News About Kris Lees

2017 Missile Stakes Odds & Betting Update

2017 Missile Stakes Odds & Betting Update

Nine horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured 2017 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Multiple Group 1 winner Le Romain is a proven first-up performer and remains an outright $2.20 favourite…

Thirteen Included in 2017 Missile Stakes Nominations

Thirteen Included in 2017 Missile Stakes Nominations

Thirteen talented sprinters have been included in 2017 Missile Stakes nominations; the feature race at Sydney’s Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon. Le Romain has not been seen at the race since April, but is poised to return to competition on Saturday after being included in 2017 Missile Stakes nominations. A three-time Group 1 winner, Le…

Felines Leads 2017 July Sprint Betting

Felines Leads 2017 July Sprint Betting

Only seven runners remain in contention for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Royal Randwick, but the depth of talent confirmed means that it is an open race from a betting perspective. Felines has produced a number of strong performances and results for Kris Lees this year and has firmed into outright $3.40 favouritism in 2017…

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees has underlined the 2017 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield in September as the first major Group 1 target for stable star Le Romain during the forthcoming Spring Racing Carnival. A three-time Group 1 winner, Le Romain returned to racing in typically excellent form through the recent Autumn Carnival; winning the Group 3…

Supply And Demand Tops 2017 Grafton Cup Nominations

Supply And Demand Tops 2017 Grafton Cup Nominations

The flying Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Caloundra Cup winner Supply And Demand headlines the Grafton Cup 2017 nominations taken by the Clarence River Jockey Club for next week’s feature. Running on Thursday as the feature event of the two-day Grafton Cup Carnival, this season’s $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) attracted 25 stayers including smart…

Invincible Gem to Shine in 2017 Golden Pendant

Invincible Gem to Shine in 2017 Golden Pendant

Hard luck story out of the Randwick Guineas during the autumn, Kris Lees’ smart filly Invincible Gem is set to target the Golden Pendant 2017 this coming Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The three-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible trialled at Wyong on Wednesday, hoop Aaron Bullock guiding the Group 3 winner to a close fourth…

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

As just one of four horses to take out more than one Group 1 title at a mile or less last season, connections of ace filly Global Glamour are making an early appeal to get her into The Everest 2017 field this spring. Only Chris Waller’s champion mare Winx, the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart,…

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Kris Lees’ three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain is expected to kick off his spring in next month’s Missile Stakes as he compares to bring some competition to the world’s best sprinters in the 2017 The Everest. Newcastle trainer Lees is confident his rising five-year-old is deserving of a slot in the inaugural running of…

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending for Godolphin

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending for Godolphin

Interim trainer for the powerhouse Godolphin stable Darren Beadman celebrated his first Group 1 win outside of the saddle thanks to a brave win by the three-year-old Impending in the Stradbroke Handicap 2017. Punters could get the Lonhro colt around $20 to take out this season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m), Impending having…

2017 June Stakes Field & Odds: Open Betting Affair

2017 June Stakes Field & Odds: Open Betting Affair

Saturday’s Royal Randwick black-type is a wide open affair betting-wise with over half the June Stakes 2017 field at single-figures for the win. Heading the Sydney racing action on the weekend as Randwick Race 7 at 3:10pm (AEST), the field for this season’s $150,000 Listed AHC June Stakes (1100m) is down to a dozen sprinters…