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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Racing

Spackman hopes his charge can surprise

Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton Trainer Graeme Spackman admits he is taking a risk by dropping Via Facile down in distance for today's Benchmark 65 Handicap (1300 metres) at Thoroughbred Park.

Racing

Raising the mark for country races

Jockey Mathew Cahill.

Lee Gaskin It's the classic Catch 22 situation.

Racing

Queanbeyan Cup off and racing … again

Jockey Peter Wells

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan can lay claim to a rarity in Australian racing - contesting two cups in the same year.

Racing

Karuta Queen moves into Caviar world

Karuta Queen.

Lee Gaskin Karuta Queen's former trainer Neville Layt is pleased the impressive filly has joined the stables of superstar Black Caviar.

Racing

Opal fields shine with talent, but questions asked over how many will turn up

Track work at Thoroughbred Park in preparation for this Sunday's Black Opal Stakes and Canberra Cup.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Racing Club's punt on combining its two major races - the $250,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) and $200,000 Canberra Cup (2000m) - into one super day has paid off, with some of the best...

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Racing

Elusive ton beckons yet again for veteran

22 June 2012, Sport, Journalist Lee Gaskin Canberra Times PHOTO by JAY CRONAN. Natch Catch ridden by jockey Brendan Ward wins Race 4 John McGarth Auto Group Open Handicap. Second place went to You?re Canny ridden by Jockey Lester Grace and third place going to Choiseul ridden by Mathew Cahill.

Lee Gaskin He's come agonisingly close to cracking three figures in the past four years.