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.