Saturday Track Reports July 17

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Saturday Track Reports


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  Flemington, Randwick, Goulburn, Eagle Farm, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Morphettville and Belmont plus Ruakaka and Trentham in New Zealand.

 

Current Track Ratings ⛅

 

FLEMINGTON
Weather: Showers Developing (13 deg)
Track: Soft 5 (Possible Downgrade) 
Rail: Out 3m Entire Track

 

RANDWICK
Weather: Mostly Fine, Windy (15 deg)
Track: Heavy 8 (Possible Upgrade)
Pen: 6.06
Rail: Out 9m (1600m-W/Post), Out 7m Remainder

 

GOULBURN
Weather: 90% Chance of showers, Windy (7 deg)
Track: Heavy 10
Rail: True

 

EAGLE FARM
Weather: Fine, Windy (21 deg)
Track: Good 4
Pen: 5.05
Rail: Out 1m Entire Track

 

GOLD COAST
Weather: Fine (21 deg)
Track: Soft 6
Rail: Out 3m Entire Track

 

TOOWOOMBA
Weather: Mostly Fine, Windy (15 deg)
Track: Soft 5
Pen: 5.14
Rail: Out 2m Entire Track

 

MORPHETTVILLE
Weather: Wind and showers easing (mid-morning) (14 deg)
Track: Heavy 8
Pen: 6.05
Rail: True

 

BELMONT
Weather: 70% Chance of light showers (18 deg)
Track: Heavy 8
Rail: True

 

RUAKAKA (NZ)
Weather: Rain and wind easing (18 deg)
Track: Dead 5
Rail: Out 5m Entire Track

 

TRENTHAM (NZ)

ABANDONED

 

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

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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