2017 Adelaide Cup Day: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

Adelaide Cup Day 2017 lights up Morphettville Racecourse today, Monday March 13, and below we take a look at the full Morphettville race scratchings and track report.

Master Of Arts

Master Of Arts leads 2017 Adelaide Cup betting for the feature race at Morphettville this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

It is a partly cloudy day in the South Australian capital today and with no chance of any real rain across the afternoon the current Good (4) Morphettville track rating is set to stay for a perfect day of racing.

Morphettville Track Report – 13/03/2017

  • Rail: +4m 1800m-1200m; +2m Remainder. Sectional 602m.
  • Penetrometer: 5.5
  • Weather: Partly cloudy
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24hrs; 34mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: 6mm last 24hrs; 8m last 7 days

Adelaide racing kicks off at 12:42pm (local time) and continues through until the nine-race card closer at 5:30pm.

The headline race is of course the $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) scheduled as Morphettville Race 7.

Adelaide Cup race time is 4:17pm (local) and 4:47pm (AEDT).

The Adelaide Cup field is down to 19 runners after a host of early scratchings from the original acceptors and betting at Ladbrokes.com.au is led by Darren Weir’s last start Lord Reims Stakes winner Master Of Arts ($4.40).

Other highlights of the day include the Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic (Race 3) for the eligible two-year-olds including Undoubtable Miss, the Listed Matrice Stakes (Race 6) where perennial runner-up Lyuba is in with a chance and the Listed CS Hayes Memorial Cup (1600m) where Burning Front chases a fifth win on the trot.

Check out the official Morphettville race scratchings and full 2017 Adelaide Cup Day program below before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best autumn odds and offers.

Morphettville Scratchings – 13/03/2017

Total Scratchings: 18

Race 1 (12:42pm) – $60,000 7News Handicap (1050m)

  • #6 War Thunder (6)

Race 2 (1:17pm) – $60,000 Schweppes Oaks 6th May 2017 Handicap (1200m)

  • #4 Tipperary Lil (5)
  • #10 Miss Identified (4)

Race 3 (1:52pm) – $200,000 Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:27pm) – $60,000 SA Derby 13th May 2017 Handicap (1200m)

  • #7 Hanukkah Gold (3)

Race 5 (3:05pm) – $60,000 Darley Goodwood 20th May 2017 Handicap (1200m)

  • #6 Murti (12)
  • #12 Trueno (10)
  • #13 Cool Maverick (5)

Race 6 (3:42pm) – $100,000 Listed My Kitchen Rules Matrice Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (4:17pm) – $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m)

  • #11 Dandy Gent (15)
  • #14 Oncidium Ruler (14)
  • #18 Bayanova (21)
  • #23e Choysa (10)

Race 8 (4:55pm) – $100,000 Listed Schweppes CS Hayes Memorial Cup (1600m)

  • #1 Sir Isaac Newton (10)
  • #8 Dr Dapper (9)
  • #9 Baligari (5)
  • #10 Woakwine (4)

Race 9 (5:30pm) – $60,000 MAC Drunk Driving? GROW UP Handicap (1600m)

  • #7 Peninsula Links (10)
  • #14 Lord Topper (4)
  • #15 Plushenko (15)

*All times quoted are local (ACDT) and subject to change

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