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Today the action of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival hits fever pitch for Stradbroke Handicap Day 2019 – the early scratchings and official Eagle Farm track report detailed below.
There are scattered showers forecast for Brisbane across the afternoon but without too much rain predicted to fall the current Good (4) Eagle Farm track rating is likely to remain for the full nine-race card.
Eagle Farm Track Report – 08/06/2019
- Rail: +2m Entire
- Weather: Scattered Showers
- Track Type: Turf
- Irrigation: Nil last 24hrs; 15mm last 7 days
- Rainfall: 0.5mm last 24hrs; 2.5mm last 7 days
- Penetrometer: 4.26
Brisbane racing on Straddie day kicks off at 11:10am (AEST) and the meeting concludes with the stayers doing battle in the Group 2 $400,000 2019 Brisbane Cup (2400m) over the mile-and-a-half at 4:15pm (AEST).
There are three elite level winter feature races taking place across the card starting with Race 6 where the season’s top two-year-olds face off in the Group 1 $600,000 2019 J.J. Atkins (1600m) where the original 15 acceptors remain in contention.
Group 1 racing continues with the $600,000 Queensland Derby (2400m) and the big news out of Eagle Farm Race 7 is the scratching of the well-fancied filly Scarlet Dream (16) meaning first emergency Home Made (12) has gained a start for trainer John Sargent.
The meetings time-honoured marquee is of course the Group 1 $1.5 million 2019 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) jumping at 3:35pm (AEST) and only the emergencies have come out of the field in Queensland’s richest race.
See below for all the Eagle Farm race times and Brisbane Saturday scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best weekend racing odds.
Eagle Farm Scratchings – 08/06/2019
Total Scratchings: 26
Race 1 (11:10am) – Listed $125,000 Kirin Daybreak Lover (1200m)
#5 All Stars (3)
Race 2 (11:45am) – Group 2 $200,000 Pages Event Hire Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m)
#5 Pecans (1)
Race 3 (12:20pm) – Listed $125,000 RadioTAB The Wayne Wilson (1600m)
#13 Star Of The Seas (4)
#17 Another Dollar (14)
Race 4 (12:55pm) – Listed $125,000 Jim Beam Black Hinkler Handicap (1200m)
#2 Streets Of Avalon (2)
#3 Quilista (7)
#5 Isaurian (19)
#6 Keen Array (160
#7 Camdus (21)
#8 Cradle Mountain (12)
#11 Deprive (11)
#18 Egyptian Bullet (18)
#20e Traumatised (8)
Race 5 (1:35pm) – Group 2 $350,000 Ascot Green Queensland Guineas (1600m)
#6 Napoleon Solo (15)
Race 6 (2:15pm) – Group 1 $600,000 Magic Millions J.J. Atkins Plate (1600m)
No current scratchings
Race 7 (2:55pm) – Group 1 $600,000 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2400m)
#16 Scarlet Dream (16)
#20e Mrs Madrid (3)
#21e Itz Lily (4)
#22e Bobby Dee (11)
#23e Fuji Fury (21)
Race 8 (3:35pm) – Group 1 $1,500,000 TAB Stradbroke Handicap (1400m)
#19e Tactical Advantage (5)
#20e Streets Of Avalon (9)
#21e Ringerdingding (21)
#22e Redouble (6)
#23e Siren’s Fury (4)
Race 9 (4:15pm) – Group 2 $400,000 Lexus Brisbane Cup (2400m)
#19e Bobby Dee (10)
#20e Mrs Madrid (3)
*All times quoted are local (AEST) and subject to change
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