Flemington Super Saturday 2018 Race Scratchings & Track Report

March 10, 2018

Flemington Super Saturday 2018 Race Scratchings & Track Report

It is Super Saturday at Flemington Racecourse today, Saturday March 10, as the last of the big Melbourne Festival of Racing events wrap-up and below is a full scratchings and track report on the dual Group 1 meet.

Merchant Navy

The 2018 Newmarket Handicap odds are easing on race favourite Merchant Navy on Super Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Flemington Track Report – 10/03/2018

  • Rail: Out 4m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: 7mm last 24hrs; 45mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil

It is a hot and sunny day in Melbourne today with temperatures set to reach 34 degrees and with no chance of rainfall the current Good (4) Flemington track rating is set to stay.

Super Saturday racing kicks off at 12:15pm (AEDT) and the nine race card goes through until 5:20pm (AEDT).

There are two Group 1 highlights on the program starting with the sprinters doing battle in Race 6 – the 2018 Newmarket Handicap field still featuring the full 15 final acceptors including the defending champion Redkirk Warrior ($8) and easing $5.50 favourite Merchant Navy.

Two events later and it is the weight-for-age Australian Cup 2018 (Race 8) stealing the show and the line-up of 12 remains intact with Darren Weir’s last start Peter Young Stakes winner Gailo Chop ($3.40) the one to beat.

Check out the complete Flemington Super Saturday race program, Flemington scratchings and Melbourne Group 1 racing tips below before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the top odds across the afternoon.

Flemington Scratchings – 10/03/2018

Total Scratchings: 8

Race 1 (12:15pm) – $100,000 The Melbourne Cup Carnival On Sale Handicap (1000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:50pm) – $100,000 Club Stand Handicap (1800m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:25pm) – $100,000 The Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy (1400m)

  • #4 Burrum’s Buzz (12)

Race 4 (2:05pm) – Group 2 $200,000 MSS Security Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m)

  • #9 Toulouse (7)

Race 5 (2:40pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Kewney Stakes (1400m)

  • #11 Caribbean Pearl (14)
  • #13 Ruchla (13)
  • #14 Honey Esprit (2)

Race 6 (3:15pm) – Group 1 $1,250,000 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Read our insider 2018 Newmarket Handicap Betting Tips & Preview.

Race 7 (4:00pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m)

  • #4 Scratchy Lass (5)

Race 8 (4:35pm) – Group 1 $1,500,000 Australian Cup (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Check out our exclusive 2018 Australian Cup Tips & Betting Update.

Race 9 (5:20pm) – Listed $120,000 Incognitus Stakes (1100m)

  • #8 Vainstream (6)
  • #10 Written Choice (9)

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

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