News About: 2013 Grafton Cup

Zar Zar Binks Secures Grafton Cup Start

Zar Zar Binks Secures Grafton Cup Start

5 Jul, 2013

Bindi Cheers’ Taree-based youngster Zar Zar Binks has shot to the top of the ballot for next Thursday’s $150,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) following their narrow win in this week’s Prelude.

A progressive Zariz three-year-old, Zar Zar Binks secured their start in the Clarence River Jockey’s Club’s marquee event with a long neck win over …

Spring Hopefuls to Feature in Grafton Cup

Spring Hopefuls to Feature in Grafton Cup

4 Jul, 2013

A mid-winter country meeting may not be most traditional springboard into some of the spring’s major races but a number of stayers will get the chance to press their claims for higher honours in Thursday’s Grafton Cup (2350m).

Mr O'Ceirin has been entered for the Grafton Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Among them …

Grafton Awaits Winter Cup Winner Destiny’s Kiss

Grafton Awaits Winter Cup Winner Destiny’s Kiss

1 Jul, 2013

Sydney trainer Joe Pride is keen to push on to Thursday week’s Listed Grafton Cup with Destiny’s Kiss after the four-year-old scored his first black-type win in today’s Listed Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill.

Destiny's Kiss was a convincing winner in the Winter Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart.

It was only the gelding’s second crack …

More Aussie Cups for Caloundra Winner Zennista

More Aussie Cups for Caloundra Winner Zennista

1 Jul, 2013

New Zealand trainer Lisa Latta has shelved plans to take Caloundra Cup winner Zennista home and will chase more stakes success in Australia in the coming weeks.

Latta is still weighing up her options with the staying mare but said she is leaning towards Thursday week’s Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) rather than a seven-day back-up …

Destiny’s Kiss Sets Sights On Winter Cup

Destiny’s Kiss Sets Sights On Winter Cup

24 Jun, 2013

Trainer Joe Pride is hopeful that his horse Destiny’s Kiss will successfully step up in grade when he runs in his first Black Type race this Saturday.

The four-year-old is set to run in the Listed Winter Cup this weekend, where he will be on trial ahead of the Grafton Carnival.

According to Pride, Destiny’s …