News About 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes

Southern Speed Edges out Mangihar to Win 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes

Southern Speed Edges out Mangihar to Win 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes

Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed beat Manighar for the first time today in an exciting photo finish in the Group 2 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

Southern Speed (inside) edges out Manighar to win the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington

With globetrotting jockey Craig Williams aboard, the Leon Macdonald-trained mare was held in fourth position and got ...

2012 Makybe Diva Stakes Tips & Selections

2012 Makybe Diva Stakes Tips & Selections

The most important Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival lead-up running this weekend is Flemington’s Makybe Diva Stakes 2012, the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and betting selections for which are detailed below.

Mawingo (black & white checked sleeves) is the Races.com.au tip to win the Makybe Diva Stakes 2012

With an impressive 12-horse field full of Group 1 winners engaged, ...

Makybe Diva Stakes 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Makybe Diva Stakes 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

A field bursting with spring superstars will line up in Saturday’s 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse and to help you back the winner below we have the Races.com.au’s exclusive Makybe Diva Stakes form guide and betting preview.

Second Effort is the only horse coming into the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes this year via the Lawrence Stakes

Due to ...

Moody Keeps 2012 Caulfield Cup on the Cards for Manighar

Moody Keeps 2012 Caulfield Cup on the Cards for Manighar

Their grand final goal this spring may be the Cox Plate 2012, but premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody hasn’t completely ruled out the Caulfield Cup 2012 one week earlier for his triple Group 1 winning import Manighar.

Makybe Diva Stakes favourite Manighar could still run in the Caulfield Cup 2012 next month

The seven-year-old Linamix grey resumes racing ...

December Draw Ready for Spring Carnival Comeback

December Draw Ready for Spring Carnival Comeback

Last year’s beaten Caulfield Cup favourite December Draw returns to the track after eleven months on the sidelines this Saturday in the Makybe Diva Stakes and trainer Mark Kavanagh is hoping for a good show from the untapped stayer.

December Drawresumes in the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes on Saturday after a year-long break

The imported Medecis gelding was one of ...

Cup Hopes Head 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes Odds

Cup Hopes Head 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes Odds

Two of this season’s biggest spring cup hopefuls are dominating the Makybe Diva Stakes 2012 odds for this weekend’s Flemington feature with Manighar the narrow favourite over reigning Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed.

Manighar has opened favourite to win the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes first-up on Saturday

Set to run as Flemington Race 6 at 3:35pm on Saturday, the ...

Southern Speed Hits Melbourne in Makybe Diva Stakes 2012

Southern Speed Hits Melbourne in Makybe Diva Stakes 2012

Reigning Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed will race in Melbourne for the first time this spring when she takes on a crack field of fellow stayers in the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse.

Southern Speed is one of the top two chances in the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes on Saturday

The five-year-old Southern Image mare is one ...

Melbourne Cup Nominees Head Makybe Diva Stakes Field 2012

Melbourne Cup Nominees Head Makybe Diva Stakes Field 2012

A classy field has been accepted for this year’s edition of the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington on Saturday with all but one of the hopefuls having also been nominated for the 2012 Melbourne Cup this spring.

Doomben Cup winner Mawingo (black & white checked sleeves) is one of 11 Melbourne Cup nominations running in the 2012 Makybe Diva Stakes ...

Manighar Kicks Off Cox Plate 2012 Campaign in Makybe

Manighar Kicks Off Cox Plate 2012 Campaign in Makybe

Peter Moody’s autumn revelation Manighar will begin their 2012 Cox Plate campaign in earnest at Flemington this Saturday with the evergreen seven-year-old to race first-up in the $300,000 Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m).

2012 Cox Plate hope Manighar kicks off their spring in the Makybe Diva Stakes this Saturday

It is shaping up as an intriguing edition of ...

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Top Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking for a good first-up performance from his smart stayer Shenzhou Steeds when they resume in Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes at their home track, the former Kiwi galloper heading towards the 2012 Caulfield Cup this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Shenzhou Steeds will head towards the 2012 Caulfield Cup starting with a first-up run ...