The 2023 Australian Oaks will be held at Randwick Racecourse on the 8th of April 2023 so be sure to block out your calendars and tune in for what promises to be an outstanding race!
This year’s Australian Oaks will be run at the usual distance of 2400m, available to all three year old fillies around the nation. The set weight for the 2023 Australian Oaks is 56kg.
The Australian Oaks has been an Australian Turf Club (ATC) Group 1 race since all the way back in 1885! Since then, a plethora of some of Australia’s greatest champions have claimed victory in the notable Randwick Racecourse based Australian Oaks.
Throughout the storied history of the Australian Oaks, there have been a number of changes to the distance, name, and time of year at which the Australian Oaks race was held. Scroll down to the ‘Race History of the Australian Oaks’ section of this Australian Oaks preview for more detailed information as to how the Australian Oaks has transformed over the years to become the staple race at Randwick Racecourse we know and love.
In addition to a full account of the Australian Oaks and its race history, this Australian Oaks preview takes an in-depth look at the field of runners, their critical race information, as well as the results for the 2023 Australian Oaks. Also, a brief look at the home of the Australian Oaks, Randwick Racecourse, will be looked at. Lastly, a comprehensive list prepared by the good people at OnlyRacing at the bottom of this Australian Oaks preview denotes every single race winner in the history of the Australian Oaks.
From Uralla in 1885 to Pennyweka just last week in the 2023 Australian Oaks, the Australian Oaks feature race trophy has some special names attributed to it. Please be sure to tune in for the next edition of the Australian Oaks, the 2024 Australian Oaks at Randwick Racecourse, which will be held on the second Saturday of April next year!
Make sure you check out our OnlyRacing Tips page for analysis into the runners that competed in the 2023 Australian Oaks, our expert tipster faired quite well at the Randwick Racecourse meet on Saturday the 8th of April 2023.