Saturday Track Reports September 17

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Saturday Track Reports

Track Conditions for Saturday September 17

Looking for the track report for Saturday’s racing? We bring you the latest Australian and New Zealand track reports, rail positions and weather forecasts for the feature meetings across the country this weekend.

Saturday racing this week comes from  Caulfield, Randwick, Gold Coast, Morphettville, Newcastle and Belmont plus Riccarton and New Plymouth in New Zealand. 


Current Track Ratings ⛅

* As at 6:45am (AEST),  on Saturday September 17


Weather: Afternoon Showers (15 degs)
Track: Soft 6
Rail: Out 6m Entire Track


Weather: Partly Cloudy (23 degs)
Track: Soft 7
Rail: True


Weather: Showers (4-8mm), Windy (16 degs)
Track: Soft 6   (Possible Downgrade)
Rail: Out 6m Entire Track


Weather: Partly Cloudy, Morning showers clearing (27 degs)
Track: Soft 7    (Possible Downgrade)
Rail: True


Weather: Mostly Fine (24 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: Out 3m (1400m-400m), True Remainder


Weather: 70% Chance of showers (20 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: Out 6m (1600m-400m), Out 3m Remainder


Weather: Partly Cloudy (14 degs)
Track: Soft 6
Rail: Out 9m Entire Track


Weather: Overcast (15 degs)
Track: Heavy 8
Rail: Out 7m Entire Track


All information is true and correct as of 6:45am (AEST), on Saturday September 17



Australian Track Rating System

The horse racing track system rating in Australia is a country-wide assessment scale of 1-10, varying from fast to heavy.

Below is a guide to what each rating means the ground conditions are like.

Fast 1 Dry hard track
Fast 2 Firm track
Good 3 Track with good grass coverage and cushion
Good 4 Track with some give in it
Soft 5 Track with a reasonable amount of give in it
Soft 6 Moist but not badly affected track
Soft 7 More rain-affected track that will chop out
Heavy 8 Rain affected track that horses will get into
Heavy 9 Wet track getting into a squelchy area
Heavy 10 Heaviest category track, very wet, towards saturation


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