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Almond Lee

Super Jockey can help lift the gloom for trainer Almond Lee

Trainer Almond Lee is having a miserable campaign with only eight winners on the board, but he has at least unearthed a promising youngster in Super Jockey.

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 3:24am

Joyful The Great can lift gloom at Lee yard

Trainer Almond Lee is going through one of his worst seasons, but newcomer Joyful The Great gave the stable something to look forward to following a brave runner-up effort on Wednesday night.

26 Apr 2013 - 3:37am

Gift presents Gibson with a winner

Punters were in no mood to look a gift horse in the mouth on a lacklustre card at Happy Valley last night, with Gift Is Gift the only favourite to score in the final race after being smashed down in the betting.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'I think a lot of my horses belong in a mental asylum'

Trainer Almond Lee isn't entirely sure why but he reckons he gets a high percentage of head cases among his horses. Without a winner since late February, Lee and jockey Keith Yeung Ming-lun landed a race-to-race double with Notus and Dragon Victory, who both have issues with being cluttered up.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Yeung overcomes adversity to out-ride claim

The lessons learnt in a sometimes tumultuous apprenticeship and the agonising experience of being stuck one win short of out-riding his claim will serve Keith Yeung Ming-Lung well into the future, according to former boss Almond Lee.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Not Quite Perfect, but Purton not complaining

It was quite a while in coming but Australian jockey Zac Purton finally got his reward out of some advice regarding eight-year-old Not Quite Perfect.

Having his first run on the dirt in a career of 52 previous starts, Not Quite Perfect sailed around like he should have been tried on the surface long ago to claim the first leg of a double for trainer Almond Lee (pictured).

11 May 2011 - 12:00am

All goes well for Super Caga in the end

What do they say about the best-laid plans of...horse trainers? When former New Zealander Super Caga led all the way for his first success in the all-weather San Domenico Handicap (1,650m) it was the coming together of a plan from trainer Almond Lee, who had run off the rails but ended happily. 'He got a crack in his foot in February and that's why he was off the scene for long time.

1 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Stable's trio in the thick of action

Almond Lee didn't quite know where to look in an action-packed Class Five dirt sprint, with all three of his runners in the thick of the action along with his apprentice Keith Yeung Min-lun.

10 May 2009 - 12:00am