2020 Apollo Stakes Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

February 15, 2020

2020 Apollo Stakes Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse is host to a bumper 10 race card for Apollo Stakes Day 2020, the meeting’s full race scratchings and an updated track report detailed below.

Libertini. Photo: Steve Hart.

Libertini has firmed into odds-on territory in 2020 Light Fingers Stakes betting in Sydney today. Photo: Steve Hart.

Randwick Track Report – 15/02/2020

  • Rail: +6m Entire
  • Penetrometer: 5.79
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Soft (7)
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24 hrs; 322.2mm last 7 days

The heavy rainfall has eased in Sydney but with over 320mm hitting the course over the past week there is unlikely to be any upgrade to the current Soft (7) Randwick track rating.

Randwick racing gets underway at 12:15pm (AEDT) and continues through until the last at 5:50pm (AEDT).

The meeting is headlined by four Group status races, the first of which is Race 5 with seven remaining runners taking on the proven mudlark Jungle Edge ($3.60 @ Ladbrokes.com.au) in the Group 3 $160,000 2020 Southern Cross Stakes (1200m) following the scratching of #3 Lanciato (4).

The Surround Stakes-bound fillies do battle in Race 7 with the full 11 final acceptors led in betting by the returning Libertini ($1.90 @ Ladbrokes.com.au) who is into odds-on territory to win the Group 2 $200,000 2020 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m).

The marquee event of the afternoon is next-up with 10 weight-for-age gallopers engaged in the Group 2 $250,000 2020 Apollo Stakes (1400m) including four for trainer Chris Waller who chases his fifth straight win in the race and sixth overall.

The Group 3 $160,000 2020 Triscay Stakes (1200m) for the older mares is the last of the Black-Type races on the card with 13 still in the mix after Matthew Dale withdrew #9 Notation (8).

See below for the full Apollo Stakes Day 2020 race times and scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the weekend’s top racing odds.

Randwick Race Scratchings – 15/02/2020

Total Scratchings: 25

Race 1 (12:15pm) – $75,000 TAB Highway Handicap (1800m)

  • #3 Mount Bulla (6)
  • #14e Apache Junction (11)
  • #15e Raziel (5)
  • #16e Celabitofkandi (15)

Race 2 (12:50pm) – $125,000 Catanach’s Handicap (2400m)

  • #5 Knight Star (2)
  • #7 Etheridge (9)

Race 3 (1:25pm) – $125,000 Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney Handicap (1000m)

  • #6 Clear The Beach (4)
  • #7 Kings Of Leon (3)
  • #11 Spiritual Pursuit (10)

Race 4 (2:00pm) – Listed $150,000 Darley Lonhro Plate (1000m)

  • #3 Fixated (5)
  • #8 Bella Nipotina (4)
  • #9Centimental (15)
  • #12 Fayerra (2)
  • #14 Tight Ropes (13)

Race 5 (2:35pm) – Group 3 $160,000 Cellarbrations Southern Cross Stakes (1200m)

  • #3 Lanciato (4)

Race 6 (3:10pm) – $125,000 Heineken 3 Handicap (1600m)

  • #1 Attention Run (4)
  • #2 Love Shack Baby (2)
  • #10 Mrs Madrid (1)
  • #13 Monegal (7)

Race 7 (3:50pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:30pm) – Group 2 $250,000 Aquis Apollo Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 9 (5:10pm) – Group 3 $160,000 Robrick Lodge Triscay Stakes (1200m)

  • #9 Notation

Race 10 (5:50pm) – $125,000 Schweppes Handicap (1300m)

  • #11 Agassi (5)
  • #13e Manhattan Mist (6)
  • #14e Dio D’Oro (7)
  • #15e Bel Diablo (13)
  • #16e Press Box (2)

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

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