2019 Caulfield Cup Day: Scratchings & Track Report

October 19, 2019

2019 Caulfield Cup Day: Scratchings & Track Report

The first of the ‘Big 3’ spring majors takes place in Melbourne today with Caulfield Cup Day 2019 fighting Sydney’s The Everest meeting for the punters’ attention, and below we have a look at the latest Caulfield scratchings and track report.

Finche. Photo: Steve Hart.

Finche is favourite to win the Group 1 Caulfield Cup in Melbourne today for trainer Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart.

Caulfield Track Report – 19/10/2019

  • Rail: True Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: 6mm last 24 hours; 22mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: 0.8mm last 24 hours; 9.2mm last 7 days

The weather in Melbourne today is overcast with scattered showers predicted for later in the afternoon meaning the current Good (4) Caulfield track rating could be downgraded for the final races on the program.

Racing at Caulfield kicks off at 12:15pm (AEDT) and the bumper 10-race program continues through until the mares do battle in the 2019 Group 2 Tristarc Stakes at 5:50pm where #4 Celebrity Dream (13) from the Waller stables is the only scratching.

The meeting is obviously headlined by the Group 1 $5 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) that is scheduled as the penultimate event on the card (Race 9) at 5:15pm.

The Caulfield Cup 2019 field lost the NZ Derby winner Crown Prosecutor (2) to a leg issue on Friday paving the way for the Michael Moroney-trained emergency Sound to gain a start.

The three other Caulfield Cup emergencies have also now been scratched with barriers now confirmed for the 18-starter field.

Caulfield Cup betting at Ladbrokes.com.au is dominated by Waller’s gun import Finche ($6.50) who will jump from barrier 15 with Michael Walker in the saddle.

See below for the full Caulfield race scratchings and jump times before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best weekend racing odds and offers.

Caulfield Scratchings – 19/10/2019

Total Scratchings: 10

Race 1 (12:15pm) – $125,000 Keno Classic Handicap (1700m)

#6 Four By Four (4)

#10 Quality Seeker (7)

Race 2 (12:50pm) – $135,000 QMS Media Plate (1400m)

  • #9 Wild Vixen (12)
  • #12 Night Express (1)

Race 3 (1:25pm) – Listed $175,000 Polytrack Gothic Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:00pm) – Group 3 $350,000 Ladbrokes Classic (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:35pm) – Listed $175,000 Carlton Draught Alinghi Stakes (1100m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 6 (3:10pm) – Group 3 $200,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Ethereal Stakes (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (3:45pm) – Group 2 $300,000 McCafe Caulfield Sprint (1000m)

  • #7 I Am Immortal (9)

Race 8 (4:30pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 9 (5:15pm) – Group 1 $5,000,000 Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (2400m)

  • #13 Crown Prosecutor (2)
  • #20e Neufbosc (3)
  • #21e True Self (12)
  • #22e Prince Of Arran (11)

Read our full 2019 Caulfield Cup Tips & Exotic Caulfield Cup Race Selections.

Race 10 (5:50pm) – Group 2 $300,000 Schweppes Tristarc Stakes (1400m)

  • #5 Celebrity Dream (13)

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

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