News About: Ron Leemon
Six-year-old gelding Manawanui received a lifetime ban from racing in Australia after suffering a bleeding attack during a Rosehill barrier trial this morning (Tuesday).
It was the second bleed during competition for the Group …
Manawanui has not been seen at the races since Caulfield Cup Day last year, but trainer Ron Leemon is eyeing the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on September 28 with the Group 1 winner.
Former star three-year-old Manawanui will have the opportunity to turn around his poor form as an older horse when he contests the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.
Manawanui was one of the …
The scratching of Rain Affair from the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1200m) at Randwick today has thrown the whole structure of the race upside down.
As well as Rain Affair being the natural leader and dictate the race, the Joe Pride trained gelding will have to be replaced at the head of …
Last year’s Golden Rose winner Manawanui is back on the Spring Carnival campaign trail after pleasing trainer Ron Leemon in a Warwick Farm barrier trial today.
Leemon had to abort Manawanui’s Cox Plate ambitions after the four year old …
A sprinter-miler campaign is now looking likely for Manawanui over the Spring with trainer Ron Leemon virtually running out of time to prepare the four year old for this year’s Cox Plate.
Manawanui went off his feed after …
Trainer Ron Leemon is happy to wait another week to trial his stable star Manawanui in preparation for a Spring campaign which is heading toward a start in the Group 1 $3m Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 27.
The De Bortoli Wines Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill today has been decimated with scratchings due to Sydney’s wet weather leaving only six runners to contest the $125,000 Group 3.
Rosehill was rated a heavy 9 this morning with another 14mm off rain falling overnight to give a total of 58mm for the week, …
Trainer Ron Leemon isn’t going to let Sydney’s wet weather interfere with Doncaster plans for his stable star and will start Manawanui on a heavy Rosehill track tomorrow.
Rosehill was rated a heavy 9 this afternoon but with plenty of rain on the radar stewards will inspect the track again in the morning to give …
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