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Bonfire Scores Record 2015 Grafton Cup Win

Bonfire Scores Record 2015 Grafton Cup Win

Gai Waterhouse’s classy import Bonfire carried the hefty top weight to a brave all-the-way win in record time at Grafton Racecourse on Thursday afternoon in the Grafton Cup 2015.

Bonfire (inside, pictured at Caulfield) set a track record to win the 2015 Grafton Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The money came for the in-form Manduro six-year-old in ...

Waller Can Reign 2015 Grafton Cup

Waller Can Reign 2015 Grafton Cup

Jockey Glyn Schofield is confident a rails run from barrier one aboard the in-form Reigning can hand trainer Chris Waller his maiden win in the Grafton Cup 2015 this afternoon.

Reigning (centre) is drawn to win this afternoon’s 2015 Grafton Cup from barrier one according to jockey Glyn Schofield. Photo: Steve Hart.

A field of 14 gallopers remains for this ...

2015 Grafton Cup Within Shoreham’s Reach

2015 Grafton Cup Within Shoreham’s Reach

The Grafton Cup 2015 will be a test but is not outside of Shoreham’s reach according to the galloper’s Rosehill-based horseman Gerald Ryan.

Shoreham (inside) is looking to break a two year winning drought in Thursday’s Grafton Cup 2015. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Reset five-year-old Shoreham is one of 15 remaining gallopers in this Thursday’s $150,000 Listed ...

Bonfire Spot On for Grafton Cup 2015

Bonfire Spot On for Grafton Cup 2015

He may have the top weight and wide gate but the Gai Waterhouse-trained import Bonfire is spot on physically and form-wise ahead of Thursday’s 2015 Grafton Cup.

Bonfire (inside) is second favourite to carry the 59kg top weight to victory in Thursday’s Grafton Cup 2015. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A six-year-old son of Manduro, Bonfire is only ...

Kapour Tops Grafton Cup 2015 Betting

Kapour Tops Grafton Cup 2015 Betting

Ciaron Maher’s visiting Victorian Kapour has opened clear favourite in the 2015 Grafton Cup betting markets for this Thursday’s July Carnival feature race.

Kapour is clear favourite to win the 2015 Grafton Cup this Thursday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) as the headline event on Grafton Cup Day, this year’s $150,000 Listed Blanchard ...

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.

Hoylonny is the Races.com.au tip to win this afternoon's Grafton Cup 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Grafton Race ...

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.

Queenstown looks the horse to beat in today's Grafton Cup 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

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 ...

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.

Ipswich Cup winner Brave Ali is the latest to come out of today's Grafton Cup 2014 field. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The in-form Tony Gollan-trained seven-year-old was one of the top ...

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.

Winter Cup winner Secessio is best fancied of Chris Waller's two remaining Grafton Cup hopes. Photo: Steve Hart.

This year’s $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m), the ...

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.

Mr O'Ceirin could be withdrawn from a Grafton Cup title defense this week. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The first two of the three emergencies for this ...