News About Lee Freedman

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.

Jockey James McDonald shoots for his first win in the Melbourne Cup aboard the 2016 favourite Hartnell. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

There are ...

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.

Exospheric debuts down under in the 2016 Caulfield Cup field with four-time winning hoop Damien Oliver booked for the ride. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver has had 21 starters in the ...

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.

The Metropolitan winner Sir John Hawkwood has the best 2400m record heading into Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2016 ...

2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The second Group 1 feature race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is the Makybe Diva Stakes 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the mile showdown found below.

Happy Trails is drawn in last year’s winning barrier for the 2016 Makybe Diva Stakes. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Set to run as Flemington ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

Thirty-one international stayers are among the 124 official Melbourne Cup 2016 nominations received by Racing Victoria for the ‘race that stops a nation’ this week.

Last year’s winner Prince Of Penzance is one of 124 Melbourne Cup 2016 nominations. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The world’s richest handicap race, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) lights up Flemington Racecourse...

2016 Cox Plate Entry Smooth Whiskey Channels Shamus

2016 Cox Plate Entry Smooth Whiskey Channels Shamus

Majority owner Keith Schleiger is eyeing a Shamus Award-like fairy-tale in the 2016 Cox Plate with the early entry of his lightly-raced three-year-old Smooth Whiskey for Australasia’s weight-for-age championship.

Lee Freedman co-trains the lightly-raced 2016 Cox Plate nominee Smooth Whiskey. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Schleiger, best known as the foreman from Channel 9 TV show The Block, declared the $3 ...

September Return for 2016 Spring Cups Hope Shimrano

September Return for 2016 Spring Cups Hope Shimrano

Hall of Fame horseman Lee Freedman is looking at a September run for the stable’s Spring Cups 2016 bound import Shimrano.

Last year’s Caulfield Cup third-placed import Our Ivanhowe is again on a Spring Cups’ mission for Lee & Anthony Freedman this season. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The German expat has had just the six runs to date for three ...

2016 Caulfield Cup Third-Up for Our Ivanhowe

2016 Caulfield Cup Third-Up for Our Ivanhowe

Last year’s third-placegetter Our Ivanhowe could shoot for a Caulfield Cup 2016 win this spring just three runs into his campaign according to co-trainer Lee Freedman.

Our Ivanhowe will run first-up in the Underwood Stakes on way to the 2016 Caulfield Cup this coming spring carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The star German import debuted down under for ...

Bowman to give Malaguerra a boost in 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Bowman to give Malaguerra a boost in 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Australia’s leading Group 1 jockey Hugh Bowman will try to add to his Group 1 tally when he partners Malaguerra in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman,above, will ride Malaguerra in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Bowman has already ridden ten Group 1 winners for the ...

2016 Brisbane Cup Bid Off for Our Ivanhowe

2016 Brisbane Cup Bid Off for Our Ivanhowe

Last weekend’s Doomben Cup winner Our Ivanhowe will bypass the Brisbane Cup 2016 on Stradbroke Handicap Day and instead head to the paddock before a spring return.

Doomben Cup winner Our Ivanhowe will bypass the Brisbane Cup on Stradbroke Day in favour of a spell ahead of the spring. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Co-trainer and Hall of Famer Lee Freedman confirmed ...