2018 C.F. Orr Stakes Day: Caulfield Scratchings & Track Report

February 10, 2018

2018 C.F. Orr Stakes Day: Caulfield Scratchings & Track Report

Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes Day 2018 kicks off Group 1 racing for the year in Melbourne today, a full Caulfield track report and updated list of race scratchings ahead of the meeting detailed below.

Black Heart Bart

Black Heart Bart is the big name 2018 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes Day scratching at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

There are scattered thunderstorms scheduled for Melbourne throughout the day meaning there could be a downgrade to the current Good (4) Caulfield track rating as CF Orr Stakes Day progresses.

Caulfield Track Report – 10/02/2018

  • Rail: True Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: 8mm last 24 hours; 46 mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil

Caulfield racing kicks off this afternoon at 12:30pm (AEDT) and the bumper nine-race Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes Day card continues through until 5:25pm (AEDT).

The action is of course headlined by a star-studded field of weight-for-age horses facing off in the Group 1 $500,000 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at 4:45pm (AEDT).

There are 13 remaining gallopers in the season’s opening elite level after Friday’s scratching of the reigning champion Black Heart Bart due to a hoof abscess.

Officially there are only six other CF Orr Stakes Day scratchings across the card making for a top day of racing and betting at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Check out the full Caulfield race program, CF Orr Stakes Day Group racing tips and Saturday Melbourne race scratchings below.

Caulfield Scratchings – 10/02/2018

Total Scratchings: 7

Race 1 (12:30pm) – $100,000 The Big Screen Company Handicap (1800m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (1:05pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (F) (1100m)

  • #12 Persuader (1)
  • #13 Sundarbans (12)

Race 3 (1:40pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) (1100m)

  • #12 John Booke (10)

Race 4 (2:15pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes TS Carlyon Cup (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:50pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m)

  • #10 Miss Oklahoma (9)

Race 6 (3:25pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our insider 2018 Rubiton Stakes Tips & Betting Preview.

Race 7 (4:05pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Hyland Race Colours Autumn Stakes (1400m)

  • #4 Cao Cao (11)
  • #8 Island Missile (6)

Race 8 (4:45pm) – Group 1 $500,000 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m)

  • #2 Black Heart Bart (3)

Read our insider 2018 CF Orr Stakes Betting Tips.

Race 9 (5:25pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

*All times quoted are local (AEDT) and subject to change

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