Archer Racecourse, Albatross Road
02 4421 4550

Track + Conditions

TRACK

Circumference:    2019m

Width: 24m

Straight: 400m Kikuyu Turf – Fully Railed

Field Sizes: 16 (14 from 900m and 1000m) – restrictions when moveable rail is out

Barriers: Inside an advantage from 900m, 1000m & 1100m

Track Ratings

SCALE  RATINGS  COMMENTS
1  FIRM Dry hard track,
2 FIRM Firm track with reasonable grass coverage, on the fast side of good
3  GOOD Track with good grass coverage and cushion.
4  GOOD Track with some give in it.
5  SOFT Track with reasonable amount of give in it.
6 SOFT Moist but not  badly affected track.
7 SOFT More rain – affected track that will chop out..
8  HEAVY Rain affected track that horses will get into.
9  HEAVY Wet track getting into the squelchy area.
10  HEAVY Heaviest category track – very wet towards saturation.
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