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