Melbourne Cup 2010 Flemington Track Rated Dead

The Flemington track, home to the 2010 Melbourne Cup at 3:00pm (AEDST) today, is currently rated a Dead 5 upgraded from the Slow 7 it was evaluated at yesterday.

2010 Melbourne Cup track – Flemington currently rated Dead 5

After Flemington had deteriorated to a Heavy 9 on Victoria Derby Day last Saturday, today’s track rating is a massive improvement.

There is still a significant amount of give in the track, keeping those Melbourne Cup horses that like the ground worse than good including Geelong Cup winner Americain, Irish mare Profound Beauty and Manighar a solid chance in the 150th Melbourne Cup.

With only slight showers forecast for Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day, by the Melbourne Cup start time the track could be up to a Dead 4.

The rails are out 3 metres the entire circuit, while the penetrometer is at 4.83 – perfect for the internationals.

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