Red Anchor Stakes
The Red Anchor Stakes is a Moonee Valley Racing Club Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged 3 years old, at set weights with penalties, over a distance of 1200 metres. It is held annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne in October.
- 1985 onwards held over 1200m
- 1985 – 1989 was a Listed Race
- 1990 onwards Group 3
- 1985 - 1989 the race was known as the ‘Red Anchor Stakes’
- 1990 - 2005 the race was known as the ‘C S Hayes Stakes’
- 2006 onwards the race has been called the ‘City Pacific Finance Stakes’.