News About 2012 Grafton Cup

2012 Grafton Cup Results – Shamardashing Wins in Patinack Quinella

2012 Grafton Cup Results – Shamardashing Wins in Patinack Quinella

Nathan Tinkler’s Patinack Farm operation took out the pinnacle event of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s $1 million July Carnival this afternoon with race favourite Shamardashing and betting outsider Saint Encosta running the Grafton Cup 2012 quinella. Shamardal five-year-old Shamardashing jumped as the $3.20 favourite to win the $150,000 Listed Maclean Bowling Club Grafton Cup…

2012 Grafton Cup Betting Tips & Selections

2012 Grafton Cup Betting Tips & Selections

The headline race of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s $1 million July Carnival runs at Grafton Racecourse today and to help our reader’s back a winner below we have the Races.com.au team’s insider Grafton Cup 2012 tips and betting selections. While this year’s edition of the $150,000 Listed Maclean Bowling Club Grafton Cup (2350m) isn’t…

Gazza Guru Eyes Grafton Cup 2012

Gazza Guru Eyes Grafton Cup 2012

Stephen Farley’s veteran Wyong galloper Gazza Guru will be out this afternoon to maintain their flawless record at Grafton Racecourse when the rising eight-year-old tackles a top field in the 2012 Grafton Cup. The Street Cry gelding has twice raced at the Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier course for two victories including last year’s South…

Shamardashing Heads Grafton Cup Odds 2012

Shamardashing Heads Grafton Cup Odds 2012

Patinack Farm’s consistent Shamardal gelding Shamardashing has opened top of the 2012 Grafton Cup odds ahead of Thursday’s showdown. While a number of other bookies around Australia have the Ross Stitt-trained Southern Shimmer installed as the surprise favourite for the $150,000 Listed Maclean B.C. Grafton Cup (2350m), our preferred sportsbook have Shamardashing leading the markets….

Lloyd Likes Shamardashing for 2012 Grafton Cup

Lloyd Likes Shamardashing for 2012 Grafton Cup

Newly Brisbane-based jockey Jeff Lloyd is excited about the coming week and his book of rides across New South Wales including the mount on the John Thompson-trained Shamardashing in the 2012 Grafton Cup on Thursday. South African-bred Lloyd recently returned from a stint riding in Hong Kong and has had no trouble picking up the…

Stitt Seeks 2012 Ramornie – Grafton Cup Double

Stitt Seeks 2012 Ramornie – Grafton Cup Double

Taree horseman Ross Stitt will vie for the prestigious Grafton Cup Carnival feature double over the next two days saddling up livewire chances in both the Ramornie Handicap and the headline event of the festival, the 2012 Grafton Cup. Wednesday sees the first leg of the popular double run at the Clarence River Jockey Club’s…

Grafton Cup 2012 Field & Barrier Draw

Grafton Cup 2012 Field & Barrier Draw

This Thursday the action of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s $1 million July Grafton Cup Carnival will hit fever pitch with the festival’s premier event, the 2012 Grafton Cup, set to light up the track. Set to run as Grafton Race 6 at 3:22pm the $150,000 Listed Maclean Bowling Club Grafton Cup (2350m) has this…

Gazza Guru set for 2012 Grafton Cup

Gazza Guru set for 2012 Grafton Cup

Wyong gelding Gazza Guru has been confirmed for next week’s Listed $150,000 2012 Grafton Cup (2350m). The Stephen Farley-trained seven-year-old won the South Grafton Cup at the carnival last year but will step up to the main event after some solid results in black-type races following his 2011 carnival success. Last spring the son of…

Castlemagne King Chasing 2012 Grafton Cup Start

Castlemagne King Chasing 2012 Grafton Cup Start

Experienced gelding Castlemagne King will be racing for a spot in next week’s Listed $150,000 2012 Grafton Cup (2350m) when he lines up in today’s Grafton Cup Prelude (2100m). The Basil Ryan-trained six-year-old has been in excellent form of late and if he can continue that and win today, Ryan is likely to enter him…

Thompson to Cull Queen’s Cup 2012 Nominations

Thompson to Cull Queen’s Cup 2012 Nominations

Patinack Farm’s head trainer John P Thompson may have nominated four from his stables for the 2012 Queen’s Cup at Eagle Farm this weekend but he could be down to just one horse at acceptance stage as he also eyes on Thursday week’s Grafton Cup. The latest Group race of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival,…