News About: Melissa Leitch
Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote is chasing his second winner in Victoria in as many weeks when Solzhenitsyn defends his title in the Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Mining tycoon Nathan Tinkler is beginning to have more faith in the ability of his $2.2 million yearling Metallurgical.
The four-year-old gelding disappointed in his early runs by failing to win any of his first ten Sydney starts.
However, a trip north to Brisbane has seemed to be just what the doctor order to improve …
While top Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote is away on holidays, his stable foreman Melissa Leitch has had a run of success with the stable’s horses back home.
Ms Leitch has tallied up five metropolitan wins for Heathcote while he has been away, including Woorim’s victory in the $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap last Saturday.
The foreman …
Woorim’s winning run in Saturday’s Listed Glasshouse proved to his owners just what could have been in last month’s $1 million Stradbroke Handicap.
The talented Show A Heart gelding sprinted from last in his customary back marker style to seize a second Glasshouse Stakes …
Top Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that he will have a full spring carnival team to bring to Melbourne this year.
Heathcote, who is currently holidaying in Canada, has left racing manager Melissa Leitch in charge of his successful stables.
“We’re planning to take a number of horses away for the spring and hope …
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