2020 Gai Waterhouse Classic Day: Ipswich Scratchings & Track Report

July 18, 2020

2020 Gai Waterhouse Classic Day: Ipswich Scratchings & Track Report

The action of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival moves west to Ipswich Racecourse today, Saturday July 18, for Gai Waterhouse Classic Day 2020 and below are the latest scratchings and track report for the dual Black-Type meet.

Gai Waterhouse Horse Trainer (Photo: Daniel Costello) - Races.com.au

The feature race at Ipswich today is named in honour of star Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Ipswich Track Report – 18/07/2020

  • Race Club: Ipswich Turf Club
  • Rail: True Entire Course
  • Penetrometer: 5.3
  • Weather: Fine
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • General Comment: Finalised 18/7 – 7:45am
  • Irrigation: 2mm last 24hrs, 12mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs, 1mm last 7 days

It is a fine and sunny day west of Brisbane today and with no rain on the forecast the current Good (4) Ipswich track rating looks set to stay across the day.

Racing at Ipswich kicks off at 11:48am (AEST) and the nine-race program continues through until the day’s feature race closes the card with the Listed $125,000 Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at 4:44pm (AEST).

The 2020 Gai Waterhouse Classic field features a capacity 16 starters including the two emergencies who come in for the scratched runners – #1 Jamaican Rain (14) and #3 Pennino (15) both withdrawn.

Updated odds on Ipswich Race 9 have Steven O’Dea’s Listed Bright Shadow Quality winner Jami Lady as the firming $3.30 favourite through Ladbrokes.com.au to make it three straight wins.

Earlier in the day the key support act takes place with the Listed $85,000 Eye Liner Stakes (1200m) for the sprinters scheduled as Race 7 at 3:32pm (AEST).

The Eye Liner Stakes 2020 field features all 14 original acceptors including one of the Gai Waterhouse scratchings, Pennino ($4.60 @ Ladbrokes.com.au), who is battling for top spot in betting with the Chris Munce-trained Boomsara ($4.40 @ Ladbrokes.com.au).

See below for the full Ipswich race card, jump times and official scratchings before heading over to Ladbrokes.com.au for the best winter racing odds and offers.

Ipswich Race Scratchings – 18/07/2020

  • Total Scratchings: 21

Race 1 (11:48am) – $65,000 Ipswich Events & Entertainment Centre QTIS Two-Years-Old Handicap (1666m)

No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:23pm) – $65,000 Schweppes Benchmark 85 Handicap (1666m)

#5 My Giuliano (6)

#9 Amicitia (4)

Race 3 (12:58pm) – $65,000 Whittington @ Grandview Stud Open Handicap (2150m)

No current scratchings

Race 4 (1:33pm) – $50,000 Sirromet Colts, Geldings and Entires Benchmark 78 Handicap (1200m)

#3 Atochmore (7)

#4 I Dream Of Green (11)

#5 Pinnacle Star (9)

#9 Ecker Road (4)

Race 5 (2:12pm) – $65,000 Follow Racing @Ipswichturfclub Class 6 Plate (1350m)

#3 Epic Rant (10)

#4 Langhro (5)

#6 Up Trumpz (8)

Race 6 (2:52pm) $50,000 Ray White Ipswich Fillies and Mares Benchmark 78 Handicap (1200m)

#1 Jardin Rouge (15)

#7 Light Up The Room (14)

#8 Foxpack (10)

#10 Copywriter (13)

#11 Smug Satisfaction (11)

Race 7 (3:32pm) – Listed $85,000 Eye Liner Stakes (1200m)

No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:08pm) – $65,000 Carlton Mid QTIS Three-Years-Old Handicap (1350m)

#3 Starla (16)

#8 Sunday Sassy (7)

#10 Chicago O’Brien (5)

#15 Dynamic Duo (4)

$16 Miss Bultiz (14)

Race 9 (4:44pm) – Listed $125,000 TAB Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m)

#1 Jamaican Rain (14)

#3 Pennino (15)

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

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