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Saturday Track Reports October 24

Steve Bennett Steve Bennett in News 24 Oct 2020
  • Track reports, rail position and weather forecasts

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

Saturday racing this week comes from  Moonee Valley, Randwick, Kembla Grange, Doomben, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Morphettville, Ascot plus Te Rapa and Riccarton in New Zealand.

 

Current Track Ratings ⛅

 

MOONEE VALLEY
Weather: Rain (2-5mm), Easing to showers (pm), Windy (15)
Track: Soft 5 (Possible downgrade pending more rain)
Rail: True

 

RANDWICK
Weather: 90% Chance of rain (5-15mm), Possible Storm (26)
Track: Good 4 (Possible downgrade, pending more rain)
Pen: 5.01
Rail: Out 4m Entire Track

 

KEMBLA GRANGE
Weather: 90% Chance of rain (late), Possible Storm (25)
Track: Good 4 (Possible Downgrade)
Rail: Out 6m Entire Track

 

DOOMBEN
Weather: 70% Chance of showers (up to 6mm), Possible Storm (27)
Track: Good 4 (Possible downgrade, pending any rain)
Pen: 5.72
Rail: Out 4m Entire Course

 

GOLD COAST
Weather: 60% Chance of showers (up to 5mm), Possible Storm (25)
Track: Good 4
Rail: Out 7m (1400m-400m), Out 6m (400m-W/Post), Out 4m Remainder

 

TOOWOOMBA
Weather: 80% Chance of showers (10-15mm), Possible Storm (20)
Track: Soft 5 (Possible Downgrade)
Pen: 5.3
Rail: Out 4m Entire Track

 

MORPHETTVILLE
Weather: Cloudy, Windy, 30% chance of showers (17)
Track: Good 4
Pen: 5.38
Rail: Out 6m (1000m-W/Post), Out 3m Remainder

 

ASCOT
Weather: Fine (30)
Track: Good 4
Rail: Out 7m Entire Track

 

TE RAPA (NZ)
Weather: Partly Cloudy (23)
Track: Dead 4
Rail: True

 

RICCARTON (NZ)
Weather: Fine (20)
Track: Dead 4
Rail: Out 8m (to the 1000m), Out 11m (to the W/Post)

 

All information is true and correct as of 6:45am (AEDT), on Saturday October 24.

 

 

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

 

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