2019 Melbourne Cup Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

November 5, 2019

2019 Melbourne Cup Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Melbourne Cup Day 2019 is here with the $8 million two-mile classic headlining the day’s racing action in Melbourne, the full Flemington race scratchings and track report ahead of the first found below.

Finche. Photo: Steve Hart.

Finche is new favourite in 2019 Melbourne Cup Betting for Flemington Race 7 this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

Flemington Track Report – 05/11/2019

  • Rail: Out 3m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Tracking Rating: Soft (6)
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24 hours; 23 mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: 12.2mm last 24 hours; 36.2 mm last 7 days

The Melbourne Cup Day racegoers are in for a fine day trackside with the latest Flemington forecast showing partial cloud but zero rainfall.

The current Slow (7) Flemington track rating for Cup Day could then be upgraded by the time the ‘race that stops a nation’ steals the show at 3:00pm (AEDT).

The Melbourne Cup race takes place as Flemington Race 7 with a 24-horse field full of international raiders facing off for the $4.4 million prize money on offer to the Melbourne Cup winner.

With no early scratchings from the Melbourne Cup 2019 field the latest odds at Ladbrokes.com.au are led by the Chris Waller-trained Finche ($8.50) out to hand his master trainer with his first ‘Loving Trophy’.

Following Finche in the 2019 Melbourne Cup betting markets at $9 is the powerhouse Japanese-trained Caulfield Cup champ Mer De Glace ($9) looking to extend his brilliance out over the 3200m.

See below for the full Flemington Melbourne Cup Day race times and scratchings before backing your Melbourne Cup Day tips online through Ladbrokes.com.au.

Flemington Scratchings – 05/11/2019

Total Scratchings: 18

Race 1 (10:55pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Darley Ottawa Stakes (1000m)

  • #4 Divine Caprice (15)

Race 2 (11:35pm) – $125,000 Grinders Coffee Roasters Trophy (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (12:10pm) – $125,000 TAB Trophy (1700m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (12:45pm) – $135,000 The Macca’s Run (2800m)

  • #11 Sirkos (12)
  • #15 Manning Road (1)

Race 5 (1:20pm) – $135,000 Schweppervescence Plate (1000m)

  • #8 Dirty Work (12)
  • #9 Young Liam (16)
  • #19 Magic Pippa (6)

Race 6 (1:55pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Jim Beam Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (3:00pm) – Group 1 $7,750,000 Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:00pm) – Listed $175,000 Furphy Plate (1800m)

  • #3 Cascadian (7)
  • #7 Kaspersky (4)
  • #10 Kaonic (15)
  • #13 Pushin’ Shapes (1)
  • #16 Dealmaker (9)

Race 9 (4:40pm) – Listed $175,000 MSS Security Sprint (1200m)

  • #3 Haunted (3)
  • #8 Torgersen (5)

Race 10 (5:15pm) – Listed $175,000 The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (1400m)

  • #3 Done By Me (19)
  • #12 Excelida (2)
  • #14 Sophia’s Choice (16)
  • #15 Charleise (6)
  • #19e Affair To Remember (18)

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

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