The big horse has done it. Not only has Our Ivanhowe finally broken through for his first Australian Group 1 win - and his first Aussie win - but he also have the Lee and Anthony Freedman training partnership its second group 1 win in seven days.
Malaguerra will go down in history as the horse that gave the Lee and Anthony Freedman partnership its first Group 1 winner when he fought back strongly to win the BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on May 14.
Jockey Daniel Moor speaks to Brent Zerafa of racing.com about Our Ivanhowe's impressive trial win at Cranbourne on May 9.
Super One resurrected his racing career with a dominant first-up win in the G3 McKay Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville on May 7.
Prominent syndicator Rob Slade talked about the “old firm” being back in unison after Cool Chap posted an effortless win in the VRC St Leger at Flemington.
This is a photo taken of former French galloper Sarrasin soon after he arrived at Flemington from quarantine in February to begin a preparation towards the 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup under the care of trainers Lee and Anthony Freedman.
Lee and Anthony Freedman believe they bought one of the bargains of the Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, an athletic colt by Pierro.
Lee and Anthony Freedman have returned from the New Zealand Yearling Sales with a number of outstanding prospects, including the following two quality colts.
Lee and Anthony Freedman are delighted with their yearling buys on the first day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sales.
Season In Review
(for season 2015-16, as at May 23)
Metropolitan (Vic): 22
Provincial (Vic): 26
Strike rate (national): 17.74%
Group 1: Malaguerra (BTC Cup); Our Ivanhowe (Doomben Cup)
Group 3: Disposition, Malaguerra, Guardini, Santa Ana Lane, Super One.
Listed: Disposition, Malaguerra, Tom Melbourne, Cool Chap.
Partnership Group 1 wins: 2
First winner: Blockade, Gold Coast, May, 1983.
First Group 1 winner: Miss Clipper, Australasian Oaks, April 1986.
Lee Freedman Group 1 winners (to August 2011): 124
First winner: Boredom, Geelong, August 2011.
First Stakes winner: Specter, LR Henry Bucks Stakes, Flemington, September 2011.
First Group 1 winner: Mawingo, Doomben Cup, May 2012.
**Anthony Freedman Group 1 winners: ** 1
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