Moir Stakes Tips, Odds & Betting Advice

The Moir Stakes might not be the oldest race on the Melbourne calendar but it is without question one of the more beloved sprinting events.

The Moir is a spring shaping event on the Melbourne, with a number of winners going on to bigger and better things on the back of a victory in this event. 

AJ Moir Stakes Information


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

Moir Stakes 2020 Betting Odds

The Moir Stakes betting odds for both tote and fixed markets will be released in the week leading into the race. 

The latest Moir Stakes betting market is listed below.

Runner
Odds
Fabergino $4.40
Bella Vella $6.50
Pippie $7.50
Trekking $8.50
Diamond Effort $9.50
Away Game $10
Hanseatic $12
Hey Doc $14
Jungle Edge $18
Brooklyn Hustle $19
Bella Nipotina $19
Bold Star $26
Ashlor $34

Odds from Ladbrokes. Correct at 23/09/20

Moir Stakes Betting Tips

Our experts will provide their free Moir Stakes tips and betting preview in the lead up to the Spring Carnival Group 1.

Our early preview and Moir Stakes best bets will be available in advance of the race as our tipsters pick out the best value from the futures markets. Check in the weeks and days leading into the race for our comprehensive guide to the race.

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Moir Stakes Field

The full field for the 2020 Moir Stakes is listed below.

No
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
1 Trekking J. Cummings J. Allen 2
2 Hey Doc T & C. McEvoy L. Currie 11
3 Jungle Edge M. Bell J. Darose 10
4 Ashlor D. McCarthy D. Stackhouse 4
5 Bold Star G. Richards C. Williams 13
6 Bella Vella W. Clarken J. Kah 1
7 Pippie J & C. Meagher D. Lane 5
8 Diamond Effort C. McDonald B. Melham 6
9 Fabergino T. Robertson P. Knuckey 8
10 Brooklyn Hustle J. Warren & D. Krongold M. Zahra 9
11 Hanseatic A & S. Freedman J. McNeil 7
12 Away Game C. Maher & D. Eustace D. Holland 3
13 Bella Nipotina T. Dabernig & B. Hayes D. Yendall 12

Moir Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2020 Moir Stakes barrier draw has been completed and the details are below.

No
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
1 Trekking J. Cummings J. Allen 2
2 Hey Doc T & C. McEvoy L. Currie 11
3 Jungle Edge M. Bell J. Darose 10
4 Ashlor D. McCarthy D. Stackhouse 4
5 Bold Star G. Richards C. Williams 13
6 Bella Vella W. Clarken J. Kah 1
7 Pippie J & C. Meagher D. Lane 5
8 Diamond Effort C. McDonald B. Melham 6
9 Fabergino T. Robertson P. Knuckey 8
10 Brooklyn Hustle J. Warren & D. Krongold M. Zahra 9
11 Hanseatic A & S. Freedman J. McNeil 7
12 Away Game C. Maher & D. Eustace D. Holland 3
13 Bella Nipotina T. Dabernig & B. Hayes D. Yendall 12

Moir Stakes Form Guide

The Moir Stakes form guide can be a little tricky to deliver as it is a spring shaping race, which means this will be the event that the punters will be using as a reference.

What we do know about the Moir Stakes is the best horses are the hardest to beat. 

The undefeated Black Caviar, Viddora and Nature Strip came into this event as strong favourites and didn’t let the punters down. 

Moir Stakes Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Moir Stakes? A number of bookmakers stream Australian horse racing live online and you can watch on your PC, Tablet or Smartphone. Check out our live streaming section to find where you watch the Moir Stakes.

Moir Stakes Night Schedule

The Moir Stakes is a standalone fixture, traditionally held the night before the AFL Grand Final. The schedule is below:

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 History

The Moir Stakes might not be the oldest race on the Melbourne calendar but it is without question one of the more beloved sprinting events.

The Moir is a spring shaping event on the Melbourne, with a number of winners going on to bigger and better things on the back of a victory in this event. 

The inimitable Black Caviar, Queensland juggernaut Buffering and hall of famer Apache Cat launched big campaigns on the back of AJ Moir Stakes success, while Viddora claimed the prize in 2018 before heading to Hong Kong.

The race is traditionally run the night before the AFL Grand Final after originally being an event that was ran on Cox Plate day.

Moir Stakes Results

Year
Winner
2019Nature Strip
2018Viddora
2017She Will Reign
2016Extreme Choice
2015Buffering
2014 Buffering
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 2019 Result

1st - Nature Strip
2nd - Miss Leonidas
3rd - Sunlight
Nature Strip
Nature Strip held on gamely to take out the 2019 Moir Stakes. (Getty Images)

Moir Stakes Social News

To get all the Moir Stakes social news your best bet is the visit the Moonee Valley social media channels.

Moonee Valley's Twitter account can be found at @TheValley while their Facebook page is at Moonee Valley Race Club.

Moir Stakes FAQ

What time is the 2020 Moir Stakes?

The 2020 Moir Stakes is scheduled to run at at 9.30pm on Friday evening, September 25th.

The Moir Stakes is the second last race on the card.

How to bet on the 2020 Moir Stakes?

To place a bet on the Moir Stakes you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.

Bookmakers offer best tote and fixed odds markets in the week leading up to the event so all you need to do is have an account with money deposited in and you're ready to wager on the Moir Stakes.

Who to bet in the 2020 Moir Stakes?

It always pays to follow the sprinting races leading into the Group One Moir Stakes.

Check on our tips page for a detailed look at the Moir Stakes, which is traditionally held annually the night before the AFL Grand Final

Best way to bet on the Moir Stakes?

Is there a better way to bet than from the comfort of your own home?

All you need to do these days is have a smartphone or laptop and you can sign up to an online bookmaker to place wagers from your couch.

How to live stream the Moir Stakes 2020?

Punters wanting to live stream the Moir Stakes can find all the information at our live streaming hub.

You can get all the information on the upcoming races at our hub which includes the Moir Stakes and the rest of the Melbourne spring.

When is the 2020 Moir Stakes?

The Moir Stakes is always a night meeting, held the evening prior to the AFL Grand Final.

In 2020 the Moir Stakes is scheduled to run on Sepetember 25. The Grand Final will not be held until October, however.

How long is the Moir Stakes?

The Moir Stakes is a 1000m event.

The Moir Stakes was a 1000m event from its inception, but for a seven year period the race shifted to 1200m before reverting back to 1000m in 2015.

Where is the Moir Stakes?

The Moir Stakes is held at Moonee Valley racecourse, which is located in Melbourne.

Since the race began in 1976, the event has always been held at the iconic Victorian venue.

Who won the 2019 Moir Stakes?

Cult favourite sprinter Nature Strip took out the 2019 edition of the Moir Stakes.

The champ jumped out to an early lead and was never headed, holding on bravely to claim the prize.

What is the prize money for the Moir Stakes?

The Group One Moir Stakes is worth $500,000.


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