The William Reid Stakes is one of the feature sprint races in Australia for all horses, it is held at Moonee Valley racecourse each year over 1200m during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.
The race is at Group 1 level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is at Weight For Age conditions for all horses.
The 2017 William Reid Stakes will be run on Friday 24th of March, 2017 at Moonee Valley racecourse.
The William Reid Stakes historically attracts small select fields with the race being run under lights. The race marks the end of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.