First Class Ticket To Rio A Likely Starter At Grafton
Feb 26, 2015
Marc Quinn will supply one runner at this stage in the form of First Class Ticket To Rio to the Grafton Clarence River Jockey club race meeting on Friday, February 27 with a heavy 10 surface current, with drying conditions about, with fine weather predicted between now and race day.
The soul stable runner will see First Class To Rio first up from a spell in race five at 4:50 PM in the Tradesmen's Day April 24 over 1215 m with Andrew Adkins aboard jumping from barrier 4 in a field of 12.
First Class To Rio is a five-year-old Bay mare having start number 12 with three wins and four placings earning prize-money in excess of $42,000 after ending last preparation at Canterbury, she returned with a barrier trial at Taree on February 3 finishing seven of nine over 1007m and was last seen preparing for this via a Port trial over a thousand metres taking out that trial by a head on the line in a time of 1:00.57. The stable would like to wish connections of First Class To Rio the best of luck on his return to racing at Grafton.