2016 Randwick Guineas Day Scratchings & Track Report

The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival steps up the action this Saturday, March 5, at Royal Randwick Racecourse with a bumper nine race program taking place for Randwick Guineas Day 2016.

Press Statement

Press Statement is odds-on favourite to take out the 2016 Randwick Guineas in Sydney this Saturday, March 5. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

It is sunny skies in Sydney today with a top temperature of 28 degrees and zero chance of rain meaning the current Good (3) track rating is set to stay.

Randwick Track Report – 05/03/2016

  • Rail: True
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Irrigation: 2mm last 24hrs, 14mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs, 0.6mm last 7 days
  • Penetrometer: 4.96
  • Track Rating: Good (3)

Racing kicks off at Randwick this afternoon with black-type action straight-up in the form of the $300,000 Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m) for the two-year-old 2016 Golden Slipper-bound fillies at 12:20pm (AEDT), and continues through until the $150,000 Group 3 Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m) at 5:30pm (AEDT).

Two Group 1 features highlight the card starting with a small seven-starter field in Race 5 – the $500,000 Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) where First Seal ($2.80) is the one to beat through Ladbrokes.com.au.

The marquee race at the meeting runs as Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT) with all 13 original acceptances still engaged for the $1 million Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) where Chris Waller’s dual Group 1 winning colt Press Statement dominates betting at an odds-on price of $1.40.

See below for the full Randwick Guineas Day scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au to back your favourites across the card at the guaranteed hottest prices at the only bookie offering Odds Boost daily!

Randwick Race Scratchings – 05/03/2016

Total Scratchings: 9

Race 1 – 12:20pm $300,000 Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m)

#7 Echappe (6)

Race 2 – 1:00pm $300,000 Group 2 UNSW Todman Stakes (1200m)

#2 Astern (6)

#4 Defcon (2)

Race 3 – 1:35pm $125,000 Listed Girvan Waugh Randwick City Stakes (2000m)

#3 Sir John Hawkwood (12)

#7 Loophole (5)

#11 Himalaya Dream (3)

Race 4 – 2:10pm $150,000 Group 3 City Ford Group Aspiration Quality (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 5 – 2:50pm $500,000 Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m)

No current scratchings

Race 6 – 3:30pm $125,000 Listed Fireball Stakes (1100m)

No current scratchings

Race 7 – 4:10pm $1,000,000 Group 1 Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 8 – 4:50pm $500,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m)

#5 Va Pensiero (11)

Race 9 – 5:30pm $150,000 Group 3 Chi-X Australia Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m)

#3 I Am Zelady (9)

#9 Onemorezeta (5)

*All times listed are local (Sydney) and subject to change

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