News About: Moonee Valley Racecourse

Eloping’s Trainers Leaning Towards Typhoon Tracy Stakes

Eloping’s Trainers Leaning Towards Typhoon Tracy Stakes

23 Feb, 2015

Three-year-old filly Eloping was one of 20 sprinters nominated for the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) this morning however her trainers are leaning towards the Group 3 Typhoon Tracy Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night instead.

Eloping’s trainers must decide whether the filly runs in the Typhoon Tracy Stakes or Oakleigh Plate this …

Hunter Pleased with Smokin’ Joey Ahead of Australia Stakes

Hunter Pleased with Smokin’ Joey Ahead of Australia Stakes

20 Jan, 2015

Arguably finding career-best form over a long and busy 2014 racing calendar, trainer Wez Hunter has been pleased with the form displayed by veteran Smokin’ Joey since his return to work and believes he is ready for a return in Saturday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

Wez Hunter is confident Smokin’ Joey …

Weir Counts on Veteran’s Form To Hold

Weir Counts on Veteran’s Form To Hold

1 Aug, 2014

A recent acquisition for Australia’s leading trainer Darren Weir, Count Encosta will be looking to keep their perfect record this winter in check when they race at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Darren Weir runs veteran Count Encosta at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Wangoom-based Weir, who celebrated a premiership winning …

French Mare Debuts for Price at Moonee Valley

French Mare Debuts for Price at Moonee Valley

1 Aug, 2014

Former French-trained mare Elwaaryaa debuts for her new Australian trainer Mick Price in Victoria this Saturday kicking off her career down under at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Craig Newitt rides French import Elwaaryaa in their Australian debut at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One of a handful of promising types running at …

Tony Vasil Unleashes Top Stable Talent On The Valley

Tony Vasil Unleashes Top Stable Talent On The Valley

27 Jun, 2013

Trainer Tony Vasil will attempt to execute a Moonee Valley onslaught when he lines up four of his gallopers this weekend.

Under The Eiffel, Under The Louvre, Elite Elle and De Fine Lago will all run as a part of Saturday’s Valley program.

Vasil will take the opportunity to finally reap the rewards of buying …

Hay List’s Full Brother Set for Debut

Hay List’s Full Brother Set for Debut

25 Jun, 2013

A full brother to $2.5 million earner Hay List is nominated to make their possible race debut this weekend with the Stephen Brown-trained Hay One an entry on a bumper Moonee Valley race card for Saturday.

A full-brother to Hay List (pictured) could debut at Moonee Valley this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The unraced Statue …

Day Procedure Seeks Moonee Valley Race Win

Day Procedure Seeks Moonee Valley Race Win

24 Jun, 2013

Day Procedure will be looking to return to the winner’s circle when he runs at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend.

The three-year-old will line up for the $100,000 Three-Years-Old Handicap over 1,000 metres.

Day Procedure (inside) will look to win his 1,000 metre handicap at Moonee Valley this weekend. Picture by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Stars to Shine Under Valley Lights

Stars to Shine Under Valley Lights

25 Sep, 2012

There may be not be a Group 1 race on Friday night’s Moonee Valley card but there are plenty of horses who will bring Group 1 quality.

In what is the first night meeting of the spring, the likes of star three-year-olds Snitzerland and Pierro as well as sprinters Buffering and Tiger Tees will use …

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

23 Aug, 2012

Unanimously will be given the chance to win his first Melbourne start in the Listed Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Unanimously placed second at Moonee Valley earlier this month. Photo by: Steve Hart

The five-year-old gelding has had three attempts at claiming victory in Victoria, however, has never been able to come through …

Moody Mare Ready to Dance Again

Moody Mare Ready to Dance Again

3 Aug, 2012

After a horror 18 months out with niggling injuries, unbeaten mare One Last Dance will resume at Moonee Valley tomorrow in the $80,000 Harvey Sprint (1000m).

One Last Dance will resume at Moonee Valley after after missing 18 months through injury - photo © Taron Clarke

In 2011, the Peter Moody-trained four-year-old won the Group …