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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 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…

Heatherly Has More to Learn Before 2016 Moir Stakes

Heatherly Has More to Learn Before 2016 Moir Stakes

Co-trainer Simon Zahra knows the stable’s promising mare Heatherly needs to learn how to behave in the barriers and get away with a clean jump if she is to match up to the star sprinters next start in the Moir Stakes 2016. The four-year-old daughter of Lonhro cost herself another Group 2 win last start…

Chautauqua Heads 2016 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Chautauqua Heads 2016 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Last year’s winner Chautauqua is the headliner among the 40 Manikato Stakes 2016 nominations taken by Racing Victoria (RV) for the Moonee Valley feature set to run on Cox Plate eve. Highlighting the action under the lights at the Valley on the evening of Friday, October 21, is the $1 million Manikato Stakes (1200m). Manikato…

2016 Moir Stakes Target for McEwen Winner Wild Rain

2016 Moir Stakes Target for McEwen Winner Wild Rain

Former Melbourne Cup winning trainer Mark Kavanagh has named the Moir Stakes in three weeks’ time as the next major aim for his smart mare Wild Rain after her smart McEwen Stakes 2016 win at Moonee Valley. A field of eight lined-up in the $200,000 Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) on Dato’ Tan Chin Nam…

Price Backs Extreme Choice to Win Moir Stakes 2016

Price Backs Extreme Choice to Win Moir Stakes 2016

The 2016 Moir Stakes field is set to feature a legion of older sprint stars but trainer Mick Price is backing his gun three-year-old Extreme Choice to come out and win the Moonee Valley feature first-up. Run at the tight Valley circuit on September 30, this year’s edition of the $500,000 City Jeep Moir Stakes…

2016 Moir Stakes Target for Carlyon Stakes Winner Heatherly

2016 Moir Stakes Target for Carlyon Stakes Winner Heatherly

Co-trainer Mathew Ellerton hopes to have smart mare Heatherly back to peak fitness for a Moir Stakes 2016 run back at Moonee Valley Racecourse after her first-up win in the Carlyon Stakes at the track. The daughter of Lonhro jumped favourite for her resuming run in the $120,000 Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) over the short…