News About 2013 Black Opal Stakes

Canberra Results – Criterion Claims 2013 Black Opal Stakes Win

Canberra Results – Criterion Claims 2013 Black Opal Stakes Win

A big weekend of racing in Canberra yesterday March 10, 2013, has resulted in Golden Slipper contender Criterion winning the Listed Black Opal Stakes. Criterion won the $250,000 Black Opal Stakes by almost half a length in front of Sidestep, who finished second, and Meticulously, who passed the post in third. The two-year-old was paying…

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

After all the big racing action on Saturday in Sydney and Melbourne punters can now turn their attention to Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park on Sunday where an excellent race card boasting three black type features will play out for 2013 Canberra Cup Day. Racing is set to kick off at 1:10pm (local) with a maiden plate…

Black Opal Stakes 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Black Opal Stakes 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 14 field horses plus six emergencies has been announced to contest the Listed $250,000 2013 Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday. The lucrative juvenile feature always attracts a strong field with many trainers using the race in an effort to qualify quality youngsters for the Golden Slipper. Top Sydney…

29 Included in 2013 Black Opal Stakes Nominations

29 Included in 2013 Black Opal Stakes Nominations

Twenty nine two-year-olds have been nominated for the Listed 2013 Black Opal Stakes (1200m) which will take place as one of the features on the Canberra Cup day card on Sunday. The $250,000 sprint always attracts a strong pool of entrants, many of whom are being aimed at races such as the 2013 Golden Slipper….