News About Lee Freedman

Thousand Guineas the Spring Target for Shoals

Thousand Guineas the Spring Target for Shoals

Trainer Lee Freedman is thrilled with the condition of unbeaten filly Shoals, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign that will be geared towards a run in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) on October 14th. Shoals has only made three competitive appearances at the races to date, but has more than stamped her class and…

Petition Ready for Black Type Targets

Petition Ready for Black Type Targets

Trainer Lee Freedman is confident that Petition is ready to step up to black type company at her next start, but revealed that he is yet to settle of a specific target for the talented three-year-old. Petition returned to the track for a smart win in the Buxton Real Estate Maiden Plate (1225m) at Geelong…

Tom Melbourne Races for Australian Cup 2017 Bid

Tom Melbourne Races for Australian Cup 2017 Bid

An improved Tom Melbourne will be out on show first-up on CF Orr Stakes Day this weekend with the Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained import looking to earn a shot at next month’s 2017 Australian Cup. After one run in Ireland back in 2014 the lightly-raced son of Dylan Thomas has been down under since October…

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman confirmed plans this week to target the 2017 The BMW in Sydney this march with the stable’s progressive import Sarrasin. A five-year-old son of Monsun, Sarrasin debuted down under on December 17 at Royal Randwick. Relishing a Soft-rated track the former French-trained stallion did plenty right with hoop Kerrin McEvoy aboard and…

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Exospheric

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Exospheric

Half of the Team Freedman training duo Lee Freedman has confirmed plans to target the Australian Cup 2017 with last year’s Caulfield Cup placegetter Exospheric. At just his second start down under the British import finished a brave third behind the winner Jameka in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m). A five-year-old son of Beat…

2017 Oaks Campaign for Dancing Hare

2017 Oaks Campaign for Dancing Hare

Co-trainer Lee Freedman is hoping the stable’s promising young filly Dancing Hare can develop into a genuine Oaks hope in 2017 when she reaches full maturity. The $400,000 purchase from last year’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sales has raced just once so far when winning her debut over 1400m at Bendigo against the older…

Rain Helps Sarrasin in Villiers Stakes 2016

Rain Helps Sarrasin in Villiers Stakes 2016

Co-trainer Lee Freedman said any rain around in Sydney this weekend would aid the chances of the stable’s imported galloper Sarrasin in the 2016 Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick. The five-year-old son of Monson is one of 23 nominations taken for this summer’s $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m). Formerly prepared in France the…

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

The Melbourne Cup 2016 start time is nearing and below the Races.com.au team have a look at the last minute word from the Melbourne Cup jockeys to try and uncover some sneaky late mail Melbourne Cup tips. There are 24 horses and 24 hoops taking to the barriers in Flemington Race 7 when the 156th…

Will Exospheric Hand Oliver & Freedman a Fifth Caulfield Cup?

Will Exospheric Hand Oliver & Freedman a Fifth Caulfield Cup?

Two connections are chasing a fifth win the 2016 Caulfield Cup with the imported Exospheric this weekend: co-trainer Lee Freedman and the race’s most successful hoop Damien Oliver. Oliver has had 21 starters in the mile and a half spring feature since 1983 for four wins, two seconds and a third. On Saturday the still…

2016 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Caulfield Cup 2016 takes centre stage in Melbourne this Saturday, October 15, with a class line-up of stayers facing off in the world’s richest mile and a half handicap – a detailed Caulfield Cup form guide analysis and betting preview found below. Running as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:30pm (ADET) as the only elite…