News About 2014 Manikato STakes

Buffering Battling for Fitness in Group 1 Darley Classic

Buffering Battling for Fitness in Group 1 Darley Classic

Buffering is now in a battle to be match fit for the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) Saturday week following a brutal 2014 Manikato Stakes run. Trainer Rob Heathcote indicated his 16-time winning sprinter is feeling the effects of the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) on Friday night, in which he copped severe interference. “I’d…

Lankan Rupee Scores Controversial 2014 Manikato Stakes Victory

Lankan Rupee Scores Controversial 2014 Manikato Stakes Victory

Lankan Rupee held off a swarm of late challengers and survived a lengthy protest to take out the 2014 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Jockey Craig Newitt went into the race under a great deal of pressure after he was questioned for his ride on Lankan Rupee in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m)…

Manikato Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Manikato Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

A highly talented field of 12 of the country’s best sprint stars (and one New Zealand runner) has been confirmed for Friday night’s Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m), with betting tips set out below. The 2014 Manikato Stakes is the feature race at Moonee Valley tonight with a total prize pool of $1 million. Terravista…

2014 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Preview

2014 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Preview

Tonight the 2014 Manikato Stakes will run at Moonee Valley Racecourse with a classy field of horses vying for the $1 million prize pool. 12 of the country’s best sprinters will contest the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) running as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:45pm (AEDT) Friday night. The latest Manikato Stakes odds at…

Lankan Rupee Ready to Return to Winners Circle in 2014 Manikato Stakes

Lankan Rupee Ready to Return to Winners Circle in 2014 Manikato Stakes

Moonee Valley is not the ideal track for Lankan Rupee, who lost his last two starts on the course after being unbeaten for six starts, but the gelding’s connections are confident he can bounce back and win the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) on Friday night regardless. Trainer Mick Price knows there will be a…

Manikato Stakes 2014 Betting Update

Manikato Stakes 2014 Betting Update

The 2014 Manikato Stakes, running at Moonee Valley this Friday night, has attracted some of the country’s best sprinting stars, offering punters a variety of excellent betting options. A field of 12 sprinters will take each other on in the $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m), running as Race 7 at 9:45pm (AEDT). Betting…

Buffering Scores Ideal 2014 Manikato Stakes Start

Buffering Scores Ideal 2014 Manikato Stakes Start

Robert Heathcote couldn’t be happier with how the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) barrier draw played out, giving defending champion Buffering a strong chance at making it two-for-two. The Queensland trainer was delighted following Tuesday’s draw, not only because of where Buffering will start but also where his competition ended up in the $1 million…

Newitt Not Pleased With Lankan Rupee’s 2014 Manikato Stakes Wide Draw

Newitt Not Pleased With Lankan Rupee’s 2014 Manikato Stakes Wide Draw

The 2014 Manikato Stakes final field & barrier draw was announced this morning, with 2013/14 Australian Racehorse of the Year Lankan Rupee drawing wide in barrier nine. Craig Newitt is set to ride the gelding in Friday night’s $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse. He was quick to voice his…

Not Listenin’tome May Wear Blinkers in 2014 Manikato Stakes

Not Listenin’tome May Wear Blinkers in 2014 Manikato Stakes

A classy field of 12 of the best sprint stars in the country accepted for the $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) this morning, including the Gary Moore-trained Not Listenin’tome who will enjoy the inside run after drawing barrier one. Tommy Berry is set to ride the four-year-old gelding in the weight-for-age sprint race….

Manikato Stakes 2014 Final Field & Barrier Draw

Manikato Stakes 2014 Final Field & Barrier Draw

Twelve of the country’s best sprinting stars will take the Moonee Valley field this Friday night for the $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m). The final field for the 2014 Manikato Stakes was drawn live at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Tuesday morning following the Breakfast with the Best event. It’s set to be an…