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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 …

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 the Likely Target for In Masquerade

Grafton Cup the Likely Target for In Masquerade

30 Jun, 2015

Having initially outlined a tilt at Saturday’s Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) on the Sunshine Coast as the next point of call for the talented stayer, trainer Desleigh Forster believes In Masquerade may be far-better suited to the conditions of next week’s Listed Grafton Cup (2350m).

In Masquerade (second from rail) is likely to contest the …

Maurus to Join Stable Mate in Grafton Cup

Maurus to Join Stable Mate in Grafton Cup

29 Jun, 2015

Trainer David Vandyke last week confirmed classy stayer Archean will head north for a tilt at next week’s 2015 Grafton Cup (2350m), and has now revealed the four-year-old’s stable mate Maurus has also earned a shot at the feature race.

Trainer David Vandyke is set to saddle two runners in the 2015 Grafton Cup. Photo: …

Ramornie Handicap Likely for Brook Road

Ramornie Handicap Likely for Brook Road

24 Jun, 2015

Brook Road returned to racing for a near-two length win in a Rosehill Gardens minors over 1100m on June 13th, and trainer Kris Lees is confident the performance has tuned-up the talented four-year-old for a competitive tilt at the 2015 Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton on July 8th.

Brook Road appears …

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 …

Howmuchdoyouloveme Given 60.5kg for Ramornie

Howmuchdoyouloveme Given 60.5kg for Ramornie

5 Jul, 2013

The task of claiming back-to-back titles in Wednesday’s Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton has become a hefty one for Howmuchdoyouloveme.

Howmuchdoyouloveme will carry 60.5kg in the Ramornie. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old has been allocated the topweight of 60.5kg, which is three kilograms more than fellow multiple stakes winners Adebisi, River Lad and Skytrain …

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 …

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 …