Gary Harley’s Updates

Newcastle mare Asharani is off to Randwick for the $500,000 Polytrack Provincial Championship Final, following her outstanding win in the Gosford Qualifier at Newcastle on Thursday. The winner’s trainer Kris Lees already qualified Stella Sea Sun and Great Danger for...
  • March 20 2020
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Race 1- Hunter Valley Premium Meats Maiden 900m Penang is a speedy filly well drawn and Avdulla rides. She was run down second up over this course on February 22 and she will be a lot fitter this time. From...
  • March 19 2020
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Brenton Avdulla has picked up the plum ride on the Kris Lees trained Asharani in Thursday’s Polytrack Provincial Championships Gosford Qualifier (1200m) at Newcastle Racecourse. The Gosford Qualifier was scheduled for last Saturday, however the race was postponed due to...
  • March 18 2020
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Kris Lees won his second successive Suez Newcastle Newmarket when his former West Australian four-year-old Special Reward raced away with the Group 3 event on March 6. The Newcastle Newmarket is the Newcastle Jockey Clubs major Autumn event and it...
  • March 10 2020
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Newcastle’s premier trainer Kris Lees is quietly confident that former West Australian four-year-old Special Reward can give him back to back Suez Newcastle Newmarket’s when the gelding lines up in the $160,000 Group 3 event on Friday. Australian Bloodstock race...
  • March 5 2020
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Port Stephens mare Oakfield Missile snatched victory in the shadows of the post in Saturday’s Provincial Qualifier at Newcastle Racecourse. Th 1400-metre Newcastle Qualifier was the first of the 2020 series and it produced the closest finish in the history...
  • March 2 2020
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The 2020 Polytrack Provincial Championship Series kicks off at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday with two-time winning trainer of the series final, Kris Lees, stepping out two of his ‘big guns’ for the Newcastle Qualifier. Lees had accepted for four of...
  • February 29 2020
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Race 1- Newcastle Master Builders Apprentices 2YO Maiden plate 900m Snitzari is a promising filly well placed over the short course. She debuted when three-wide throughout in the listed Lonhro Plate two weeks ago. She wound up in fifth place...
  • February 29 2020
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The Snowden Stable’s $750,000 colt Adversity will race in blinkers for the first time when he returns to Newcastle Racecourse to contest the 1300 metre 2yo Maiden Plate on Thursday. The stunning individual is a son of Japanese sire sensation...
  • February 26 2020
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Race 1- Sydney Junction Hotel 3YO Maiden Handicap 1150m Atherton has won his last five barrier trials over three preparations but has been disappointing on raceday. He has speed and this is his race. Static is on debut and her...
  • February 26 2020
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