2020 Australian Guineas Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

February 29, 2020

2020 Australian Guineas Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Melbourne is host to Australian Guineas Day 2020 at HQ today, Saturday February 29, and below punters can find the latest Flemington track report and updated race scratchings ahead of the Group 1 autumn meet.

Alligator Blood. Photo: Steve Hart.

Alligator Blood is looking to continue his winning ways in the 2020 Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart.

  • Rail: Out 2m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: 3mm last 24 hrs; 19mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24 hrs; 11.2mm last 7 days

The Melbourne forecast is for a mostly sunny day and there is no rain on the radar meaning the current Good (4) Flemington track rating should remain in play across the afternoon.

Flemington racing kicks off for Guineas Day at 12:35pm (AEDT) and the nine-race program continues through until the last at 5:30pm (AEDT).

The race all the fans are turning up to see is scheduled to run as Race 7 with the Group 1 2020 Australian Guineas (1600m) featuring all eight original acceptors.

The latest Australian Guineas odds online for the $1.5 million feature have the gun Kiwi Catalyst ($2.50 @ Ladbrokes.com.au) as the firm favourite to turn the tables on the flying Alligator Blood ($3.10) following the duo’s thrilling CS Hayes Stakes battle a fortnight back.

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

Flemington Scratchings – 29/02/2020

Total Scratchings: 9

Race 1 (12:35pm) – $125,000 Mittys Handicap (1100m)

  • #6 Street Icon (8)

Race 2 (1:10pm) – Listed $140,000 Roy Higgins Quality (2600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:45pm) – Listed $140,000 Very Special Kids Plate (1000m)

  • #5 Bella Nipotina (7)
  • #7 Hard Rock Girl (12)
  • #12 Dottie Dee (3)

Race 4 (2:20pm) – Group 3 $160,0900 Furphy Ale Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:55pm) – Group 3 $160,000 The TAB Shaftesbury Avenue Handicap (1400m)

  • #3 Rock (8)
  • #4 Yulong January (7)
  • #8 Ef Troop (4)

Race 6 (3:30pm) – Listed $140,000 ATA/Bob Hoysted Handicap (1000m)

  • #1 Soothing (5)

Race 7 (4:10pm) – Group 1 $1,500,000 Kennedy Australian Guineas (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:50pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Thoroughbred Club Blamey Stakes (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 9 (5:30pm) – $125,000 Japan Racing Association Trophy (1200m)

  • #2 Fox Hall (11)

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

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