Gary Harley’s Updates

By Julieanne Horsman While Happy Clapper is famous for his impressive Group 1 victories at Royal Randwick, Newcastle was also a happy hunting ground for the people’s horse. He raced there twice for a win in the 2017 Group 3...
  • April 12 2021
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Newcastle’s premier trainer Kris Lees left the Newcastle Racecourse a happy man and rightly so on Tuesday. His Doncaster Mile favourite Mugatoo galloped brilliantly between races and he took the lead in the Newcastle Trainer’s Premiership after saddling up two...
  • March 31 2021
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Race 1- Reward Hospitality 2YO Maiden Handicap – 900m Most of the field are on debut and there are a number of good triallists. Heavenly Field led in a recent Rosehill trial and was narrowly beaten by a horse that...
  • March 29 2021
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Mugatoo, the clear cut $4.50 favourite for the $3 Million Randwick Doncaster Mile on April 10, will have a track gallop between races at the Newcastle Jockey Club’s race meeting on Tuesday. The imported 6 year old with a 50%...
  • March 29 2021
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THE BIG FELLA’S MAIL THURSDAY 18, MARCH 2021   Race 1 COASTLINE POOLS AND SPAS MAIDEN HANDICAP 900M 5 Gravity Zero 1st Start. Impressive Trials 4 Excelness Fast Filly- Big Player 9 Silver Lass Has Led Both Starts- Has No...
  • March 17 2021
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The prospect of a wet track has enhanced the confidence of Wyong trainer Kristen Buchanan who has promising three-year-old Earl Of Sandwich heading to Newcastle on Thursday. The gelding is the early favourite for the 1400 metre Minder Cloud Services...
  • March 17 2021
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Race 1 – Coastline Pools & Spas Maiden Handicap 900m Gravity Zero is on debut from the Waller stable and the filly comes off a nice recent trial at Rosehill. She went to the line under no pressure when runner...
  • March 17 2021
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Australian Bloodstock director Luke Murrell believed his syndication’s colours and their main trainer, Newcastle’s Kris Lees, were due some luck in a big race. So on Saturday at Moonee Valley when All-Star Mile favourite Arcadia Queen was scratched, then the...
  • March 15 2021
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Group 3- SUEZ Newcastle Newmarket Newcastle’s Hall of Fame trainer Kris Lees recent domination of the Group 3 Suez Newcastle Newmarket continued on March 5 when the richly talented Gem Song came with a storming finish to snatch victory in...
  • March 9 2021
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2021 NEWCASTLE NEWMARKET – RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND The Newcastle Newmarket Handicap is Group 3 conducted at Broadmeadow racecourse by the Newcastle Jockey Club. First run in 1955, the Newcastle Newmarket is run over 1400m and is the premier autumn...
  • March 4 2021
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