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.
2016 Birthday Card Stakes Field
The 2016 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 2016 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 2016 Birthday Card Stakes field is provided here.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||0545x511x5||CRADLE ME||David Pfieffer||Jason Collett||2||59kg||103|
|2||x9932587x0||GRIANTE||David Brideoake||Hugh Bowman||8||57.5kg||100|
|3||1787x461x4||PITTSBURGH FLYER||Lee & Shannon Hope||–||19||57.5kg||100|
|4||x2497x380x||BRING ME THE MAID||Peter G Moody||Damian Lane||4||56.5kg||98|
|5||x171x793x2||BROOK ROAD||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||10||56.5kg||98|
|6||521227222x||TWO BLUE||Kristen Buchanan||Paul King||13||56kg||97|
|7||158×071731||SAVOUREUX||Kris Lees||Tommy Berry||18||55.5kg||96|
|8||44x14394x1||SULTRY FEELING||James Cummings||Blake Shinn||14||55kg||95|
|9||38x13641x0||VEZALAY||Leon & Troy Corstens||Damien Oliver||9||55kg||95|
|10||1572x253x1||PERIGNON||Gerald Ryan||Kerrin McEvoy||7||54kg||92|
|11||218157×554||NOELA’S CHOICE||Peter G Moody||Craig Williams||12||54kg||83|
|12||11×3||FLASHING SPEED||Anthony Cummings||Daniel Moor||17||54kg||82|
|13||x134813x45||LAKE GENEVA||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||1||54kg||82|
|14||4300x2x477||ONEMOREZETA||Kris Lees||Christian Reith||15||54kg||82|
|15||56x12254x2||HIEROGLYPHICS||Anthony Cummings||Glen Boss||16||54kg||72|
|16||4x113310x0||SOMETHING SECRET||Jason Coyle||Ms Kathy O’Hara||3||54kg||72|
|17||1x1274x56||LUCKY CAN BE||Ron Quinton||Sam Clipperton||5||54kg||71|
|18||439x71781x||TENDER||Joseph Pride||Tim Clark||6||54kg||70|
|19e||154013x90x||LOOK TO THE STARS||David Vandyke||–||11||54kg||84|
2016 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations
The 2016 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 2016 Birthday Card Stakes nominations will be published below.