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Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse today, Thursday November 5, for Kennedy Oaks Day 2020 and below the Races.com.au team take a look at the official scratchings and track report from HQ ahead of the first.
Flemington Track Report – 05/11/2020
Victoria Racing Club
- Rail: Out 5m Entire Circuit
- Weather: Showers
- Dual Track Meeting: N
- Track Type: Turf
- Track Rating: Soft (5)
- General Comment: Finalised 5/11 – 7:45am – Rider Replacement Race 6 No. 9
- Irrigation: 4mm last 24 hours, 40mm last 7 days
- Rainfall: 9.2mm last 24 hours and week
- Track Information: Inspection 6AM 5/11; Going Stick 9.2 Inside 9.3 Outside 9.1 Shear 11.7 Moisture 38.8%
The Melbourne forecast is for a cool and partly cloudy day and without any rainfall on the radar the current Soft (5) Flemington track rating looks set to remain across the afternoon.
Flemington racing gets underway on Oaks Day at 12:40pm (AEDT) and the nine-race program continues through until the three-year-old sprinting fillies face off in the Group 3 Red Roses Stakes at 5:50pm (AEDT).
The first Group feature on Ladies Day takes place in Race 2 with the Group 3 Ottawa Stakes for the two-year-old fillies, Debutant Stakes winner Fake Love the hot favourite in a field of 11 following three official scratchings.
The marquee event is the Group 1 $1 million Kennedy Oaks (2500m) running as Race 8 at 5:10pm (AEDT) and all 14 original acceptors remain in contention and the Flight Stakes – Spring Champion double champion Montefilia ($1.90) is into odds-on territory at Ladbrokes.com.au.
See below for the full VRC Oaks Day race program, Flemington scratchings and jump times before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for all the top spring racing odds and offers.
Flemington Scratchings – 05/11/2020
- Total Scratchings: 19
Race 1 (12:40pm) – $125,000 TCL TV Stakes (1700m)
- #9 La Marsa (8)
Race 2 (1:15pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Darley Ottawa Stakes (1000m)
- #8 Autumn Rose (13)
- #13 Paper Dragon (10)
- #14 Single Tail (6)
Race 3 (1:55pm) – $175,000 G.H. Mumm Century Stakes (1000m)
- #1 Graff (3)
- #4 I Am Someone (2)
- #7 Fiesta (9)
Race 4 (2:35pm) – $125,000 Twitter Trophy (1800m)
- #3 Bartholomeu Dias (2)
- #7 Matowi (11)
- #9 Willi Willi (12)
- #12 Ghodeleine (8)
Race 5 (3:15pm) – $125,000 Off The Track Subzero Handicap (1400m)
- #9 Paperboy (10)
Race 6 (3:50pm) – $250,000 Inglis Bracelet (1600m)
- #6 The Closer (12)
Race 7 (4:30pm) – $500,000 Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Final (1600m)
- #16 Mai Shiny Choice (3)
- #18e Brilliant Concept (2)
- #19e Santelmo Fuego (17)
- #20e Merchant Of Venice (4)
Race 8 (5:10pm) – Group 1 $1,000,000 Kennedy Oaks (2500m)
- No current scratchings
Race 9 (5:50pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Network 10 Red Roses Stakes (1100m)
- #7 Standoff (2)
- #8 Joviality (7)
*All times quoted are local Melbourne time (AEDT) and subject to change
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