Exospheric On Top For Freedman

2016 Melbourne Cup Tips: Exospheric On Top For Freedman

31 Oct, 2016

Exospheric is on top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup tips of Lee Freedman and the Melbourne Cup winning trainer is confident that the import will have no problems running out a strong 3200 metres.

Exospheric is Lee Freeman’s picked of two runners in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Exospheric has been …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Our Ivanhowe Ready to Peak

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Our Ivanhowe Ready to Peak

31 Oct, 2016

Our Ivanhowe is something of a forgotten runner in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field, but trainer Lee Freedman is confident that the talented six-year-old is primed to run out of his skin in the race that stops a nation.

Lee Freedman is pleased with Our Ivanhowe ahead of Tuesday’s 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello…

2016 Caulfield Cup: Glue On Shoes to help Our Ivanhowe’s chances

2016 Caulfield Cup: Glue On Shoes to help Our Ivanhowe’s chances

14 Oct, 2016

In-form jockey Dwayne Dunn is confident that the addition of glue on shoes to Our Ivanhowe will greatly assist his chances in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Our Ivanhowe,above, will wear glue on shoes in the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Our Ivanhowe has a …