Epsom Handicap Day 2014 – Randwick Scratchings

October 4, 2014

Epsom Handicap Day 2014 – Randwick Scratchings

Today in Sydney the spring racing action hits its peak with Super Saturday, the 2014 Epsom Handicap Day race scratchings and track report detailed below.


Spillway is favourite to win the last on Epsom Handicap Day this afternoon - the 2014 Metropolitan Handicap. Photo: Steve Hart.

It is perfect conditions for racing at the Royal Randwick Racecourse today, the track a fast Good (3) with sunny skies for the biggest day of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

Randwick Track Report

  • Rail Position: True
  • Track Condition: Good (3)
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Weather: Fine
  • Penetrometer: 4.89

Sydney racing kicks off today at 12:20pm with the Listed Gimcrack Stakes (1000m) featuring the race debuts of eight two-year-olds.

On the all black type program are six Group races including a trio of Group 1 features.

The opening elite level is also the day’s marquee race with the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) due to jump at 4:00pm.

It’s a tight Epsom Handicap market too with four single figure hopes including Chris Waller’s George Main Stakes runner-up Royal Descent and market mover Toydini who share $5 favouritism at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Ladbrokes are also offering their famous Best Tote or SP + 20% markets on the Epsom today so check it out for the best value!

The other two features on the nine race program in Sydney then follow the Epsom with the fillies facing off in the $400,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) at 4:40pm and then the Spring Cups hopes staking their claims in the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at 5:20pm.

Flight Stakes odds are a two filly battle between First Seal ($2.40) and Winx ($2.90) who ran first and second respectively in the Tea Rose Stakes last time out.

Then closing the day, The Metropolitan Handicap betting markets are led by the autumn’s JRA Plate winner at the track Spillway ($4.60) and market mover Junoob ($4.80) coming off a Group 2 Hill Stakes win over 2000m here on September 20.

See below for the current Randwick race scratchings for Epsom Day to see who is in and out before you place your bets at Ladbrokes.com.au – home of the $500 bonus match deposit offer when you quote the code SPRINGBONUS!

Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings

Saturday October 4, 2014 @ Royal Randwick

Race 1 (12:20pm) – $100,000 Listed Keeneland Gimcrack Stakes (1000m)

#5 Love Las Vegas (8)

Race 2 (12:55pm) – $100,000 Listed NSW Thoroughbred Breeders’ Plate (1000m)

#1 Austrian (11), #3 Brooklyn (12), #4 Duvet (14), #6 Feast For Eyes (9)

Race 3 (1:30pm) – $100,000 Listed TAB Betting Season Dulcify Quality (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:05pm) – $175,000 Group 2 Sydney City Toyota Roman Consul Stakes (1200m)

No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:40pm) – $125,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven Plate (2000m)

#1 Hawkspur (1)

Race 6 (3:20pm) – $200,000 Group 2 Bloodstock.com.au Premier Stakes (1200m)

#3 Rain Affair (5)

Race 7 (4:00pm) – $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:40pm) – $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m)

#4 Twirl (1), #8 Muscovado (9)

Race 9 (5:20pm) – $400,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m)

No current scratchings

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