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.

2017 Tesio Stakes Field

The 2017 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 2017 Tesio Stakes field will be released on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017.

The 2017 Tesio Stakes field is below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 88024105×8 FRENCH EMOTION Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3 58kg 100
2 213x3116x5 CONSOMMATEUR (NZ) Michael Kent Beau Mertens (a) 8 55kg 94
3 5250×11842 LUBITON Bjorn Baker Blake Shinn 6 54.5kg 93
4 18437×4436 ROCKET COMMANDER David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 7 54.5kg 93
5 3x62466x11 INVINCIBELLA Chris Waller Tim Clark 1 54kg 90
6 23815×8105 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Damien Oliver 9 54kg 90
7 x75430x464 TAHANEE (ARG) Darren Weir Craig Williams 5 54kg 83
8 1×4114 SAVAPINSKI (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Brenton Avdulla 2 54kg 77
9 x2166x1442 THINK LIKE A BIRD Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4 54kg 65

2017 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 Tesio Stakes nominations.

The 2017 Tesio Stakes nominations are listed below.