Latest News from Leon Macdonald Racing

It's Doncaster Weekend!

It's Doncaster Weekend!

Apr 08, 2021

HelloWell our stable have a busy day coming up on Saturday with 8 acceptors at Morphettville and also Dalasan stepping out in the Group 1 Doncaster at Royal Randwick. We were delighted to provide Jason Holder who does the bulk of our stable riding with the opportunity to ...

The Weekend that was March 27/28

The Weekend that was March 27/28

Mar 30, 2021

Hello everyoneWell last weekend proved to be a challenging one as can happen in our Industry. Amongst our weekend runners we had three contesting Black Type Races and we were certainly hopeful of more than we got.In Sydney Dalasan ran 7th in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes ...

Saturday March 27, 2021 - Autumn in Adelaide!

Saturday March 27, 2021 - Autumn in Adelaide!

Mar 22, 2021

Hi everyoneAs you are no doubt aware it is an exciting time for racing coming up in South Australia with the Autumn Racing Carnival about to start gaining momentum over the next five weeks heading into our 3 Group 1 days of racing in May.For Andrew and I as trainers and for some ...

Dalasan travels to Sydney

Dalasan travels to Sydney

Mar 12, 2021

Dalasan left the stables last night to travel to Sydney to contest Group 1 racing.He will be stabled at Rosehill Gardens with Team Hawkes and will contest the George Ryder Stakes on Saturday March 20th at Rosehill. A rider has not been engaged at this stage.If he ...

Lot 283 - Alpine Eagle - Oceans Filly

Lot 283 - Alpine Eagle - Oceans Filly

Mar 12, 2021

This filly is out of a Facenet Rock mare, the winner of 3 races. She is a good type of filly and we do believe that Alpine Eagle(who's oldest progeny are 2yo's) will be a very successful sire. She has a double cross of Sir Tristram.She was purchased for $36,00 and has limited ...

Lot 77 - Magnus - Wicked Secrets Colt

Lot 77 - Magnus - Wicked Secrets Colt

Mar 12, 2021

This colt looks to be a speedy, early running type and is typical of his sire Magnus. The Magnus prodigy sold extremely well at the Melbourne Magic Millions Sales and we do think he was as good a type as any of the Magnus yearlings we have inspected this year. He has a ...

Lot 54 - Sir Prancealot - Too Cool To Fool Colt

Lot 54 - Sir Prancealot - Too Cool To Fool Colt

Mar 12, 2021

We trained this colt's mother Too Cool To Fool to win 6 races and she was most unlucky not to win an Adelaide Cup (finishing 6th beaten less than a length).Her second foal African Awesome (which we train) is a winner over 1400 metres and looks to have a bright staying ...

Lot 75 - Alpine Eagle - Zahlee Colt

Lot 75 - Alpine Eagle - Zahlee Colt

Mar 12, 2021

This colt was purchased at the Tasmanian Magic Millions Yearling Sales for $42,000.He is a lovely well balanced colt, obviously a staying type as his family (both sides) have all won over 1600-2000 metres.Limited shares are available in him.

2021 Adelaide Magic Millions Purchases

2021 Adelaide Magic Millions Purchases

Mar 12, 2021

It has come to the end of the Yearling Sale Season, and we're extremely pleased with the crop of yearlings that we have purchased. Some have already been sold, but there are still shares available as per below.Lot 441 - Gold Coast Magic Millions - So You Think/Khandallah Filly - ...