Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 14, October 2017

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
Nominations close: 11:00AM, Monday 09, October 2017
Weights declared by: 4:00PM, Tuesday 10, October 2017
Acceptances must be declared before: 9:00AM, Wednesday 11, October 2017
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: N/A
Riders must be declared before: 12:00PM, Wednesday 11, October 2017
Scratching close: 7:30AM, Saturday 14, October 2017
Weather:

Race 1 - THE EVEREST (1200 METRES)
Of $10,000,000. 1st $5,800,000, 2nd $1,425,000, 3rd $800,000, 4th $400,000, 5th $250,000, 6th $175,000, 7th $175,000, 8th $175,000, 9th $175,000, 10th $175,000, 11th $175,000, 12th $175,000, Equine Welfare Fund $100,000.
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, No age restriction, No sex restriction
Both the 11th and 12th finishers also each receive $175,000 to a total of $10 million. To be eligible, one runner to be nominated by each of the twelve slot holders for The Everest. Emergency runners to be drawn from acceptors for the City Tatts Lightning.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 2 - CITY TATTERSALLS LIGHTNING (1200 METRES)
Of $500,000. 1st $290,000, 2nd $95,000, 3rd $50,000, 4th $22,500, 5th $12,500, 6th $5,000, 7th $5,000, 8th $5,000, 9th $5,000, 10th $5,000, Equine Welfare Fund $5,000. Listed
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
If a ballot is required it shall be done on benchmark order, if equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 3 - CRAVEN PLATE (2000 METRES)
Of $500,000. 1st $290,000, 2nd $95,000, 3rd $50,000, 4th $22,500, 5th $12,500, 6th $5,000, 7th $5,000, 8th $5,000, 9th $5,000, 10th $5,000, Equine Welfare Fund $5,000. Group 3
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
If a ballot is required it shall be done on benchmark order, if equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 4 - ATC ST LEGER STAKES (2600 METRES)
Of $500,000. 1st $290,000, 2nd $95,000, 3rd $50,000, 4th $22,500, 5th $12,500, 6th $5,000, 7th $5,000, 8th $5,000, 9th $5,000, 10th $5,000, Equine Welfare Fund $5,000.
No class restriction, Set Weights, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Set Weights with Penalties and Allowances. Base weight is WFA less 2kgs. PENALTIES - Any winner of a Group 1 or Group 2 race since 1st Jan 2016 to be penalised 2kgs for any Group 1 win and 1 kg for any Group 2 win (not cumulative) ALLOWANCES - Any horse that has never won a Group race is allowed a further 2kgs. Northern Hemisphere WFA allowances are still applicable. If a ballot is required it shall be done on Benchmark order, if equal then by lot.
BOBS&BOBS Extra Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 5 - ANNIVERSAY HIGHWAY - BENCHMARK 80 HANDICAP (1400 METRES)
Of $200,000. 1st $115,000, 2nd $38,000, 3rd $18,500, 4th $9,000, 5th $5,000, 6th $2,500, 7th $2,500, 8th $2,500, 9th $2,500, 10th $2,500, Equine Welfare Fund $2,000.
BenchMark 80, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Restricted to horses that have started in any Highway race since 17 Oct 2015 provided they are trained by a NSW Country or ACT trainer. Any horse that has been transferred from a Metropolitan, Provincial, Interstate or International trainer since 1st Aug 2017 is ineligible for the final unless it has three starts for the NSW Country or ACT trainer. 1st, 2nd and 3rd from the 2017 Country Championship are exempt from ballot for this race.
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 6 - REGINALD ALLEN QUALITY (1400 METRES)
Of $125,000. 1st $70,625, 2nd $23,750, 3rd $11,250, 4th $5,625, 5th $3,125, 6th $1,875, 7th $1,875, 8th $1,875, 9th $1,875, 10th $1,875, Equine Welfare Fund $1,250. Listed
No class restriction, Quality, Minimum Weight 53kg, Three-Years-Old, Fillies
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 7 - BENCHMARK 95 HANDICAP (1600 METRES)
Of $100,000. 1st $54,000, 2nd $19,000, 3rd $9,000, 4th $4,500, 5th $2,500, 6th $2,000, 7th $2,000, 8th $2,000, 9th $2,000, 10th $2,000, Equine Welfare Fund $1,000.
BenchMark 95, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 8 - BENCHMARK 80 HANDICAP (1000 METRES)
Of $100,000. 1st $54,000, 2nd $19,000, 3rd $9,000, 4th $4,500, 5th $2,500, 6th $2,000, 7th $2,000, 8th $2,000, 9th $2,000, 10th $2,000, Equine Welfare Fund $1,000.
BenchMark 80, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 9 - VICTORY VEIN PLATE (1000 METRES)
Of $100,000. 1st $54,000, 2nd $19,000, 3rd $9,000, 4th $4,500, 5th $2,500, 6th $2,000, 7th $2,000, 8th $2,000, 9th $2,000, 10th $2,000, Equine Welfare Fund $1,000.
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Two-Years-Old, No sex restriction
Set Weights - Colts and Geldings 56.5kgs, Fillies 54.5kg. The winners of the Breeders' Plate and Gimcrack Stakes to carry a 2kg penalty.
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf