News About: Grafton Racecourse

2016 Grafton Cup Late Mail

2016 Grafton Cup Late Mail

14 Jul, 2016

Thirteen runners remain in contention for this afternoon’s 2016 Grafton Cup (2350m) following the scratching of both Jiayuguan and Swift Lady, and betting markets for the country feature are continuing to change rapidly in the hours leading up to jump.

Jumbo Prince has firmed noticeably in 2016 Grafton Cup betting markets, in the hours leading …

Amexed Tough to Beat in Grafton Cup

Amexed Tough to Beat in Grafton Cup

14 Jul, 2016

Tony Gollan will saddle two runners in this afternoon’s Listed Grafton Cup (2350m), but understandably rates in-form stayer Amexed as his best chance of success in the country feature race.

Trainer Tony Gollan is thrilled with Amexed (pictured) ahead of this afternoon’s Grafton Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello

Amexed has been luckless through the last twenty …

Teronado Ready for Grafton Cup

Teronado Ready for Grafton Cup

13 Jul, 2016

Veteran hoop Robert Thompson is pleased to have picked up the ride on Teronado in Thursday’s 2016 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m), and is confident the horse is in the right form for a positive result.

Teronado will leave from barrier 9 in Thursday’s Listed Grafton Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello

Teronado has posted a number of …

2016 Ramornie Handicap Betting: Steel Zip Firming

2016 Ramornie Handicap Betting: Steel Zip Firming

13 Jul, 2016

Veteran sprinter Steel Zip has continued to firm in 2016 Ramornie Handicap betting markets, ahead of the feature event at Grafton Racecourse this afternoon.

Steel Zip has continued to firm in 2016 Ramornie Handicap betting markets ahead of this afternoon’s jump at Grafton. Photo: Daniel Costello

Steel Zip has been the stable star for Deagon-based …

Northam Pleased with Big Money Ahead of Ramornie Handicap

Northam Pleased with Big Money Ahead of Ramornie Handicap

12 Jul, 2016

Trainer Rod Northam is hopeful Big Money can post a second win in the Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m) when the popular veteran lines up for the country feature race in Grafton on Wednesday afternoon.

Big Money will carry top weight in Wednesday’s Listed Ramornie Handicap at Grafton. Photo: Steve Hart

Big Money won the 2014 …

Winter Cup to Determine Path for Foreign Prince

Winter Cup to Determine Path for Foreign Prince

29 Jun, 2016

A 2016 Grafton Cup berth is on the line for Foreign Prince when the talented gelding lines up for his first start over a mile and a half in Saturday’s Listed Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.

Foreign Prince will line up in Saturday’s Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill Gardens. Photo: Steve Hart

Foreign …

Ramornie Handicap Likely for Decision Time

Ramornie Handicap Likely for Decision Time

28 Jun, 2016

Trainer Clarry Conners has revealed veteran sprinter Decision Time is likely to be floated north for an appearance in the Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton Racecourse on July 13th.

The Ramornie Handicap will likely figure as the next point of call for sprinter Decision Time. Photo: Steve Hart

Decision Time has posted …

Grafton Cup Next for Archean

Grafton Cup Next for Archean

25 Jun, 2015

Trainer David Vandyke has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by talented stayer Archean since his return to racing this time, and is confident he is capable of a competitive performance in the 2015 Grafton Cup (2350m) on July 9th.

David Vandyke is confident Archean is up to the class of …

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 …

Talent Is Ageless For Motspur

Talent Is Ageless For Motspur

20 Jul, 2011

While Motspur is staring down the barrel of being a nine-year-old gelding, his trainer Kris Lees is confident that retirement is a far away prospect.

The trainer believes that Motspur has continued to improve as a race horse over the past racing season and has much more left in the tank.

With a gutsy third …