News About Mick Burles

The Cleaner to Resume in 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes

The Cleaner to Resume in 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes

The Cleaner has not been seen at the races in 2016, but trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed the popular veteran is on track for a competitive return in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on August 13th. The Cleaner began his racing career in Tasmania under the care of Mick Burles in…

Mick Burles Loses Victorian Bound The Cleaner

Mick Burles Loses Victorian Bound The Cleaner

After a poor showing in the Conquering WFA Stakes last week, star Tasmanian galloper The Cleaner has been taken off Longford trainer Mick Burles with reports of a move to Victoria for the $1.33 million earner. A bargain buy back in 2009 from the Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale for only $10,000, now eight-year-old Savoire…

Admiral Scores 2015 Conquering Stakes: The Cleaner Amiss

Admiral Scores 2015 Conquering Stakes: The Cleaner Amiss

Odds-on favourite in Wednesday night’s Conquering Stakes 2015, Mick Burles’ eight-year-old The Cleaner failed to beat home more than one runner in the clash won by Tasmanian star Admiral. Famous for his thrilling front-running style, dual Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes winner The Cleaner shocked the fans when he didn’t lead from the…

2015 Conquering Stakes Odds: The Cleaner vs Admiral

2015 Conquering Stakes Odds: The Cleaner vs Admiral

Tasmania’s two best gallopers come face to face this evening under the lights at Launceston Racecourse with dual Group 2 winner The Cleaner and Group 1 performed Admiral leading the Conquering Stakes 2015 odds. One of Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival’s early black-types, tonight’s $100,000 Listed Launceston Mitsubishi Conquering WFA (1400m) runs as race five at…

Admiral Out to Clean Up in Conquering Stakes 2015

Admiral Out to Clean Up in Conquering Stakes 2015

This Wednesday night at Launceston Racecourse two of Tasmania’s top gallopers will face off in their latest clash with four-year-old Admiral taking on Mick Burles’ cult horse The Cleaner in the 2015 Conquering Stakes. Running as the fifth race of the evening, the $100,000 Listed Launceston Mitsubishi Conquering WFA (1400m) features just eight hopefuls including…

The Cleaner Leads Listed Launceston Field

The Cleaner Leads Listed Launceston Field

Tasmanian superstar and popular Melbourne Group 1 performer The Cleaner has his latest run back home at Launceston Racecourse this week heading the field for the 2015 Conquering WFA on Wednesday evening. Due to run as Launceston Race 5 at 8:40pm (TAS time) at the midweek night time meet, this year’s $100,000 Launceston Mitsubishi Conquering…

Emirates Stakes 2015 Back Up for The Cleaner

Emirates Stakes 2015 Back Up for The Cleaner

Battling Tassie trainer Mick Burles this week confirmed plans to back-up his cult galloper The Cleaner in the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s 2015 Emirates Stakes if he doesn’t win the Cox Plate on the weekend. In flying form this time in and heading to Moonee Valley where he boasts an excellent five from eight record, Savoire…

The Cleaner To Work for Cox Plate 2015 Lead

The Cleaner To Work for Cox Plate 2015 Lead

Gun Tasmanian galloper The Cleaner has work to do early in Saturday’s 2015 Cox Plate if he is to get the front run in the weight-for-age Moonee Valley feature according to his Longford-based trainer Mick Burles who is living the dream with his stable star. To date Savoire Vivre gelding has won 19 of his…

2015 Underwood Stakes Winner Mourinho Earns Cox Plate Bid

2015 Underwood Stakes Winner Mourinho Earns Cox Plate Bid

After missing out on a run in Australasia’s weight-for-age championship last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Peter Gelagotis-trained evergreen veteran Mourinho looks set for a Cox Plate run this season after a maiden Group 1 win in the Underwood Stakes 2015. The eight-year-old son of Oratorio went back-to-back for the age group following the success of…

Underwood Stakes 2015 Odds Update: Fawkner Firms

Underwood Stakes 2015 Odds Update: Fawkner Firms

Money continues to come in for today’s 2015 Underwood Stakes betting favourite Fawkner with the Robert Hickmott-trained veteran well supported to make it back-to-back Group 1 wins this time in. A dual Group 1 winner at Caulfield Racecourse, the eight-year-old son of Reset returns to the track he’s got such a great record for a…