Black Heart Bart Stakes Race Information

The Black Heart Bart Stakes is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for horses four-years-old and upwards run by the Western Australian Turf Club in September. It is held at Belmont and is the feature event of the day.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 4YO & upwards
  • Track: Belmont Racecourse, Perth, Western Australia
  • Prizemoney: $125,000
  • Date: Saturday 30 September 2023

Race History

See the 2023 Black Heart Bart Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2022 Black Heart Bart Stakes Preview and results.

In 2020 this race was renamed from the Birthday Stakes to the Black Heart Bart Stakes.

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Useful Facts

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Past winners of the Birthday Stakes

Winners of past Black Heart Bart Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races. Most winners are four and five year olds and it is not won by a mare very often. Notable winners include Happy Clapper, Hauraki, Lucia Valentina, Shaftesbury Avenue, Imposing, Wenona Girl and Amounis.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Baby Paris Phanta Titan Blinders
2022 Comes A Time Cup Night Money Matters
2021 Uni Time Massimo Valour Road
2020 Stageman Cup Night Dance Music
2019 Man Booker Stageman Great Shot
2018 Enticing Star Great Shot Disposition
2017 Meteoroid Silverstream Whispering Brook
2016 Lite’n In My Veins Great Shot Miki Two Toes
2015 Black Heart Bart Fuchsia Bandana Dawn Approach
2014 Modello Fuchsia Bandana Ron’s Call
2013 Platinum Rocker Vermeer Modello
2012 Texan Werd Grand Nirvana
2011 Shock Value Waratah’s Secret Tranquility
2010 Shock Value Famous Roman Colour Correct
2009 London Vain Raider Escadaire
2008 Beat The Storm Classy Nugget Lord Baumay
2007 West River Charley Beat The Storm Mansion House
2006 Local Legend Wild Target Scenic Shot
2005 Legend Express Local Legend Changing Lanes
2004 Fair Alert Western Tycoon Early Express
2003 Cento Kame’s Hope Shane’s Boy
2002 Storm Shot Mr Callahan Ebony  Magic
2001 Fair Alert Master Park Storm Shot
2000 Victory Trump Restive McFlirt
1999 Machine Gun Tom Catalaq Sound Of Legends