Birthday Card Stakes Race Information

The Birthday Card Stakes is a 1200 metre quality handicap race for fillies and mares run by the Australian Turf Club in March. It is held at Rosehill as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Quality handicap, 3YO & upwards, Fillies and mares
  • Track: Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 23 March 2024

Birthday Card Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Birthday Card Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Birthday Card Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Birthday Card Stakes Preview and results.

The race was first held in 1984 when it was won by Miss Marcher. It was a Listed race from 1986 to 2005 and was upgraded to the current Group 3 status from 2006.

Useful Facts

Last 3YO filly to win: Avantage (2019)

Multiple winners: None

Fastest time (1200m): Unison (1997) 1:08:91

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Birthday Card Stakes

Winners of past Birthday Card Stakes include Spinning Hill (2001), Light Up The World (1995) and Special (1987).

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Chain Of Lightning Tashi Wee Nessy
2023 Zapateo Jal Lei Hypothetical
2022 Emanate Marboosha Steinem
2021 Seasons Tricky Gal Wandabaa
2020 Miss Exfactor Connemara Bangkok
2019 Avantage Resin Star Reflection
2018 Quilista Sugar Bella Hetty Heights
2017 Raiment Samantha Nancy
2016 Sultry Feeling Lucky Can Be Perignon
2015 Shamalia Mossfun Ygritte
2014 Avoid Lightning Plucky Belle Aerobatics
2013 Arinosa Shamal Wind Miss Stellabelle
2012 Celts Next The Universe Divorces
2011 Zingaling Ladys Angel Flying Success
2010 Patronyme Beaded Melito
2009 Gamble Me Belong To Many Court
2008 Throne Inn Karalee Allaboutus
2007 Aunty Betty Absolutelyfabulous Martiniforus
2006 Imana Freeroller Tactfully
2005 Tui Song World Peace Shannon Bank
2004 Paraca Cataclysm Recurring
2003 Toast Of The Coast Fatoon Blue Suttarb
2002 Hot Riff Omens Palais
2001 Spinning Hill Call Me Lily Crestfallen
2000 Verdict Declared Another Misty Flickering Fire
1999 Toorak Snippets’ Lass Alavana
1998 All The Rave Graphics Just Like Crystal
1997 Unison Bewilder Fiddlestick
1996 So Keen Audimco Golden Apt
1995 Light Up The World Diversify Wide Berth
1994 Baldeen Dolly Will Do Astrolarb
1993 Miss Kariba Danza Dark Snippet’s Girl
1992 River Love Highpak River Of Destiny
1991 Settlers Cove Plaza Athenee Huntington Girl
1990 Deira Aspired Old Flowers
1989 Simple Tastes Twining Leica Reply
1988 Mother Duck Lynn’s Love Crown Hope
1987 Special Nova Edition Dame Du Siecle
1986 Kisim Hiat Extradite Comedy Star
1985 Rass Dancer Time Deal
1984 Miss Marcher Rise Anything Tudor