2018 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

February 17, 2018

2018 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The autumn’s best sprinters are on show at Flemington Racecourse today, Saturday February 17, for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day 2018 and below are the meeting’s official scratchings and latest track report from HQ.

Redzel

Redzel is the star attraction at Flemington’s Black Caviar Lightning 2018 Day meeting today in Melbourne. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Flemington Track Report – 17/02/2018

  • Rail: True Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: 8mm last 24 hours; 56mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil

It is a fine day for the latest instalment of the Melbourne Festival of Racing and with sunny skies and zero chance of rain the current Good (4) Flemington track rating is set to remain.

Melbourne Saturday racing kicks off this afternoon at 12:30pm (AEDT) and continues through until Race 9 at 5:25pm (AEDT).

Three Group status races headline the Flemington racing action including the day’s namesake race, the 2018 Black Caviar Lightning feature the return of Redzel at 4:45pm (AEDT).

The original 10-horse Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field remains and there are also no scratchings, aside from emergencies, in either the 2018 CS Hayes Stakes (Race 7) for Australian Guineas-bound colts and geldings or the 2018 The Vanity (Race 6) for the returning three-year-old fillies.

Check out the full Flemington scratchings, Black Caviar Lightning Day race program and links to the autumn Group racing tips below before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best odds across the afternoon.

Flemington Race Scratchings – 17/02/2018

Total Scratchings: 8

Race 1 (12:30pm) – Listed $120,000 The Asian Executive Stakes (1100m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (1:05pm) – $120,000 Japan Racing Association Handicap (2000m)

  • #10 Bubba’s Call (8)

Race 3 (1:40pm) – $100,000 TCL TV Handicap (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:15pm) – $100,000 Goodwood Racecourse Handicap (1600m)

  • #3 Plot The Course (10)

Race 5 (2:50pm) – $100,000 Royal Ascot Handicap (1200m)

  • #2 Oak Door (8)
  • #6 Leodoro (13)
  • #14 Meridan Star (5)

Race 6 (3:25pm) – Group 3 $150,000 The Vanity (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our insider 2018 The Vanity Betting Tips & Preview.

Race 7 (4:00pm) – Group 3 $150,000 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m)

  • #17e Paret (4)
  • #18e I Have Arrived (7)

Check out our exclusive 2018 CS Hayes Stakes Tips & Betting Update.

Race 8 (4:45pm) – Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2018 best bets.

Race 9 (5:25pm) – $100,000 York Racecourse Handicap (1400m)

  • #8 Nozomi (6)

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

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