Despite a few race days being abandoned there are still nine quality TAB horse racing meetings running today, Saturday 8 January 2011, including metropolitan racing in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
Metropolitan racing at Eagle Farm in Brisbane as well as racing on the Gold Coast today have both been abandoned due to the wet weather in Queensland affecting the state of the tracks.
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Horse Racing Today – Saturday 8th January 2011
- Caulfield (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 12:50pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Caulfield in Melbourne is running a total of eight races today, with Race 1 Thomas North 2YO Plate (1100m) first up at 12:50pm local time.
The Caulfield track is currently rated at Dead 4 and the weather is fine.
- Randwick (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:10pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney will feature racing today from 1:10pm local time when the first race, Yellowglen 3YO Handicap (1800m), of eight races jumps.
The weather in Sydney today is fine and the surface at Randwick has been rated Dead 5.
- Eagle Farm (QLD) – Abandoned
Racing at Eagle Farm in Brisbane today has been abandoned due to wet weather affecting the state of the track.
- Morphetville (SA) – Race 1 jumps at 12:22pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Racing in Adelaide today will be at Allan Scott Park Morphetville where a bumper nine race card will will kick off at 11:52am local time with Race 1 Allan Scott Park Morphetville Plate (1050m).
The Allan Scott Park track has been rated a Good 3 today and the weather is overcast.
- Ascot (WA) – Race 1 jumps at 4:05pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Ascot in Perth will run an eight race program today starting at 1:05pm local time with Race 1 Westspeed 2yo Plate (1000m). The Ascot racecourse has been rated a Good 3 and the weather is fine.
- Newcastle (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:35pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The Broadmeadow Racecourse in Newcastle is set to run seven races today. Race 1 Newcastle Variety Maiden Plate (1600m) will start today’s racing at 1:35pm local time.
The weather in Newcastle is currently showery and the Broadmeadow track is rated Good 3.
- Toowoomba (QLD) – Race 1 jumps at 2:00pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Racing today at Toowoomba will be on the cushion track. Today’s seven race Toowoomba meeting was originally scheduled as twilight racing but has been rescheduled as a day meeting to be run in the times vacated by the abandoned Eagle Farm meeting.
Race 1 at Toowoomba today, Trackside Photography Handicap (1100m), will now jump at 1:00pm local time. The weather is currently overcast and the track is rated Good 3.
- Pakenham (VIC) – Race 1 jumps at 12:35pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Pakenham in Victoria is running a bumper nine race program today, getting underway at 12:35pm local time with the running of Race 1 Pakenham Telstra Store Maiden (1314m).
The track today in Pakenham is rated Dead 4 and the weather is fine.
- Mudgee (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 11:00am (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
Mudgee in New South Wales will be the first race meeting to get underway today when Race 1 Whitsundays Maiden Handicap (1200m) jumps at 11:00am local time.
Racing in Mudgee today will see a total of eight races on the track which is rated Good 3 while the weather is overcast.
- Glen Innes (NSW) – Race 1 jumps at 1:42pm (AEDST) – Bet now at Luxbet
The last meeting in New South Wales today will be at Glen Innes where a total of six races will be running. Race 1 M & T Lockyer-Graziers Maiden (1000m) will be the first race to jump at 1:42pm local time.
- Gold Coast (QLD) – Abandoned
Gold Coast racing today has been abandoned due to wet weather affecting the state of the track.