News About: Leon Macdonald

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

Geelong Classic Ideal for Pretty Punk

19 Oct, 2016

South Australian trainer Leon Macdonald is confident that Pretty Punk will continue her impressive run of form through this afternoon’s Group 3 Geelong Classic (2200m) and subsequently earn a start in the Crown Oaks (2500m) on November 3rd.

Pretty Punk will leave from barrier 6 in this afternoon’s Geelong Classic. Photo: Jenny Barnes…

Daytona Grey Ready for Spring Stakes

Daytona Grey Ready for Spring Stakes

5 Aug, 2016

Trainer Leon Macdonald will saddle two runners in the Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) on Saturday, but believes that veteran Daytona Grey is likely to figure as his best chance of winning the feature at Morphettville Racecourse.

Daytona Grey is in good condition ahead of Saturday’s Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

6 Jun, 2016

Queensland Oaks first emergency Provocative is still not a confirmed starter in the fillies classic and could take on the colts and gelding in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

The scratching of Beluga Blue, above, black and white colours, for the Queensland Oaks will allow Provocative …

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

3 Jun, 2016

First emergency Provocative has gained a start in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm following the scratching of South Australian filly Beluga Blue.

Beluga Blue, black and white colours, has been scratched from the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Morphettville trainer Leon Macdonald …

Blinkers to go back on Beluga Blue in Queensland Oaks

Blinkers to go back on Beluga Blue in Queensland Oaks

30 May, 2016

Trainer Leon Macdonald will put the blinkers back on Beluga Blue when she lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Beluga Blue, black and white colours above, will have the blinkers back on in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny …

Jason Holder back on Red Eclipse in Penny Edition Stakes

Jason Holder back on Red Eclipse in Penny Edition Stakes

18 Aug, 2015

Top Adelaide jockey Jason Holder has been recalled to ride the in-form Red Eclipse in the Listed $100,000 Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville Parks on Saturday.

Jason Holder is back aboard Red Eclipse, above, in the Penny Edition Stakes at Morphettville Parks. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Holder was aboard the Grant Young trained Red …

Go Indy Go to benefit from Spring Stakes run

Go Indy Go to benefit from Spring Stakes run

7 Aug, 2015

Caulfield Cup hopeful Go Indy Go will take great benefit from her first up run in the Group 3 $120,000 David Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Go Indy Go is resuming in the Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

The 2014 Group 1 Champagne Stakes winner will be having …

Happy Trails On Top Of Spring Stakes Field

Happy Trails On Top Of Spring Stakes Field

5 Aug, 2015

The 2015 Spring Stakes field has been released and popular galloper Happy Trails is set to return to racing in the Group 3 event that will be held at Morphettville on Saturday.

Happy Trails worked strongly between races at Morphettville last weekend in the lead-up to the 2015 Spring Stakes. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Happy …

Go Indy Go is ready to resume in Spring Stakes

Go Indy Go is ready to resume in Spring Stakes

28 Jul, 2015

Two year old Group 1 winner Go Indy Go is ready to commence her Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 3 $120,000 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on August 8.

Go Indy Go is ready to resume racing in the Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

Go Indy Go capped off her juvenile …

Lindop closing in on milestone at Murray Bridge

Lindop closing in on milestone at Murray Bridge

14 Jul, 2015

South Australia’s leading jockey Clare Lindop is closing in a personal milestone when she heads to Murray Bridge for four rides on Wednesday.

Clare Lindop above winning on the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas trained Royal Rumble at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Lindop has ridden ninety-seven winners for the 2014 – 2015 racing season …