2020 Winx Guineas Day: Sunshine Coast Scratchings & Track Report

July 11, 2020

2020 Winx Guineas Day: Sunshine Coast Scratchings & Track Report

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club is host to the latest Queensland Winter Racing Carnival meeting today, Saturday July 11, with Winx Guineas Day 2020 taking place at Caloundra and below we take a look at the latest scratchings and track report.

Winx (Photo: Steve Hart) - Races.com.au

Winx Guineas Day honours four-time Cox Plate champion Winx who won the meeting’s Group 3 feature as a three-year-old. Photo: Steve Hart.

Sunshine Coast Track Report – 11/07/2020

  • Rail: True Entire Course
  • Penetrometer: 6.8
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Heavy 9
  • General Comment: Finalised 11/7 – 7:45am
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: 5mm last 24hrs, 55mm last 7 days
  • Track Information: Track is rated Heavy 9 on Main Circuit and Heavy 10 in 1000m Chute

It is shaping up as a day for the mudlarks on the Sunny Coast with plenty of recent rainfall and a partly cloudy day on the forecast seeing a Heavy (9) Caloundra track rating force 40 official scratchings.

Saturday racing at the Sunshine Coast gets underway at 12:18pm (AEST) and the nine-race card continues through until the last at 5:25pm (AEST) this afternoon.

The meeting’s feature race takes place as Race 7 at 4:03pm (AEST) with the newly renamed Group 3 $125,000 Winx Guineas (1600m).

Formerly the Sunshine Coast Guineas, the event now honours the famous 2015 winner Winx who would go on to win 33 straight races including an historic four Cox Plate victories.

This season’s Winx Guineas field is down to nine with five early scratchings from the line-up, updated markets at Ladbrokes.com.au led by the Stuart Kendrick-trained Star Of Michelin ($2.80).

Race 8 is the other key event on the program with the middle-distance sprinters doing battle in the Listed $85,000 Glasshouse Handicap (1400m).

After four scratchings there are eight remaining runners in the 2020 Glasshouse Handicap field with odds firming on the Mark Currie-trained Soxagon ($2 @ Ladbrokes.com.au to make it four wins from his past five starts.

See below for the full Winx Guineas Day 2020 race line-up, Sunshine Coast scratchings for Saturday and jump times before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for all the day’s top racing odds.

Sunshine Coast Scratchings – 11/07/2020

  • Total Scratchings: 40

Race 1 (12:18pm) – $65,000 Butler McDermott Lawyers Bruce McLachlan Classic QTIS 2YO Handicap (1000m)

#10 Hallsidehankypanky (7)

Race 2 (12:53pm) – $50,000 XXXX Dry No Metro Wins Handicap (1200m)

#2 Musical Genius (11)

#3 Hi Fever (2)

#6 Moscini (1)

#12 Villeneuve Lady (5)

Race 3 (1:28pm) – $50,000 Reed Racing QLD Class 3 Plate (1400m)

#3 Slow Hands (5)

#6 Liability (1)

#7 Wren’s Day (9)

#10 The Driller (2)

Race 4 (2:07pm) – $65,000 Stanley River Thoroughbreds Benchmark 80 Handicap (1400m)

#6 I Dream Of Green (11)

#7 Potro Duro (3)

#8 Beat The Beast (6)

#11 Reiby The Red (12)

Race 5 (2:47pm) – $65,000 Fuji Xerox Business Centre Class 6 Handicap (1600m)

#1 Bold Assassin (2)

#3 Saxton Rock (12)

#5 Tatcee (9)

#6 High Power (7)

#9 Mymming (6)

#10 Zoulou Dancer (8)

Race 6 (3:27pm) – $65,000 Access Insulation Sunshine Coast QTIS Three-Years-Old Handicap (1000m)

#4 Kalik (13)

#9 Roasted (8)

#13 Norm’s Choice (10)

Race 7 (4:03pm) – $125,000 Winx Guineas (1600m)

#4 Naval Strike (6)

#8 Buzzer Beater (9)

#11 Starla (1)

#12 Maozi (12)

#14 Miss Margs (14)

Race 8 (4:48pm) – $85,000 Listed TAB Glasshouse Handicap (1400m)

#1 Deep Image (8)

#5 Right Or Wrong (9)

#9 Fabulonh (7)

#10 Noble Boy (3)

Race 9 (5:25pm) – $65,000 Kendrick Racing Class 6 Plate (1000m)

#1 Hi Fever (1)

#4 Rock Beat (6)

#6 Desert Man (2)

#9 Moscini (18)

#10 Piracy (10)

#11 Takes Time (4)

#12 Jardin Rouge (12)

#14 Malahat (16)

#15 Mogador (3)

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

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