Alister Clark Stakes News

The 2013 Alister Clark Stakes is set to run at Moonee Valley racecourse tonight and here you will find the best tips for race. We are tipping Hvasstanto win the 2013 Alister Clark Stakes, who is paying odds of $3.20 at . Hvasstan has won three of his nine race…


Alister Clark Stakes

The 2016 Alister Clark Stakes is a Group 2 race that is a part of the illustrious Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Held at the stunning Moonee Valley Racecourse every March, the Alister Clark Stakes is for three years-old colts and geldings and run over a distance of 1,600 metre. The race is run under set-weight with penalties conditions and is worth $200,000 in prize money.

In 2016 the Alister Clark Stakes will take place on Friday March 18th at Moonee Valley.

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The race is named in honour of Alister Clark (1864-1949) who was the chairman of the Moonee Valley Racing Club from it’s foundation in 1917 and a prominent breeder of roses in Australia.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Randwick Guineas

(1600m)

Randwick

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 3

Sweet Embrace Stakes

(1200m)

Randwick

$125,000

2YO SW

Group 3

Skyline Stakes

(1200m)

Randwick

$125,000

2YO SW

Group 1

William Reid Stakes

(1200m)

Moonee Valley

$500,000

WFA

Group 2

Sunline Stakes

(1200m)

Moonee Valley

$200,000

WFA

Group 2

Fillies Classic

(1600m)

Moonee Valley

$200,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Rosehill Guineas

(2000m)

Rosehill

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

George Ryder Stakes

(1500m)

Rosehill

$1,000,000

3YO & UP

Group 1

The Galaxy Handicap

(1100m)

Rosehill

$350,000

Open Handicap

Alister Clark Stakes Winners

First run in 1939, prominent winners of the Alister Clark Stakes include Linton in 2010, Naturalism in 1992, Zabeel in 1990 and Melbourne Cup winner Comic Court in 1950.

Alister Clark Stakes Race Information

  • Date: March
  • Racecourse: Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne
  • Distance: 1,600 metres
  • Race Type: 3YO Colts and Geldings, Set-Weight & Penalties
  • Group Listing: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $200,000

Alister Clark Stakes Betting

Alister Clark Stakes betting is often constrained, largely due to the fact that it runs the day before the Randwick Guineas Day in Sydney. However, plenty of locals still get on board for a punt on the Alister Clark Stakes.

The quinella and trifecta are pretty popular bets at Moonee Valley for the Alister Clark Stakes. As a colts and geldings only event, it can be difficult to split the top runners. As a result, many punters just throw them in a boxed bet.

The Alister Clark Stakes are great, but the Melbourne Cup is now coming up. So don’t miss out on your chance to bet on the Melbourne Cup 2015.