Group 1 Race List

Group 1 races are known as the top tier horse races in Australia, where the best of the best go up against each other for what normally is high prize money and a thrilling watch.

Want to find out about each Group 1 race this year? Look no further than OnlyRacing’s 2023 Group 1 list and information!

Full List of Group One Races

April 2023

8/04/23Queen Elizabeth Stakes1600m1,000,000RandwickNSW
8/04/23Australian Oaks 2400m1,000,000RandwickNSW
8/04/23Queen Elizabeth Stakes2000m5,000,000Randwick NSW
8/04/23Sydney Cup3200m2,000,000Randwick NSW
15/04/23Champagne Stakes1600m600,000RandwickNSW
29/04/23Australasian Oaks 2000m502,250MorphettvilleSouth Australia

May 2023

DateNameDistanceEarningsTrack State
6/05/23Robert Sangstar Stakes1200m502,250MorphettvilleSouth Australia
20/05/23Doomben 10000 1200m1,500,000DoombenQueensland
20/05/23South Australian Derby 2500m502,250MorphettvilleSouth Australia
20/05/23The Goodwood1200m502,250MorphettvilleSouth Australia
20/05/23Doomben Cup 2000m1,000,000Doomben Queensland
27/05/23Queensland Derby2400m1,000,000Eagle FarmQueensland
27/05/23Kingsford Smith Cup1300m1,000,000Eagle FarmQueensland

June 2023

DateNameDistanceEarningsTrack State
3/06/23Queensland Oaks2200m700,000Eagle Farm Queensland
10/06/23J J Atkins1600m1,000,000Eagle Farm Queensland
10/06/23Stradbroke Handicap1400m3,000,000Eagle Farm  Queensland
24/06/23Tattersalls Tiara1400m700,000Eagle Farm Queensland

August 2023

12/08/23Winx Stakes1400m750,000Randwick NSW
26/08/23Memsie Stakes1400m1,000,000Caulfield Victoria

September 2023

9/09/23Makybe Diva Stakes1600m1,000,000Flemington Victoria
16/09/23George Main Stakes1600m1,000,000Randwick NSW
23/09/23Golden Rose1400m1,000,000Rosehill  NSW
29/09/23Moir Stakes1000m1,000,000Moonee ValleyVictoria


The Metropolitan2400m750,000RandwickNSW

October 2023

1/10/23Underwood Stakes1800m1,000,000Sandown Victoria
7/10/23Flight Stakes1600m750,000RandwickNSW
7/10/23Epsom Handicap1600m1,500,000Randwick NSW
7/10/23Turnbull Stakes2000m1,000,000Flemington Victoria
14/10/23The Everest1200m15,000,000Randwick NSW
14/10/23Caulfield Guineas1600m3,000,000CaulfieldVictoria
14/10/23Toorak Handicap1600m1,000,000CaulfieldVictoria
14/10/23Might & Power2000m1,000,000Caulfield Victoria
14/10/23The Kosciuszko1200m2,000,000RandwickNSW
21/10/23Caulfield Cup2400m5,000,000CaulfieldVictoria
21/10/23Spring Champion Stakes2000m2,000,000RandwickNSW
28/10/23Manikato Stakes1200m2,000,000Moonee ValleyVictoria
28/10/23Cox Plate2040m5,000,000Moonee ValleyVictoria
28/10/23The Golden Eagle1500m10,000,000RosehillNSW

November 2023

4/11/23Coolmore Stud Stakes1200m2,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
4/11/23Empire Rose Stakes1600m1,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
4/11/23Victoria Derby2500m2,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
7/11/23Melbourne Cup3200m7,750,000Flemington Victoria
7/11/23The Big Dance1600m3,000,000RandwickNSW
9/11/23VRC Oaks2500m1,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
11/11/23VRC Champions Stakes2000m3,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
11/11/23Champions Mile1600m3,000,000FlemingtonVictoria
11/11/23The Hunter1300m1,000,000NewcastleNSW
11/11/23Champions Sprint1200m3,000,000FlemingtonVIctoria
18/11/23Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes1400m1,000,000CaulfieldVictoria
18/11/23Thousand Guineas1600m1,000,000CaulfeldVIctoria
18/11/23The Gong1600m1,000,000Kembla GrangeNSW
25/11/23Railway Stakes1600m1,500,000AscotWestern Australia


2/12/23Winterbottom Stakes1200m1,500,000AscotWestern Australia
9/12/23Northerly Stakes1800m1,500,000AscotWestern Australia

Where to watch Group 1 Races

As Group 1 Races in Australia are the best of the best, they can noramlly be found on any racing channel. Might this be on your local Channel 7, or other racing channels, or even on your favourite sportsbooks. 

Having trouble finding the Group 1 race on your T.V? You can watch any Group 1 Race anytime, anywhere on your mobile device or computer through the Bet365 app. Simply have a balance in the account or have made a bet in the last day to watch most horse races, as well as other events such as NBA and MLB. This is our favourite way to watch the races when we don't have a T.V available. 

Group 1 Race Tips

OnlyRacing analysts love to share their tips, reasoning and opinions for every major horse race around Australia!

Group 1 Races have their own pages for readers to dive deep into the horse within the race, as well as its history and useful betting information! You will find early best bets, as well as opinions by our analysts. Closer to the raceday you will always be able to find daily tips in our horse racing tips section of the site where we provide mutiple tips each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday!

Don't forget to check out the best betting sites in Australia page to see find your perfect bookmaker, everyone is looking for something different and we are sure you will find one you love!


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