News About Ben Hayes

Vega Magic Keen for 2017 The Everest

Vega Magic Keen for 2017 The Everest

Described by co-trainer Ben Hayes as “a very keen horse”, Vega Magic has worked hard again in a solo gallop leading up to his Sydney race debut in Saturday’s $10 million The Everest 2017. The Lindsay Park stable have three horses in the Restricted The Everest (1200m), a new initiative by the Australian Turf Club…

Redkirk Warrior Out to Answer Sydney Doubts in The Everest 2017

Redkirk Warrior Out to Answer Sydney Doubts in The Everest 2017

The Lindsay Park stable train three of the 12 sprinters facing off in the $10 million The Everest race in Sydney this weekend including Redkirk Warrior who is out to prove his brilliance isn’t just reserved for Flemington. Co-trainer Ben Hayes watched stablemates Vega Magic, Tulip and Redkirk Warrior gallop on Monday morning leading-up to…

Naturalism Stakes winner Harlem books a spot in 2017 Caulfield Cup

Naturalism Stakes winner Harlem books a spot in 2017 Caulfield Cup

French import Harlem has booked himself a spot in the 2017 Caulfield Cup with a dominant win in the Group 3 $150,000 Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup (Naturalism Stakes) (2000m) at Caulfield today. Winning jockey Dwayne Dunn saved every bit of ground on the fence from the inside barrier just behind the leading…

Golden Rose Next for Furious Stakes Winner Formality

Golden Rose Next for Furious Stakes Winner Formality

Formality has replicated her run first-up run in this afternoon’s Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) this afternoon; holding on in a photo to win the fillies feature on Chelmsford Stakes Day. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy pushed the filly over from the wide gate and took a position in transit just outside…

Golden Rose the Target for Silver Shadow Stakes Winner Formality

Golden Rose the Target for Silver Shadow Stakes Winner Formality

Formality has produced a smart kick in the final straight at Randwick this afternoon to win the Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at her first-up start. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy allowed Formality to stride forward and immediately take up the running; setting a fair tempo for the small Silver Shadow…

Thousand Guineas the Target for Sanadaat

Thousand Guineas the Target for Sanadaat

Trainer David Hayes has underlined the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) as the major Spring Carnival target for Sanadaat, who returned to racing with a convincing victory at Ladbrokes Park on Sunday afternoon. Sanadaat had not been seen at the races since early February, but the filly trialled well in the lead-up to her return…

Seaburge Impressive Ahead of Spring Carnival Campaign

Seaburge Impressive Ahead of Spring Carnival Campaign

David Hayes is excited by the pending return of Seaburge in spring, after the rising four-year-old completed another impressive jump-out at Flemington on Friday. Unlucky not to have posted a maiden win at the highest level of racing, Seaburge was settled within the classy group of gallopers, before producing a smart turn of foot and…

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

Kiwi stayer Fanatic has reportedly taken well to her time in Australia so far and is nearing her first trial for the Lindsay Park operation, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign which will be geared towards Group 1 targets. Fanatic has been an outstanding performer through the early stages of her racing career and has…

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Plenty of boxes are being ticked by the now Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic who chases an upset win in Saturday’s 2017 The Goodwood over the defending champion Black Heart Bart. The bulk of the money at for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) is on the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart ($3.50)…

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Catchy Wins For Hayes

2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Catchy Wins For Hayes

Co-trainer David Hayes celebrated his incredible sixth win with the 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes results with ace filly Catchy retaining her flawless career record with a gutsy victory in the Group 1. The last of Hayes’ Blue Diamond Stakes winners was Reaan (2008), but he was back in the winners’ stall on Saturday at…