Almond Lee

Super Jockey can help lift the gloom for trainer Almond Lee

Almond Lee (left)

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

Joyful The Great (left). Photo: Kenneth Chan

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