2021 Turnbull Stakes Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

October 2, 2021

2021 Turnbull Stakes Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Punters are in for a mouth-watering Group 1 clash on the Turnbull Stakes Day 2021 card today, Saturday October 2, and below we take a look at the full Flemington scratchings and track report ahead of the first.

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

Verry Elleegant is one of the headline horses running in the 2021 Turnbull Stakes today at Flemington. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.

Flemington Track Report – 02/10/2021

Victoria Racing Club                    

  • Rail: Out 9m Entire Circuit
  • Weather: Showers
  • Dual Track Meeting: N
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Soft 6
  • General Comment: Finalised 2/10 – 7:45am
  • Irrigation: nil
  • Rainfall: 3mm last 24 hours, 31.4mm last 7 days
  • Track Information: Inspection 6AM 2/10; Going Stick 8.7 Inside 8.6 Outside 8.4 Shear 10.9 Moisture 38.9%

The weather in Melbourne today is for continued showers following the heavy Friday rainfall meaning there could be a downgrade to the current Soft (6) Flemington track rating.

Flemington racing is set to get underway at 12:10pm with the Listed $1750,000 Maribyrnong Trial Stakes and the nine-race card continues through until the Listed $175,000 Paris Lane Stakes at 5:05pm.

There are six Group races across the afternoon starting with the three-year-old fillies facing off in Race 3 – the Group 2 $300,000 Edward Manifold Stakes (1610m) where Elusive Express is the favourite.

The ‘Straight Six’ specialists are next-up in Race 4 – the Group 2 $300,000 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) where confirmed The Everest runner Lost And Running (1) has been scratched in favour of a run in Sydney’s Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today.

A crucial Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes lead-up takes place in the form of Race 5 – the Group 2 $300,000 Danehill Stakes (1100m) and Mimosas (11) is out of the event dominated in betting at Ladbrokes.com.au by Ingratiating for Godolphin.

The older mares do battle in Race 6 – the Group 2 $300,000 Rose Of Kingston Stakes (1410m) – formerly the Blazer Stakes – with inaugural All-Star Mile winner Mystic Journey looking to return to her best form, while the widely-drawn Barbie’s Fox (16) has come out. 

The event all the punters are waiting for meanwhile is slated for Flemington Race 7 at 3:45pm when Peter Moody’s Melbourne Cup favourite Incentivise and Chris Waller’s nine-time Group 1 winning mare Verry Elleegant come head-to-head in the Group 1 $1 million Turnbull Stakes (2000m).

Colette has come out of the 2021 Turnbull Stakes field after failing her final vet check due to a foot abscess.

Following the marquee race, a Melbourne Cup bid could be calling for the winner of Race 8 – the Group 3 $750,000 The Bart Cummings (2520m) where Dashing Willoughby (17) is the notable withdrawal.

See below for the latest Flemington race scratchings and full Turnbull Stakes Day 2021 race program before visiting Ladbrokes.com.au for the top racing odds this weekend.

Flemington Scratchings – 02/10/2021

  • Total Scratchings: 13

Race 1 (12:10pm) – Listed $175,000 Darley Maribyrnong Trial Stakes (1000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 2 (12:40pm) – Listed $175,000 Kirkland Lake Gold Super Impose Stakes (1800m)

  • #6 Grinzinger King (7)
  • #7 Hitotsu (12)
  • #13 Cerberus (14)

Race 3 (1:15pm) – Group 2 $300,000 TAB Edward Manifold Stakes (1610m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (1:50pm) – Group 2 $300,000 Gilgai Stakes (1200m)

  • #5 Lost And Running (1)

Race 5 (2:25pm) – Group 2 $300,000 VRC Members Danehill Stakes (1100m)

  • #6 Mimosas (11)

Race 6 (3:05pm) – Group 2 $300,000 Furphy Rose Of Kingston Stakes (1410m)

  • #13 Barbie’s Fox (16)

Race 7 (3:45pm) – Group 1 $1,000,000 TAB Turnbull Stakes (2000m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 8 (4:25pm) – Group 3 $750,000 The Lexus Bart Cummings (2520m)

  • #7 Dashing Willoughby (17)
  • #18e Zeyrek (16)
  • #19e Hasta La War (7)
  • #20e Killourney (11)

Race 9 (5:05pm) – Listed $175,000 McGregor Portables Paris Lane Stakes (1410m)

  • #8 Iconoclasm (11)
  • #12 Never Again (8)

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

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Lost And Running Heads 2021 Th...

Mackinnon Stakes 2021 Results:...

Mackinnon Stakes 2021 Results: Zaaki Wins Consolation Prize

Annabel Neasham‘s scratched Cox Plate favourite Zaaki returned to...

2021 Darley Sprint Classic Res...

2021 Darley Sprint Classic Results: Everest Champion Nature Strip Wins Again

Nature Strip had been beaten as an odds-on favourite five times previously but...

2021 Mackinnon Stakes Day: Fle...

2021 Mackinnon Stakes Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

The final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Headquarters in...

2021 Kennedy Oaks Results: Wil...

2021 Kennedy Oaks Results: Willowy Wins for Godolphin

The James Cummings-trained Willowy donning the iconic Royal Blue of Godolphin...

Horse Racing Today

Doomben 10,000 2022 Winner Maz...

Queensland Derby Odds Firm on ...

Queensland Derby Odds Firm on 2022 Rough Habit Winner Dark Destroyer

The Kiwi staying pedigree was on display in Brisbane on Saturday with the...

2022 Spirit Of Boom Classic Re...

2022 Spirit Of Boom Classic Results: JJ Atkins Target for Swiss Exile

Annabel Neasham continued her good run with juveniles taking out the 2022...

2022 Doomben 10,000 Day: Eagle...

2022 Doomben 10,000 Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

** UPDATE: Track downgraded to (Heavy 8) following Race 6 ** The Brisbane...

2022 Robert Sangster Stakes Re...

2022 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Snapdancer Upsets Away Game, September Run Third

There was a notable upset in the 2022 Robert Sangster Stakes results with the...

Race Results

2022 South Australian Derby Results: Jungle Magnate Wins for Price

Doomben 10,000 2022 Winner Mazu Defeats Paulele, Entriviere Third

Queensland Derby Odds Firm on 2022 Rough Habit Winner Dark Destroyer

2022 Spirit Of Boom Classic Results: JJ Atkins Target for Swiss Exile

2022 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Snapdancer Upsets Away Game, September Run Third

Race Previews

The Goodwood 2022 Odds Update: In The Boat Scratched; General Beau Market Mover

Doomben Cup 2022 Odds Update: Zaaki Firms Despite Heavy Doomben Track

2022 The Goodwood Field & Betting Update

Zaaki Dominates 2022 Doomben Cup Field & Betting Markets

2022 Doomben 10,000 Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

Fields & Form

The Goodwood 2022 Odds Update: In The Boat Scratched; General Beau Market Mover

Doomben Cup 2022 Odds Update: Zaaki Firms Despite Heavy Doomben Track

2022 The Goodwood Field & Betting Update

Zaaki Dominates 2022 Doomben Cup Field & Betting Markets

2022 Doomben 10,000 Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report