Detective Tops 2016 Stutt Stakes Field

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Detective Tops 2016 Stutt Stakes Field

This Friday Moonee Valley Racecourse hosts a number of Group races for Moir Stakes Night including the Stutt Stakes 2016 where the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Detective shoots for a third win on the trot.


Detective shoots for a Group 2 win in the Stutt Stakes 2016 at Moonee Valley on Friday night under the lights. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Running as Moonee Valley Race 5 at 8:30pm (AEST), this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Strathmore Community Bank Stutt Stakes (1600m) has attracted a final field of 11 three-year-olds.

Wearing the No. 1 saddlecloth and jumping from a nice mid-field barrier five draw is the in-form Snitzel colt Detective from Sydney.

The interstate raider is yet to run at the Valley or over a mile, but has been racing well this time in posting successive victories including the Listed Exford Plate (1400m) at Flemington on September 10.

He needs to handle the tight turns at Moonee Valley in tougher company on Friday evening, but is Group 2 placed and is full of potential.

A further three Stutt Stakes final acceptors also chase a third consecutive win in the Group 2 set weights clash this weekend including the Tony McEvoy-trained Hey Doc.

Luke Currie jumps in the saddle of the Duporth gelding for the first time since his first-up win at Sandown-Lakeside under 60kg back on August 7.

Last start Dylan Dunn had the ride on the progressive miler who saluted over 1514m at Moonee Valley in a commanding effort that has him peaking for a shot at 1600m back at the track three weeks on.

The other runners coming successive wins are the Team Hawkes-trained Inference and Mandalay Bay for Matt Laurie drawn in barriers three and four respectively.

Dwayne Dunn rides impeccably-bred So You Think colt Inference in the race on the back of a string of three wins going back to May in non-stakes’ company.

He is up in grade and distance for the Stutt Stakes, but is yet to finish out of the top two and won by two lengths over 1400m a fortnight back at Pakenham.

Mandalay Bay also rises notably in class after the Casino Prince gelding saluted at Moe on September 6 and Mornington in a Benchmark 64 over 1500m only last week.

Higher up the ratings are the likes of the John O’Shea-trained stablemates Tessera and Pyx Chamber.

Craig Williams stays aboard Medaglia D’Oro colt Tessera after the last start second to Detective in the Exford Plate.

Tessera is also Group 2 performed having run second in the Todman Stakes in March and seventh first-up to subsequent Golden Rose winner Astern in the Run To The Rose, and is a Group 3 winner in Sydney back in January.

The fellow Godolphin-raced Pyx Chamber meanwhile comes of a fifth at Geelong from early September and has won just one of his nine career runs to date.

Other notable hopes include the New Zealand visitor Manhattan Street debuting down under who has form around VRC Derby nominated Highlad back home and the Ciaron Maher-trained Kaching who is another son of So You Think in the line-up.

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2016 Stutt Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Moonee Valley Race 5 (8:30pm) – 30/09/2016

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 2x2228x11 DETECTIVE Peter & Paul Snowden Blake Shinn 5 57kg 78
2 114×72 TESSERA John O’Shea Craig Williams 6 57kg 81
3 1240×11 HEY DOC Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 2 57kg 76
4 5x45512x05 PYX CHAMBER John O’Shea Michael Dee (a) 9 57kg 67
5 1112 MANHATTAN STREET Lisa Latta Jonathan Riddell 1 57kg 73
6 21×11 INFERENCE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 3 57kg 72
7 5×11 MANDALAY BAY Matt Laurie Ben Melham 4 57kg 66
8 213 KACHING Ciaron Maher Nicholas Hall 11 57kg 64
9 61359 BACK TO THE BOWLER Stuart Webb Mark Zahra 8 57kg 63
10 514 LAND OF PLENTY Mick Price Craig Newitt 7 57kg 63
11 41 THE RICH FISHER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dylan Dunn (a) 10 57kg 62

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