2021 Missile Stakes Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

August 7, 2021

2021 Missile Stakes Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

The countdown to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival gets underway in earnest today, Saturday August 7th, with Royal Randwick hosting Missile Stakes Day 2021 – the latest scratchings and track report for which is detailed below.

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

Fasika is the clear favourite in 2020 Missile Stakes betting this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Randwick Track Report – 07/08/2021

Saturday 7Aug2021 Australian Turf Club                           

  • Rail: +5m Entire
  • Penetrometer: 5.02
  • Weather: Fine  
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf             
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • General Comment: Finalised 7/8 – 7:45am – Late Rider Race 5 No. 14
  • Irrigation: 1mm last 24hrs, 3mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs, 3.6mm last 7 days

Randwick hosts the Missile Stakes Day program with the card moved from Rosehill due to COVID-19 and, despite no crowds on track, it shapes-up as a top day’s racing.

The weather in Sydney today is mainly fine and without any serious rain on the radar the current Good (4) Randwick track rating looks set to remain across the afternoon.

Randwick racing gets underway at 11:15am (AEST) and the bumper 10-race spring lead-up program continues through until the last at 4:55pm (AEST).

Punters are treated to a double-shot of Black-Type racing in Sydney today starting with Race 7 at 2:55pm (AEST) when a diminutive but class field face off in the Group 2 $200,000 Missile Stakes (1200m).

The 2021 Missile Stakes field is down to just seven runners after the earlier withdrawal of Hellenism (7) and the latest markets at Ladbrokes.com.au have Joe Pride’s returning first-up specialist, Group 2 Sapphire Stakes winning mare Fasika as the favourite from barrier one.

The key support act on the program follows as Randwick Race 8 at 3:35pm (AEST) with a line-up of Group 1 Golden Rose-bound three-year-olds butting heads in the Listed $150,000 The Rosebud (1100m).

The 2021 The Rosebud field features nine youngsters after the withdrawal of Tristate and betting is led by the Hawkes Racing-trained Snitzel colt Remarque first-up in gate one and fit from two lead-up Rosehill trial wins last month.

See below for the complete Missile Stakes Day 2021 race program and Sydney race scratchings ahead of the first before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for all the weekend’s top racing odds and offers.

Randwick Scratchings – 07/08/2021

Total Scratchings: 25

Race 1 (11:15am) – $130,000 ClubNSW Western Metropolitan Handicap (1400m)

  • #5 Toomuchtobear (9)
  • #6 Deel With Me (7)

Race 2 (11:50am) – $130,000 Cliff Clare Handicap (2400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (12:25pm) – $100,000 TAB Highway Class 3 Plate (1800m)

  • #7 Ziggi Rocks (4)
  • #13 Silverdeel (9)
  • #16e Jenessa (5)

Race 4 (1:00pm) – $130,000 Billy Camer Handicap (1500m)

  • #1 Luncies (4)

Race 5 (1:35pm) – $100,000 Midway Handicap (1800m)

  • #3  Fantastic Baby (5)
  • #15e Mr Bond (2)
  • #16e  Squanto (12)
  • #17e War Cabinet (11)

Race 6 (2:15pm) – $130,000 Ray Selkrig Handicap (1200m)

  • #6 Brazen Gem (13)
  • #8 Exotic Ruby (8)
  • #9 Hellenism (10)
  • #11 Hibiscus Lady (11)

Race 7 (2:55pm) – Group 2 $200,000 Heineken Missile Stakes (1200m)

  • #8 Hellenism (7)

Race 8 (3:35pm) – Listed $150,000 The Rosebud (1100m)

  • #6 Tristate (5)

Race 9 (4:15pm) – $130,000 Little Wings Handicap (1100m)

  • #8 Turnstyle (1)
  • #10 Irish Angel (2)
  • #13 Philizzy (14)
  • #14 Messerschmitt (12)

Race 10 (4:55pm) – $130,000 ATC Thank You Jockeys Handicap (1300m)

  • #2  Blondeau (10)
  • #5 Irish Songs (11)
  • #7  Ranges (13)
  • #13e Stellar Pauline (14)
  • #14e Starla (8)

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

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