2021 P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day: Caulfield Scratchings & Track Report

August 14, 2021

2021 P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day: Caulfield Scratchings & Track Report

The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival lead-ups begin in earnest today, Saturday August 14th, with Caulfield Racecourse host to P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day 2021 and below we take a look over the latest scratchings and track report ahead of the first.

Streets Of Avalon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos | Races.com.au

Streets Of Avalon is tipped to win the 2021 P.B. Lawrence Stakes today at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Caulfield Track Report – 14/08/2021

Melbourne Racing Club              

  • Rail: Out 8m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Fine  
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf             
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • General Comment: Finalised 14/8 – 7:30am
  • Irrigation: nil last 24 hours, 5mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: nil last 24 hours, 4mm last 7 days
  • Track Information: Inspection 6AM 14/8; Going stick 8.8, shear 8.2. Soil moisture of 22.3%

The weather in Melbourne today is for a mostly sunny and cool today, and with just a 10% chance of rainfall the current Good (4) Caulfield track rating looks set to remain across the afternoon.

Caulfield racing gets underway at 12:05pm (AEST) and the nine-race card continues through until the Listed $160,000 Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) jumps at 5:10pm (AEST).

There are three Group status races for punters to enjoy on the program starting with the three-year-old colts and geldings facing off in Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST) for the Group 3 $200,000 Neds Vain Stakes (1100m).

The 2021 Vain Stakes field features seven nice types with Group 1 ambitions over the coming months following the withdrawal of Jigsaw yesterday afternoon.

and the latest markets at Ladbrokes.com.au are led by the undefeated Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Generation drawn the rails.

Next-up in Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) it is the fillies’ turn in the Group 3 $200,000 Quezette Stakes (1100m) featuring 14 hopefuls including the Peter Moody-trained Gimmie Par.

The meeting’s namesake and feature race is up next with a ten-horse field engaged for the Group $300,000 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at 4:35pm (AEST) led by Group 1 C.F. Orr winner Streets Of Avalon out to improve on his seventh in the race last year.

The Caulfield card also features a special event for Race 4 named in honour of one of our own, dedicated horse racing journalist Mark Mazzaglia, a stalwart in the Brisbane racing scene both on and off track who is going through a health battle.

See below for the full P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day 2021 race card, jump times and scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au for all the weekend’s top racing odds and offers.

Caulfield Scratchings – 14/08/2021

  • Total Scratchings: 8

Race 1 (12:05pm) – $130,000 Thank You MRC Members Handicap (1700m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:40pm) – $130,000 Neds Handicap (1600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:15pm) – $75,000 Neds Filter Form Handicap (1100m)

  • #2 Barthelona (5)
  • #7 Diesel ‘N’ Dust (12)
  • #12 Vespertine (4)

Race 4 (1:55pm) – $130,000 Mark Mazzaglia Handicap (1100m)

  • #6 Ladies Of London (1)

Race 5 (2:35pm) – $130,000 IVE Print Handicap (1400m)

  • #10 Ruban Bleu (12)
  • #12 Silent Command (15)

Race 6 (3:15pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Neds Vain Stakes (1100m)

  • #4  Jigsaw (6)

Race 7 (3:55pm) – Group 3 $200,000 BECK Probuild Quezette Stakes (1100m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:35pm) – Group 2 $300,000 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 9 (5:10pm) – Listed $160,000 Evergreen Turf Regal Roller Stakes (1200m)

  • #1 Crosshaven (11)

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

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