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Track: Randwick | Distance: 2400m | Condition: 3YOF SW | Rail Position: True | Condition: Good 4 | Prizemoney: $1,000,000

The Australian Oaks is a South Australian Group 1 horse race for three-year-old fillies. The race us run over a distance of 2000 metres and is set weights event.

The race gained Group 1 status in 1983 just one year after its inception in 1982. The race is usually the first Group 1 race of the Adelaide Autumn racing carnival but this season it will have the Group 1 Robert Sangster racing on the same day.

Champion trainers Bart Cummings and Lee Freedman have won the race four times while champion hoop Damien Oliver has also won it four times in the saddle. Some key winners of the race include Mannerism (1991) Zarita (2008) Delicacy (2015) Princess Jenni (2019)

Interstate trainers completely dominate this race winning all but one edition since the year 2000. In 2013 The South Australian Phillip Stokes-trained Maybe Discreet won the race for veteran Western Australia/South Australian hoop Dominic Tourneur.


Positivity looks the likely leader from gate 8 while Infinity Imperial and Vibrant Sun are likely to kick up and hold a forward position. Serasana looks likely to go forward from the nice barrier draw too. A couple off the more fancied runners in Mollyknickers and Concello are likely to go back in running and hope for a genuine tempo.


13. Into You
2. Wings Of Song
7. Mollyknickers
11. Concello


Really tough race to figure out this one with form lines flying in from all over the Country and abroad. Prepared to risk the NZ visitors as they do most of their best stuff on rain affected tracks and this race will be right on top of the ground. Going to chase some value with Into You here. Is coming off a BM70 defeat but the horse got to the front and floated and just didn’t want to go past Way Up High late. I think the horse and jockey would have both learned from that.

Had no luck 3 back in the Group 2 Kewney stakes when 6th. The 3rd horse that day was Mollyknickers who she arguably should have finished in-front of. That horse is almost paying 4x less in the market so hard not to have something on with the price discrepancy. Should appreciate a bigger field here and some good speed. Worth a nibble at the monster odds.

How can you not be taken aback from what Wings Of Song did in the traditional lead up race of the Group 3 Auraria Stakes when she just idled up to them like Winx and put them away in just a few bounds. She’s just a dead set winner and hard to see her not in the finish here. Mollyknickers continues to be hammered by bad barriers but she also continues to race well regardless.

Got back and hit the line strongly over the 1800m vs Wings Of Song. She should have no issues with the step up in trip as she is by Pierro. If she can get some 3 wide moving line cover she could be all over them late. In a powerful yard. Concello was specked at a price and ran a flashing light 3rd in the Grouo 3 Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick. Sydney form is always good form whenever they travel horses and gets the services of the worlds best jockey in James McDonald.


Back (Win) Into You for 0.5 units win 1.5 units place
Back (Win) Wings Of Song for 2 units
Back (Win) Mollyknickers for 1 unit

Australian Oaks Tips and Preview

The Australian Oaks is one of the most highly anticipated horse racing events on the Australian racing calendar. It takes place each year at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney and is part of the prestigious Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. The race attracts the best three-year-old fillies from around the country and is run over a distance of 2400 metres. The Australian Oaks is a Group 1 race and offers a purse of $1 million.

Key Events:
The Australian Oaks is traditionally run on Day 2 of The Championships, which takes place on the second Saturday of April. The race is part of a stacked card that features three other Group 1 races: the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the Sydney Cup and the Queen Of The Turf Stakes. The Oaks is the feature event for fillies, and it often attracts a competitive field of runners from around the country.

Track Profile:
Royal Randwick is a world-renowned racecourse, and the Oaks is run on the same track as the iconic Doncaster Handicap and the Epsom Handicap. The track is a right-handed turf course with a circumference of 2227 metres and a final straight of 410 metres. The track is known for its sweeping turns and long straight, which make it a challenging and exciting course for horses and jockeys alike.

The Australian Oaks has a rich history that dates back to its inaugural running in 1885. The race was originally known as the AJC Oaks and was run over a distance of 2400 metres. The event has undergone several name changes and distance alterations throughout the years, but it has always remained a prestigious and highly sought-after race.

Over the years, many talented fillies have won the Australian Oaks, including the likes of Light Fingers, Surround, and more recently, Unforgotten and Verry Elleegant. The race has also been won by some of Australia’s most successful jockeys, including Hugh Bowman, James McDonald, and Keiran McEvoy.

Australian Oaks Tips:
Picking a winner in the Australian Oaks can be challenging, but there are several factors to consider when making your predictions. The distance of 2400 metres is a significant test for three-year-old fillies, so it’s essential to look for horses that have shown stamina in previous races. It’s also important to consider the jockey’s experience and form, as well as the horse’s form leading up to the race.

When it comes to placing bets on the Australian Oaks, it’s always best to consult with an expert racing tipster. Expert racing tipsters can provide valuable insights into the form of the horses and jockeys and help you make informed betting decisions. At Betfair, we offer a range of expert racing tips and best bets for the Australian Oaks, as well as detailed analysis.

Betting on the Australian Oaks with Betfair:
Betfair is the world’s leading betting exchange, and we offer a range of betting options for the Australian Oaks. Our platform allows you to bet on the winner of the race, as well as place bets on the placegetters and exotics. We also offer in-play betting, which allows you to place bets during the race as the odds fluctuate.

One of the advantages of using Betfair for your Australian Oaks betting is that we offer the best odds on the market. Our unique exchange model means that you can back or lay horses at the odds you choose, giving you more control over your bets.

In conclusion, the Australian Oaks is an exciting and highly anticipated event on the Australian racing calendar. With a competitive field of runners and a prestigious Group 1 status, it’s a race that attracts punters

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