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Operation Black Hawk for Grafton Cup

Operation Black Hawk for Grafton Cup

Local Grafton-based horseman Alan Ryan and part-owner Steve Danvers aren’t exactly brimming with confidence going into this afternoon’s Grafton Cup showdown, rating their Black Hawk gelding Nortepoppy as anything but a sure thing.

Five-year-old Nortepoppoy is the last of 15 gallopers in today’s $150,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m), the feature race of the XXXX Gold July Carnival.

A veteran ...