2016 Spring Champion Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The final Group 1 race card of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival runs at Royal Randwick Racecourse today, Saturday October 8, with a nine-race program scheduled for Spring Champion Stakes Day 2016.

Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose is out to make history with a 2016 Spring Champion Stakes win at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The weather in Sydney today is partly cloudy but with no chance of rainfall the current Good (3) Randwick track rating is set to stay.

Randwick Track Report – 08/10/2016

  • Rail: Out 6m Entire Course
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (3)
  • Penetrometer: 4.92
  • Irrigation: 2mm last 24 hours, 23mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil

Racing kicks off in Sydney this afternoon at 12:35pm (AEDT) and continues through until the card closer at 5:30pm (AEDT).

The meeting’s namesake race and final elite level of the year in New South Wales is the 2016 Spring Champion Stakes running as Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT).

All 11 original final acceptors for the three-years-old classic are still in the mix and the Spring Champion Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au are led by Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose ($2.70).

Read our exclusive Spring Champion Stakes Betting Tips 2016.

The only other Black-Type on the card is the 2016 Angst Stakes for the mares where two scratchings leave 10 runners including market mover Dixie Blossoms ($4 into $3.20) and the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Extensible ($3.20) who are co-favourites.

Read our full Angst Stakes Betting Preview 2016.

See below for the full Spring Champion Stakes Day program and Randwick race scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au to back your favourites at the hottest odds.

Randwick Scratchings – 08/10/2016

Total Scratchings: 16

Race 1 (12:35pm) – $100,000 Capital Bluestone Kirkham Plate (1000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (1:15pm) – $100,000 Royal Randwick Fashions On The Field Handicap (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:50pm) – $100,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Handicap (1600m)

  • #3 Harry Hotspur (1)
  • #6 More To Gain (7)

Race 4 (2:25pm) – $60,000 TAB Highway Handicap (1600m)

  • #7 Shotgun Roulette (15)
  • #17e Bond Of Faith (4)
  • #18e Loyal Toast (5)
  • #19e Far Out (3)

Race 5 (3:00pm) – $100,000 Adina Apartment Hotels Handicap (2000m)

  • #6 Salthouse (7)
  • #12 Lindwall (10)

Race 6 (3:35pm) – $100,000 #TheRaces October Handicap (1400m)

  • #2 Hippopus (1)
  • #3 Moral Victory (9)

Race 7 (4:10pm) – $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:50pm) – $150,000 Group 3 TAB Angst Stakes (1600m)

  • #2 Spirit Bird (4)
  • #5 Rocket Commander (1)

Race 9 (5:30pm) – $100,000 Sensis Dash (1200m)

  • #7 Grey Street (13)
  • #8 All But One (10)
  • #13 Lolly Shoppe (8)

*All times are local (AEDT) and subject to change

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