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Hey Doc Wins 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes in Upset

Hey Doc Wins 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes in Upset

There was nothing simple about Friday night’s Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017, a drama filled edition to the Moonee Valley sprint feature ending with a controversial win by the Tony McEvoy-trained Hey Doc. An original line-up of 11 sprinters for this year’s Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200m) was reduced to nine on the…

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tips & Odds Update

Moonee Valley racing is headlined by Winx in the Cox Plate on Saturday but as a warm-up a star-lined field of sprinters face off at the track on Friday night in the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017, tips and updated odds on the showdown found below. Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm…

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes: In Her Time Firms for the Win

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes: In Her Time Firms for the Win

The money is coming for the flying Benjamin Smith-trained mare In Her Time to continue her winning form heading south on Friday night for the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017. Red hot favourite to salute under the lights at Moonee Valley in the Cox Plate Eve feature is the Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic ($2.20), but there’s…

Manikato Stakes 2017 Betting: Chautauqua Drifts

Manikato Stakes 2017 Betting: Chautauqua Drifts

The Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 odds on the Hawkes Racing-trained great Chautauqua to return to winning form are easing as the punters get behind the heavily-supported favourite on Friday night. The highlight of Moonee Valley’s Cox Plate Eve twilight meeting, the Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200m) features 11 weight-for-age sprinters. Drawn out…

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Well

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Well

The two best-supported sprinters in the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 field at Moonee Valley on Friday night this Cox Plate Eve have come up trumps with Vega Magic and In Her Time jumping from barriers three and two respectively. Set to run as Moonee Valley Race 7 at the twilight meeting, this season’s Group 1…

Vega Magic Dominates Early 2017 Manikato Stakes Betting

Vega Magic Dominates Early 2017 Manikato Stakes Betting

The Lindsay Park stable are chasing another spring Group 1 feature race win under the lights at Moonee Valley this Friday night saddling-up Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 betting favourite Vega Magic. Last weekend the David Hayes-led training trio enjoyed a shock Caulfield Cup win with $51 roughie Boom Time, but punters won’t find their Group…

The Everest Race Consolation for Sydney Stakes Winner In Her Time

The Everest Race Consolation for Sydney Stakes Winner In Her Time

In Her Time didn’t make the $10 million The Everest field but the classy mare scored a nice consolation prize taking out the 2017 Sydney Stakes at Royal Randwick. Prepared at Newcastle by Benjamin Smith, the Time Thief mare was the justifiably short-priced favourite for Saturday’s Listed $500,000 Sydney Stakes (1200m) on The Everest Day…

The Everest for 2017 Premiere Stakes Winner In Her Time?

The Everest for 2017 Premiere Stakes Winner In Her Time?

Newcastle trainer Benjamin Smith will “let the dust settle” and see if an offer from a slot-holder comes in for his impressive first-up Premiere Stakes 2017 winning mare In Her Time to run in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) in a fortnights’ time. Just a couple of spots in the weight-for-age Restricted The Everest…

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

One of the biggest days of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival takes place at Royal Randwick today with a triple shot of Group 1 action scheduled for 2017 Epsom Handicap Day, results and updated Randwick winners published live across the afternoon right here at Races.com.au. It is a nine-race card for Epsom Handicap Day and…

Chautauqua Tops Premiere Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Chautauqua Tops Premiere Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

The 2017 Premiere Stakes is one of the key support acts in Sydney on Saturday for Epsom Handicap Day and the latest betting markets on the Randwick sprint are led by six-time Group 1 winner Chautauqua. Running as Randwick Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), this spring’s Group 2 $500,000 Premiere Stakes (1200m) features a dozen…