Queenland Oaks News

Kebede has been a strong and consistent performer through her entire racing career so far, but more than stamped herself as a serious 2016 Queensland Oaks prospect with a scintillating performance for success in the Group 2 The Roses (2000m) at Doomben over the weekend. Kebede was rated virtually no…


Queensland Oaks

The Group 1 2016 Queensland Oaks is considered the premier staying event for fillies during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, taking place over 2,400 metres. Offering prize money of $400,000, the race takes place at set-weights and is held at the Eagle Farm Racecourse.

The 2016 Queensland Oaks will take place on Saturday June 4th.

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The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival takes place during May – June every year and is shared between the beautiful and prestigious Doomben and Eagle Farm Racecourses. Host to some of the state’s premier horse racing events, the carnival has some fantastic racedays on offer, one of which is the Queensland Oaks Day. Other races to run on the Queensland Oaks Day are the Group 2 BRC Sires Produce Stakes (1400m), the Group 2 Eagle Farm Cup (2200m), the Group 2 QTC Cup (1300m) and the Group 2 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m).

Betting on the Queensland Oaks is not just for locals, with plenty of interstate punters wagering on the race annually. Whether it is a simple win/place bet or a more challenging Quinella, the Queensland Oaks race offers all betting markets. The best way to place a bet on the race is to jump on to the internet and search out the best online bookmaker. They offer fantastic odds and will also offer a range of unique betting markets for horse racing punters.

If you’re looking to punt on an even bigger race, but not in sunny Queensland – check out the Melbourne Cup 2016; the largest horse race in Australia.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Cox Plate 2015

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Manikato Stakes

(1,200m)

Moonee Valley

$1,000,000

Open WFA

Group 1

Melbourne Cup

(3200m)

Flemington

$6,000,000

3YO QH

Group 1

Victoria Derby

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Cox Plate

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Crown Oaks

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Crown Oaks

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

3YO SW

Queensland Oaks Race Information

  • When: Late May / Early June
  • Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane
  • Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Race Status: Group 1
  • Race Conditions: 3YO Fillies, Set-Weights
  • Prize Money: $400,000
  • First Run: 1951

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