Entry into the final Birthday Card Stakes field depends on a range of factors. Because of the race’s Group 3 status and decent levels of prize money, the Birthday Card Stakes field tends to attract horses of a particular calibre. More importantly, though, is the projected paths of these horses throughout the Autumn Racing Carnival, as many will enter the Birthday Card Stakes field as a means of building up to a later feature event.

2017 Birthday Card Stakes Field

The 2017 Birthday Card Stakes field will without doubt produce just as spectacular a display as so many past years. Because of the considerable changes to the Autumn Racing Carnival schedule this year, the 2017 Birthday Card Stakes field will very likely contain a high number of genuinely classy types who can hold their own in group status competitions.

The 2017 Birthday Card Stakes field is provided here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 3241x80x24 NANCY Peter & Paul Snowden Hugh Bowman 7 58.5kg 98
2 21438×1013 ZESTFUL Kris Lees Ryan Moore 4 58kg 97
3 254x24x112 HIEROGLYPHICS Anthony & Edward Cummings Brenton Avdulla 5 55kg 91
4 32x3610x0x TEMPT ME NOT James Cummings Tim Clark 6 53.5kg 88
5 12150x08x3 ALMIGHTY GIRL Joseph Pride Corey Brown 2 53kg 84
6 x3221x121x RAIMENT John O’Shea Craig Williams 9 53kg 80
7 421763×164 HERMOSA BEACH Matthew Dale Jay Ford 1 53kg 77
8 4×1181 SAMANTHA Gerald Ryan Andrew Adkins (a) 8 53kg 77
9 356x120x38 ZARA BAY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Kerrin McEvoy 3 53kg 77
10 6877x7760x FIFTYSHADESOFGREY Marc Conners Christian Reith 10 53kg 74

2017 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Birthday Card Stakes nominations are usually announced on the Monday leading up to the race. Because of its importance as a lead up event to later feature events, the Birthday Card Stakes nominations tend to attract a fair bit of attention from punters and racing fans.

The 2017 Birthday Card Stakes nominations will be published below.