Edward Manifold Stakes

The Edward Manifold Stakes is a Group 2 mile event held at Flemington Racecourse on Turnbull Stakes Day as a lead-up to the VRC Oaks.

2019 Edward Manifold Stakes Results

  • 1st: #15 Moonlight Maid
  • 2nd: #14 Fascino
  • 3rd: #7 Miami Bound



The Edward Manifold Stakes is a Group 2 event for three-year-old fillies named after a committeeman of the Victorian Racing Club (VRC). Held on the same day as the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m), the set-weights race is a 1600m mile race run at Flemington Racecourse in early October as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Regarded as an ideal lead up race to the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) held the following Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse, many of the race’s winners will also go on to the Group 1  VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington on the first Thursday of November, a double achieved by Mosheen in 2011. Amphitrite (2018) was the last filly to complete the Edward Manifold Stakes / Thousand Guineas double.

This year the Edward Manifold Stakes 2019 ran on Saturday October 5, 2019 and was won in an upset by $41 roughie Moonlight Maid. 

Edward Manifold Stakes
Date: Saturday October 5, 2019
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights of 55.5kg
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $300,000

2019 Edward Manifold Stakes Results

  • 1st: #15 Moonlight Maid
  • 2nd: #14 Fascino
  • 3rd: #7 Miami Bound

There was a massive upset in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2019 Results with Mitchell Freedman’s $41 roughie hope Moonlight Maid stealing the show from the outside barrier. She defeated fellow double-figure hope Fascino ($19) by three-quarters of a length, while the $2.90 favourite Miami Bound rounded out the trifecta in third.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 15 MOONLIGHT MAID Mitchell Freedman Ben Melham 16 55.5kg $41
2 14 FASCINO (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 0.75L 1 55.5kg (cd 56kg) $19
3 7 MIAMI BOUND (NZ) Danny O’Brien Damien Oliver 1.5L 2 55.5kg $2.90F
4 4 ORIENTAL LILY Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 1.6L 14 55.5kg $31
5 13 BEAUTY BOLT Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 2.6L 6 55.5kg $41
6 8 LEVEN LASS (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Brett Prebble 3.35L 7 55.5kg $21
7 12 EXCELIDA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 4.35L 5 55.5kg $41
8 6 EXCUSED David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 4.45L 8 55.5kg $10
9 9 REALLY DISCREET Phillip Stokes Luke Nolen 4.75L 15 55.5kg $31
10 11 SUBPOENAED (NZ) Chris Waller John Allen 6.5L 11 55.5kg $3.20
11 16 SONG BROCADE John Sadler Jye McNeil 6.8L 13 55.5kg $151
12 10 PRESENTLY Ken Keys Dwayne Dunn 6.9L 4 55.5kg $31
13 1 WESTPORT Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 7L 3 55.5kg $31
14 5 TALENTED Peter & Paul Snowden Beau Mertens 7.75L 9 55.5kg $51
15 2 BONVICINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ms Linda Meech 9.75L 12 55.5kg $20
16 3 DESERVED Matt Cumani Raquel Clark 10.25L 10 55.5kg $26
19e JACIN TALEE Brett Conlon 0
18e SELICA (NZ) Michael Kent 0
17e AFFAIR TO REMEMBER Dan O’Sullivan Michael Walker 0

2019 Edward Manifold Stakes Odds

The spring’s best Edward Manifold Stakes 2019 betting odds and market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be provided right here as soon as available.

2019 Edward Manifold Stakes Field

Each year the Edward Manifold Stakes field attracts a quality line-up of fillies coming off lead-up runs in events including the Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) or the previous Friday night’s Group 3 MVRC Champagne Stakes (1200m).

The Edward Manifold Stakes 2019 field and barrier draw is released by Racing Victoria at 10:00am (AEST) on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below as soon as announced.

