2015 Turnbull Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

An exciting nine race card has been confirmed for 2015 Turnbull Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon, all of which will be contested at black type level and highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over 2000m.

Popular mare Royal Descent is favourite to take out this afternoon's Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart

Popular mare Royal Descent is favourite to take out this afternoon’s Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart

It is a fine day in Melbourne today and the Flemington racing surface has been rated a Good 4 as a result.

2015 Turnbull Stakes Day will officially get underway with the running of the Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes (1000m) for two-year-olds at 12:30pm local time and will culminate in the Listed Paris Lane Stakes (1400m) at 5:25pm.

Flemington Track Report – 4/10/2015

  • Rail: +9m entire course
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Irrigation: 4mm last 24 hours, 26mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: nil
  • Penetrometer: 4.88
  • Track Rating: Good 4

The Turnbull Stakes has drawn a particularly talented field of fifteen runners in 2015; highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing.

The scratching of leading contender Alpine Eagle has more than opened the race from a betting standpoint, however there is still plenty of class via the likes of Happy Trails, Hartnell, Who Shot Thebarman and Rising Romance.

Three Group 2 races will also be contested in the Gilgai Stakes (1200m), Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) and Blazer Stakes (1600m), while the winner of race 6; the Group 3 Bart Cummings (2520m) will gain ballot-free entry into the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

Leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au is currently offering the best odds on all nine races at Flemington on 2015 Turnbull Stakes Day!

Flemington Racecourse Scratchings – 4/10/2015  

Race 1 (12:30pm) – Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes (1000m)

#6 Calliope

Race 2 (1:05pm) – Listed Poseidon Stakes (1400m)

#2 Badcoe

Race 3 (1:40pm) – Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m)

No Current Scratchings

Race 4 (2:15pm) – Listed UCI Stakes (1800m)

#2 Kentucky Flyer
#18e Deputy Dan
#19e Nurburgring

Race 5 (2:50pm) – Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m)

No Current Scratchings

Race 6 (3:30pm) – Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m)

#17e At First Sight
#18e Mister Impatience

Race 7 (4:10pm) – Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m)

#7 Alpine Eagle
#17e Awesome Rock

Race 8 (4:50pm) – Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1400m)

#13 Amarela

Race 9 (5:25pm) – Listed Paris Lane Stakes (1400m)

#3 Rugged Cross
#4 Good Value
#5 Richie’s Vibe
#16 Mister Milton
#19e Tashbeeh


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