News About Grafton Cup Prelude

Castlemagne King Chasing 2012 Grafton Cup Start

Castlemagne King Chasing 2012 Grafton Cup Start

Experienced gelding Castlemagne King will be racing for a spot in next week’s Listed $150,000 2012 Grafton Cup (2350m) when he lines up in today’s Grafton Cup Prelude (2100m).

The Basil Ryan-trained six-year-old has been in excellent form of late and if he can continue that and win today, Ryan is likely to enter him in the Grafton feature....

Bunny Wins but no Grafton Cup for Desert

Bunny Wins but no Grafton Cup for Desert

Brett Dodson kicked off his July Carnival crusade in fine style on Thursday, the Coffs Harbour horseman taking out the Grafton Cup Prelude with his smart six-year-old Desert Bunny.

Desert Prince gelding Desert Bunny, winner of the 2010 Port Macquarie Cup, set both a race and track record with a gritty victory in the $17,000 Grafton Cup Prelude (2108m)....

Back to Plan A-hrens for Spechenka

Back to Plan A-hrens for Spechenka

Beaudesert horseman Ben Ahrens has gone back to his original end-of-season plans with talented galloper Spechenka, the last-start Caloundra Cup champion bypassing this Saturday’s Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm in favour of a run in the Northern River’s showpiece – the Grafton Cup.

Caloundra Cup winner Spechenka will bypass the Queensland Cup in favour of next Thursday's Grafton ...

Grafton Cup on Star’s List

Grafton Cup on Star’s List

Up-and-coming Gunnedah trainer Shane Everson is on a mission with his well-bred stayer Starlist, giving the galloper the chance to stake their Grafton Cup claims by racing in this Thursday’s prelude at the opening July Carnival meeting.

Five-year-old Starlist will line up from barrier 10 of 11 in the $17,000 Grafton Cup Prelude (2108m) with jockey Matthew Paget aboard, ...

Storm Fabulador To Open Door on Cup Start

Storm Fabulador To Open Door on Cup Start

John Everson’s Argentinean import Storm Fabulador on Thursday will be out to secure a spot in the upcoming Grafton Cup when the four-year-old contests the Prelude for the Northern Rivers features.

Bernstein gelding Storm Fabulador, a winner of two of their 21 starts to date, is one of 11 gallopers looking to earn a Grafton Cup bid by winning ...