The 2019 Edward Manifold Stakes field attracted a capacity line-up of Group 1 bound fillies including Excused for Lindsay Park coming off a black-type second, the ultra-consistent Oriental Lily for Team Snowden drawn wide, and last-start Morphettville Guineas winner Bonvicini.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 8×11175 WESTPORT Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 3 55.5kg 72
2 171 BONVICINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ms Linda Meech 14 55.5kg 73
3 12×43 DESERVED Matt Cumani Raquel Clark 11 55.5kg 68
4 566×22121 ORIENTAL LILY Peter & Paul Snowden Damian Lane 16 55.5kg 66
5 123×006 TALENTED Peter & Paul Snowden Beau Mertens 10 55.5kg 64
6 1532 EXCUSED David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 8 55.5kg 70
7 3×11 MIAMI BOUND (NZ) Danny O’Brien Damien Oliver 2 55.5kg 69
8 812×63 LEVEN LASS (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Brett Prebble 7 55.5kg 65
9 143×97 REALLY DISCREET Phillip Stokes Luke Nolen 17 55.5kg 65
10 8x223x1 PRESENTLY Ken Keys Dwayne Dunn 4 55.5kg 64
11 1×216 SUBPOENAED (NZ) Chris Waller John Allen 12 55.5kg 70
12 7×6121 EXCELIDA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 5 55.5kg 67
13 1×10 BEAUTY BOLT Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 6 55.5kg 67
14 345×14 FASCINO (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 1 55.5kg 63
15 14×4 MOONLIGHT MAID Mitchell Freedman Ben Melham 19 55.5kg 63
16 68x6665x1 SONG BROCADE John Sadler Jye McNeil 15 55.5kg 60
17e 6×17 AFFAIR TO REMEMBER Dan O’Sullivan Michael Walker 18 55.5kg 62
18e 1 SELICA (NZ) Michael Kent TBA 13 55.5kg 63
19e 6×4 JACIN TALEE Brett Conlon TBA 9 55.5kg 60

Edward Manifold Stakes History

The Edward Manifold Stakes was first contested back in 1932 and gained its current Group 2 status in 1979. Plenty of star fillies have won the race over the years including Tranquil Star (1940), Light Fingers (1964), Storm Queen (1966), Emancipation (19820 and more recently Alinghi (2004).

Mosheen won the 2011 Edward Manifold Stakes and went on to take out that year’s Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. More recently in 2017 Bring Me Roses before a VRC Oaks second that year, and a third in the Australian Guineas the following autumn. In 2018 Amphitrite won the Edward Manifold / Thousand Guineas double.

Edward Manifold Stakes Results

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Moonlight Maid 1 minute 36.80 seconds
2nd Fascino
3rd Miami Bound
2018
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Amphitrite 1 minute 37.48 seconds
2nd Krone
3rd Verry Elleegant.
2017
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Bring Me Roses 1 minute 38.33 seconds
2nd Hiyaam
3rd Leather’n’lace
2016
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Serenely Discreet 1 minute 37.5 seconds
2nd Bella Sorellastra
3rd Waterloo Sunsent
2015
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Badawiya 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Savred Eye
3rd My Poppette
2014
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Fontein Ruby 1 minute 37.64 seconds
2nd Maastricht
3rd Crafty
2013
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Se Sauver 1 minute 39.55 seconds
2nd Star Fashion
3rd Solicit
2012
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Maybe Discreet 1 minute 37.6 seconds
2nd Members Joy
3rd Commanding Jewel
2011
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Mosheen 1 minute 39.47 seconds
2nd Bliss Street
3rd Celebrity Girl
2010
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Sistine Angel 1 minute 38.12 seconds
2nd Brazilian Pulse
3rd Shamrocker
2009
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Majestic Music 1 minute 38.3 seconds
2nd Formalite
3rd Silent Surround
2008
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Gallica 1 minute 38 seconds
2nd Cats Whisker
3rd Sparks Fly
2007
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st El Daana 1 minute 40.1 seconds
2nd Serious Speed
3rd Absolut Glam
2006
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st She Will Be Loved 1 minute 37 seconds
2nd Miss Finland
3rd My Only Hope
2005
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Serenade Rose 1 minute 37.2 seconds
2nd Empress Lily
3rd Mary Marvel
2004
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Alinghi 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Ballet Society
3rd Kylikwong
2003
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Special Harmony 1 minute 38.2 seconds
2nd Ashenti
3rd Bahamian Star
2002
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Coupe 1 minute 39.4 seconds
2nd Fuji Dancer
3rd Lashed
2001
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st Ugachuka 1 minute 38.7 seconds
2nd Li Lo Lill
3rd Hot Beat
2000
Edward Manifold Stakes
1st So Gorgeous 1 minute 37.9 seconds
2nd Shelbourne Lass
3rd Dashing Granada

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