2014 Railway Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today the biggest Perth Summer Racing Carnival meeting takes place at Ascot Racecourse for Railway Stakes Day 2014, scratchings and the latest track report found below.

Angelic Light

Angelic Light is the firming favourite for today’s opening Group 1 in Perth – the Winterbottom Stakes 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A bumper nine-race program, headed by a double shot of Group 1 racing, is scheduled for Perth’s ‘Super Saturday’ starting at 11:57am (local time) and continuing through until the 2015 Perth Cup hopes face off in Race 9 at 5:25pm in the $100,000 Listed Tattersall’s Cup (2100m).

Conditions on the western side of the country are, as is usual, dry with scattered clouds and the track rated a Good (3).

Ascot Track Report – 22/11/2014

  • Rail Position: Inside position
  • Track Condition: Good (3)
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Weather: Fine
  • Penetrometer: 6.4

The first of the black type races in Perth today runs as Race 3 at 1:15pm with the three-year-old sprinters facing off in the $100,000 Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m).

Group racing kicks off a little later on the card when the three-year-old stayers strut their stuff in the lucrative $400,000 Group 2 Sky Racing W.A. Guineas (1600m) at 3:15pm (Race 6) where the undefeated Disposition is the $2.20 favourite and firming at Ladbrokes.com.au.

That is followed with Race 7 at 4:00pm when a star-studded field of sprinters faces off in the $750,000 Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m), the favourite of which at $2.90 is market mover Angelic Light for Cranbourne’s Robbie Griffiths.

Next-up is the day’s marquee race at 4:45pm, Tasmania’s The Cleaner now back into $4 to win the $1 million Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m).

See below for the full Ascot scratchings to see who is in and who is out of all the races this afternoon in Perth.

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Ascot Race Scratchings – 22/11/2014

Race 1 (11:57am) – $60,000 Crown Golden Ale Plate (1000m)

#1 Lord Conrad (11), #6 Dickey (6)

Race 2 (12:37pm) – $50,000 Carlton Dry Sprint (1200m)

#9 Gigante (12)

Race 3 (1:15pm) – $100,000 Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m)

#9 Mr Motown (3)

Race 4 (1:55pm) – $100,000 Listed Carbine Club of W.A. Stakes (1400m)

No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:30pm) – $100,000 Listed Jungle Mist Classic (1200m)

No current scratchings

Race 6 (3:15pm) – $400,000 Group 2 Sky Racing W.A. Guineas (1600m)

#2 Cuanzo (3)

Race 7 (4:00pm) – $750,000 Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m)

#11 Ysmael (3)

Race 8 (4:45pm) – $1,000,000 Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m)

#17e Trading Day (12), #18e Express Service (13), #19e Miss Rose De Lago (7), #20e Rebelson (4)

Race 9 (5:25pm) – $100,000 Listed Tattersall’s Cup (2100m)

#12 Marden (6), #16e Knightlike (12), #17e Starlight Lady (2), #18e Ask Me Nicely (14)

*All times quoted are local WA time and subject to change


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