2017 Kingsford Smith Cup Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

The revamped Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival continues today, Saturday May 27, with Kingsford Smith Cup Day 2017 moving the action to Eagle Farm Racecourse – the meeting’s full race scratchings and track report detailed below.

Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart chases a sixth Group 1 victory in the Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

It is sunny skies in Brisbane today and no chance of any real rainfall, but the controversial Eagle Farm track is still rated a Heavy (8) after failing to recover from earlier wet weather in the sunshine state.

Eagle Farm Track Report – 27/05/2017

  • Rail Position: True Entire Course
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Condition: Heavy (8)
  • Weather: Fine
  • Penetrometer: 5.25
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: Nil

Racing at Eagle Farm kicks off at 11:57am (AEST) and continues through until the Queensland Guineas-bound three-year-olds face off in Race 8 – the 2017 Fred Best Classic – at 4:32pm (AEST).

Headlining the action is Eagle Farm Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) when the old BTC Cup runs as the 2017 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) and Egyptian Symbol (3) remains the sole scratching from the weight-for-age field.

Other highlights on the program include the 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (Race 3) for the two-year-old JJ Atkins hopefuls and the 2017 Grand Prix Stakes (Race 5) which is the key Queensland Derby lead-up for the staying three-year-olds.

Check out the complete Eagle Farm scratchings and full Kingsford-Smith Cup Day race program before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au to back your Saturday selections at the hottest odds.

Eagle Farm Scratchings – 27/05/2017

  • Total Scratchings: 26

Race 1 (11:57am) – $60,000 Green Options Racing Pty Ltd (1200m)

  • #1 Upstart Pride (12)
  • #2 Flamboyer (8)
  • #3 Coolring (16)
  • #8 Londehero (2)
  • #13 Notonyourlife (6)

Race 2 (12:37pm) – $125,000 Group 3 Programmed Property Services Lord Mayor’s Cup (1600m)

  • #5 Trubia (1)
  • #10 Mystic Opal (8)

Race 3 (1:17pm) – $250,000 Group 2 Mitavite BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m)

  • #19e Lord Cecil (7)
  • #20e Snitzepeg (2)
  • #21e Italia Bella (12)
  • #22e Icon Of Dubai (17)
  • #23e Cruze (19)

Read our full 2017 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Betting Tips & Preview.

Race 4 (1:57pm) – $125,000 Group 3 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup (2200m)

  • #3 Stampede (2)

Race 5 (2:35pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m)

  • #7 Sizzling Bullet (10)
  • #10 Valentino Rossa (12)

Read our full 2017 Grand Prix Stakes Tips & Betting Preview.

Race 6 (3:15pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1300m)

  • #4 Elle Lou (6)
  • #5 Nancy (18)
  • #19e Dream Finnish (10)
  • #20e Miles Of Krishan (5)

Race 7 (3:55pm) – $700,000 Group 1 Darley-Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m)

  • #13 Egyptian Symbol (3)

Read our full 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting Tips & Selections.

Race 8 (4:32pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Sky Racing Fred Best Classic (1400m)

  • #1 Good Standing (18)
  • #3 Heroic Valour (8)
  • #6 Hall Of Fame (11)
  • #11 Salsonic (20)
  • #15 Miss Debutante (19)
  • #17 Siren’s Fury (23)

Read our full 2017 Fred Best Classic Betting Tips & Preview.

*All times quoted (AEST) and subject to change

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