News About: Lee Freedman

Wide barrier puts Tom Melbourne’s Easter Cup in doubt

Wide barrier puts Tom Melbourne’s Easter Cup in doubt

13 Apr, 2017

The outside barrier in the capacity sixteen horse field has diminished Tom Melbourne’s chances of running in the Group 3 $150,000 Le Pine Funerals Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tom Melbourne, above with blue and gold hoops, running second to Oceanographer in the 2016 Lexus Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

8 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Lee Freedman revealed that the 2017 Thousand Guineas could be the long-term goal for Shoals following her impressive victory in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Shoals and Formality fought out the finish in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was plenty of action in the …

Exospheric earned chance to take on Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Exospheric earned chance to take on Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

7 Apr, 2017

Five times Melbourne Cup winning trainer Lee Freedman said that Exospheric has earned his chance to take on super star mare Winx in Saturday’s Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’.

English import Exospheric has earned the chance to take on Winx, above, in the Queen …

Our Ivanhowe to be withdrawn from The BMW

Our Ivanhowe to be withdrawn from The BMW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Super mudlark Our Ivanhowe will be withdrawn from the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday morning after failing to pass a vet’s check this afternoon.

Our Ivanhowe, above, has failed to pass a vet’s check and will be withdrawn from The BMW at Rosehill.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