Flemington Track Downgraded to Slow for 2010 Melbourne Cup Day

The 2010 Melbourne Cup Day races are set to be run on a Slow Flemington track today after the course was downgraded from its Heavy 5 rating to a Slow 6.

With slight showers hitting the famous Flemington track, home to the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at 3:00pm (AEDST) today, this morning the ground is now mildly rain affected track more suited to the wet trackers.

2010 Melbourne Cup Track Report – Flemington Rated Slow 6

It is important to consider the Flemington track conditions when placing your Melbourne Cup Day bets, keeping in mind the form of the horse on Slow to Heavy tracks.

Melbourne Cup horses in the 23-runner field (#18 Bauer scratched from the Melbourne Cup field this morning) that will benefit from the current track conditions include:

  • #6 Mr Medici – $61
  • # 8 Americain – $13
  • # 12 Harris Tweed – $26
  • # 15 Monaco Consul – $34

So get these runners locked into your Melbourne Cup Trifectas and First Fours now to add great value to your winning Melbourne Cup dividends.

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