Robert Sangster Stakes Day 2017: Morphettville Scratchings

Morphettville Racecourse in South Australia hosts 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Day today and here we take a look at the official Morphettville scratchings and Group racing tips for the afternoon.


Kenedna is favourite for Adelaide’s 2017 Australasian Oaks this afternoon at Morphettville Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The weather in Adelaide today has scattered showers predicted mid-morning, but punters are unlikely to see a downgrade to the current Good (4) Morphettville track rating on the main course.

Morphettville Track Report – 06/05/2017

  • Rail: +3m 1800m-1200m; True Remainder; Sectional 600m
  • Weather: Morning showers
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Penetrometer: 5.42
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: Nil

Morphettville autumn racing starts at 12:09pm local time this afternoon with the eight race card concluding with The Goodwood-bound three-year-old sprinters facing off in the 2017 Euclase Stakes at 4:44pm.

There are two Group 1 classics on the card attracting plenty of attention at including the 2017 Australasian Oaks where the Darren Weir-trained Kenedna is favourite to retain her undefeated record at the track.

The meeting’s namesake is next on the card with the 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes to run as Race 7 and the capacity field of fillies and mares is headlined by the likes of English and Sheidel.

See below for complete Robert Sangster Stakes program and Morphettville scratchings before checking out the updated weekend racing odds online at

Morphettville Scratchings – 06/05/2017

Total Scratchings: 10

Race 1 (12:09pm) – $100,000 MAC Drink Driving? GROW UP Handicap (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:44pm) – $100,000 Carbine Club Handicap (2010m)

No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:24pm) – $125,000 Listed “House Rules” Queen Adelaide Stakes (1050m)

#7 Emzara (3)

Race 4 (2:04pm) – $175,000 Group 3 D C McKay Stakes (1100m)

No current scratchings

View the official 2017 DC McKay Stakes Field & Odds.

Race 5 (2:44pm) – $275,000 Group 2 Hughes Limousines Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m)

#5 Turbo Miss (12)

#8 Vandancer (4)

#14 Stormsabrewing (2)

Check out our exclusive 2017 Queen Of The South Stakes Betting Tips.

Race 6 (3:24pm) – $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Australasian Oaks (2010m)

#12 Something More (15)

#18e Lilymorn (2)

#19e Sparkle (17)

#20e Shenandoah (7)

View our insider 2017 Australasian Oaks Tips & Selections.

Race 7 (4:04pm) – $1,000,000 Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m)

#21e Sweet Sherry (19)

#22e Selenia (13)

Get the top 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Betting Tips.

Race 8 (4:44pm) – $500,000 Group 2 Euclase Stakes (1200m)

No current scratchings

Read our full 2017 Euclase Stakes Betting Tips & Preview.

*All times quoted are local (ACST) and odds from – subject to change


Have your say, post a comment.