2020 Caulfield Guineas Day: Melbourne Race Scratchings & Track Report

October 10, 2020

2020 Caulfield Guineas Day: Melbourne Race Scratchings & Track Report

Neds Caulfield Guineas Day 2020 steals the spotlight in Melbourne today, Saturday October 10, and below we have a look at the latest Caulfield race scratchings and track report ahead of the first.

Russian Camelot Horse Form (Photo: Jenny Barnes) | Races.com.au

Ladbrokes Cox Plate favourite Russian Camelot is one of the headline runners racing in Melbourne today. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Caulfield Track Report – 10/10/2020

Melbourne Racing Club              

  • Rail: True Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • General Comment: Finalised 10/10 – 7:30am
  • Irrigation: nil
  • Rainfall: 0.2mm last 24 hours, 17.6mm last 7 days
  • Track Information: Inspection 6AM 10/10; Going Stick is 8.6, shear is 8.8. Soil moisture is 25.7%

The weather in Melbourne today is partly cloudy and cool and without any rain on the forecast the current Good (4) Caulfield track rating looks set to remain across the afternoon.

Caulfield racing gets underway at 12:15pm with the Listed $175,000 Magic Millions Debutant Stakes (1000m) and the bumper 10-race card continues through until the late Caulfield Cup hopefuls do battle in the Group 2 $300,000 Neds Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at 5:45pm.

Punters are treated to four Group 1 races across the card starting with Race 6 – the $1 million Caulfield Stakes running as the Neds Stakes and featuring a small field of six dominated by the Cox Plate favourite Russian Camelot ($1.50 @ Ladbrokes.com.au).

Next-up in Race 7 the fillies do battle in the Group 1 $1 million Thousand Guineas over the mile and with the scratching of #14 Yosemite (1), Chris Waller’s Flight Stakes runner-up from last weekend Hungry Heart is into $3.30 to finally shrug her placegetter status.

The meeting’s feature follows with the Group 1 $2 million Neds Caulfield Guineas (1600m) running as Race 8 at 4:30pm and Glenfiddich (8) remains the sole scratching from the field that is led in betting by Golden Rose winner Ole Kirk ($4 @ Ladbrokes.com.au).

The last of the elite levels on the program is the Group 1 $500,000 Lexus Toorak Handicap, also run over the 1600m, and all 15 original acceptors remain in play including equal favourites Junipal and Buffalo River.

See below for the complete Caulfield Guineas Day race program, jump times and latest scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the top racing odds this weekend.

Caulfield Scratchings – 10/10/2020

  • Total Scratchings: 11

Race 1 (12:15pm) – Listed $175,000 Magic Millions Debutant Stakes (1000m)

  • #1 Almighty Rising (10)
  • #3 Captivant (15)
  • #9 Wolf Prince (8)

Race 2 (12:50pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:25pm) – Listed $175,000 The Big Screen Company Weekend Hussler (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:00pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Keno Northwood Plume Stakes (1200m)

  • #3 How Womantic (7)

Race 5 (2:35pm) – Group 2 $300,000 McCafe Schillaci Stakes (1100m)

  • #2 Jungle Edge (4)
  • #5 William Thomas (8)
  • #9 Alfa Oro (6)

Race 6 (3:10pm) – Group 1 $1,000,000 Neds Stakes (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (3:50pm) – Group 1 $1,000,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m)

  • #14 Yosemite (1)

Race 8 (4:30pm) – Group 1 $2,000,000 Neds Caulfield Guineas (1600m)

  • #5 Glenfiddich (8)

Race 9 (5:10pm) – Group 1 $500,000 Lexus Toorak Handicap (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 10 (5:45pm) – Group 2 $300,000 Neds Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)

  • #2 Raheen House (11)
  • #11 Polly Grey (6)

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

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