The Spring Stakes field is worth having a look at before the race kicks off. Both Spring Stakes fields are quite different due to the varying conditions imposed on the race, although you’ll see some crossover in terms of distance capabilities as both Spring Stakes are sprints.
SAJC Spring Stakes Field
The SAJC Spring Stakes field races at the beautiful Morphettville racecourse in early August. Comprised of some of the better sprinters in South Australia, the SAJC Spring Stakes field is open to horses of all age, and the race is held under weight-for-age conditions. Paying a lucrative purse of $150,000, the SAJC Spring Stakes field attracts decent horses with a good background of sprinting who are hoping to kick off their spring campaign with a black type win.
The 2017 SAJC Spring Stakes field will no doubt build on the growing reputation of the race in recent years and provide some top quality punting opportunities. The 2017 SAJC Spring Stakes field will be released on the 3rd of August.
The 2017 SAJC Spring Stakes field is published below.
NJC Spring Stakes Field
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||415x96010x||CAPTAIN DUFFY||Bjorn Baker||Hugh Bowman||13||56.5kg||72|
|2||11×81||HENRY THE CREATETH||Michael Freedman||James Doyle||3||56.5kg||71|
|3||211×232||FIRST APPROVAL||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tye Angland||1||56.5kg||69|
|4||3324×411||ROYAL NAVY||Peter & Paul Snowden||Corey Brown||11||56.5kg||68|
|5||312x||RIGHTEOUS MATE (NZ)||Mark Newnham||Tommy Berry||6||56.5kg||68|
|6||102x55x21||ALL IN RHYTHM||Amanda Turner & Mauro Poletti||Peter Wells||2||56.5kg||67|
|7||21||GAUGUIN (NZ)||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||5||56.5kg||67|
|8||0x21x1||THE GRANDSON (NZ)||John P Thompson||Jason Collett||9||56.5kg||67|
|9||317||NEPEAN||James Cummings||Joshua Parr||10||56.5kg||66|
|10||62284×3144||SALSONIC||Jason Coyle||Andrew Adkins (a)||7||56.5kg||64|
|11||24x11422x6||SEZANNE||Chris Waller||Jay Ford||4||54.5kg||80|
|12||x534x39485||FARAWAY TOWN||Matthew Smith||Tim Clark||8||54.5kg||76|
|13||22×15411||INVINCIBLE GEM||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||12||54.5kg||76|
The NJC Spring Stakes field typically includes a decent type of sprinter, most likely with a fair amount of spring racing already under their belt. The NJC Spring Stakes field attracts horses that are well into their spring racing campaigns and likely to finish up in NSW. The NJC field is comprised of three year olds from both sexes who compete at set weights plus penalties. Racing for a decent purse of $150,000, the NJC Spring Stakes field usually puts on a great show.
The 2017 NJC Spring Stakes field will likely see a few horses step up who have already claimed decent black type results. The NJC Spring Stakes field will race over a mile distance of 1600m and as a result will no doubt provide from guidance to a lot of punters.
2017 Spring Stakes Nominations
As soon as they are available, the 2017 Spring Stakes nominations will be visible here.