Experienced Thoroughbred Trainer Roger James has an enviable record when it comes to success on the race track. Roger has trained over 1000 winners in New Zealand. Added to this, he can boast saddling over 45 winners in Australia, and an impressive 28 Group One successes Australasia wide.
Smart filly Misstrum has gone into second place in New Zealand Bloodstocks Filly of the Year Series with victory in the second race of the Series, the $50,000 Listed Macleans Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Bad weather is again proving the enemy for Cambridge trainer Roger James (pictured) as he sweats on a first-up run for Hes Remarkable in the Group I $200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings on Saturday week.
Cambridge trainer Roger James is taking a low-key approach to tomorrow's Gr I A$500,000 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm but says he won't be surprised if Red Shift is commanding more attention after the race..
Roger James was counting the loot on Saturday.
The Cambridge trainer broke through the $1 million barrier for stakes earnings in New Zealand for the season when Misstrum won the Listed $50,000 Great Northern Foal Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Haunui Farm boss Mark Chitty laughed about the trials and tribulations of pinhooking after Misstrum bulldozed home to catch favourite About Square in yesterday's $50,000 Listed Great Northern Foal Stakes at Ellerslie.
New stable acquisition Red Shift has shown Roger James enough to suggest he can stake a claim for the Queensland Derby when he makes his Australian debut in the Group Three Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben.
The Roger James trained Full Of Spirit has become the 6th three year old filly from the Kingsclere training facility to gain black type this season after winning the G3 Adrian Knox Stakes impressively in Sydney yesterday..
New Zealand trainer Roger James gained some compensation for Silent Achievers disappointing Australian Derby effort when he unearthed a possible Australian Oaks contender in Full Of Spirit, who scored a comprehensive win in the Gr. 3 Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick today.
Roger James has spoken with one of Perth's top lawyers as he investigates appealing the contentious decision to relegate star Cambridge galloper He's Remarkable in last Saturday's A$1 million Railway Stakes.
Cambridge trainer Roger James is refusing to believe there was anything sinister in a decision to relegate He's Remarkable, who won Saturday's A$1 million Railway Stakes in Perth only to lose it in the protest room..
Cambridge trainer Roger James says he wouldn't be in Melbourne this weekend if he didn't think He's Remarkable could win tomorrow's A$200,000 Crystal Mile and secure a run in next month's A$1 million Emirates Stakes.