Tesio Stakes Field

The Tesio Stakes field is comprised of mares aged four years and older who usually perform well in mile events. As a handicap event, the Tesio Stakes field can include horses of a range of abilities. It’s Group 3 status too tends to attract quality mares to the Tesio Stakes field. Because it runs towards the end of October, plenty of top quality horses well into their full spring campaign target the Tesio Stakes field.

2016 Tesio Stakes Field

The 2016 Tesio Stakes field is shaping up to be one of the most tightly contended ever to take to the barriers. With a number of renowned trainers already expressing their intent to target it with certain horses, there is little doubt the 2016 Tesio Stakes field will put on a great show. The 2016 Tesio Stakes field will be released on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016.

The 2016 Tesio Stakes field is below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 x574126x52 LADY LE FAY (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 2 58kg 97
2 22333×3162 ROCKET COMMANDER Matthew Dale Ben Melham 11 57kg 94
3 3175x380x8 CORONATION SHALLAN Brett Scott Daniel Stackhouse 4 57kg 92
4 141282×309 MANAGERESS Cindy Alderson Nicholas Hall 12 57kg 92
5 3242372×56 METAPHORICAL David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Currie 6 57kg 91
6 x581804x20 EVERY FAITH Robert Smerdon Dwayne Dunn 10 57kg 87
7 6x611x5073 ANTELUCAN John O’Shea James McDonald 1 57kg 85
8 14×6751426 KANIANA Darren Weir Damian Lane 5 57kg 84
9 6732087×15 ALASKAN ROSE (NZ) Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 3 57kg 81
10 6001362137 DULVERTON Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 8 57kg 75
11 22325×121 ST SWITHUNS Ciaron Maher Luke Nolen 9 57kg 67
12 55x1426x7 WHIRLPOOL Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison Stephen Baster 7 57kg 64

2016 Tesio Stakes Nominations

Running as the 2016 Merlin Garage Door Openers Stakes, the race this year has attracted 17 talented nominations. However, a final field limit means that two horses will be cut from the 2015 Tesio Stakes nominations.

The 2016 Tesio Stakes nominations are listed below.