News About Moir Stakes

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed that leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride champion filly She Will Reign when she resumes in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Partnered by Ben Melham in four of her five career starts so far, She Will Reign returned the paddock after mustering…

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Star Victorian horseman Darren Weir has identified Saturday week’s Sir John Monash Stakes 2017 as the likely first-up target for his rising eight-year-old Flamberge. Three-time Group 1 winner Flamberge hasn’t raced since his close eighth when just over three lengths beaten home by the winner Silent Sedition at Moonee Valley in the Group 1 William…

Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

The 2016 Caulfield Sprint nominations have been released and there is set to be plenty of talent in the Group 2 event. Lankan Rupee has not been seen at the races since he failed to fire in the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) last year and he has spent a year out of action after…

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Stamps Dominance

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Stamps Dominance

Three-year-old Extreme Choice produced a career-best performance to beat a field of stars and win the featured Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley this evening. Trainer Mick Price unveiled a bold plan to saddle the star colt in the Moir Stakes first-up and subsequently set up a likely showdown with the likes of…

2016 Moir Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2016 Moir Stakes Tips & Betting Update

Tonight under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse the Moir Stakes 2016 takes centre stage featuring a top class line-up of sprinters, betting tips and the latest odds for the short-distance classic detailed below. Running as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm (AEST), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) features…

Newitt Wary of Extreme Draw in Moir Stakes 2016

Newitt Wary of Extreme Draw in Moir Stakes 2016

It may only be a nine-starter 2016 Moir Stakes field at Moonee Valley on Friday night but the race’s dual winning hoop Craig Newitt is still wary of drawing the outside alley with Extreme Choice in the sprint classic. The runners have just 1000m to be first past the post in the weight-for-age $500,000 Group…

Updated 2016 Moir Stakes Betting Odds: Chautauqua

Updated 2016 Moir Stakes Betting Odds: Chautauqua

The returning Team Hawkes-trained super sprinter Chautauqua is the short-priced favourite in the Moir Stakes 2016 betting markets to win first-up under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday night. An ace field of nine sprint stars will face off in Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm (AEST) on Friday evening – the weight-for-age…

Chautauqua Heads 2016 Moir Stakes Field

Chautauqua Heads 2016 Moir Stakes Field

A star-studded field of the world’s top class sprinters faces off at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday night in the Moir Stakes 2016 including champion international performer Chautauqua. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained son of Encosta De Lago is the highest-rated sprinter getting around and sixth elite level win first-up in the $500,000 Group…

2016 Gilgai Stakes Nominations Feature Chautauqua

2016 Gilgai Stakes Nominations Feature Chautauqua

Reigning champion Chautauqua headlines the Gilgai Stakes 2016 nominations for Flemington on Sunday but the superstar sprinter is set to miss the race in favour of a Moir Stakes run at Moonee Valley on Friday night. The Team Hawkes-trained glamour galloper is a seven-time Group 1 winner after his Hong Kong success in the Chairman’s…

2016 Moir Stakes Nominations: Buffering is Back

2016 Moir Stakes Nominations: Buffering is Back

Buffering is back chasing a record fourth win in the Moir Stakes 2016 this Friday night at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Robert Heathcote’s Brisbane-based warhorse has won three of the past four editions of the $500,000 Group 1 City Jeep Moir Stakes (1000m) including back-to-back wins in 2014 and 2015. He hasn’t raced since a disappointing…