Track Update | Royal Randwick

Published: 02 Jul 2020


Updated: 7:05am Thursday

Rail: TRUE

Conditions (current/forecast): HEAVY 9 / SOFT 7 to HEAVY 8 check weather

Bias (forecast): FAIR, possible NEAR RAILS early switching to OFF RAILS later

Bias History

  • 20th June (TRUE rail, HEAVY 9 to HEAVY 8) when fresh ground NEAR RAILS was better and a touch ON-PACE too
  • 6th June (+9m, SOFT 7), when track raced as a heavy track and out wider (6W+ and outside rail later) was better
  • 23th May (+6m, HEAVY 8 to HEAVY 9), when pretty FAIR, momentum important into testing straight, inside chopped up late in day
  • 9th May (+3m, SOFT 5), when NEAR RAILS, the inside three to four lanes better
  • 18th April (+7m, SOFT 5 to GOOD 4), when pretty fair, inside near pace fine, the last 200m a touch slower in used ground
  • 11th April (+4m, HEAVY 8), when FAIR early and OFF RAILS (4W+) later in day
  • 4th April (TRUE rail, HEAVY 8), when FAIR bias in westerly winds, horses winning on inside and outside
  • 7th March (+3m, SOFT 7 to SOFT 6), when ON-PACE and NEAR RAILS for most of day, evening out late
  • 29th February (TRUE rail, GOOD 4), when pretty FAIR, swoopers could make ground
  • 15th February (+6m, SOFT 7), when preference for NEAR RAILS (out to 3W/4W) and NEAR PACE, fairer early in day
  • 1st February (+3m rail, GOOD 4), when FAIR with some OFF RAILS / RUN ON bias late in day as headwind strengthened
  • 25th January (TRUE rail, GOOD 4), when pretty firm and FAIR
  • 11th January (+11m rail, GOOD 4), when pretty FAIR, inside and near pace playing well
  • 28th December (+9m rail, GOOD 4), when track was FAIR with a headwind
  • 26th December (+6m rail, GOOD 4), when track NEAR RAILS, then FAIR later on
  • 21st December (+3m rail, GOOD 4) when track NEAR RAILS Races 1 to 5, then FAIR when tailwind started up Races 6 to 9
  • 14th December (TRUE rail, GOOD 4) when pretty FAIR, inside playing well
  • 26th October (+8m rail, GOOD 4 to GOOD 3), when the track was FAIR
  • 19th October (TRUE rail, GOOD 3), when the track was FAIR
  • 12th October (+6m rail, GOOD 4), when the track was pretty FAIR, a touch better inside near pace on firm ground
  • 5th October (+3m rail, SOFT 6), when the inside ground was better RAILS to 3W early, then out to 5W later
  • 21st September (TRUE rail, SOFT 7 to SOFT 6), when the fresh inside ground was best RAILS to 3W/4W
  • 7th September (+8m rail, SOFT 5 to GOOD 4), when ON-PACE and NEAR RAILS (RAILS to 3W) on a day with strong westerly helping in the straight
  • 24th August (+4m rail, GOOD 4, firm track), when FAIR with sligth preference on-pace and inside
  • 3rd August (TRUE rail, HEAVY 8 to SOFT 7), when NEAR RAILS, inside four lanes with an edge
  • 20th July (+12m rail, SOFT 6), when OFF RAILS, horses 2W+ favoured early and 4W+ late in day
  • 6th July (+9m rail, HEAVY 9), when FAIR
  • 22nd June (+6m, HEAVY 8), when FAIR
  • 8th June (+3m rail, HEAVY 8), when FAIR
  • 25th May (TRUE rail, GOOD 4 to GOOD 3), when FAIR, closer to inside good later in day
  • 20th April (+6m rail, GOOD 4, raced as firm track), when FAIR, near the pace suited
  • 13th April (+3m rail, SOFT 5 to GOOD 4), when FAIR, edging OFF RAILS late in day
  • 6th April (TRUE rail, SOFT) when track was FAIR, touch off rails later
  • 9th March (TRUE rail, GOOD 4) when track was FAIR
  • 2nd March (+6m rail, GOOD 4), when track was FAIR, slight preference inside on-pace late in day
  • 16th February (+3m rail, GOOD 4), when fast times run and there was a slight ON-PACE bias
  • 26th January (TRUE, GOOD 4), when fast times run, track was FAIR with a slight preference for on-pace
  • 12th January (+9m rail, SOFT 6 to GOOD 4), when ON-PACE bias, perhaps some preference inside too
  • 29th December (+6m rail, GOOD 4 to GOOD 3), when FAIR, horses running well on inside
  • 26th December (+3m rail, SOFT 5 to GOOD 4), when FAIR
  • 15th December (TRUE rail, SOFT 6 to SOFT 7), when a touch OFF RAILS (2W+)
  • 27th October (+11m rail, SOFT 6 to GOOD 4), when OFF RAILS (2W+) then OUT WIDER later
  • 20th October (+8m rail, SOFT 7) when FAIR early then OUT WIDE later
  • 13th October (TRUE rail, HEAVY 9) when there was a LEADER bias
  • 6th October (+6m rail, HEAVY 9 to SOFT 7) when the track was FAIR, inside played well with tailwind
  • 29th September (+3m rail, GOOD 4 to GOOD 3) when times were fast (firm and tailwind) and track played FAIR
  • 15th September (TRUE rail, GOOD 4) when the track was FAIR
  • 1st September (+10m rail, GOOD 4) when track was pretty FAIR, slight preference inside
  • 18th August (+7m rail, GOOD 4) when preference for RAILS to 3W runners in straight
  • 4th August (+4m rail, GOOD 3) when track pretty FAIR, slight preference inside
  • 21st July (TRUE rail, GOOD) when the inside five to six lanes were preferred (NEAR RAILS out to 6W)
  • 23rd June (+6m rail, HEAVY) when jockeys preferred ground OFF RAILS (2W+), but not wide out
  • 9th June (+3m rail, HEAVY) when track was FAIR, little bit inside lane near pace early races
  • 26th May (TRUE rail, GOOD) when track had the edge off and was FAIR
  • 21st April (+6m rail, GOOD) when track was FAIR, slight preference near pace inside
  • 14th April (+3m rail, GOOD) when track was FAIR, wind meant cover helped
  • 7th April (TRUE rail, GOOD, raced as firm track) when track was FAIR
  • 10th March (+6m rail, GOOD, raced as firm track) when track was FAIR, slight advantage near pace
  • 3rd March (+3m, SOFT, bit sticky) when there was an OFF RAILS bias
  • 17th Feb (TRUE rail, GOOD) when track was FAIR
  • 20th Jan (+8m, GOOD) when ON-PACE and NEAR RAILS bias
  • 13th Jan (+4m, GOOD) when track was FAIR



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