News About Lionel Cohen

Hard Stride Scores Inside Barrier in 2015 TAB Rewards Stakes

Hard Stride Scores Inside Barrier in 2015 TAB Rewards Stakes

The Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) is one of eight races running in support of the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington this Saturday, with eight horses set to tackle the $150,000 race. Matthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Hard Stride is the headliner of the field, set to carry the top weight of…

2015 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting Update

2015 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting Update

Since the odds went live for the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) yesterday afternoon, the betting market has seen its share of movement. 13 sprint-milers are set to contest the $120,000 feature race at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Five horses are offering single figure odds at , led by Red Excitement. The Gerald Ryan-trained gelding…

Step Up in Distance to Suit Aeronautical in 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Step Up in Distance to Suit Aeronautical in 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Aeronautical is one of 13 sprint-mile runners set to tackle the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Although the Lionel Cohen-trained gelding has not run over 1400 metres since February 2013, the trainer believes the six-year-old will handle the step up in distance with ease. He will jump from barrier five…

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Early entries are now out for the New Year’s Day feature at Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse with Group 1 placegetter Aeronautical leading the early Standish Handicap 2015 nominations for Thursday. Lionel Cohen’s Encosta De Lago six-year-old is one of 19 early entries taken for this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m), the gelding out to…

2015 Standish Handicap Aim for Aeronautical

2015 Standish Handicap Aim for Aeronautical

A run under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday night could be the latest warm up run for Lionel Cohen’s Standish Handicap 2015-bound galloper Aeronautical. The Rosehill-based Cohen is tossing up whether to make a last minute trip to Melbourne to run his Encoasta De Lago six-year-old in an $80,000 handicap on Friday…

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s BTC Cup graduate Hot Snitzel has been nominated for their original Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival target, the BRC Sprint 2014, meaning they could race again at Doomben this weekend. One of the key support races on the Doomben Cup Day program in Brisbane on Saturday, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint…

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field And Barrier Draw Released

2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Field And Barrier Draw Released

The 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakesfield and barrier draw has been released; with 13 talented sprinters set to contest the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday. Talented sprinter Shamexpress is on top of the 2014 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes final field and will looking to maintain his excellent record down the famous Flemington straight….

Aeronautical To The Spelling Paddock After Razor Sharp Handicap Victory

Aeronautical To The Spelling Paddock After Razor Sharp Handicap Victory

Aeronautical will head to the spelling paddock after recording a narrow victory over Heart Testa in the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1150m) at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. The win was Aeronautical’s first in over a year and gave some joy to trainer Lionel Cohen after his star galloper missed out on receiving an invitation…

Heart Testa Tops 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Odds

Heart Testa Tops 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Odds

Despite being beaten last time out by one of the rivals they face again this weekend, Chris Waller’s in-form four-year-old Heart Testa has opened top of the markets for the Razor Sharp Handicap 2013 on Saturday. The Testa Rossa gelding enjoyed a Benchmark 95 victory over 1100m at Rosehill two back, their sixth career success…

Smart Gilgai Stakes 2013 Field for Turnbull Stakes Day Sprint

Smart Gilgai Stakes 2013 Field for Turnbull Stakes Day Sprint

The major sprint race on the Turnbull Stakes Day program at Flemington this Saturday is the 2013 Gilgai Stakes which has attracted a class field of hopefuls. Running as Race 9 at 5:05pm (AEST) in Melbourne, this year’s $220,000 Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) has drawn a final field of 13 hopefuls. One horse coming…