Saturday Track Reports May 14

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Saturday Track Reports

Track Conditions for Saturday May 14


Looking for the track report for Saturday’s racing? We bring you 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  Flemington, Scone, Newcastle, Eagle Farm, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Morphettville, and Belmont plus Arawa Park & Hawera in New Zealand. 

 

Current Track Ratings ⛅

* As at 6:45am (AEST),  on Saturday May 14

 

FLEMINGTON
Weather: Overcast, Possible light showers (20 degs)
Track: Good 4
Rail: Out 2m Entire Track

 

SCONE
Weather: Mostly Fine (26 degs)
Track: Heavy 9
Rail: Out 3m (800m-W/Post), True Remainder

 

NEWCASTLE
Weather: Mostly Fine (27 degs)
Track: Heavy 8
Rail: Out 5m Entire Track

 

EAGLE FARM
Weather: Rain Periods (23 degs)
Track: Soft 6
Rail: Out 7m Entire Track

 

SUNSHINE COAST
Weather: Rain Periods (24 degs)
Track: Synthetic
Rail: True

 

TOOWOOMBA
Weather: Rain at times (18 degs)
Track: Soft 6  (Possible Downgrade)
Rail: Out 1m Entire Track

 

MORPHETTVILLE
Weather: Partly Cloudy (22 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: Out 3m (1800m-W/Post)

 

BELMONT
Weather: Showers Increasing (21 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: Out 3m Entire Track

 

ARAWA PARK (NZ)
Weather: Overcast (15 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: Out 1.5m (900m-300m), True Remainder

 

HAWERA (NZ)
Weather: Overcast, Possible Showers (18 degs)
Track: Soft 5
Rail: True

 

All information is true and correct as of 6:45am (AEST), on Saturday May 14

 

 

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.

TRACK RATING DESCRIPTION
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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