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Steel Zip to Get Home Hard in 2017 Ramornie Handicap

Steel Zip to Get Home Hard in 2017 Ramornie Handicap

Veteran grey Steel Zip got shuffled back at Grafton in the Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier sprint last winter but trainer Pat Duff believes the galloper can get home in the Ramornie Handicap 2017 this afternoon. Twelve months ago Duff’s Brisbane-trained son of Canadian Silver had to settle for third behind Smart Volatility (1st) and…

War Baby Flying Ahead of 2017 Grafton Cup

War Baby Flying Ahead of 2017 Grafton Cup

War Baby has continued to impress her Beaudesert-based trainer Kelvin Hickmott over her surprise winter campaign that continues with a Grafton Cup 2017 run this Thursday in New South Wales. Hickmott could never have imagined his five-year-old daughter of Warhead would be racing against the season’s class stayers when she first kicked off her campaign….

Someday Back in Ramornie Handicap 2017

Someday Back in Ramornie Handicap 2017

It has been over 500 days since the now Desleigh Forster-trained Someday was last seen racing but this afternoon the rising nine-year-old makes his much awaited return in the 2017 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton. Brisbane-based Forster hasn’t shied away from a big challenge first-up with the son of Falvelon who hasn’t raced since a Doomben…

Grafton Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Preview

Grafton Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Preview

One of the genuine winter feature races runs on Thursday afternoon and below are our insider 2017 Grafton Cup betting tips plus the latest odds on the staying showdown. Heading the 15-horse field for this season’s $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) allocated the 59kg top weight is Kiwi raider Benzini. The Adrian & Harry Bull-trained…

Ramornie Handicap 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Ramornie Handicap 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The Grafton Cup Carnival gets underway today with the 2017 Ramornie Handicap taking centre stage, betting tips and the latest winter racing odds on the sprint found below. There have been five official scratchings from the $160,000 Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m) field: #4 Mount Nebo (15) #8 Aomen (20) #12 Sony Legend (18) #17e Taillevent…

2017 Grafton Cup Odds Update: Supply And Demand Favourite

2017 Grafton Cup Odds Update: Supply And Demand Favourite

Despite a wide gate and notable rise in weight the in-form Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Supply And Demand remains clear favourite in Grafton Cup 2017 betting for this Thursday. One of 15 winter stayers in the mix for the $160,000 Listed McKimms Real Estate Grafton Cup (2350m), Supply And Demand chases a fourth win…

2017 Ramornie Handicap Betting: Badajoz Narrow Favourite

2017 Ramornie Handicap Betting: Badajoz Narrow Favourite

It is a wide-open affair in Ramornie Handicap 2017 betting at the Grafton Cup Carnival’s opening day on Wednesday with the super consistent Badajoz narrow favourite to take out the winter spring. Running as Grafton Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST) tomorrow afternoon, the $160,000 Listed Grafton District Services Club Ramornie Handicap (1200m) features a capacity…

Grafton Cup 2017 Field & Barriers: Benzini New Top Weight

Grafton Cup 2017 Field & Barriers: Benzini New Top Weight

The non-acceptance of original top weight Destiny’s Kiss sees Kiwi raider Benzini head the 2017 Grafton Cup field and weights for this Thursday’s staying feature. The Clarence River Jockey Club hosts its major racing carnival on Wednesday – Thursday this week, the action hitting fever pitch on Day 2 with the latest edition of the…

Ramornie Handicap 2017 Field Features Boss Lane

Ramornie Handicap 2017 Field Features Boss Lane

Ron Quinton’s last start Winter Dash winner Boss Lane is up in class this week as one of the key contenders in Wednesday’s 2017 Ramornie Handicap field at Grafton Racecourse. The headline attraction on Day 1 of the Grafton Cup Carnival, this season’s $160,000 Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m) has attracted a capacity field of 16…

Supply And Demand Tops 2017 Grafton Cup Nominations

Supply And Demand Tops 2017 Grafton Cup Nominations

The flying Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Caloundra Cup winner Supply And Demand headlines the Grafton Cup 2017 nominations taken by the Clarence River Jockey Club for next week’s feature. Running on Thursday as the feature event of the two-day Grafton Cup Carnival, this season’s $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) attracted 25 stayers including smart…