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Lees Unveils Promising Pair At Rosehill

A pair of European imports have put the writing on the wall for the spring and given trainer Kris Lees plenty to think about as he plots their respective campaigns. Mugatoo and Korcho, both syndicated by Australian Bloodstock, have stamped their class at Rosehill with impressive victories. Resuming in Saturday’s Listed Winter Challenge (1500m), Mugatoo[...]
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Nominations Extended For Winter Challenge

The Listed Winter Challenge at Rosehill looms as the likely kick off point for Mugatoo after the import pleased his trainer Kris Lees in a barrier trial at Newcastle. Mugatoo, winner of the Listed Canberra Cup in his first Australian racing preparation earlier this year, is among 12 initial nominations for Saturday’s Winter Challenge (1500m)[...]
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Lees Celebrates Milestone Win At Randwick

A typically laconic Kris Lees is more interested in training his next batch of winners than reflecting on the significance of landing his 2000th career-victory at Randwick. The Newcastle horseman brought up the milestone at Saturday’s Kensington meeting when Killin became the third horse in as many races to lead throughout and score. Lees, who[...]
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Frankely Awesome Among Kenso Track Entries

After bypassing the Grafton Cup with last-start stakes winner Frankely Awesome, trainer Kris Lees has turned his attention towards running the mare over a shorter distance on Randwick’s Kensington track. A dual Group One placegetter as a three-year-old in the Vinery Stud Stakes and ATC Australian Oaks, Frankely Awesome claimed her first stakes win in[...]
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Sixties Groove Salutes For Lees At Grafton

Sixties Groove has set a modern-day weight-carrying record to deliver trainer Kris Lees an inaugural win in the Listed Grafton Cup. Making light of his 61kg topweight, Sixties Groove settled among the tailenders in Thursday’s 2350m feature before jockey Jason Collett pinched ground toward the inside around the home turn. Collett angled the gelding into[...]
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Lees, Waller With Top Grafton Cup Chances

NSW’s premiership-leading trainer Kris Lees is poised to have a strong hand in one of the state’s biggest country Cups. Lees is leading Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller in the NSW premiership with less than a month of the season to go and both trainers have three acceptors in Thursday’s Listed $200,000 Grafton Cup (2350m)[...]
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Graff Likely To Chase Ramornie Success

Trainer Kris Lees is eyeing next month’s $200,000 Listed Ramornie Handicap at Grafton with Graff after an impressive trial on Tuesday. A multiple stakes winner with more than $1 million in prizemoney, Graff has been at the Newcastle trainer’s Gold Coast base for the past month. He ran 10th in the Group One Stradbroke (1400m)[...]
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