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    Ran as part of The Championships, the Australian Oaks is one of the country's top races for the females.

    Verry Elleegant
    James McDonald rides Verry Elleegant to a win in the 2019 Australian Oaks.

    Australian Oaks Betting Tips

    Ran as part of The Championships, the Australian Oaks is a race that holds a special place in the hearts of the punters.

    The three-year-old fillies fight this race out which means following the form all the way up until the race is imperative. Check back in the week leading up to the race for our Australian Oaks betting tips.

    Australian Oaks Odds

    The pathway for the fillies can sometimes go elsewhere, but we should have a rough idea of which of the three-year-olds is going to confront the Oaks in the weeks leading up to the race.

    The final field will determine which way we bet however, so it is best to wait for the Australian Oaks odds prior to making your investments.

    Australian Oaks Bookmaker Offers

    It would be remiss of any online bookmaker to not offer a promotion on the Group 1 races of The Championships, and the Australian Oaks is no exception.

    The following bookies delivered Australian Oaks bookmaker offers and promotions for all the other races as part of The Championships.

    Australian Oaks History

    First raced in 1885, the Australian Oaks has been a staple of filly racing in the country since its inception.

    First ran as the AJC Oaks, the race has had a bumpy history along the journey with a period between 1895 and 1921 seeing the race not held, resuming as the Adrian Knox Oaks for a further 35 years.

    The race has also had a number of different dates, finally setting on the March timeline once The Championships inaugurated.

    Today it is run on the second day of the Sydney Championships and has Surround, Light Fingers and Leilani among its former winners. 

    Australian Oaks Field

    We normally have a rough idea of the fillies that will take to the field in the Oaks but the final number isn't set in stone until the week leading up to the race.

    Check back closer to the race date for the complete Australian Oaks field.

    Australian Oaks Form Guide

    The Australian Oaks form can be hard to read but in recent times the Vinery Stud Stakes has proved to be a great lead in race.


    The winner of the Vinery Stud Stakes gets a ballot exempt entry into this race and in 2019 New Zealand raider Verry Elleegant delivered the goods in stunning fashion to complete the double.


    Check back closer to the race date for our detailed Australian Oaks form guide.

    Australian Oaks Previous Winners

    Year
    Winner
    2019Verry Elleegant
    2018Unforgotten
    2017Bonneval
    2016Sofia Rosa
    2015Gust Of Wind
    2014Rising Romance
    2013Royal Descent
    2012Streama
    2011Absolutely
    2010Once Were Wild
    2009Daffodil
    2008Heavenly Grow
    2007Rena's Lady
    2006Serenade Rose
    2005Dizelle
    2004Wild Iris
    2003Sunday Joy
    2002Republic Lass
    2001Rose Archway
    2000Coco Cobanna

    Australian Oaks Live Streaming

    The Australian Oaks is run in NSW which means the only online bookmaker that provides live streaming is BetEasy.

    Sign up with BetEasy and you'll be able to access all Australian racing, which includes Australian Oaks live streaming.

    Australian Oaks Race Schedule

    The Australian Oaks is ran on day two of The Championships which means there's a number of huge races that it has to share centre stage with.

    DateSaturday, April 11, 2020
    TimeTBA
    TrackRandwick
    Distance2400m
    ConditionsSet weights
    Prize Money$1 million
    Age3YO

    Other events on day two of The Championships are as follows.

    Race 1: Kings Of Sydney Sport Mile
    Race 2: The Agency South Pacific Classic
    Race 3: Provincial Championships Final
    Race 4: Percy Sykes Stakes
    Race 5: Arrowfield 3YO Sprint
    Race 6: Australian Oaks
    Race 7: Queen Elizabeth Stakes
    Race 8: Sydney Cup
    Race 9: Coolmore Legacy Stakes
    Race 10: Sapphire Stakes

    Australian Oaks Barrier Draw

    Not long after the final field for the Australian Oaks is settled the barrier draw is announced, which usually sees one or two runners firm or drift based on their draw.

    Check back in the week leading into the race to see the complete Australian Oaks barrier draw.

    Australian Oaks 2019 Result

    1st - Verry Elleegant
    2nd - Scarlet Dream
    3rd - Frankley Awesome
    Verry Elleegant
    Verry Elleegant stormed down the outside to claim the Australian Oaks in barnstorming fashion.

    Australian Oaks FAQ

    When is the 2020 Australian Oaks? 

    The 2020 Australian Oaks runs on Saturday April 11, 2020. 

    How long is the Australian Oaks? 

    The staying contest is run over 2400m. 

    Where is the Australian Oaks held? 

    The Australian Oaks is held at Randwick, which is located in Sydney, Australia. 

    What time does the Australian Oaks run? 

    The Australian Oaks is held at 2:25pm. 

    Who won the 2019 Australian Oaks? 

    New Zealand native Verry Elleegant won the 2019 Australian Oaks. 

    What’s the prize money for the 2020 Australian Oaks? 

    $1 million is the total prize pool for the 2020 Australian Oaks.








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