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Moir Stakes preview

Group 1 sprinting on Grand Final eve in Melbourne, at the night racing spectacle which is Moonee Valley.

The astute judges from Premium Racing Services, @PremiumRacingS, return with the preview.

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Moir Stakes
G1 WFA 1000m
$450,000
1945 local, 1045 BST


PRS Speed Map



As expected in almost all sprint races at this track there is very good speed on paper with three runners wanting the lead. Is more than likely that jockey Damian Lane will be adamant to cross and be the leader or be an equal leader to the outside of either Buffering or Ball Of Muscle. A fast first 400m sectional is expected.

Few runners drawn a little wide may have to shuffle back and settle further back than desired.

Our Market:
This market is of our systems ‘raw’ prices which is set to 100% with every runner rated >$22 eliminated. PRS clients get a market <100% on a wagering sheet which also blends in the public price of each runner to find a wagering edge.



Only current overlays:
BUFFERING – Is first up off an injury which left him missing the autumn/winter. Won this race first up last preparation beating Lankan Rupee in small field. Will want to lead but is likely to be crossed, is much more pressure here than last year. He is an extremely tough horse though and unlike the 3YO fillies in this race we know he can produce the winning rating required.

FONTITON – First up. Produced some excellent wins as a 2YO, in particular Blue Diamond Prelude. Was then short Blue Diamond favourite and suffered setback in the race. No trials/jumpouts into this interesting. Has shown she has an excellent turn of foot and has a very sharp sprint on her. With age improvement she can win well.

Recommended Bets:
We will be backing the overlays present in the race using excluding Angelic Light, who is expected to drift with the bandages on first up.

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