Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes
The Group 3 Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes is Canberra's premier race day. The inaugural Black Opal Stakes in 1973 was won by Rich Reward. Now, in its 45th year, the day is one of the more important Autumn race days on the calendar. The Black Opal Stakes program includes the tab.com.au Canberra Cup. The eight race program includes; the $275,000 Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes (Group 3), the $200,000 tab.com.au Canberra Cup (Listed), $125,000 (Canberra) National Sprint (Listed) and the $125,000 Canberra Guineas (Listed). The full racing program is available under the racing drop down menu.
The action takes place both on and off the track at Thoroughbred Park on Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes day. Enter the Myer Fashions on the Field competition for the best prizes in the region. Please note that the Myer Fashions on the Field competition has strict guidelines for each category entry. Categories are Classic Ladies Race Wear, Classic Mens Race Wear and the Millinery Award.
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