2020 Super Saturday: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

March 7, 2020

2020 Super Saturday: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Super Saturday 2020 steals the show in Melbourne today, Saturday March 7, with the full Flemington race scratchings and HQ track report detailed below.

Exceedance. Photo: Steve Hart.

Exceedance is favourite to win the 2020 Newmarket Handicap first-up on Super Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Flemington Track Report – 07/03/2020

  • Rail: Out 8m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Soft (6)
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24 hrs; 20mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24 hrs; 71.8mm last 7 days

The Melbourne forecast for Super Saturday is for a partly cloudy but otherwise fine day and with no chance of any serious rainfall the current Soft (6) Flemington track rating should remain across the afternoon.

Flemington racing kicks off this afternoon at 12:20pm (AEDT) and the nine-race card continues through until 5:20pm (AEDT).

The meeting is headlined by two Group 1 Melbourne Festival of Racing features starting with race six at 3:25pm (AEDT) where 11 sprinters remain in the mix for the Group 1 $1.5 million Newmarket Handicap (1200m) after the scratchings of Halvorsen (9) and Mystyko (1).

Updated Newmarket Handicap odds online at Ladbrokes.com.au have the returning Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Exceedance ($3.90) as the one to beat first-up down the straight.

The other feature race on the program is the penultimate event, the Group 1 $1.5 million Australian Cup (2000m) at 4:45pm (AEDT) where all 14 original acceptors remain including the firming $3.60 favourite for Godolphin Avilius.

See below for the latest Flemington race scratchings and track report before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best Super Saturday racing odds.

Flemington Scratchings – 07/03/2020

  • Total Scratchings: 11

Race 1 (12:20pm) – Group 3 $160,000 TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:55pm) – Group 2 $200,000 MSS Security Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m)

  • #4 Glenfiddich (12)

Race 3 (1:30pm) – $135,000 The Nova100 Trophy (1400m)

  • #12 Western Sun (11)

Race 4 (2:05pm) – Group 3 $160,000 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m)

  • #8 Jester Halo (7)
  • #11 Goldifox (3)
  • #13 Meuse (9)

Race 5 (2:45pm) – Listed $140,000 Furphy Ale March Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 6 (3:25pm) – Group 1 $1,250,000 Seppelt Wines Newmarket Handicap (1200m)

  • #7 Halvorsen (9)
  • #8 Mystyko (1)

Race 7 (4:05pm) – $200,000 Group 2 TAB Kewney Stakes (1400m)

  • #12 Don’ttelltheboss (13)

Race 8 (4:45pm) – Group 1 $1,500,000 TAB Australian Cup (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 9 (5:20pm) – Listed $140,000 Incognitus Stakes (1100m)

  • #3 Li’l Kontra (13)
  • #7 Wayupinthesky (14)
  • #11 Born A Warrior (3)

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

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