Maribyrnong Trial Stakes 2022 Race Details

Race 1 at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday the 1st of October 2022.

The Maribyrnong Trial Stakes is a Listed  race at Flemington Racecourse and is run over 1000 metres. It is a set weights race for two-year-olds run by the Victoria Racing Club in early October as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The total prize money this year is $175,000.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races, and past winners on the Maribyrnong Trial Stakes page.

How to pick a winner

Maribyrnong Trial Stakes 2022 Preview

Track: Soft Weather: Fine

Following the early scratchings of Sandual and Kata Kapi, nine 2YOs remain for this years race with six colts and three fillies. None of them have raced before. Trainers James Cummings and Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) both have two runners. Two runners are sired by Exceed And Excel who has produced several winners of this race including Madeenaty in 2016, Kuroshio in 2012, Moesis in 2008 and Exceedingly Good in 2007.

The early favourite is Charm Stone who will be ridden by in-form jockey Jamie Kah. Second favourite is Exceed And Excel filly Aditi from the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott stable. Third favourite is Beluga Express from the Ben & JD Hayes stable. Acapella Moon is from the same stable as the early favourite, while Mount Olympus is from the Tony & Calvin McEvoy stable. All other runners are currently more than $10.

Maribyrnong Trial Stakes 2022 Runner by Runner

1.  Another Nephew (5)

Colt trained by Patrick Payne. Placed in last trial at Benalla.

2. Beluga Express (11)

From the Ben & JD Hayes stable. Untrialled.

3. Krakarib (2)

Simon Zahra debutant and untrialled.

4. Mount Olympus (3)

From the Tony & Calvin McEvoy stable. Not trialled.

5. Pantelone (1)

Drawn ideally in barrier 1. From the Godolphin stable.

6. Sandual (4)  – SCRATCHED

7. Zulfiqar (10)

This Exceed And Excel colt is another Godolphin runner, Placed in a Randwick trial on 19 September.

8. Acappella Moon (9)

One of two runners from the Price/Kent stable.

9. Aditi (6)

Exceed And Excel filly from the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott stable.

10. Charm Stone (8)

Price/Kent filly who will be ridden by in-form jockey Jamie Kah.

11. Kata Kapi (7)  – SCRATCHED

Maribyrnong Trial Stakes 2022 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Lewis’ Tips Jo’s Tips
2 Beluga Express 10 Charm Stone
3 Krakarib 9 Aditi
10 Charm Stone 2 Beluga Express
4 Mount Olympus 4 Mount Olympus

Previews for other races this week

Listed Hannan’s Handicap 2022 (Kalgoorlie 1400m)  – Thursday

Group 1 Epsom Handicap 2022 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 1 Metropolitan Handicap 2022 (Randwick 2400m)

Group 1 Flight Stakes 2022 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 2 Hill Stakes 2022 (Randwick 2000m)

Group 2 Premiere Stakes 2022 (Randwick 1200m)

Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes 2022 (Randwick 1000m)

Group 3 Breeders’ Plate 2022 (Randwick 1000m)

Listed Dulcify Stakes 2022 (Randwick 1600m)

Group 1 Turnbull Stakes 2022 (Flemington 2000m)

Group 2 Danehill Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1100m)

Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1600m)

Group 2 Gilgai Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1200m)

Group 2 Rose Of Kingston Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1400m)

Group 3 The Bart Cummings 2022 (Flemington 2510m)

Listed Paris Lane Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1400m)

Listed Super Impose Stakes 2022 (Flemington 1800m)

Listed Kalgoorlie Cup 2022 (Kalgoorlie 2200m)

Maribyrnong Trial Stakes 2022 Race Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 7 Zulfiqar
2nd 9 Aditi 0.3 length
3rd 10 Charm Stone 1.55 lengths
4th 2 Beluga Express 2.55 lengths

The track was rated as Good 4.

Scratchings: 5. Pantelone, 6. Sandual, 11. Kata Kapi.