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2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

Tony Pike’s Kiwi raider Sacred Elixir ran the perfect 2016 Victoria Derby lead-up on Cox Plate Day with a tight win in the Moonee Valley Vase. The talented Pour Moi gelding won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) in Brisbane as a two-year-old in the winter and was a first-up winner at Caulfield in the…

2016 Cox Plate Day Tips & Preview

2016 Cox Plate Day Tips & Preview

The second of the ‘Big 3’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors plays out at the notoriously tight Moonee Valley circuit this weekend with Winx defending her Cox Plate crown and we’ve got all the best Cox Plate Day 2016 tips below. With seven Group races scattered across the 10 event line-up there’s something for everyone…

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Betting Tips & Odds Update

A smart field of Victoria Derby bound three-year-olds take to the Moonee Valley track in the last on Cox Plate Day, betting tips and the latest odds on the Moonee Valley Vase 2016 found below. Closing the card as Moonee Valley Race 10 at 5:45pm (AEDT), an 11-horse field of young stayers is engaged to…

Sacred Elixir Doesn’t Need Blinkers in Moonee Valley Vase 2016

Sacred Elixir Doesn’t Need Blinkers in Moonee Valley Vase 2016

Cambridge-based horseman Tony Pike has taken the blinkers off his Kiwi raider Sacred Elixir stating he “doesn’t need them” when stepping up in distance on Saturday for a shot at the 2016 Moonee Valley Vase. The last on a bumper 10-race Cox Plate Day card in Melbourne, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase…

Moonee Valley Vase 2016 Field & Betting Odds

Moonee Valley Vase 2016 Field & Betting Odds

The card closer on Cox Plate Day is the 2016 Moonee Valley Vase, the field and early betting markets for the VRC Derby lead-up dominated by the likes of Prized Icon and Sacred Elixir. Running as Moonee Valley Race 10 at 5:45pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 LUCFR Super Vase (2040m) has drawn a final field…

Seaburge Headlines 2016 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Seaburge Headlines 2016 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Twenty-four three-year-olds have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m), including several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Sacred Elixir was unable to overcome a tough run in transit when eight in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) a fortnight ago, but will be given the opportunity…

2016 VRC Derby Distance Question for Good Standing

2016 VRC Derby Distance Question for Good Standing

Sydney horseman James Cummings is unsure how his youngster Good Standing will go over the VRC Derby 2016 distance this Melbourne Cup Carnival and may only accept for stablemate Prized Icon in the October 29 classic. Both Good Standing and Prized Icon are nominated for the $500,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Classic (2000m) this weekend on…

2015 Crown Oaks Next For MV Vase Winner Jameka

2015 Crown Oaks Next For MV Vase Winner Jameka

Trainer Ciaron Maher said there was no temptation running his flying filly Jameka in the Wakeful Stakes Saturday week and will instead take the Moonee Valley Vase winner straight to the Crown Oaks 2015 at Flemington on Thursday November 5. A traditional lead-up to both the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) and…

Victoria Derby 2015 Next for Hierarchal

Victoria Derby 2015 Next for Hierarchal

Sydney horseman Anthony Cummings will chase his second Victoria Derby win this Melbourne Cup Carnival hoping for a good run this weekend in the 2015 Moonee Valley Vase with the Group 1-bound Hierarchal. Cummings enjoyed success in the richest race for three-year-olds during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival three years ago when Fiveandahalfstar scored an…

2015 Cox Plate Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Cox Plate Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse backs up from last night’s Manikato Stakes meeting with Cox Plate Day 2015 featuring 10 top races highlighted by the Group 1 Australasian weight-for-age championship. It is partly cloudy in Melbourne today with a top of 22 degrees and with zero percent chance of rainfall the current Good (4) track…