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Chautauqua Tops 2016 Manikato Stakes Field, Barriers & Odds

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Manikato Stakes Field, Barriers & Odds

Champion sprinter Chautauqua is the short-priced favourite of the 11 horses making up the Manikato Stakes 2016 field after drawing barrier one for the Moonee Valley showdown on Friday evening. The major on the Cox Plate Eve program under the lights, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) is shaping up as the…

2015 Manikato Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Manikato Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

Odds-on favourite Chautauqua has come up with an inside barrier two draw in a 10-starter field for Friday night’s Manikato Stakes 2015 under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Run on Cox Plate Eve, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) has attracted an under capacity field but is still bursting with sprint…

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)…

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…

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…