In consultation with Racing NSW Stewards, the Canberra Racing Club wishes to advise of COVID-19 border restriction changes made by ACT Government relevant to travelling participants and patrons. As of 3pm Tuesday 12th January 2021, those travelling from certain Sydney regions as well as the Central Coast and Wollongong can now enter the ACT freely. Local Government Areas as listed below remain restricted and persons who have entered these areas are not permitted to enter the ACT, thus excluding them from our Friday 22nd January race meeting.
*1st Race @ 1.20pm
*Track expected Good 4 and Rail True:
*RACE 1 @ 1.20pm ECO-ROAD HERO DUST-STOP PLATE (2000m) - Class 1; Set Weights; Apprentices Can Claim:
Luke Pepper’s speedy mare Affinity Beyond headlines a bumper edition of the TAB Federal this Wednesday at Thoroughbred Park. The daughter of Starspangledbanner comes into the contest off a trial win after a sixth placing in a TAB Highway where she weakened late after posting some very slick sectionals out in front.
The rail position is out 4m the entire and should be present around a Good 4 with a hot day forecast on Wednesday. It’s a tidy program without the usual sprinkling of Sydney gallopers. Most races present as competitive affairs and every horse should get its chance.
Race 1 (2000m) CL1
In consultation with Racing NSW stewards, the Canberra Racing Club wishes to advise participants, horses and patrons travelling from the listed areas below will be excluded from the race meeting scheduled for Wednesday 13 January at Thoroughbred Park. Border restrictions imposed by the ACT Government have been extended and dictate that those entering the ACT from the below local government areas to quarantine for 14 days within the ACT, thereby excluding those from:
The Canberra Racing Club is pleased to announced it has renewed its long-standing partnership with Lion for the next 5 years. The agreement will see some of the strongest beer brands such as Iron Jack, Super Dry and Furphy in Australia stocked in the fridges at Thoroughbred Park.
Canberra Racing Club Chief Operating Officer Amy Squires said “We are thrilled to provide our patrons with trusted brands and high-quality products”.
*1st Race @ 1.00pm
*Track likely around Soft 5, with some showers forecast, and Rail True:
*RACE 1 @ 1.00pm TODD SMART RACING HCP (1000m) - Min Weight 56kg; 2YO's; Weights Raised 1kg; Apprentices Can Claim:
With Xmas come and gone and the New Year almost upon us, racing heads to Thoroughbred Park for a competitive nine race program on Tuesday afternoon. Rail is true for the entire circuit and the weather forecast looks divine.
Race 1 - 1:00PM TODD SMART RACING HANDICAP (1000 METRES)
Nick Olive’s 6-year-old daughter of Domesday has taken a while to find her feet but with two impressive wins from her past three starts, it seems Successful Day has plenty of successful days ahead of her.
Starting $3.10 favourite in her first up run this preparation, Successful Day finished a length and a half back in 5th placing. It didn’t take her long to gain the punters forgiveness, blitzing a Benchmark 60 a fortnight later when starting favourite again.