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Flemington Track Update For Melb Cup Carnival

Thursday, 29th October 2009

Track manager Mick Goodie announced Flemington is “in perfect condition” ahead of the 4-day Melbourne Cup Carnival which commences with the Victoria Derby day this Saturday. A total of 22 millimetres of irrigation has been applied to the track between Friday & Tuesday with the penetrometer 4.89 at 2pm yesterday. The rail “will be in the true position on Saturday” after being out 9m for Flemington’s last meeting on 3 October.

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