Schweppes Stakes 2012 – Moonee Valley Race Preview

June 28th, 2012

The Group 2 Schweppes Stakes is set to take place at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday September 28, 2012.

Run over a distance of 1,200 metres, the 2012 Schweppes Stakes is worth $300,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Schweppes Stakes is open to horses of all ages and is run under weight-for-age conditions.

Run as part of Moonee Valley’s night racing, the 2012 Schweppes Stakes shares its program with the Group 2 Stutt Stakes.

Black Caviar won last year’s Schweppes Stakes, proving the quality of the race.

The super mare posted her 15th race win in the Schweppes Stakes and went on to win the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic in her next race start.

Her most recent win came in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot in England.