Western Australian Oaks News

A final field of 11 has been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 3 W.A. Oaks (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse tomorrow, including in-form three-year-old Balmont Girl. Amassing three wins and six places from only 14 race starts to date, Balmont Girl has arguably hit career-best form over her…


Western Australian Oaks

The 2015 Western Australian Oaks, also called the WA Oaks, is a Group 3 for three-year-old fillies and is run over 2,400 metres under set-weight conditions.

The 2015 WA Oaks is set to take place at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday, 28 March 2015.

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The Ascot Autumn Racing Carnival is one of the highlight events on the Western Australian horse racing calendar, and takes place during March and April every year, in Perth. One of the feature events is the WA Oaks Day, which is considered to be the ‘glamour’ day of the carnival, and is highlighted by the running of the $250,000 WA Oaks.

The Western Australian Oaks also attracts a lot of attention from punters, betting on different aspects of the racing, and often coming away with lucrative wins. The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s richest horse racing event and holds a global renown for also being quite prestigious. Punters all over the world place bets for it online each year. This year, the Melbourne Cup’s prize money reaches a total of $6.2 million. With the domination of online wagering, it has never been easier for racing enthusiasts all over Australia to bet on the WA Oaks, able to access the markets from wherever they are in the country.

Upcoming Races

Group 3

Victorian Handicap

(1400m)

Caulfield

$125,000

Hcp

Group 3

Easter Cup

(2000m)

Caulfield

$125,000

Hcp

Group 1

Golden Slipper

(1200m)

Rosehill

$3,500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

The BMW

(2400m)

Rosehill

$2,250,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

Queen of the Turf Stakes

(1500m)

Rosehill

$400,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

George Ryder Stakes

(1500m)

Rosehill

$400,000

3YO & Up WFA

WA Oaks Race Details

  • When: Late March
  • Where: Ascot Racecourse, Perth
  • Race Distance: 2400m
  • Race Status: Group 3
  • Race Conditions: 3YO Fillies, Set-Weights
  • Prize Money: $250,000
  • First Run: 1953
Year Winner Runner-Up Third Winning Time
2015 TBD TBD TBD TBD
2014 Balmont Girl Real Love Real Charm 02:31.1
2013 Moreish Summah’s Touch Pants On Friar 02:32.7
2012 Pop Culture The Social Network Elite Belle 02:32.4
2011 Dreamaway Why She Left Ladysea 02:30.0
2010 Impressive Jeuney Broccoletta Tropical Fury 02:30.9
2009 Cassandra Shadow Admiring Brava Fortune 02:30.2
2008 Grand Journey Star Encounter My Becks 02:28.7
2007 Westerly Breeze Dante’s Cash Celt Code 02:28.7
2006 Moodometer Imaginaire Black Amber 02:32.3
2005 Royal Drive Lust For Dust Hello Doctor 02:33.8
2004 Fatal Attraction Pennywest Amica Bella 02:30.1
2003 Superior Star Crimson Sakura Island Temptress 02:35.3
2002 Honor Lap Storm Fille Danni’s Crystal 02:32.7
2001 Not Held
2000 Old Money Play The Whistle Kalatiara 02:30.3

WA Oaks Betting

It’s a commonly known fact that Western Australians love to get on the punt, so it’s no surprise that the WA Oaks attracts a considerable amount of betting.

Each year, plenty of top punters and casual race fans turn out to engage in some Western Australian Oaks betting, and it’s always quite a show. If you’re lucky enough to live nearby, you can head down to the tracks and have a punt via the bookies. Otherwise, there are plenty of betting options available from home. There are a lot of online bookmakers, but we recommend Ladbrokes.com.au, particularly if you’re looking for a fast and easy betting experience with odds that don’t rob you.