2013 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings And Track Report

2013 Zipping Classic Day may not be taking place at its regular home of Sandown but there is still plenty of exciting racing set to take place on the nine race card at Caulfield this afternoon; with the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) and the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) the feature races.

Chris Waller-trained She's Clean has been scratched from the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Chris Waller-trained She's Clean has been scratched from the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Caulfield Track Report

  • Weather: Overcast
  • Track Conditions: Dead (4)
  • Penetrometer: 5.43
  • Rail: +6m entire
  • Previous Rail: +6m Entire Circuit (19/11/2013)

There has been plenty of rain in Melbourne this week but the weather appears to have cleared now and it looks like being a perfect day for racing at Caulfield this afternoon.

The majority of the races on the card have been unaffected by scratchings and both the Zipping Classic and Sandown Guineas will be run with their full field of ten and eleven runners respectively.

The Zipping Classic will be a rematch of last weekend’s Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) last weekend, with Precedence and Sertorius doing battle once again, while classy Darley colt Paximadia will be chasing his second straight win in what is set to be his last ever start in Australia in the Sandown Guineas.

There are plenty of other exciting races taking place at Caulfield today and you can find all the scratchings below.

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Race 1 (12.15pm) – $120,000 Listed Desiree Gill Tribute Stakes (1000m)

No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:50pm) – $150,000 Listed Sandown Cup (3200m)

#5 Thubiaan, #12 Diavel

Race 3 (1:30pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Snowhite Maintenance Eclipse Stakes (1800m)

No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:10pm) – $120,000 City of Greater Dandenong Stakes (1400m)

#9 Longchamp Belle, #12 Niminypiminy, #13 Real Yummy

Race 5 (2:50pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1400m)

#7 Freereturn

Race 6 (3:30pm) – $350,000 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m)

No current scratchings

Race 7 (4:10pm) – $350,000 Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:50pm) – $135,000 Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1200m)

#7 Amaethon

Race 9 (5:30pm) – $135,000 Group 3 Summoned Stakes (1200m)

#3 She’s Clean, #14 Sinhala

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