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  • John McGrath Auto Group Black Opal Stakes Day

    Sunday, 7 March 2021
    Gates open from
    11:30am
    with
    1:20pm
    local racing time.

John McGrath Auto Group Black Opal Stakes

Gates open at
11:30am
with local racing from
1:20pm

The Group 3 John McGrath Auto Group Black Opal Stakes is day one of the Canberra Carnival. The Canberra Carnival will include the prestigious Black Opal Stakes Race Day on Sunday followed by the newly introduced, family-focused Canberra Cup Day on Monday.

The first Black Opal Stakes in 1973 was won by Rich Reward. The race meeting is one of the more important Autumn race days on the calendar for 2yo's. The Black Opal Stakes program includes; the $250,000 John McGrath Auto Group Black Opal Stakes (Group 3),  $130,000 Geocon National Sprint (Listed) and the Affinity Constructions $80,000 Open Sprint.

 

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