2020 Missile Stakes Day: Rosehill Scratchings & Track Report

August 8, 2020

2020 Missile Stakes Day: Rosehill Scratchings & Track Report

The lead-up to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival gets underway in earnest today at Rosehill Gardens with Missile Stakes Day 2020, a full track report and the latest scratchings for the Group 2 meeting detailed below.

Melody Belle Horse Form (Photo: Steve Hart) | Races.com.au

Melody Belle narrowly holds on to favouritism in 2020 Missile Stakes betting for this afternoon in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Rosehill Track Report – 08/08/2020

  • Rail: True
  • Penetrometer: 6.16
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Heavy 9
  • General Comment: Finalised 8/8 – 7:45am
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: 25mm last 24hrs, 25mm last 7 days

A current Heavy (9) Rosehill track rating and the chance of more thunderstorms throughout the day has seen a host of scratchings across the nine-race card.

Racing at Rosehill gets underway at 11:15am (AEST) and continues through until the last at 4:55pm (AEST), which is sure to be run on a very choppy track.

The meeting’s marquee event – the Group 2 $200,000 Missile Stakes (1200m) – runs as Race 7 at 3:35pm (AEST) and has been ravaged by scratchings.

Seven withdrawals from the 2020 Missile Stakes field leaves six remaining runners led in betting by 10-time winning Kiwi mare Melody Belle ($2.80) and the Joe Pride-trained Eduardo ($2.90) who are battling for favouritism.

Click here for a full rundown of the Missile Stakes 2020 Scratchings.

The other key event on the program is Race 6 at 2:55pm (AEST) with a host of Golden Rose types running in the Listed $140,000 The Rosebud (1100m).

The three-years-old sprint has seven current runners with three scratchings from The Rosebud 2020 field including Rulership for Peter & Paul Snowden.

See below for the full Rosehill race scratchings and jump times before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the top racing odds and offers in Sydney today.

Rosehill Scratchings – 08/08/2020

  • Total Scratchings: 29

Race 1 (11:50am) – $125,000 Sky Racing Active Handicap (1500m)

#1 Royal Banquet (8)

Race 2 (12:25pm) – $125,000 Everest Carnival On Sale Handicap (1500m)

#5 Dancing Gidget (6)

#8 Almerheri (7)

Race 3 (1:00pm) – $75,000 TAB Highway Class 3 Plate (1800m)

#6 Ronan’s Rock (4)

#7 Hustled (15)

#10 Shame Warned (10)

#15e Les Amoureux (13)

#18e Wichita Warrior (18)

Race 4 (1:35pm) – $125,000 De Bortoli Wines Handicap (1200m)

#2 Yamazaki (7)

#6 Jay Jay D’Ar (8)

Race 5 (2:15pm) – $125,000 ClubNSW Western Metropolitan Region Handicap (2400m)

#3 California Longbow (7)

#8 Terwilliker (4)

#11 True Marvel (8)

Race 6 (2:55pm) – $140,000 Listed Schweppes Rosebud (1100m)

#3 Rulership (2)

#6 Return With Honour (1)

#3 Rule Of Law (9)

#9 One To Remember (7)

Race 7 (3:35pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Iron Jack Missile Stakes (1200m)

#1 Kolding (7)

#6 Cascadian (12)

#7 Special Reward (13)

#8 Hightail (3)

#9 Le Romain (4)

#12 Signore Fox (8)

#13 Savatiano (5)

Race 8 (4:14pm) – $125,000 Rosehill Bowling Club Handicap (1200m)

#5 Ghostly (2)

#7 Best Stone (3)

Race 9 (4:55pm) – $125,000 TAB Handicap (1200m)

#2 Cristal Breeze (4)

#5 Prime Star (7)

#10 He’s A Hotshot (6)

*All times quoted are local (Sydney time) and subject to change.

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