Latest News from Copper Belt Racing Stables

Lim's Spin lands the spoils second-up

Mar 23, 2020

Trainer Stephen Gray put some big wraps on Lim’s Spin after the $8 favourite enjoyed a better run at his second start to open his account on Friday night.At his debut in a Restricted Maiden race ...

Debutant Heavenly Dancer lands from the clouds

Mar 16, 2020

Kiwi trainer Stephen Gray felt bad for the big party of owners who had come down to Kranji to see Heavenly Dancer’s race debut when their pride and joy blew the start on Sunday.Hopes and excitement ...

Darc Bounty keeps finding plenty for the Chens

Mar 09, 2020

Honest Polytrack sprinter Darc Bounty came off a ground-saving run on the fence to dispatch his rivals with ease in the $70,000 Class 3 race over 1000m on Saturday.Ridden for the first time by Noh ...

Kiwi owner holds Court for first time at Kranji

Jan 20, 2020

Prominent New Zealand horse owner Brian Court saw his colours shine for the first time at Kranji after Cavalla Court won the $20,000 Open Maiden race over 1200m on Friday night.The owner-breeder ...

No Cut No Gain for Gray's promising four-year-old

Nov 30, 2019

No Fun No Gain showed the benefit of a gelding operation with a second win in as many starts under the new gender in the $50,000 Class 4 Division 1 race over 1200m on Friday night. After a debut win ...

Syndicating Now

Nov 19, 2019

This exciting trial winner from New Zealnd is ready for syndication. He has settled in well to Singapore and we can look forward to him racing early in the new year. Trial Replay Link ...

Bon Voyage Pete

Nov 16, 2019

It was sad for the whole Gray family during the week, as they farewelled our good friend Pete, who is off to New Zealand to enjoy paddock life at the family Farm at Copperbelt Lodge in Palmerston ...

Hugo scores another emotional win for the Grays

Oct 14, 2019

Emotions always run high in the Stephen Gray camp whenever Hugo wins, and Friday’s third success was no different in the fervent way he was greeted at the winner’s enclosure, but probably with ...

Survivor Gray at 700-win landmark: “Times have changed”

Aug 07, 2019

Michael Lee 06/08/2019 When Kiwi trainer Stephen Gray was told he had saddled his 700th ...

End of rocky road for Bencoolen

Aug 03, 2019

Bencoolen finally franked the potential he has always shown with a convincing first win in the $20,000 Open Maiden race over 1200m on Friday night.Given a confident ride by champion jockey Vlad ...

Wecando gives Amirul much-needed win

Jul 22, 2019

It’s been a long time between drinks for talented apprentice jockey Amirul Ismadi, and the thirst quencher could not have come on a more auspicious occasion than Singapore Derby day.The brakes had ...

Another brave effort for Lim's Cruiser in UK

Jul 15, 2019

Singapore sprinter Lim’s Cruiser finished a closing sixth in the £500,000 (S$850,000) Group 1 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.At his second UK raid, the Stephen Gray-trained ...

England expects as Cruiser takes another stab in July

Jul 11, 2019

Trainer Stephen Gray could not have hoped for a better booking for his champion sprinter Lim’s Cruiser in this Saturday’s £500,000 (S$850,000) Group 1 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket – ...

Hugo, you good thing

Jul 08, 2019

After knocking on the door for a while, Hugo finally broke his maiden status with a pulsating win in the $75,000 Restricted Maiden Division 2 race over 1200m on Polytrack on Sunday.Three times second ...

Derby beckons for Easy Does It

Jul 06, 2019

Easy Does It had to win Friday’s $50,000 Class 4 race over 1600m to keep his Derby dreams alive – and he rose to the occasion in style.With talented apprentice jockey Simon Kok Wei Hoong in the ...

Lim's Cruiser to race on in UK

Jun 26, 2019

As you read this article, the Grays will be on a plane back home, but without their champion Lim’s Cruiser who is staying back in England - and likely to have another crack.Trainer Stephen Gray has ...

Lim's Cruiser a brave eighth in Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Jun 24, 2019

Singapore raider Lim’s Cruiser turned in a gallant performance to run eighth in the £600,000 ($1 million) Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot in England on Saturday.Trainer ...

Gray's Acrobat the perfect send-off for Clark

Jun 17, 2019

Visiting apprentice jockey Raquel Clark ended her short Kranji stint a winner after she steered Acrobat to a last-stride win in the $75,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1400m on Saturday.At her first ...

Strap Marks whips up a first win

Jun 03, 2019

Patience paid off for Trelawney Stud and trainer Stephen Gray on Friday night after Strap Marks bolted up in the $20,000 Open Maiden race over 1200m.The famous New Zealand stud (War Affair was born ...

Lim's Cruiser is going to Royal Ascot

May 29, 2019

Singapore champion sprinter Lim’s Cruiser is all set to fly off for his second overseas raid – the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes over six furlongs at Royal Ascot on June 22.The invitation from ...

Big-race jockey Purton to ride Lim's Cruiser

May 16, 2019

Hong Kong champion jockey Zac Purton has been given the nod for the plum job on trainer Stephen Gray’s leading Lion City Cup fancy Lim’s Cruiser.The Australian rider will be back for his fifth ...

See thrilled with Lim's nod to ride champion sprinter

May 02, 2019

Jockey Troy See is looking forward to bouncing back from a two-day careless riding suspension with two bright big-race chances courtesy of the Lim’s Stable this weekend.The 2018 Singapore champion ...

Prep for Gray's Gold Cup duo gets underway

May 02, 2019

The Stephen Gray duo of Sky Rocket and Bahana (pictured above) took it easy at their first 2019 barrier trial on Thursday morning, but there won’t be any room for nonchalance very soon.The Kiwi ...

Easy Does It as Gray’s promising four-year-old returns

Apr 18, 2019

The early promise shown by Easy Does It before a tendon injury threw a spanner in the works seemed to be still there when the well-named chestnut spun around to a fairly casual barrier trial win on ...