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Royal Randwick will play host to a talent-rich nine race card for 2016 George Main Stakes Day this afternoon, highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over a mile.
It is a fine day in the greater Sydney metropolitan region today, however 7.4mm of rain throughout the last seven days has seen the Royal Randwick track rated a ‘Soft 5’ on 2016 George Main Stakes Day.
The George Main Stakes Day action will officially get underway with the running of the TAB Highway Handicap (1000m) at 12:15pm local time, and will conclude with the Sensis Dash (1200m) at 5:15pm.
Royal Randwick Track Report – 17/9/2016
- Rail: True
- Penetrometer: 5.31
- Track Rating: Soft 5
- Weather: Fine
- Track Type: Turf
- Irrigation: Nil
- Rainfall: Nil last 24 hours, 7.44mm last 7 days
A total of six black type races will be contested on 2016 George Main Stakes Day at Randwick, beginning with Race 3; the Listed Heritage Stakes (1100m) for three-year-old’s at 1:25pm.
Both the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m) and Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) have drawn some of the Spring Carnival’s most exciting prospects, while only six runners remain in contention for the Group 1 George Main Stakes, including champion mare Winx.
The Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) and Group 3 Bill Ritchie Quality (1400m) officially complete the graded races on George Main Stakes Day this afternoon.
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Royal Randwick Scratchings – 17/9/2016
Race 1 (12:15pm) – TAB Highway Handicap (1000m)
No Current Scratchings
Race 2 (12:50pm) – #TheRaces Handicap (1600m)
Race 3 (1:25pm) – Listed Heritage Stakes (1200m)
#1 Russian Revolution
Race 4 (2:00pm) – Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m)
Race 5 (2:35pm) – Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m)
Race 6 (3:15pm) – Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m)
#1 Tosen Stardom
#6 Le Romain
Race 7 (3:55pm) – Group 2 The Shorts (1100m)
No Current Scratchings
Race 8 (4:35pm) – Group 3 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m)
#12 War Jet
Race 9 (5:15pm) – Sensis Dash (1200m)
#2 Wild ‘N’ Famous
#7 Hill Spy
#16 Echo Effect
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