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The only Group 1 race day of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival takes place at Eagle Farm today, Saturday June 6, and below are the full Stradbroke Handicap Day 2020 scratchings and track report.
Eagle Farm Track Report – 06/06/2020
- Rail: +3m Entire Course
- Penetrometer: 4.4
- Weather: Fine
- Track Type: Turf
- Track Rating: Good (4)
- Irrigation: Nil
- Rainfall: Nil last 24 hrs; 1.5mm last 7 days
- Track Information: Irrigated 12mm 26/5, heavy dew on track 6/6, possible upgrade during the day
The forecast in Brisbane is for a fine and sunny day and, without any chance of serious rainfall, the current Good (4) Eagle Farm track rating looks set to remain or possibly even be upgraded as the meeting progresses.
Eagle Farm racing gets underway at 11:10am (AEST) and the nine-race card continues through until the Listed Mick Dittman Plate (1000m) for the three-year-old sprinters at 4:15pm (AEST).
Punters are in for a big day of Brisbane racing that includes a trio of Group status races beginning with the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2200m) at 2:15pm (AEST).
Race 6 on the Stradbroke Handicap Day program, this race for the three-year-old stayers features all 15 original final acceptors led in betting by the improving Chris Anderson-trained Ballistic Boy ($2.60 @ Ladbrokes.com.au).
Next-up the season’s best two-year-old middle-distance types do battle in the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1400m) running over a reduced distance this season due to COVID-19.
The 2020 J.J. Atkins field remains at capacity with all 18 original final acceptors in the mix including easing $4 favourite Rothfire jumping from barrier 13.
The meeting’s marquee race and the premier Queensland racing event then takes centre stage at 3:35pm (AEST) with the running of the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).
The 2020 Stradbroke Handicap may only be worth $350,000, but the capacity 18-starter field is top-notch and includes the likes of last weekend’s Fred Best Classic winning colt Dawn Passage ($5.50) with the outside alley to overcome and the defending champion Trekking ($8) drawn only one on the favourite’s inside.
See below for the full Eagle Farm race scratchings and Stradbroke Handicap Day 2020 race times before heading online to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best winter racing odds and offers.
Eagle Farm Scratchings – 06/06/2020
Total Scratchings: 27
Race 1 (11:10am) – $65,000 Ascot Green BM80 Handicap (2200m)
- No current scratchings
Race 2 (11:45am) – $65,000 TAB BM90 Handicap (1400m)
- #7 Plenty (3)
Race 3 (12:20pm) – $65,000 Mullins Lawyers BM75 Handicap (1200m)
- #6 Red Doulton (17)
- #10 Heritage Sash (11)
- #12 Ruuca (14)
- #13 Dynamic Verse (16)
- #15 King Of The Desert (15)
- #17e Pure Pulse (6)
Race 4 (12:55pm) – $65,000 Thank You BRC Members CL6 Plate (1815m)
- #12 Milk Man (14)
- #13 So Dapper (13)
Race 5 (1:35pm) – $65,000 TAB Alan Shuck BM85 Handicap (1000m)
- #9 One Stryke (11)
- #11 Archer’s Paradox (15)
- #14e Desert Man (13)
- #15e Hi Fiver (16)
- #16e Kalik (8)
- #17e Belle’s Pluck (9)
Race 6 (2:15pm) – $175,000 Group 3 7 Racing Rough Habit Plate (2200m)
- No current scratchings
Race 7 (2:55pm) – Group 1 $350,000 XXXX Dry J.J. Atkins (1400m)
- #19e See Marie (18)
- #20e Sea Boss (12)
Race 8 (3:35pm) – Group 1 $350,000 TAB Stradbroke Handicap (1400m)
- #19e Baccarat Baby (3)
- #20e Brave Song (12)
- #21e Bandipur (7)
- #22e Military Zone (15)
- #23e Delectation Girl (6)
Race 9 (4:15pm) – Listed $85,000 Nuturf Mick Dittman Plate (1000m)
- #13e Naval Strike (16)
- #14e Clever Miss (4)
- #15e Mocking (3)
- #16e Dynamic Verse (13)
- #17e Swan Island (5)
*All times quoted are local (AEST) and subject to change
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