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There is one Group 1 highlight on Australian Guineas Day 2016 at Flemington Racecourse today, Saturday March 5, as the action of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival continues.
Melbourne has a partly cloudy day ahead with a top of 27 degrees and no chance of rain so the Flemington Good (4) track rating will remain steady across the Australian Guineas Day card.
Flemington Track Report – 05/03/2016
- Rail: True Entire Circuit
- Weather: Fine
- Track Type: Turf
- Irrigation: 3mm last 24 hours, 39mm last 7 days
- Rainfall: 2mm last 24 hours, 2.8mm last 7 days
- Penetrometer: 4.85
- Track Rating: Good (4)
A bumper nine-race program kicks off this afternoon at 12:40pm (AEDT) and continues through until the card closer at 5:45pm.
The major race of the day is of course Flemington Race 7 at 4:30pm (AEDT) where the sole scratching from this year’s $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) is the Michael Moroney-trained Tulsa who heads to Sydney for a shot at the $1 million Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) instead.
Leading the latest Australian Guineas odds at Ladbrokes.com.au – home of Odds Boost! – at $2.90 for the win is the market moving Kiwi raider Xtravagant who debuts down under from barrier three shooting for a third Group 1 success.
The two key support races are Race 5 – the Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) and Race 8 – the Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m).
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Flemington Race Scratchings – 05/03/2016
Total Scratchings: 15
Race 1 – 12:40pm $100,000 Saintly Handicap (1400m)
#6 Data Point (3)
Race 2 – 1:15pm $120,000 Listed 3AW 693 News Talk Sport Stakes (1000m)
#15 River Goddess (2)
Race 3 – 1:55pm $100,000 Mrs Mac’s Family Bakery Sprint (1100m)
#7 Japhils (1)
Race 4 – 2:30pm $120,000 Listed 3AW Roy Higgins Quality (2600m)
#1 Signoff (6)
#7 Mujadale (10)
Race 5 – 3:10pm $150,000 Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m)
No current scratchings
Race 6 – 3:50pm $120,000 Listed ATA/Bob Hoystead Handicap (1000m)
#9 Kinglike (11)
#13 I’m A Flying Star (13)
Race 7 – 4:30pm $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m)
#12 Tulsa (15)
Race 8 – 5:10pm $150,000 Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m)
#7 Vital Importance (4)
Race 9 – 5:45pm $100,000 Antler Luggage Trophy (1800m)
#1 Good Value (14)
#5 Metaphorical (18)
#9 Doumaran (10)
#13 Siegestor (21)
#20e Auld Burns (3)
#22e Tenacitus (20)
*All times quoted are local (Melbourne) and subject to change
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