2020 The Goodwood Day: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

May 16, 2020

2020 The Goodwood Day: Morphettville Scratchings & Track Report

The final Group 1 race of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival takes place today on The Goodwood Day 2020, Saturday May 16, and below we have the latest scratchings and Morphettville track report for the bumper meeting.

Trekking. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trekking is the early 2020 The Goodwood betting market mover for the Group 1 feature in Adelaide this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Morphettville Track Report – 16/05/2020

  • Rail: +8m 1200m-W/Post, +5m Remainder Sectional 610m
  • Penetrometer: 5.96
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Soft (5)
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs; 4.5mm last 7 days

The forecast for Adelaide today is for a cool, clear day and with no chance of any rainfall across the afternoon the current Soft (5) Morphettville track rating looks set to remain.

Adelaide racing kicks off for The Goodwood Day at 11:30am (ACST) and the nine-race card continues through until the fillies and mares face off in the Group 3 Proud Miss Stakes (1200m) at 4:35pm (ACST).

The first of the Group support acts on the program runs as Race 2 with the two-year-olds facing off in the Group 3 National Stakes (1200m) ahead of a potential trip to Brisbane for the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m).

A capacity field of young stayers face off a little later in the afternoon for the Group 3 SA Fillies Classic (2500m), while there are two scratchings leaving 14 hopefuls for the Group 3 RA Lee Stakes (1600m) taking place as Race 7.

Of course, the race all punters are waiting for is Race 8 at 3:55pm (ACST) when the Group 1 $400,000 The Goodwood (1200m) steals the show.

There is one official scratching out of The Goodwood field with the Chris Bieg-trained Free Of Debt (14) coming out leaving 14 class sprinters.

Updated The Goodwood betting at Ladbrokes.com.au has Gordon Richard’s last start RN Irwin Stakes winner Gytrash as the clear $3.70 favourite followed by the likes of the race’s 2018 champ Santa Ana Lane ($7.50) and the Godolphin-raced market mover Trekking ($7.50).

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

Morphettville Scratchings – 16/05/2020

Total Scratchings: 21

Race 1 (11:30am) – $45,000 Carbine Club Handicap (2030m)

  • #6 Orleans Rock (1)

Race 2 (12:05pm) – Group 3 M&J Chickens National Stakes (1200m)

  • #5 Capricorn Ridge (8)

Race 3 (12:40pm) – $45,000 Holdfast Insurance Handicap (1050m)

  • #9 Damascus Moment (14)
  • #13 Vivi Valentina (1)

Race 4 (1:15pm) – $36,000 Schweppes Handicap (1200m)

  • #5 Bezazzalled (14)
  • #9 Defiant Dancer (17)
  • #15e Harpuna (10)
  • #16e La Vita (6)
  • #17e La Croft (18)

Race 5 (1:55pm) – $120,000 Group 3 TAB SA Fillies Classic (2500m)

  • #7 Miss Harriette (8)

Race 6 (2:35pm) – Listed $100,000 AAMI Centaurea Stakes (2030m)

  • #1 Eperdument (7)
  • #6 Supre (9)
  • #16e Global Sanction (16)
  • #18e Dreamed (13)

Race 7 (3:15pm) – Group 3 $120,000 Robert & Fay Gerard R A Lee Stakes (1600m)

  • #1 Reykjavik (10)
  • #10 Danon Roman (16)

Race 8 (3:55pm) – Group 1 $400,000 The Furphy Goodwood (1200m)

  • #13 Free Of Debt (14)

Race 9 (4:35pm) – Group 3 $120,000 TAB Proud Miss Stakes (1200m)

  • #17e Lakhani Rose (20)
  • #18e Lunar Light (4)
  • #19e Aray Of Sunshine (3)
  • #20e Eugene’s Pick (16)

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

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