Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 16, September 2017

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
Nominations close: 11:00AM, Monday 11, September 2017
Weights declared by: 4:00PM, Tuesday 12, September 2017
Acceptances must be declared before: 9:00AM, Wednesday 13, September 2017
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: N/A
Riders must be declared before: 12:00PM, Wednesday 13, September 2017
Scratching close: 7:30AM, Saturday 16, September 2017
Weather:

Race 1 - GEORGE MAIN STAKES (1600 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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Group 1
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Set Weights - Colts and Geldings 56.5kgs, Fillies 54.5kgs. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney (not including any bonuses). If equal then by benchmark, if still equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 2 - THE SHORTS (1100 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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Group 2
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Base Weight: Entires/Geldings 55kg, Mares 53kgs. 3yo allowed 1kg. Wins prior to the 1st August 2015 do not incur a penalty. Wins on or since 1st August 2015 are penalised as follows: 1) The winner of a group three race to carry an additional 1kg; 2) The winner of a group two race to carry an additional 2kg; 3) The winner of a group one race to carry an additional 3kg; Penalties not to be cumulative. If a ballot is required it will be done on benchmark, if equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 3 - TEA ROSE STAKES (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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Group 2
No class restriction, Set Weights, Three-Years-Old, Fillies
Set Weights - 56kgs. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney (not including any bonuses). If equal then by benchmark. If still equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 4 - BILL RITCHIE HANDICAP (1400 METRES)
Of $150,000. 1st $84,750, 2nd $28,500, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,750, 5th $3,750, 6th $2,250, 7th $2,250, 8th $2,250, 9th $2,250, 10th $2,250, Equine Welfare Fund $1,500.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Group 3
No class restriction, Quality, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
The winner of this race is exempt from ballot for 2017 Epsom Handicap. (Lowest handicap weight 53kg) (Highest handicap weight 61kg)
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 5 - KINGSTON TOWN STAKES (2000 METRES)
Of $150,000. 1st $84,750, 2nd $28,500, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,750, 5th $3,750, 6th $2,250, 7th $2,250, 8th $2,250, 9th $2,250, 10th $2,250, Equine Welfare Fund $1,500.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Group 3
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Base Weight: Entires/Geldings 55kg, Fillies/Mares 53kgs. Wins prior to the 1st August 2015 do not incur a penalty. Wins on or since 1st August 2015 are penalised as follows: 1) The winner of a group three race to carry an additional 1kg; of two or more such races 1.5kg; 2) The winner of a group two race to carry an additional 2kg; of two or more such races 2.5kg; 3) The winner of a group one race to carry an additional 3kg; of two or more such races 4kg. Penalties not to be cumulative. If a ballot is required it will be done on benchmark, if equal then by lot. The winner is exempt from ballot for 2017 The Metropolitan.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 6 - HERITAGE STAKES (1100 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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners. Listed
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Three-Years-Old, No sex restriction
Base Weight: Colts/Geldings 56kg Fillies 54kgs. 1) The winner of two races worth more than $40,000 to the winner to carry an additional 1kg; of three or more such races 1.5kg. 2) The winner of a listed race to carry an additional 2kg; of two or more such races 2.5kg 3) The winner of a group three race to carry an additional 2.5kg; of two or more such races 3kg 4) The winner of a group two race to carry an additional 3kg; of two or more such races 3.5kg 5) The winner of a group one race to carry an additional 4kg; of two or more such races 4.5kg. Penalties are not cumulative. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney (not including any bonuses). If equal then by benchmark. If still equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 7 - BENCHMARK 90 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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners.
BenchMark 90, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
BOBS&BOBS Extra Bonus available: $22,500
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 8 - BENCHMARK 85 HANDICAP (1200 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.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners.
BenchMark 85, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
BOBS Bonus available: $22,500
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 9 - TAB HIGHWAY HANDICAP (1000 METRES)
Of $60,000. 1st $33,300, 2nd $12,000, 3rd $6,000, 4th $2,850, 5th $1,500, 6th $750, 7th $750, 8th $750, 9th $750, 10th $750, Equine Welfare Fund $600.
Starter Subsidy: $200 for non-prize earning runners.
Class 3, Handicap, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
BOBS Bonus available: $11,250
Apprentices can claim.

Track Type: Turf