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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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

2017 Ramornie Handicap Nominations & Weights

2017 Ramornie Handicap Nominations & Weights

Nominations and weights for the Ramornie Handicap 2017 on Day 1 of the Grafton Cup Carnival next Wednesday are now out with The Monstar allocated top kilos for the winter sprint feature. One of the key feature races of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier few days of racing, this season’s $160,000 Listed Ramornie Handicap…

2017 Eye Liner Stakes First-Up for Veteran Steel Zip

2017 Eye Liner Stakes First-Up for Veteran Steel Zip

Pat Duff’s veteran sprinter Steel Zip is down to contest his fifth Eye Liner Stakes in 2017 nominated for a resuming run in the Ipswich Cup Day feature on the weekend. A rising 10-year-old, the Canadian Silver grey is one of a bumper 30 early entries taken for this year’s $175,000 Listed City Of Ipswich…

2016 Ramornie Handicap Results: Smart Volatility Too Good

2016 Ramornie Handicap Results: Smart Volatility Too Good

Classy grey Smart Volatility has broken through for a maiden Australian win at Grafton this afternoon; mustering an impressive turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Listed Ramornie Handicap (1200m). Smart Volatility was rated little chance of success as a $21 chance in betting markets, but did his chances of success…

Smart Volatility Has Speed to Overcome Ramornie Barrier

Smart Volatility Has Speed to Overcome Ramornie Barrier

Former Hong Kong sprinter Smart Volatility may be drawn wide for Wednesday’s 2016 Ramornie Handicap in Grafton but his hoop Tye Angland remains confident the horse has the speed to overcome the barrier. A final field of 16 line-up in this year’s $160,000 Listed Ramornine Handicap (1200m) on Day 1 of the Grafton Cup Carnival…