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2013 Grafton Cup Field Announced – Capacity for Centenary

2013 Grafton Cup Field Announced – Capacity for Centenary

A classy capacity field of stayers is accepted to face off in the 100th edition of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier event with the Grafton Cup 2013 acceptances closing today. Lighting up Grafton Racecourse this Thursday, July 11, the $150,000 Listed Dougherty Constructions 100th Grafton Cup (2350m) features a full 16 starters plus three…

Peal Of Bells Scratched from 2013 Queensland Cup

Peal Of Bells Scratched from 2013 Queensland Cup

Gwenda Markwell’s shock Winter Cup failure Peal Of Bells will not have to endure a six day back up having officially been scratched from Saturday’s Queensland Cup 2013 at Eagle Farm. The Clangalang five-year-old was in flying form on June 8 when thrashing their rivals by a minimum seven lengths at Randwick in the $100,000…

Voila Ici Heads 2013 Grafton Cup Weights

Voila Ici Heads 2013 Grafton Cup Weights

Weights for next week’s Grafton Cup 2013 have now been released with the Peter Moody-trained Voila Ici the highest handicapped of the 32 stayers entered for the centenary edition of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s showcase race. Set to light up Grafton Racecourse on Thursday July 11, this year’s $150,000 Listed Dogherty Constructions 100th Grafton…

Quality Grafton Cup Nominations 2013 Announced

Quality Grafton Cup Nominations 2013 Announced

Next Thursday, July 11, the Clarence River Jockey Club will host their headline race with the 2013 Grafton Cup lighting up the track for the 100thtime. There are 32 nominations for the iconic $150,000 Listed 100th Grafton Cup (2350m) including eight last start winners. One of the most notable entries is the Joe Pride-trained Destiny’s…

Destiny’s Kiss A Dominant Winner – 2013 Winter Cup Results

Destiny’s Kiss A Dominant Winner – 2013 Winter Cup Results

Joe Pride’s progressive stayer Desinty’s Kiss has signalled his potential for bigger things to come after delivering a dominant win in the Listed 2013 Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill today. Despite being typically slow out of the gates, the four-year-old showed why he was a $3.30 favourite, producing a long, sustained sprint for home and…

Winter Cup 2013 Runs Today – Monday July 1, 2013

Winter Cup 2013 Runs Today – Monday July 1, 2013

After the continued heavy rain in Sydney saw Saturday’s Rosehill Gardens meeting abandoned, the 2013 Winter Cup and the other events on the card were postponed until today. And despite early concerns over another desertion, stewards have deemed the track safe for racing following a dawn inspection. Now Monday punters get to enjoy a black…

Destiny’s Kiss Leads Winter Cup 2013 Odds

Destiny’s Kiss Leads Winter Cup 2013 Odds

Despite never having raced in black type company before the Joe Pride-trained Destiny’s Kiss has opened the short priced favourite to win Saturday’s 2013 Winter Cup at Rosehill Gardens. Just 11 stayers are accepted for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Winter Cup (2400m) which is set to run as Rosehill Race 5 at…

Kaypers Confirmed for 2013 Caloundra Cup Field

Kaypers Confirmed for 2013 Caloundra Cup Field

Despite having been dually nominated across two states this weekend, the Greg Bennett-trained Kaypers has been confirmed as a definite acceptor for the Caloundra Cup 2013 at the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Originally the Scone-based gelding was being considered for the $100,000 Listed ATC Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens. Bennett however has been tempted…

Wet Winter Stakes 2013 Would Suit Fiumicino

Wet Winter Stakes 2013 Would Suit Fiumicino

A wet track at Rosehill for Saturday will play perfectly into the hands of the Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained veteran stayer Fiumicino as they look to bounce back in the 2013 Winter Stakes. The rising Zabeel 10-year-old bummed out on a Dead (4) Eagle Farm track last start on June 8 when four and…

Destiny’s Kiss Heads 2013 Winter Stakes Nominations

Destiny’s Kiss Heads 2013 Winter Stakes Nominations

Joe Pride’s Grafton Cup hopeful Destiny’s Kiss rill vie for back-to-back Rosehill wins in Sydney this Saturday, the four-year-old heading nominations for the Winter Stakes 2013. One of the major stakes races of the weekend the $100,000 Listed ATC Winter Stakes (2400m) has drawn 12 end-of-season stayers at nomination stage, the early favourite of which…