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Queenstown Wins 2014 Grafton Cup

Queenstown Wins 2014 Grafton Cup

Gai Waterhouse‘s Queenstown ran a very tidy race this afternoon to take out the listed 2014 Grafton Cup. In a fairly open race with a number of talented horses, jockey Tim Clark was able to hold the bay mare off the lead until shortly after the 400m mark, where he nudged her into another gear….

2014 Grafton Cup Tips

2014 Grafton Cup Tips

Despite so many early scratchings, seven and counting, from the Grafton Cup 2014 field the Clarence River Jockey Club’s showcase race is still shaping up as a cracker with a number of livewire chances for punters to take note of. Running as Grafton Race 7 at 3:53pm this afternoon, the $150,000 Listed Grafton District Services…

Clark Tips Queenstown to Go The Distance in Grafton Cup

Clark Tips Queenstown to Go The Distance in Grafton Cup

Hot favourite for this afternoon’s 2014 Grafton Cup, Queenstown is ready to thrive over the distance according to jockey Tim Clark. Clark replaces Tommy Berry aboard the progressive Stratum mare, four-year-old Queenstown one of two in today’s $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m) for top Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse. Waterhouse has also accepted for the…

Brave Ali Latest 2014 Grafton Cup Scratching

Brave Ali Latest 2014 Grafton Cup Scratching

Today’s Grafton Cup 2014 field is down to 12 runners after originally drawing 19 final acceptors following yet another early scratching from the classic with Brave Ali coming out. The in-form Tony Gollan-trained seven-year-old was one of the top fancies for the $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m) that takes centre stage as Race 7…

Grafton Cup 2014 Field & Betting Update

Grafton Cup 2014 Field & Betting Update

After originally attracting an above capacity field, the 2014 Grafton Cup on Thursday will be run two short of full after five early withdrawals from the Clarence River Jockey Club’s showcase event. There are now only 14 runners for the $150,000 Listed Grafton District Services Club Grafton Cup (2350m) which runs tomorrow as Race 7…

Waller Withdraws Two From 2014 Grafton Cup

Waller Withdraws Two From 2014 Grafton Cup

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller has withdrawn two of his four hopefuls for the Grafton Cup 2014 on Thursday leaving two to represent the multiple premiership winning horseman in the lucrative country clash. This year’s $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m), the 101st edition of the race, originally featured a capacity field of 16 starters…

Mr O’Ceirin No Certainty for Grafton Cup Field 2014

Mr O’Ceirin No Certainty for Grafton Cup Field 2014

There has already been two early scratchings from this week’s 2014 Grafton Cup field and Caulfield based trainer Ciaron Maher has warned his defending champ Mr O’Ceirin is also no certainty of running. The first two of the three emergencies for this year’s $150,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) are now in with a shot after…

Queenstown Heads 2014 Grafton Cup Odds

Queenstown Heads 2014 Grafton Cup Odds

The bookies are rating the spring form of Gai Waterhouse’s staying mare Queenstown to stack up this week when she takes on a top field in Thursday’s Grafton Cup 2014. Last time in the Stratum four-year-old was ultra-competitive running top three in all five of her spring assignments including going down a nose in a…

Ryan Pleased with Ironstein Ahead of Grafton Cup

Ryan Pleased with Ironstein Ahead of Grafton Cup

Having earmarked Thursday’s feature race as likely to be the talented eight-year-old veteran’s racing swansong, trainer Gerald Ryan has been pleased with the form of Ironstein and is confident of success in the 2014 Grafton Cup (2350m). Continuing to perform to a competitive standard over five race starts this preparation, Ironstein has been a notable…

Harrison’s Brave Hometown Grafton Cup 2014 Dream

Harrison’s Brave Hometown Grafton Cup 2014 Dream

Ace young jockey Tegan Harrison finishes up her apprenticeship at the end of the month and would love nothing more than to celebrate a win in Thursday’s 2014 Grafton Cup with Brave Ali before entering the world of senior riding. It’s been four years since Harrison, who left nursing studies to follow in the footsteps…