News About: 2012 Manikato Stakes

Sea Siren Claims Third Group 1 in Manikato

Sea Siren Claims Third Group 1 in Manikato

26 Oct, 2012

Sea Siren claimed her third Group 1 victory and took her career record to six wins from nine starts when winning the Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Sea Siren (pink and blue) was too strong in the Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Having her first start since a winter campaign …

A perfect Manikato Stakes preparation for Bel Sprinter

A perfect Manikato Stakes preparation for Bel Sprinter

26 Oct, 2012

A perfect preparation for Bel Sprinter has boosted the confidence of Mornington trainer Jason Warren leading into tonight’s Group 1 $500,000 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

Bel Sprinter has had a perfect preparation for the Group 1 Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Bel Sprinter will be having his third run this …

Buffering to turn the tables on Sea Siren in the Manikato Stakes

Buffering to turn the tables on Sea Siren in the Manikato Stakes

25 Oct, 2012

Premier Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote is confident his classy sprinter Buffering can turn the tables on Sea Siren when the pair meet in the Group 1 $500,000 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tomorrow night.

Buffering (picture) will meet Sea Siren in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

A trouble free Spring …

Buffering Draws Inside for Manikato

Buffering Draws Inside for Manikato

23 Oct, 2012

Queensland’s number one horse Buffering has drawn the inside barrier for Friday night’s Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley which stands as his best chance yet to claim an elusive Group 1 win.

Buffering has drawn barrier one for the Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Robert Heathcote-trained gelding has signalled his …

Manikato Still a Possibility for Snitzerland

Manikato Still a Possibility for Snitzerland

9 Oct, 2012

The door remains open for gun filly Snitzerland to take on the older horses in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) on Cox Plate eve with the three-year-old among 23 initial acceptors for the $750,000 sprint.

Snitzerland is one of 23 initial acceptors for the Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Gerald …

Manikato Quality High Despite Star Absence

Manikato Quality High Despite Star Absence

25 Sep, 2012

There is no Black Caviar or Hay List but the Manikato Stakes (1200m) is set to be an explosive affair with an impressive list of 45 horses included in initial nominations for the Group 1 sprint.

Buffering is one of 45 horses in the Manikato Stakes nominations. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Heading the pack is …

Cox Plate Carnival To Get Major Overhaul

Cox Plate Carnival To Get Major Overhaul

13 Feb, 2012

The Cox Plate Carnival is due for a major shakeup this year with the Moonee Valley Racing Club set to create an entire new meeting.

The meet will run on Cox Plate eve in the traditional Friday night racing format.

The eight race card will feature the Group 1 Manikato Stakes as well as the …