Good to Firm, Good in places.
Going Stick: 7.4 overall. Goingstick readings in home straight: farside 7.4; centre 7.3; standside 7.5 at 05.15 Satrurday. Wind: Southerly 8mph.
Rail moved out 13 yards from inner line around home bend from 9f to 4f at entrance to home straight. Stalls positions and race distances: Race 1 - 7f - inside rail. Race 2 - race distance +39 yards to 1m 6f 7yds - inside rail. Race 3 - race distance +39 yards to 1m 4f 7yds - centre. Race 4 - 5f - centre. Race 5 - 6f for 2 yo - standside. Race 6 - race distance +39 yards to 1m 2f 95 yards - inside rail. Race 7 - 7f - inside rail.
Overnight irrigation restricted to just home bend. 3mm applied from 6f on round course to 4f entrance to home straight in view of overnight forecast.
Dress code relax - no jacket required for gentlemen - just collared shirt and tie.
4mm on Friday 19 May night after Dante Festival. Dry since.
Met Office forecast forecast: Saturday - dry, sunny morning, clouding over at noon, thundery heavy showers passing through region from 2pm in afternoon, 24 degrees, light southerly breeze.