Chipping Norton Stakes Day 2018: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

March 3, 2018

Chipping Norton Stakes Day 2018: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

Winx headlines the racing action at Royal Randwick Racecourse today, Saturday March 3, for 2018 Chipping Norton Stakes Day – a detailed track report and latest Sydney race scratchings across the card detailed below.

Winx

Returning superstar Winx headlines the Randwick racing action on Chipping Norton Stakes Day 2018. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Randwick Track Report – 03/03/2018

  • Rail: +3m Entire Circuit
  • Penetrometer: 5.41
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Soft (5)
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24hrs; 3mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs; 57.6mm last 7 days

It is a partly cloudy but fine day in Sydney today and with zero chance of rainfall across the afternoon the current Soft (5) Randwick track rating is only set to improve ruling out any genuine mudlark tips.

Sydney racing kicks off at 12:25pm (AEDT) and the nine-race card continues through until 5:30pm (AEDT).

There are six Group status Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival events on the program headlined of course by the highly anticipated return of glamour mare Winx in the 2018 Chipping Norton Stakes.

Winx races today in Randwick Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEDT) and there will be nothing stopping Chris Waller’s $1.08 favourite from securing her record 16th Group 1 turf triumph and her third straight Chipping Norton Stakes trophy.

Other highlights include the Golden Slipper hopes running races three and four – the Skyline Stakes and Sweet Embrace Stakes – along with a smart field of mares contesting the country’s latest Group 1 event – the 2018 Surround Stakes (Race 7).

See below for the official Randwick race scratchings, Chipping Norton Stakes Day program and links to the Sydney Group racing tips to lock in at Ladbrokes.com.au including Winx to win first-up and make it 23 straight victories.

Randwick Scratchings – 03/03/2018

Total Scratchings: 12

Race 1 (12:25pm) – $60,000 TAB Highway Plate (1600m)

  • #5 Hello China (11)

Race 2 (1:05pm) – $100,000 The Tahiti Travel Connection Handicap (2000m)

  • #5 Quick Defence (11)
  • #6 Sizzling Bullet (120
  • #11 Multifacets (3)

Race 3 (1:40pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Skyline Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our insider 2018 Skyline Stakes Betting Tips & Preview.

Race 4 (2:15pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Chandon S Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m)

  • #13 Nuclear Blitz (5)
  • #14 Moana Marie (1)

View our top 2018 Sweet Embrace Stakes Tips & Odds Update.

Race 5 (2:50pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Liverpool City Cup (1300m)

  • #13 Mishani Honcho (7)

Race 6 (3:30pm) – Group 1 $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our Winx-dominated 2018 Chipping Norton Stakes Trifecta Tip.

Race 7 (4:10pm) – Group 1 $500,000 James Boag’s Premium Surround Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Check out our insider 2018 Surround Stakes Betting Tips.

Race 8 (4:50pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Guy Walter Proven Thoroughbreds Stakes (1400m)

  • #1 Egg Tart (6)
  • #9 Faraway Town (9)

Race 9 (5:30pm) – $100,000 Championship Hospitality Handicap (1200m)

  • #4 Top Striker (3)
  • #6 Burradoo (16)
  • #16 Eccellere (2)

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

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