The 45th Black Opal Stakes - Canberra's Premier race day
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).
Race nominations for all races close on Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 11am.
Staged Ticketing Prices
General admission is included in membership
does not include the $25 Admission fee
(Only members may purchase Members' Enclosure Tickets - limit 2 tickets)
$15 - 18 November 2016 - 12 February 2017
$20 - 13 February 2016 - 26 February 2017
$25 - 27 February 2016 onwards
$5 (available on day of event)
must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian