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Any Wish makes easy work of Bathurst

Any Wish makes easy work of Bathurst

Oct 16, 2020

Any Wish today won in style at Bathurst races. Ridden by Mitchell Bell with 61kgs, she drew wide in barrier 10 in the final event on the card, a BM58 over 1400m.The mare jumped well but was caught deep without cover the trip. The deepest around the turn she ...

Three babies in Group 3 races for stable this Saturday

Three babies in Group 3 races for stable this Saturday

Oct 01, 2020

This Saturday Sydney’s most precocious youngsters will line up at Royal Randwick for the first two year old races of the season, the Group 3 Breeders Plate for colts and Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes for fillies. The stable have a good record of getting our ...

Stable two year olds star at Randwick trials

Stable two year olds star at Randwick trials

Sep 08, 2020

It was a very exciting morning at Randwick with the first of the two year old trials for the season being run. The stable had runners in both heats, I Love Lucy and Avaricious who both won very well. Lee was confident of two good performances on the trackwork of ...

Sire Spotlight - FLYING ARTIE

Sire Spotlight - FLYING ARTIE

Sep 07, 2020

With the excitement of the first two year old trials coming up, first season sires are about to make their mark in the industry and will be closely watched. Everyone will be looking for the next "Big Thing". Our love of fast, precocious sprinting sires has led us ...

TRIALS - ROSEHILL 31.8.20

TRIALS - ROSEHILL 31.8.20

Sep 01, 2020

Monday morning at Rosehill trials and the team saddled up four runners.Two who are ready to return to the races and performed nicely were;Any Wish (Savabeel x Make A Wish) - Heat 2Distance: 1030m     Time: 1.03.77     600m: 35.22    ...

Superbellaa back in the winners circle

Superbellaa back in the winners circle

Jul 20, 2020

You would think it would be easy to find a sprint race for 2 year olds around the Sydney & provincial region at this time of year but there is in fact slim pickings for a two year old who has already won its maiden right now. Superbellaa had won her first race start in ...

Sam secures his first win

Sam secures his first win

Jun 29, 2020

The stable are absolutely delighted with the winning performance from their promising three year old Sam Spade at Newcastle on Saturday.It was the gelding's third start. He ran a strong second at Kembla on debut before failing on a Heavy 10 surface at the same track. "He lost ...

Saturday’s three runners

Saturday’s three runners

Jun 12, 2020

Saturday will be a busy day for the stable with three of our team racing at Rosehill and Kembla. Superbellaa will contest Race 1 at Rosehill, a 2yo handicap over 1100m. The filly resumed almost a month ago in the Woodlands Stakes but performed below expectations and was ...

Heart of Siena shows promise at first race start

Heart of Siena shows promise at first race start

Jun 09, 2020

Two year old filly Heart of Siena debuted at Warwick Farm on Monday. The filly has always shown Lee and her riders she had good ability, she had trialled well twice leading into this run. Yesterday she ridden beautifully by Adam Hyeronimus, he settled her in a lovely ...

Superbellaa to take on Stakes company

Superbellaa to take on Stakes company

May 16, 2020

There aren’t a lot of racing options outside of maiden company in the current program for a fast, sprinting two year old and this the reason why Lee has decided to give his speedy filly Superbellaa a crack at Stakes company today Rosehill. She is engaged in Race ...

Any Wish wins twice in five days

Any Wish wins twice in five days

May 13, 2020

It’s taken a while for Any Wish to work out what the racing game is all about but this week the four year old mare put it all together to win twice in the space of five days. If you told Lee a year ago the daughter of Savabeel would still be a maiden after ten starts ...

Terrific value from the Classic Sale

Terrific value from the Classic Sale

Feb 15, 2020

The Inglis Classic sale is typically great source of yearlings for trainers. There is always value to be found. Last year the stable purchased three fillies from the sale for a combined price of $120,000, including Superbellaa, a promising filly & impressive winner on ...

Meryl's star to shine in breeding barn

Meryl's star to shine in breeding barn

Jan 30, 2020

Today the stable have officially retired our stable star Meryl. Purchased by Frank & Christine Cook and given to Lee to train on the back of Lasqueti Spirit's 2016 VRC Oaks. Meryl was a beautiful, strong, precocious looking yearling, a daughter of first season sire ...

Superbellaa wins on debut

Superbellaa wins on debut

Jan 25, 2020

Newgate Farm’s young I Am Invincible stallion Super One posted his first winner on Friday with an impressive debut victory for talented filly Superbellaa at Canberra. Well fancied following an easy barrier trial win 10 days ago, the Lee Curtis trained filly ran out a ...

Super Superbellaa targets Inglis Millennium

Super Superbellaa targets Inglis Millennium

Jan 14, 2020

Exciting two year old filly Superbellaa trialled in exceptional fashion this morning at Rosehill trials. Quick to jump and muster speed, Superbellaa went straight to lead and kept going all the way down the straight to take out the trial for jockey Jay Ford beating the city ...

Six in total from Magic Millions

Six in total from Magic Millions

Jan 13, 2020

The Saturday night and Sunday sessions saw the stable gain two more beautiful fillies who were purchased by Frank & Christine Cook. Lot 837, a grey filly by Maurice from the 4 time winning O'Rielly mare Swift Lady was purchased for $140,000. The stable know the ...

Magic Millions 2020

Magic Millions 2020

Jan 10, 2020

Lee & the team are busy at Magic Millions Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast this week. The team have secured 4 lovely fillies in the first 3 days of sales.Lot 56 - Extreme Choice x Zenon filly ~ Purchased by Frank & Christine Cook for $200,000Lot 184 - Flying Artie x ...