Ladbrokes Tip: Barriers account for little in the Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate with double digits producing plenty of recent winners
The Group 1 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate is one of three elite level Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival races that runs at Caulfield Racecourse as part of Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day annually in late February. An open handicap sprint the clash takes place over 1100m and offers $500,000 in total prize money.
Running at the same meeting as the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) and Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) the event attracts a capacity field of 18 sprinters.
Many Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate horses come out of a run a fortnight earlier in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) run down the Flemington straight; the last to complete the Oakleigh Plate – Lightning Stakes double was Fastnet Rock (2005).
This autumn’s Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate runs on Saturday February 23, 2019 .
2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Race Facts
- Date: Saturday February 23, 2019
- Track: Caulfield Racecourse
- Distance: 1100m
- Conditions: Open Handicap
- Status: Group 1
- Prize Money: $500,000
- First Run: 1884
2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Results
The official Oakleigh Plate 2019 Winner & Full Results will be published below on Saturday February 23, 2019 .
Oakleigh Plate betting is usually an open affair with plenty of mixed form leading up to the race.
Oakleigh Plate Odds & Betting
Recent Oakleigh Plate winners who won their last Group lead-up include Lankan Rupee (2014) and Shamal Wind (2015), so last start winners can dominate the markets.
Wide barrier draws don’t often have an impact on the Oakleigh Plate odds as plenty of winners have drawn wide including Flamberge (15 in 2016), Shamal Wind (14 in 2015), Mrs Onassis (11 in 2013) and Swiss Ace (18 in 2009).
2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Betting
The latest Oakleigh Plate odds for 2019 will be updated below the week of the race so bookmark this page to view the best available Group 1 racing odds on the autumn sprint.
Oakleigh Plate Field
A maximum of 18 starters line-up in the Oakleigh Plate field at Caulfield and the race was last run at capacity in 2018 when the favourite Russian Revolution saluted. Oakleigh Plate nominations close the Monday before the race followed by the final field of acceptances out on the Wednesday.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||x81x1x320x||SHOALS||Anthony Freedman||Mark Zahra||7||57kg||113|
|2||11x20x100x||VIDDORA||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||11||57kg||113|
|3||x2411118x1||NATURE STRIP||Chris Waller||Damian Lane||5||56.5kg||108|
|4||0x598x5132||FELL SWOOP||Matthew Dale||Hugh Bowman||14||55.5kg||106|
|5||20x43322x1||BONS AWAY||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Ms Linda Meech||20||54kg||103|
|6||08661x347x||SPRIGHT||Garry Frazer||Michael Walker||13||53.5kg||106|
|7||21454×1614||ASHLOR||Dan McCarthy||Stephen Baster||3||52.5kg||100|
|8||3x70x7326x||KEMONO (JPN)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||–||19||52.5kg||100|
|9||1474x7282x||BOOKER||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Dean Yendall||16||52kg||102|
|10||11x221x||EDUARDO||Sarah Zschoke||Brian Park||21||52kg||99|
|11||5x37x12095||ELLICAZOOM||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Jye McNeil||2||52kg||98|
|12||0x311110x3||FROM WITHIN||Toby Edmonds||Beau Mertens||8||52kg||95|
|13||0x000686x2||FUHRYK||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Cory Parish||9||52kg||97|
|14||x8513x334x||I’LL HAVE A BIT||John McArdle||Chris Parnham||17||52kg||103|
|15||15180×2213||SENSEI||Michael & Matthew Pitman||–||15||52kg||96|
|16||3x64164x6x||STEEL FROST||Will Clarken||Jamie Kah||4||52kg||96|
|17||66x85125x3||ENCRYPTION||James Cummings||Craig Williams||10||50kg||97|
|18||42x12351x3||CHARGE||Chris Waller||Michael Dee||1||50kg||84|
|19e||111x4x9x2||CROWN WITNESS||Henry Dwyer||Damien Thornton||22||52kg||82|
|20e||0x2294x127||BEL SONIC||Jason Warren||–||6||52kg||81|
|21e||x93186x315||USAIN BOWLER||John Sadler||Dean Yendall||12||52kg||78|
The Oakleigh Plate field often features star stallions in the making and has been won by the likes of Snitzel (2006) and Fastnet Rock (2005). Many horses also run first-up in the Oakleigh Plate field and recent winners resuming racing in the classic include Woorim (2012), Mrs Onassis (2013), 2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Nominations
Favourites in the Oakleigh Plate tips have a poor recent record with only three saluting for the punters from 2008 – 2018, the most recent being Russian Revolution (2018). A good Oakleigh Plate tip is to look at the better weighted runners in the race as only four horses have carried more than 55.5kg to victory from 2008-2018.
In-form mares are also worth including in Oakleigh Plate tipping with three winning from 2013 – 2018 including most recently Sheidel (2017).
2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Tips
The insider Ladbrokes’ Oakleigh Plate 2019 tips and betting selections will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned for the short-distance specialists to back in the showdown.
Oakleigh Plate Form Guide
The Oakleigh Plate form guide shows punters the saddlecloth numbers, barriers, jockeys and trainers of all of the horses in the field.
This information can be used to guide Oakleigh Plate betting taking into account form facts including the top record in the race by jockey Damien Oliver who has ridden two winners and the poor record of favourites being successful.
Oakleigh Plate Form Facts
- Favourites in Oakleigh Plate betting have a poor recent record with Lankan Rupee ($4 in 2014) and Russian Revolution ($4.60 in 2018) the only ones to salute since Weekend Hussler (2008)
- Fastnet Rock (2005) was the last winner coming off a lead-up victory to get the job done until Lankan Rupee (2014) and Shamal Wind (2015)
- Upset Oakleigh Plate results are common with plenty of roughie winners including Flamberge (30/1 in 2016)
- Wide barriers have produced plenty of champs in the race including Flamberge (15 of 17 in 2016), Shamal Wind (14 of 16 in 2015) and Mrs Onassis (11 of 13 in 2013)
- Three mares have won since Reactive (2004), most recently Sheidel (2017)
2019 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Form Guide
A link to our comprehensive Oakleigh Plate 2019 form guide will be provided below once final acceptances are taken the Wednesday leading-up to Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day.
Oakleigh Plate Results
The Oakleigh Plate results and finishing order of the entire field is out when the event runs at Caulfield on Blue Diamond Stakes Day. The winning Oakleigh Plate quinella, trifecta, margins and times are all released as part of the results.
Recent Oakleigh Plate results show plenty of roughie shot winners scoring upsets including Eagle Falls ($21 in 2011), Woorim ($21 in 2012) and Flamberge ($31 in 2016).
Recent Oakleigh Plate Winners
|2018||Russian Revolution||Snitty Kitty||Hellbent||TBD|
|2015||Shamal Wind||Under The Louvre||Fast ‘n’ Rocking||1:02.2|
|2014||Lankan Rupee||Spirit Of Boom||Knoydart||1:02.7|
|2013||Mrs Onassis||Facile Tigre||Spirit Of Boom||1:03.1|
|2012||Woorim||Elite Falls||Facile Tigre||1:03.4|
|2010||Starspangledbanner||=2 Here De Angels||=2 Arinos||1:03.1|
|2009||Swiss Ace||Lucky Secret||Typhoon Zed||1:02.8|
|2006||Snitzel||Virage De Fortune||Takeover Target||1:04.4|
|2005||Fastnet Rock||Segments||Legally Bay||1:02.5|
|2003||River Dove||North Boy||Choisir||1:04.5|
|2001||Miss Kournikova||Miss Pennymoney||Show A Heart||1:02.0|