2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

September 17, 2016

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

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.

Winx remains favourite to win the Group 1 George Main Stakes at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Winx remains favourite to win the Group 1 George Main Stakes at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

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)

#2 Torgersen

Race 3 (1:25pm) – Listed Heritage Stakes (1200m)

#1 Russian Revolution

Race 4 (2:00pm) – Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m)

#11 Savvan

Race 5 (2:35pm) – Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m)

#7 Signoff
#8 Tavago

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
#5 Smakatus
#7 Hill Spy
#16 Echo Effect

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