Royal Randwick Track Update

Published: 12 Jan 2019


Track Conditions and Bias Forecast

Updated: Thursday 12th January 6:49am

Next Meeting: Saturday 12th January

Rail: +9m 1600m-W/P, +7m Remainder

Conditions (current): SOFT 6      

Weather (forecast): 31 degrees SAT (20 - 30km/h NE wind). source: BOM

Conditions (forecast): SOFT 5 to GOOD 4

Bias (forecast): FAIR

With 4mm on Friday night the track is a SOFT 6 early on Saturday morning. The hot weather forecast should bring improvement to between a SOFT 5 to GOOD 4 during the race card, a chance horses could be near the rails early and get wider out late in the day.

Bias History

  • 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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