Tonight a supercharged eight-race programme is set to run under the lights at Moonee Valley for Manikato Stakes Night 2011 and below the Races.com.au team have the exclusive Moonee Valley night racing tips, selections and odds.
Four Group races headline the Moonee Valley race card this evening, the twilight meet reaching fever-pitch at 9:15pm (Melbourne time) when the $500,000 Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) takes place.
In the 2011 Manikato Stakes gun colt Sepoy and glamour mare More Joyous are the drawcard contenders set to clash for the first time pitting youth v experience and fitness v freshness.
See below for the full Manikato Stakes Night race programme, betting selections and scratchings, and don’t forget, when you’re ready to get in on the action head to Luxbet!
2011 Moonee Valley Friday Night Racing Programme & Tips
Race 1 – Programmed Property Services Plate (1200m) – 6:45pm (local)
- Tips: #1 Adamantium from #5 Zamorar and #7 Freshwater Storm – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Value pick in Freshwater Storm ($51), has form for a big run and possible upset
- Scratchings: #3 Minute By Minute (7) and #6 Revitalise (1)
Race 2 – Ascend Sales Trophies Handicap (1200m) – 7:15pm (local)
- Tips: #9 Inablitz from #13 Minnie Mah and #1 Born To Rock – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Born To Rock is the favourite but has a big weight and is first-up
- Scratchings: #7 Anabaa’s Legacy (4), #14e Off And Laughing (2), #15e Candy Stripes (1)
Race 3 – TBV / Gallagher Bassett Champagne Stakes (1200m) – 7:45pm (local)
- Tips: #1 Satin Shoes from #2 Emerald Downs and #1 Victoria Street – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Victoria Street is the $81 roughie but don’t discount, could surprise with a place
- Scratchings: None currently
Race 4 – Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat 1 (955m) – 8:15pm (local)
- Tips: #12 Johnnydrama from #1 Zaratone and #2 Definitely Ready – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: For First 4 bets include #13 Ortayga adds value as a $19 chance
- Scratchings: #5 Beyond Pardon (6), #14 That’s Not It (2), #15 Globalwarmsceptic, #16 Centexpress
Race 5 – Tatts JRA Cup (2040m) – 8:45pm (local)
- Tips: #10 Cosmonaut from #4 Dream Pedlar and #8 Domesky – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: High number of scratchings due to horses going to Sunday’s Turnbull Stakes at Flemington
- Scratchings: #1 Linton (2), #2 Rekindled Interest (1), #3 At First Sight (8), #5 Southern Speed (9)
Race 6 – Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m) – 9:15pm (local)
- Tips: #4 More Joyous from #8 Sepoy and #6 Rue Maple – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Sepoy will be hard to beat, so this Quinella could go either way
- Scratchings: None currently
Race 7 – Essendon Jeep Stutt Stakes (1600m) – 9:45pm (local)
- Tips: #1 Chase The Rainbow from #2 Whisper Downs and #8 Cute Emily – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Get on Chase The Rainbow in their future 2011 Caulfield Guineas odds before this race!
- Scratchings: #9 Rahveel (3), #10 Gioe (2)
Race 8 – First Light Racing Handicap (1600m) – 10:15pm (local)
- Tips: #1 Woorim from #God Has Spooken and #10 Stoneblack – bet now at Luxbet
- Note: Woorim is an easing favourite so take them LuxDiv not Fixed
- Scratchings: #13 Apennie (12), #14 Elusive King (14), #15 Web Of Love (15), #16 Has An Angel (1)
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