News About 2012 Manikato Stakes

Sea Siren Wins 2012 Manikato Stakes

Sea Siren Wins 2012 Manikato Stakes

Exciting John O’Shea-trained mare Sea Siren backed up her outstanding winter form to win the Group 1 2012 Manikato Stakes (1200m) in her first start of the spring at Moonee Valley tonight. The four-year-old was quick out of the gates before experienced jockey Jim Cassidy elected to sit just off the pace as Satin Shoes…

Manikato Stakes 2012 Tips & Selections

Manikato Stakes 2012 Tips & Selections

Tonight the twilight racing action at Moonee Valley is top class with the 2012 Manikato Stakes to take centre stage, the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and exotic selections for which are detailed below. Due to jump as Moonee Valley Race 6 at 9:15pm (AEST) the $750,000 Group 1 Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m) is shaping up…

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

Sentimental favourite for tonight’s Manikato Stakes 2012 at Moonee Valley, Buffering is also now the odds-on favourite for the sprint showdown having been well supported in the markets since betting opened. Robert Heathcote’s super consistent Mossman gelding, who has only missed a place six times over a 28 start career to date, is one of…

Satin Shoes Taps into Group 1 Potential – Manikato Stakes 2012

Satin Shoes Taps into Group 1 Potential – Manikato Stakes 2012

Warwick Farm horseman Clarry Conners is more confident than ever that his honest mare Satin Shoes is in the right form to score their maiden Group 1 victory when they take on crack Queensland sprinter Buffering in the 2012 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. A winner of five of her 20 starts to date…

Mental Set to Take on Buff in Manikato Stakes 2012

Mental Set to Take on Buff in Manikato Stakes 2012

This Friday night Darley Australia’s Peter Snowden will vie for his second successive Manikato Stakes win with the untapped Mental looking to follow in the footsteps of their former star stablemate Sepoy but they will have to face an odds-on favourite in Buffering. Whetting the Melbourne punters’ appetites for Saturday’s Cox Plate showdown, the $750,000…

2012 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2012 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

This Friday night a supercharged sprint showdown is on the cards at the Moonee Valley circuit with a smart field engaged for the Manikato Stakes 2012, and to help you back a winner below is our insider Manikato Stakes form guide and betting preview. Due to jump as Moonee Valley Race 9 at 9:15pm (AEST)…

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Today Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the last of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major sprints with 22 horses left in contention for the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic. Held on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday November 10, the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m)…

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Robert Heathcote’s in-form Queenslander Buffering has opened close to odds-on in the 2012 Manikato Stakes betting markets for the Friday night feature at Moonee Valley. The Mossman five-year-old, who has recorded eight Group 1 minor placings from 11 starts at the highest level, is currently paying $2 at to finally post a Group 1 win…

Sea Siren to Improve After Manikato Stakes 2012 Run

Sea Siren to Improve After Manikato Stakes 2012 Run

Randwick horseman John O’Shea has warned punters that his returning Doomben 10,000 winner Sea Siren will take a lot of improvement from her first-up run against Buffering in the 2012 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. While confident the daughter of Fastnet Rock will be competitive force for her four-year-old debut in the…

2012 Manikato Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

2012 Manikato Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Friday night the Group 1 racing action at Moonee Valley will kick off for the coveted two-meeting Cox Plate Carnival, the evening highlighted by the Manikato Stakes 2012 where Queensland sprint star Buffering will seek that elusive elite level title. The Rob Heathcote-trained Mossman gelding has contested 11 Group 1 races over their 28-start career…