Grafton: Clarence River Jockey Club Ltd Thursday 09, July 2020

Meeting Type: Country (TAB MEETING)
Nominations close: Thu 02-Jul-20 11:00AM AEST
Weights declared by: Fri 03-Jul-20 4:00PM AEST
Acceptances must be declared before: Mon 06-Jul-20 9:00AM AEST
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: N/A
Riders must be declared before: Mon 06-Jul-20 12:00PM AEST
Scratching close: Thu 09-Jul-20 7:30AM AEST
Weather:

********** COUNTRY SHOWCASE MEETING - $30,000 PER RACE MINIMUM PRIZEMONEY - GRAFTON CUP DAY**********
Race 1 - GRAFTON CUP (2350 METRES)
Of $200,000. 1st $109,350, 2nd $36,750, 3rd $17,750, 4th $8,900, 5th $5,250, 6th $4,000, 7th $3,500, 8th $3,500, 9th $3,500, 10th $3,500, Equine Welfare Fund $2,000, Jockey Welfare Fund $2,000. Listed
No class restriction, Quality, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
The winner/s of the following race/s are exempt from ballot: 2020 W J McKell Cup at Rosehill, 2020 Ipswich Cup, 2020 Winter Cup at Rosehill, 2020 Caloundra Cup, 2020 Grafton Cup Prelude and 2020 South Grafton Cup. The winner of the 2020 South Grafton Cup is exempt from penalty. The winner of this race is exempt from ballot for the 2020 Newcastle Gold Cup. Lowest handicap weight 54kg. Highest handicap weight 62kg.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 2 - SIR JAMES KIRBY QUALITY (1000 METRES)
Of $75,000. 1st $35,250, 2nd $13,750, 3rd $7,750, 4th $4,500, 5th $3,000, 6th $2,250, 7th $1,750, 8th $1,750, 9th $1,750, 10th $1,750, Equine Welfare Fund $750, Jockey Welfare Fund $750.
No class restriction, Quality, No age restriction, No sex restriction
2nd and 3rd from the John Carlton Quality on 28JUN20 are exempt from ballot, provided they are not offered a start in the Ramornie Hcp. Lowest handicap weight 54kg. Highest handicap weight 62kg.
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $19250
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 3 - MOTHER'S GIFT (1400 METRES)
Of $50,000. 1st $22,000, 2nd $8,950, 3rd $5,000, 4th $3,400, 5th $2,000, 6th $1,650, 7th $1,500, 8th $1,500, 9th $1,500, 10th $1,500, Equine Welfare Fund $500, Jockey Welfare Fund $500.
No class restriction, Handicap, No age restriction, Fillies and Mares
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $19250
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 4 - COUNTRY MAGIC ASSOCIATION CLASS 6 SHOWCASE PLATE (1200 METRES)
Of $50,000. 1st $22,000, 2nd $8,950, 3rd $5,000, 4th $3,400, 5th $2,000, 6th $1,650, 7th $1,500, 8th $1,500, 9th $1,500, 10th $1,500, Equine Welfare Fund $500, Jockey Welfare Fund $500.
Class 6, Set Weights, No age restriction, No sex restriction
Restricted to NSW Country and ACT trained horses. If previously trained by a Metropolitan, Provincial or Interstate trainer, horses must have had at least three starts for a NSW Country trainer. Set Weights - Class 6 = 60.5kgs, Class 5 = 59.0kgs, Class 4 = 57.5kgs, Class 3 and below = 56.0kgs. Females allowed 2kgs.
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $19250
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 5 - BENCHMARK 66 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1000 METRES)
Of $40,000. 1st $19,700, 2nd $7,150, 3rd $3,750, 4th $2,200, 5th $1,300, 6th $1,100, 7th $1,000, 8th $1,000, 9th $1,000, 10th $1,000, Equine Welfare Fund $400, Jockey Welfare Fund $400.
BenchMark 66, Handicap, No age restriction, No sex restriction
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $9625
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 6 - CLASS 1 SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1400 METRES)
Of $40,000. 1st $19,700, 2nd $7,150, 3rd $3,750, 4th $2,200, 5th $1,300, 6th $1,100, 7th $1,000, 8th $1,000, 9th $1,000, 10th $1,000, Equine Welfare Fund $400, Jockey Welfare Fund $400.
Class 1, Handicap, No age restriction, No sex restriction
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $9625
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 7 - SPRINGBOARD TO FAME 2YO SHOWCASE PLATE (1200 METRES)
Of $45,000. 1st $21,000, 2nd $8,000, 3rd $4,000, 4th $2,800, 5th $1,700, 6th $1,400, 7th $1,300, 8th $1,300, 9th $1,300, 10th $1,300, Equine Welfare Fund $450, Jockey Welfare Fund $450.
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Two-Years-Old, No sex restriction
The winner of the 2yo Maiden Plate at Grafton on 28JUN20 is exempt from ballot. Set Weights and Penalties. Colts and Geldings 56kgs, Fillies 54kgs. Any win of $25000 or more to the winner incurs a penalty of 2kgs for each win to a maximum 60kgs for C/G's and 58kgs for Fillies. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney, if equal then by lot.
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $9625
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf

Race 8 - THE BIG MAIDEN SHOWCASE HANDICAP (1200 METRES)
Of $45,000. 1st $21,000, 2nd $8,000, 3rd $4,000, 4th $2,800, 5th $1,700, 6th $1,400, 7th $1,300, 8th $1,300, 9th $1,300, 10th $1,300, Equine Welfare Fund $450, Jockey Welfare Fund $450.
Maiden, Handicap, No age restriction, No sex restriction
If a ballot is needed the following elimination order applies. 1. Any unraced horse that has not been placed in a trial 2. Any unraced horse that has not won a trial. 3. Any raced horse that has not earnt prizemoney in excess of $500 per start at any of their last 3 starts, if equal the horse having most starts is next eliminated, if still equal by lot. 4. Any horse that has earnt more than $500 but less than $2000 per start at any of their last 3 starts, if equal, then average prize money over their last 3 starts, if still equal by lot. 5. Any unraced country trial winner. 6. Any unraced provincial trial winner. 7. Any unraced metropolitan trial winner. 8. Any horse that has earnt prizemoney in excess of $1999 per start at any of their last 3 starts, then average prizemoney over their last 3 starts, if still equal by lot.
BOBS Silver Bonus Available Up To $9625
Apprentices can claim.

Track Name: Main Track Type: Turf