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Hobartville Stakes Day 2018 steals the show in Sydney today, Saturday February 24, and below is a detailed Rosehill track report and latest Saturday race scratchings from the meeting.
Rosehill Track Report – 24/02/2018
- Rail: +6m Entire Circuit
- Penetrometer: 4.89
- Weather: Fine
- Track Type: Turf
- Track Rating: Good (4)
- Irrigation: 2mm last 24hrs; 11mm last 7 days
- Rainfall: Nil last 24 hrs; 5mm last 7 days
It is a partly cloudy day in Sydney for the latest Autumn Racing Carnival meet and with only scattered showers predicted for later in the afternoon, the current Good (4) Rosehill Gardens track rating is set to stay.
Sydney Saturday racing kicks off at 12:45pm (AEST) and the nine event program continues through until 5:45pm (AEST).
There are three Group 2 autumn races on the card headlined of course by a gun field of three-year-olds heading towards the Randwick Guineas via the 2018 Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (Race 7).
All 11 original final acceptors remain in the Hobartville Stakes field including the easing favourite, Eskimo Prince Stakes winner Kementari ($7.20) and the firming Trapeze Artist ($3.60).
Race 3 on the card is the 2018 Silver Slipper Stakes for the Golden Slipper-bound two-year-olds and with two scratchings – #2 Zousain and #6 Sizzling Belle – there are just five remaining hopefuls.
Two have also come out of the Millie Fox Stakes 2018 field (Race 5) with Chris Waller’s dual Oaks winner Egg Tart and the Brad Widdup-trained Lovani out of barriers eight and seven respectively.
See below for the complete Hobartville Stakes Day race program and Rosehill scratchings for the afternoon before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au.
Rosehill Scratchings – 24/02/2018
Total Scratchings: 23
Race 1 (12:45pm) – $60,000 TAB Highway Handicap (1100m)
- #6 Never So Sirius (10)
- #7 Zardoro (11)
Race 2 (1:25pm) – $100,000 #SlipperStyle Handicap (1500m)
- #7 Lord Kingsley (9)
- #9 Invictus Prince (7)
Race 3 (2:00pm) – Group 2 $250000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m)
- #2 Zousain
- #6 Sizzling Belle
Race 4 (2:35pm) – $100,000 Spark Of Life Handicap (1100m)
- #1 Wild Heart (10)
- #5 Albumin (13)
- #9 Regimen (8)
- #10 Limbo Soul (3)
Race 5 (3:10pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Vinery Stud Millie Fox Stakes (1300m)
- #1 Egg Tart (8)
- #10 Lovani (7)
Race 6 (3:45pm) – Listed $125,000 Parramatta Advertiser Cup (1900m)
- #5 Show A Star (7)
Race 7 (4:25pm) – Group 2 $400,000 Chandon S Chic Easy Hobartville Stakes (1400m)
- No current scratchings
Race 8 (5:05pm) – $100,000 Schweppes Handicap (1100m)
- #1 Bonny O’Reilly (13)
- #2 Palazzo Pubblico (6)
- #6 Princefamous (160
- #12 Guard OF Honour (17)
- #14e Just a Bullet (3)
- #16e Pick Me Up (14)
Race 9 (5:45pm) – $100,000 Triple M Marquee Handicap (1350m)
- #13e Careless (1)
- #14e Level Eight (14)
- #15e Peacock (16)
- #16e Brazen (8)
*All times quoted are local (AEDT) and subject to change
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