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Calanda beats the older horses in 2017 Ramornie Handicap

Calanda beats the older horses in 2017 Ramornie Handicap

Three year old Calanda proved too strong against the older horses with a narrow but impressive win in the Listed $160,000 Grafton District Services Club Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton today. A superb ride from Jim Byrne saw Calanda settled just behind the speed on the fence from an inside barrier and the $3.80 favourite…

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…

Riva De Lago Rider Dispute in 2012 Ramornie Handicap

Riva De Lago Rider Dispute in 2012 Ramornie Handicap

Racing New South Wales stewards have been forced to step in and settle a dispute over who will ride Riva De Lago in tomorrow’s Listed $150,000 2012 Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton. Apprentice jockey Josh Adams claims he was booked to ride the Con Karakatsanis-trained gelding but when acceptances were announced at 10am yesterday, it…

Con Seeks 2012 Ramornie Handicap Atonement

Con Seeks 2012 Ramornie Handicap Atonement

The Grafton Cup Carnival’s Ramornie Handicap may have been a race full of recent disappointment for Con Karakatsanis but the dedicated Rosehill horseman is hoping to turn that around in 2012 after nominating two rising stars from his stables for the feature. Running next Wednesday as one of the headline races of the $1 million…

Ironstein Spot on For Premier’s Cup 2012

Ironstein Spot on For Premier’s Cup 2012

Rosehill trainer Gerald Ryan is confident his Zabeel gelding Ironstein is ready to hit peak form when they step up in distance for the 2012 Premier’s Cup at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday. The always honest six-year-old has had a season of mixed results so far but looked close to their best when running a brave…

Quality 2012 Premier’s Cup Final Field Revealed

Quality 2012 Premier’s Cup Final Field Revealed

A quality field of gallopers has been accepted for the Premier’s Cup 2012 at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday, many of which are gearing up for the Brisbane Cup at Eagle Farm on Stradbroke Handicap Day next month. Due to jump as Doomben Race 6 at 3:20pm on Saturday the $125,000 Group 3 Channel Seven Premier’s…

2012 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barriers Released

2012 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barriers Released

The final field and barrier draw for the BTC Chairman’s Handicap 2012 at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday has now been released with a smart 13-horse line-up assembled. Set to run as Doomben Race 5 at 2:30pm on BTC Cup Day the $115,000 Group 3 BOQ Albany Creek Chairman’s Handicap (2000m) is shaping up as an…

Kiwi Out for Wagga Wagga Cup 2012 Win

Kiwi Out for Wagga Wagga Cup 2012 Win

The now Sydney-based Kiwi horseman Craig Ritchie is quietly confident heading into Friday’s 2012 Wagga Wagga Cup in New South Wales with his New Zealand raider Roi D’Jeu who races for the first time since February. The Montjeu six-year-old travelled across the Tasman for their debut down under back in May last year when they…

2012 Light Fingers Stakes Field Features Kartua Queen & Co.

2012 Light Fingers Stakes Field Features Kartua Queen & Co.

An impressive collection of stakes performing fillies have been accepted for the Light Fingers Stakes 2012 field at Warwick Farm this Saturday, the headline hopeful being Neville Laty’s Canberra stunner Karuta Queen. The daughter of Not A Single Doubt, out to atone for her unlucky fourth as the beaten favourite first-up in the Group 3…

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

Sydney apprentice Sam Clipperton  piloted his first stakes winner when Monton $16 won the Listed 2011 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The 17-year-old gave the Ron Quinton-trained gelding a ride beyond his years. Clipperton replaced senior rider Chris O’Brien (indisposed) on the morning of the race and Quinton, his master, engaged him for the…