Grafton Cup

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Sixties Groove Salutes For Lees At Grafton

Sixties Groove has set a modern-day weight-carrying record to deliver trainer Kris Lees an inaugural win in the Listed Grafton Cup. Making light of his 61kg topweight, Sixties Groove settled among the tailenders in Thursday's 2350m feature before jockey Jason Collett pinched ground toward the inside around the home turn. Collett angled the gelding into[...]
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Igraine horse to beat

Tony Pike is pleased with progressive galloper Sacred Day heading into Thursday's Listed Grafton Cup (2350m), but he has a fair handle on his main opposition. A last-start winner at Doomben, Sacred Day has continued to impress Pike, but it is fellow Kiwi raider Igraine that the Cambridge horseman is wary of. “He is way[...]
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Guy Debating Grafton Cup Run

The chance to get black-type has co-trainer Bryan Guy leaning towards running talented staying mare Protest in the Listed Grafton Cup instead of Doomben. Protest, who Guy trains in partnership with his son Daniel, is in the $160,000 Cup (2350m) on Thursday and a restricted class race over 2220m at Doomben a day earlier. The[...]
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