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Second win at Gosford for Bonbonniere

Second win at Gosford for Bonbonniere

Oct 06, 2016

A happy day for connections after Bonbonniere won at Gosford today. Ridden beautifully in front by Winona Costin Bonbonniere notched up her second victory, both at the Gosford track from five starts. The mare was sent to the paddock after failing showing a dislike of ...

Life after racing

Life after racing

Sep 13, 2016

Not long ago we retired stable favourite Turbulent Jet. It has always been important to us that we find the best of homes for our retirees and given TJ was an especially kind and quiet horse we asked the Australian Turf Club find a job for our gentle giant, after ...

This racing week

This racing week

Jul 09, 2016

The stable have had a quiet June with the addition of a number of youngsters to the ranks but this week it kicks back into gear. Yesterday the stable were to have five triallers however with a heavy track the Rosehill trials were abandoned. A reconfiguration of programs has ...

Fantastic new ownership opportunities

Fantastic new ownership opportunities

Jun 09, 2016

The stable have this week secured a further 4 yearlings to its group of youngsters, three of which are available to new clients. We currently have 5 yearlings with partnership opportunities available. 3 colts & 2 fillies all of which were selected by Lee at this years ...

Helmet progeny off and running

Helmet progeny off and running

May 21, 2016

Exciting young sire Helmet has scored his first stakes winner with the John O'Shea trained Archives in the Hampden Stakes at Doomben today.Archives had one previous start at Rosehill for a very green third placing before today's winning effort. Whilst he still looks to have ...

Bonbonniere wins at Gosford

Bonbonniere wins at Gosford

Apr 12, 2016

Having only her second race start three year old filly Bonbonniere was afforded a beautiful ride by in form hoop Brenton Avdulla when saluting the judge today at Gosford. A purchase from the Patinack Farm dispersal sale, she is the daughter of Casino Prince from a ...

Juvenile winner for Stryker

Juvenile winner for Stryker

Mar 07, 2016

Tara Madgwick - Breednet.com.auFresh from siring Rangipo to win the Group I New Zealand Derby last weekend, Stryker provided the juvenile winner at Kembla on Monday when Let's Dream Big proved too good for the short priced favourite Taj Mahal. A $450,000 Inglis Easter purchase ...

Two hats for Dufficy at Randwick on Saturday

Feb 26, 2016

Story by Brent Zarafa - The Punters ShowRON DUFFICY will be wearing two hats in the mounting yard at Royal Randwick on Saturday. One will be as the form expert for Sky Racing, the other will be as the part-owner of colt Hayman, who makes his debut in the Skyline Stakes. With ...

Press Report - She's Back!

Press Report - She's Back!

Feb 08, 2016

After a lacklustre prep last time in Press Report had seemed to lose some of her admirers. She four year old mare resumed at Randwick at the weekend and was sent out as 50/1 rank outsider in the Group 2 Breeders Classic. Press Report jumped to the front of the field and ...

Rosehill trial Report - 19.1.16

Rosehill trial Report - 19.1.16

Jan 19, 2016

Rosehill Trials - 19 Jan 2016Inside Grass. Track rating - Soft 6Replays can be viewed by copying & pasting the following link in your browser-http://racing.racingnsw.com.au/FreeFields/Results.aspx?Key=2016Jan19,NSW,Rosehill%20Gardens,TrialHeat 5 - Press Report. Ridden by ...

Kontiki, Press Report & Mon Bel Ami set to trial

Kontiki, Press Report & Mon Bel Ami set to trial

Jan 12, 2016

Jan 12, 2016Stable gallopers Kontiki, Mon Bel Ami & Press Report are set to trial at Rosehill on Tuesday.Kontiki is still developing and worked up to a strong win at Hawkesbury last prep. Expect to see him continue yo progress through his grades this prep. He is a big ...

Magic Millions buy - Targeted at the 2yo Magic Millions!

Magic Millions buy - Targeted at the 2yo Magic Millions!

Jan 08, 2016

Jan 8, 2016Lee has today secured a strong & athletic colt today by HELMET, winner of Caulfield Guineas GR1, champagne Stakes GR1 & Sires Produce GR1. (service fee - $33,000). Helmet is by champion sire Exceed and Excel.From the Stakeswinning mare PARRIWI (4 wins at 2yrs ...

Press Report returns for Spring.

Press Report returns for Spring.

Aug 04, 2015

Aug 4, 2015Stable star Press Report has returned in preparation for the Spring carnival in good style after trialling well at Rosehill this morning. Tye Angland partnered the four year old mare for the first time. She was given a very easy time and was allowed to cruise to the ...

Firmer Grafton track to suit Turbulent Jet

Firmer Grafton track to suit Turbulent Jet

Jul 06, 2015

Jul 6, 2015By Caryl Williamson - SYDNEY, July 6 AAP -Trainer Lee Curtis has had to go further than planned to find a suitable track for Turbulent Jet who runs in the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton.Heavy Sydney tracks in June have meant Turbulent Jet has stayed in his Rosehill ...

Local trainer banking on a home ground advantage

Local trainer banking on a home ground advantage

May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015Story by Paul Joice - RacenetTrainer Lee Curtis will be bathing in the Sydney sunshine leading into Saturday’s Rosehill meeting, hoping the track dries out as much as possible.Curtis has Press Report engaged in the Group III Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m) and also has ...

Guineas tempting for Press Report

Guineas tempting for Press Report

May 04, 2015

May 4, 2015Story by Caryl WilliamsonThe addition of the washed out Hawkesbury Guineas to the Rosehill program has put temptation in the path of trainer Lee Curtis with talented filly Press Report.Curtis and his owners did not originally enter her in the Guineas, put off by the ...

Press Report in drivers seat for G3 Carr

Press Report in drivers seat for G3 Carr

Apr 16, 2015

Apr 16, 2015By Caryl WilliamsonLee Curtis has given Press Report a pass mark for her TJ Smith Stakes effort but is taking her back to her own age group for her next start.The trainer said although the three-year-old filly finished eighth in the Group One weight-for-age sprint ...

Press Report worthy of place in TJ Smith Stakes

Press Report worthy of place in TJ Smith Stakes

Apr 02, 2015

Apr 2, 2015Story by Thomas HackettPress Report was a surprise inclusion in the 2015 T.J. Smith Stakes field that was released yesterday, but trainer Lee Curtis believes she is worthy of a place in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this Saturday.Press Report will take on some ...

Pekalan produces another smart one

Pekalan produces another smart one

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015Progeny of PEKALAN are quickly becoming a hot commodity with 3yo filly MAGIC OF DREAMS winning the $100k Provincial Championships Qualifer at Newcastle today defeating the older horses. MAGIC OF DREAMS was having only her 6th start in her first preparation. she has ...

Press Report blows them away

Press Report blows them away

Mar 01, 2015

Talented filly Press Report put in a super effort to score the final race at yesterday's Warwick Farm meeting.First up she raced in the Group 2 Light Fingers stakes. She finished at the back of the field beaten 3.8 lengths against the best three year old fillies of the season. ...