Moir Stakes News

Co-trainer Simon Zahra has revealed classy filly Heatherly is likely to be set for an appearance in the 2016 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley, when she returns to racing during the forthcoming Spring Carnival. Heatherly has been a strong and consistent performer through her entire racing career so far,…


Moir Stakes

The 2015 Moir Stakes is a Group 1 race that takes place at Moonee Valley Racecourse each year in the Spring. Held on a Friday Night under the lights at Moonee Valley, the Moir Stakes is run over a distance of 1000 metres and is run under weight-for-age conditions. The Moir Stakes, which has also been known as the Schweppes Stakes since 1996, is worth a total of $450,000 in prize money.

This year’s Moir Stakes will take place on Friday Night, October 2, 2015.

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The Moir Stakes was upgraded from Group 2 to Group 1 status for the running of the 2013 race.

The Moir Stakes shares the race program with four other black type events:

The Moir Stakes was first run in 1976 when it was won by a horse named Scamada. Since then, the race has been won by a number of notable horses including Manikato (1982), Schillaci (1992), Falvelon (2000), Apache Cat (2009) and Black Caviar (2010). The race was first held as a Principal race until 1979 when it was allocated it’s Group 2 status. The Moir Stakes was originally contested over a distance of 1,000 metres until it was changed to 1,200 metres in 2007.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Cox Plate

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Manikato Stakes

(1,200m)

Moonee Valley

$1,000,000

Open WFA

Group 1

Melbourne Cup

(3200m)

Flemington

$6,000,000

3YO QH

Group 1

Victoria Derby

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Cox Plate

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Crown Oaks

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Mackinnon Stakes

(2,000m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

WFA

Moir Stakes Betting

The Moir Stakes provides the perfect opportunity to experience the very best of betting during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Traditional wagers such as win and place bets can be placed on the Moir Stakes, along with exotics such as trifectas, first fours, quinellas and exactas. The Moir Stakes is the ultimate occasion to become a part of the unrivalled spring betting action!

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