The sun is shining, the punters will soon be flocking into Randwick and racing fans across the country are gearing up for a bumper 2013 Australian Derby Day program today.
While traditionally the $1.5 million Derby is the main event, the track has sold out today for one reason.
Mighty mare Black Caviar is running in the Group 1 2013 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) where she will take on a strong field as she shoots for win 25 and her 15th at Group 1 level.
But the champion sprinter is not the only highlight on the card. Classy colt It’s A Dundeel will attempt to complete the Sydney 3YO triple crown in the 2013 Australian Derby (2400m) while Golden Slipper winner Overreach is backing up in the Group 1 2013 Inglis Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m).
It’s an all-Group card so there are six other exciting races and the good news is the fine weather and Dead (5) track means there have been limited scratchings.
Randwick 13/4/13 – Race Scratchings
Race 1 – 11:55am Kindergarten Stakes (1100m)
Race 2 – 12:30pm Carbine Club Stakes (1600m)
#6 Ninth Legion
Race 3 – 1:10pm Adrian Knox Stakes (2000m)
#12 Torio’s Pride #14 Reply Churlish
Race 4 – 1:50pm Chairman’s Quality (2600m)
#5 Dance With Her
Race 5 – 2:30pm ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m)
Race 6 – 3:10pm Doncaster Prelude (1600m)
Race 7 – 3:50pm Australian Derby (2400m)
Race 8 – 4:30pm Sapphire Stakes (1200m)
#8 Gybe #13 Ever The Same
Race 9 – 5:10pm TJ Smith Stakes (1200m)
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