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Sea Siren Wins 2012 Manikato Stakes

Sea Siren Wins 2012 Manikato Stakes

Exciting John O’Shea-trained mare Sea Siren backed up her outstanding winter form to win the Group 1 2012 Manikato Stakes (1200m) in her first start of the spring at Moonee Valley tonight. The four-year-old was quick out of the gates before experienced jockey Jim Cassidy elected to sit just off the pace as Satin Shoes…

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

Sentimental favourite for tonight’s Manikato Stakes 2012 at Moonee Valley, Buffering is also now the odds-on favourite for the sprint showdown having been well supported in the markets since betting opened. Robert Heathcote’s super consistent Mossman gelding, who has only missed a place six times over a 28 start career to date, is one of…

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Today Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the last of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major sprints with 22 horses left in contention for the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic. Held on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday November 10, the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m)…

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Robert Heathcote’s in-form Queenslander Buffering has opened close to odds-on in the 2012 Manikato Stakes betting markets for the Friday night feature at Moonee Valley. The Mossman five-year-old, who has recorded eight Group 1 minor placings from 11 starts at the highest level, is currently paying $2 at to finally post a Group 1 win…

2012 Manikato Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

2012 Manikato Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Friday night the Group 1 racing action at Moonee Valley will kick off for the coveted two-meeting Cox Plate Carnival, the evening highlighted by the Manikato Stakes 2012 where Queensland sprint star Buffering will seek that elusive elite level title. The Rob Heathcote-trained Mossman gelding has contested 11 Group 1 races over their 28-start career…

Manikato Stakes 2012 First Acceptances – 23 Remain

Manikato Stakes 2012 First Acceptances – 23 Remain

Twenty-three sprinters remain in contention for the 2012 Manikato Stakes under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday October 26 after first acceptances for the Cox Plate Carnival feature were taken by Racing Victoria today. There were originally 45 nominees for the $750,000 Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) this year, that number cut to…

Moment Of Change Wins Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012

Moment Of Change Wins Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012

Peter Moody-trained gelding Moment Of Change thrived in his return to his home track at Caulfield today to win the Group 1 2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) The son of Barely A Moment had to work hard early to overcome a wide barrier but managed to assume a position at the front of the…

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012 – Betting Update

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012 – Betting Update

As the only Group 1 race of the weekend, the 2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) has attracted plenty of attention from punters. After being seen at double figure odds earlier in the week, there has been a massive push for Queensland gelding Solzhenitsyn who is now equal $4.60 favourite with Moment Of Change at…

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012 – Tips

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012 – Tips

Top class racing goes all weekend and culminates on Sunday at Caulfield which hosts the only Group 1 of the weekend, the 2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m). A quality 15-horse field will contest the day’s feature with the market headed by Peter Moody-trained gelding Moment Of Change ($4.00). Joining the talented four-year-old at the…

2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The latest Group 1 feature of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is Sunday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2012 at Caulfield Racecourse, the Races.com.au’s exclusive form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. Due to jump at 3:50pm as Caulfield Race 6, this year’s edition of the $400,000 Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes…