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.