Saturday Track Reports July 17

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  • Track reports, rail position and weather forecasts
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 ⛅


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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





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.

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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