Lightning Stakes Day Fields – Flemington Race Scratchings Saturday Febraury 19

February 19, 2011

Lightning Stakes Day Fields – Flemington Race Scratchings Saturday Febraury 19

Flemington Racecourse is hosting a top-class day of racing this Saturday with an elite eight race line-up set to take place for Lightning Stakes Day 2011 and with less than an hour until Flemington Race 1 jumps, the Races.com.au team take a look at the early Flemington Stakes Day field scratchings.

The headline race on today’s Flemington card is Race 6 – the $750,000 Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) due to jump at 4:10pm (AEDST) – and so far the Lightning Stakes field has had one horse scratched.

Stirling Grove

Stirling Grove is the only Lightning Stakes scratching so far

#8 Stirling Grove is the sole 2011 Lightning Stakes scratching to date, leaving nine sprinters to face off in the speedy showdown including odds-on favourite Black Caviar.

Red hot jockey Craig Williams was due to ride Stirling Grove, Williams also losing the mount in Flemington Race 2 with #7 Down Under Boy scratched.

Another noteworthy Lightning Stakes Day race scratching is #6 We’re Gonna Rock who was the favourite to win Flemington Race 3.

In the opening Group race of the day, #3 She’s Got Gears has been withdrawn from the $200,000 Group 3 The Mittys Vanity (1400m) showdown.

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Lightning Stakes Day Flemington Race Scratchings – February 19, 2011

Flemington Race 1 – Talindert Stakes (1100m) – 12:50pm (AEDST)

  • #4 Gone Skiing (2)

Flemington Race 2 – Antler Luggage Handicap (2000m) – 1:30pm (AEDST)

  • #7 Down Under Boy (11)
  • #12 Port Vell (6)

Flemington Race 3 – The Big6 Handicap (1200m) – 2:10pm (AEDST)

  • #4 Midnight Mustang (14)
  • #6 We’re Gonna Rock (1)
  • #14 Snip Esprit (4)

Flemington Race 4 – The Mittys Vanity (1400m) – 2:50pm (AEDST)

  • #3 She’s Got Gears (5)

Flemington Race 5 – CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) – 3:30pm (AEDST)

No Scratchings to date.

Flemington Race 6 – Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000m) – 4:10pm (AEDST)

  • #8 Stirling Grove (2)

Flemington Race 7 – Henry Bucks Best Dressed Handicap (1400m) – 4:50pm (AEDST)

  • #1 Buccellati (8)
  • #11 Miles Above (12)

Flemington Race 8 – Gurner’s Lane Handicap (1700m) – 5:30pm (AEDST)

  • #1 Majestical (5)
  • #10 Itimio (15)
  • #12 Zevada (10)

Note: The Lightning Stakes is often misspelled “Lightening Stakes” and “Lighting Stakes”

Photo courtesy (c) Taron Clarke Photography

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