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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…

Ipswich Cup On the Cards for Veteran Ironstein

Ipswich Cup On the Cards for Veteran Ironstein

Trainer Gerald Ryan has confirmed well-trialled gelding Ironstein could make an appearance in Queensland this weekend to contest the featured Ipswich Cup (2150m), in what could be the eight-year-old’s final preparation before retiring from racing. A strong and consistent performer over each of his racing campaigns since first appearing on track in the summer of…