2021 Kingsford-Smith Cup Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

May 29, 2021

2021 Kingsford-Smith Cup Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

Today the action of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival moves from Doomben to Eagle Farm Racecourse for 2021 Kingsford-Smith Cup Day, scratchings and the latest track report for the dual Group 1 meet detailed below.

Savatiano Horse Form (Photo: Steve Hart) | Races.com.au

Savatiano is favourite to win the 2021 Kingsford-Smith Cup today at Eagle Farm. Photo: Steve Hart.

Eagle Farm Track Report – 29/05/2021

Brisbane Racing [email protected] Farm                       

  • Rail: True Entire Course
  • Penetrometer: 5.35
  • Weather: Fine  
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf             
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • General Comment: Finalised 29/5 – 7:45am
  • Irrigation: 6mm last 24hrs, 24mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil
  • Track Information: Going stick: Index 8.2 Penetrate 6.9 Shear 11

The weather trackside in Brisbane today is for a partly cloudy but otherwise fine day and, without any rain on the radar, the current Good (4) Eagle Farm track rating looks set to stay across the card.

Brisbane racing gets underway this morning at 11:34am (AEST) and the exciting nine-race program continues through until the fillies and mares face off in the Listed $150,000 Magic Millions Helen Coughlan Stakes at 4:34pm (AEST).

The first Group race on the line-up is scheduled as Race 3 when the undefeated Ayrton is at short-odds to salute in the Group 3 Fred Best Classic (1400m) before tackling the 2021 Stradbroke Handicap in a fortnight.

The richest race on the card is the Group 2 $1 million BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) for the J.J. Atkins-bound two-year-olds and it is another undefeated youngster in the Robert Heathcote-trained Prince Of Boom tipped to take out the million-dollar feature.

Elite level racing kicks off with Race 7 at 3:18pm (AEST) and it is a class field gathered for the Group 1 $600,000 Queensland Derby over the mile and a half.

The 2021 Queensland Derby odds online at Ladbrokes.com.au favour the gun three-year-old of the season, the ATC Derby – SA Derby champion Explosive Jack who dominates the markets on the capacity field.

The meeting’s marquee race follows with the Group 1 $700,000 Kingsford-Smith Cup over 1300m set to run as Eagle Farm Race 8 at 3:58pm (AEST).

The Kingsford-Smith Cup field is down to 15 starters with the withdrawal of the widely-drawn Imaging for Chris Waller who had the outside alley.

Kingsford-Smith Cup 2021 betting at Ladbrokes.com.au is tipped to be a two-horse affair between Godolphin’s classy mare Savatiano and South Australian star Gytrash who is out to atone for his first-up third in The Goodwood.

See below for the full Kingsford-Smith Cup 2021 Day program, jump times and schedule before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for the top winter racing odds this weekend.

Eagle Farm Scratchings – 29/05/2021

  • Total Scratchings: 13

Race 1 (11:34am) – $75,000 Oscar Oscar Salons Class 6 Plate (1400m)

  • #4 Wonderful Riri (9)
  • #8 Superium (6)
  • #9 Explosive Quality (2)

Race 2 (12:09pm) – $75,000 LED Super Screens Benchmark 85 Handicap (1200m)

  • #2  Fit For Purpose (3)
  • #15 Explosive Quality (9)

Race 3 (12:44pm) – Group 3 $250,000 Mullins Lawyers Fred Best Classic (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (1:19pm) – Group 3 $150,000 Sky Racing Lord Mayor’s Cup (1800m)

  • #12 Aliferous (11)

Race 5 (1:58pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Brisbane For 2032 Premier’s Cup (2400m)

  • #12 Maid Of Ore (7)

Race 6 (2:38pm) – Group 2 $1,000,000 James Squire BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (3:18pm) – Group 1 $600,000 Moet & Chandon Queensland Derby (2400m)

  • #19e Sino Defeat (5)
  • #20e Olympic Class (13)
  • #21e Stylebender (18)

Race 8 (3:58pm) – Group 1 $700,000 TAB Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m)

  • #4 Imaging (16)

Race 9 (4:34pm) – Listed $150,000 Magic Millions Helen Coughlan Stakes (1200m)

  • #14 Maozi (8)
  • #15 Beachbreak (18)

*All times quoted are local (AEST) and subject to change.

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