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Flemington Racecourse is host to the always popular Finals Day race card today, Saturday July 4, and below we take a look at the official Saturday race scratchings at HQ and the latest Flemington track report ahead of race one.
Flemington Track Report – 04/07/2020
- Meeting: Saturday 4Jul2020 Victoria Racing Club
- Rail: True Entire Circuit
- Weather: Showers
- Dual Track Meeting: N
- Track Type: Turf
- Track Rating: Soft 7
- General Comment: Finalised 4/7 – 7:45am – Late Rider Race 9 No. 17
- Irrigation: Nil
- Rainfall: 6.4mm last 24 hours, 8.6mm last 7 days
- Track Information: Inspection 6AM 4/7
Showers are forecast for Flemington today with the chance of rain increasing in the afternoon meaning there is unlikely to be an upgrade to the current Soft (7) Flemington track rating.
Flemington racing kicks off at 11:50am (AEST) and the nine-race card continues through until the last at 4:37pm (AEST).
There are three official Black-Type, Listed feature races on the Finals Day program starting with Race 3 at 1:00pm (AEST) where the two-year-old milers face off in the Listed $120,000 Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m).
The field for the Taj Rossi is down to 10 following a trio of early scratchings and updated markets at Ladbrokes.com.au have the undefeated Cherry Tortoni – a youngster with family ties to the champion Tie The Knot – as the firming $2.40 favourite.
The Listed $128,000 All Victorian Sprint Series Final (1200m) runs as Race 5 at 2:10pm (AEST) and all 10 original acceptors remain in the mix including the $4.80 top elect I Am Someone.
The penultimate event is the Listed $128,000 VRC Winter Championship Series Final (1600m) with a field of 16 including the second two emergencies following three scratchings including the well-supported Shot Of Irish and first spare Noble Boy.
See below for the full Flemington Finals Day scratchings and race times before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for all the weekend’s best racing odd and offers.
Flemington Scratchings – 04/07/2020
- Total Scratchings: 20
Race 1 (11:50am) – $110,000 AAMI Next Generation Sprinters Series Final (1200m)
#4 The Felon (5)
#9 South Parade (1)
Race 2 (12:25pm) – $120,000 Lexus Banjo Paterson Series Final (2600m)
#1 Dal Harraild (4)
#2 Ventura Storm (7)
#8 Mr Monaco (5)
#9 Desert Path (9)
Race 3 (1:00pm) – $120,000 Listed Kennedy Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m)
#4 Confrontational (1)
#9 Maui (6)
#10 Trodaire (3)
Race 4 (1:35pm) – $120,000 G.H. Mumm Mahogany Challenge Final (2500m)
#2 Translator (5)
#3 Blue Ocean (2)
Race 5 (2:10pm) – $128,000 Listed Furphy All Victorian Sprint Series Final (1200m)
No current scratchings
Race 6 (2:50pm) – $110,000 Jim Beam Leilani Series Final (1400m)
#3 Kings Brook
Race 7 (3:30pm) – $110,000 TAB Silver Bowl Series Final (1600m)
#7 Charleise (17)
#12 Barossa Kiss (10)
Race 8 (4:05pm) – Listed $128,000 Seppelt Wines VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Final (1600m)
#8 Shot Of Irish (9)
#14 Safin (1)
#17e Noble Boy (11)
Race 9 (4:37pm) – $110,000 Schweppes Rivette Series Final (1400m)
#3 Leale (7)
#11 Power boom (2)
#13 Across The Way (12)
*All times quoted are local (Melbourne time) and subject to change
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