2012 Epsom Handicap Day Race Scratchings

Today it is Sydney’s turn to host a super Saturday of racing with Royal Randwick Racecourse running an all black type program headlined by four Group 1 showdowns, the meeting’s current scratchings listed below.

Fat Al

Fat Al is favourite in today's feature race, the 2012 Epsom Handicap

The action at Randwick kicks off today with the $100,000 Listed Gimcrack Stakes (1000m) for the two-year-old fillies at 12:10pm and continues right through until Race 90 – the $200,000 Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m) at 5:20pm.

The race card is littered with elite level racing action, the last Group 1’s of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the first of which is Race 5 at 2:40pm, the $400,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) where Gai Waterhouse’s undefeated youngster Proisir will jump the favourite.

Next up is Race 6 at 3:20pm, the $400,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) for the three-year-old fillies with Dear Demi and Norzita fighting for favouritism.

Then the day’s namesake race will steal the show at 4:00pm when the $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom Handicap (1600m) featuring the likes of Fat Al, Shoot Out and Rangirangdoo will face off in Race 7.

The Group 1 racing action finishes up then at 4:40pm with the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) featuring a bumper field of 2012 Caulfield Cup hopes.

Below are the full race scratchings for today’s meeting with all betting markets open now at bookmaker.com.au – home of the famous $400 bonus welcome bet offer.

Race 1 – 12:10pm Keeneland Gimcrack Stakes (1000m)

  • Scratched: #4 Diva Dee (8)

Race 2 – 12:45pm NSW Thoroughbred Breeders Plate (1000m)

  • Scratched: #2 Havana (13), #7 Raise No Doubt (14)

Race 3 – 1:20pm Vili’s Pies Roman Consul Stakes (1200m)

  • Scratched: #4 Royal Rada (1)

Race 4 – 2:00pm APN Outdoor Craven Plate (2000m)

  • Scratched: #1 Rangirangdoo (5), #5 Seville (1)

Race 5 – 2:40pm Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 6 – 3:20pm Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 – 4:00pm The Star Epsom (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 – 4:40pm McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m)

  • Scratched: #1 Efficient (4), #2 Midas Touch (9)

Race 9 – 5:20pm Styletread Premiere Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings