Moir Stakes
Joe Bowditch riding Viddora wins the Moir Stakes during Melbourne Racing at Moonee Valley Racecourse. (Getty Images)

Moir Stakes Tips & Betting Predictions


The Moir Stakes is an extremely popular sprint Group 1 held at Moonee Valley to kick off the night racing circuit.

Run for $500,000, it's a highly-sought after race for trainers that are looking to head towards the bigger sprint races.

2020 Moir Stakes Betting Tips


We have final-field tips for the 2020 Moir Stakes available, where Nature Strip will likely run as the favourite.

Moir Stakes Information


  • DateFri 25 Sep, 2020
  • RacecourseMoonee Valley
  • Race Distance1000 metres
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$450,000

2020 Moir Stakes Field & Barrier Draw


#
Horse
Barrier
Trainer
Jockey
1Ball of Muscle3J PrideG Schofield
2Trekking11J CummingsK McEvoy
3The Bostonian13T PikeD Lane
4Faatinah15Lindsay ParkJ Kah
5Nature Strip1C Waller J McDonald
6Viridine5J CummingsB Melham
7Tactical Advantage8K LeesB Avdulla
8Bons Away9Maher/EustaceL Meech
9Eduardo2S ZschokeB Park
10Assertive Approach14Team HawkesD Dunn
11Sunlight10Team McEvoyL Currie
12Booker4Ellerton/ZahraD Oliver
13Winter Bride12Team EdmondsT Berry
14Meryl6L CurtisD Yendall
15Miss Leonidas7S DwyerS Baster


Moir Stakes Bookmaker Offers


The Moir Stakes is a quality Group 1 event that the bookies target which means you can expect promotions and bonus bet specials leading into the race.

Bookies like Bet365 deliver Moir Stakes bookmaker offers leading into the sprinting feature.

Moir Stakes History


The Moir Stakes is the shortest Group 1 race on the Australian calendar. Run over just 1000m, the Moir Stakes is a quick-fire sprint which seems over before it starts.

It has been won by some of Australia's finest sprinting thoroughbreds and there's always plenty of excitement come race day.

Held on the first Moonee Valley night meeting of the season, the Moir Stakes creates a spring atmosphere, despite the temperatures still finding their way into the 20's.

It's a key lead-up race to the likes of The Everest and all eyes will be on the field which takes part for the Friday feature.

Moir Stakes Form Guide


The Moir Stakes has been a spring shaping race, which means the form from this race usually holds up later in the piece.

What we do know about the Moir Stakes is the best horses are usually hardest to beat. Viddora, She Will Reign and of course Black Caviar came into this event with strong market support and didn't let the punters down.

We will have your up to the minute Moir Stakes form guide as the race approaches along with our best futures bets for the Group 1 features.

Moir Stakes Live Streaming


The Moir Stakes is ran at Melbourne's iconic Moonee Valley which means most online bookmakers will provide live streaming for the race.

Simply sign up with a bookie like Ladbrokes and you can experience the Moir Stakes via a live stream.

Moir Stakes Past Winners


Year
Winner
2019Nature Strip
2018Viddora
2017She Will Reign
2016Extreme Choice
2015Buffering
2014Buffering
2013Samaready
2012Buffering
2011Black Caviar
2010Black Caviar
2009Apache Cat
2008Lucky Secret
2007Miss Andretti
2006California Dane
2005Virage De Fortune
2004Bomber Bill
2003Our Egyptian Raine
2002Spinning Hill
2001Mistegic
2000Falvelon

Moir Stakes Race Card


The other races on the Moir Stakes card are as follows.

  • Race 1: WM Waste Management Plate
  • Race 2: Stocks Stakes
  • Race 3: JRA Cup
  • Race 4: Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Heat 1
  • Race 5: Stutt Stakes
  • Race 6: Scarborough Stakes
  • Race 7: Moir Stakes
  • Race 8: Benchmark 90

Moir Stakes FAQ

When is the 2020 Moir Stakes?

The Moir Stakes is run on Friday September 26, 2020. It's one of only a few Group 1 races run on a night meeting.

Where is the Moir Stakes run?

The Moir Stakes is run at Moonee Valley, Victoria. Known as "The Valley" it's one of only a few night-racing circuits in Australia.

Who is the Moir Stakes favourite?

Nature Strip is the current 2019 Moir Stakes favourite with bookmakers.

Who won the 2018 Moir Stakes

The 2018 Moir Stakes was taken out by Adelaide-based sprinter Viddora, which scored an upset at double-figure odds. Brave Smash and Spright finished in the money with Snitty Kitty running on well for fourth.

What distance is the Moir Stakes?

The Moir Stakes is run over 1000m - making it the shortest Group 1 in Australia.

What is the Moir Stakes Prizemoney?

$500,000