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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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Race 1 PFD Food Services Maiden Handicap1865m Yellowstone was backed from double figures into $3.10 on debut at Gosford on March 27. After racing in second place, he tired to be beaten four lengths. He had been trialling well and...
  • April 9 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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After a track inspection by Racing NSW Stewards this morning and with forecasts of heavy rainfall throughout the day, the decision has been made to postpone the Newcastle meeting scheduled for today due to the state of the track being...
  • March 18 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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