News About: Grafton Cup Carnival

Ramornie to Flow into Spring for River Lad

Ramornie to Flow into Spring for River Lad

9 Jul, 2013

Wednesday’s $150,000 Listed Crowe Horwath Ramornie Handicap (1200m) will be the final winter run for Sunshine Coast galloper River Lad who will be bought back for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

River Lad is out to improve on their third in last year's Ramornie Handicap this Wednesday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Their trainer Natalie McCall is …

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 …

Defending Champion Heads Ramornie Entries

Defending Champion Heads Ramornie Entries

4 Jul, 2013

Defending Ramornie Handicap champion Howmuchdoyouloveme again appears to be the one to beat ahead of Wednesday’s $150,000 sprint at Grafton.

Howmuchdoyouloveme will defend his title in the Ramornie Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The Sydney gelding produced a powerful front-running display to win by four lengths last year and he again takes strong form into …

Ramornie to be a Big Bonanza

Ramornie to be a Big Bonanza

2 Jul, 2013

A dominant win at Rosehill on Monday has Big Bonanza on track to fulfill a long-range goal for Wyong trainer Donn Robb in Wednesday week’s Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton.

Big Bonanza is heading to the Ramornie Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Robb set the five-year-old for the country feature sprint five months ago …

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

20 Jul, 2012

Clarence River Jockey Club chairman Graeme Green said that dwindling crowds and industry participation at the annual Grafton Cup Carnival contributed to the shock sacking of chief executive Bradley de Martino Rosaroll on Wednesday night.

The board responded to a no-confidence vote at a specially convened meeting on Wednesday night in dismissing De Martino Rosaroll  …

Melbourne trip on the cards for Carry Me Bluey

Melbourne trip on the cards for Carry Me Bluey

17 Jul, 2012

A possible trip to Melbourne in the Spring is on the cards for Toowoomba galloper Carry Me Bluey if he can reproduce his winning form at Eagle Farm on Saturday which saw him back in the winner’s circle over the Grafton Cup Carnival last week.

Carry Me Bluey was back to his best when he …