Ladbrokes Tip: The Roses is the key lead-up race for fillies into the Queensland Oaks each winter
The Queensland Oaks a Group 1 race held during the annual Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival taking place on a Saturday in late May or early June at Doomben Racecourse, formerly at Eagle Farm. Open only to three-year-old fillies the event is run at set weights, each runner carrying 56.5kg, over a staying distance of 2200m (previously over 2400m when held at Eagle Farm up until 2017).
The Queensland Oaks offers a total of $500,000 in prize money. The Group 2 The Roses (2000m) held a fortnight earlier at Doomben Racecourse offers a ballot exemption into the Queensland Oaks field and is the key lead-up to the Group 1 – Scarlett Lady (2011) the last filly to do the double before Youngstar (2018).
The latest edition of the Queensland Oaks ran on Saturday June 1, 2019 and saw jockey Matthew McGillivray enjoy his first Group 1 success aboard the Garry Newham-trained Winning Ways.
Queensland Oaks 2019 Results
The complete 2019 Queensland Oaks Results & Finishing Order will be provided below once the Group 1 takes place on Saturday June 1, 2019 .
- 1st: #4 Winning Ways
- 2nd: #9 Dawson Diva
- 3rd: #14 Lady Cuvee
It was an upset Queensland Oaks 2019 result this winter with progressive filly Winning Ways franking The Roses form when improving on her lead-up eighth to win the Group 1 as a $21 outsider. She beat home two $151 roughies in a huge Queensland Oaks trifecta, while the race favourite Princess Jenni could only manage to run sixth.
|1||4||WINNING WAYS||Garry Newham||Matthew McGillivray||–||9||56.5kg||$21|
|2||9||DAWSON DIVA||Garnett Taylor||Ryan Wiggins||0.2L||2||56.5kg||$151|
|3||14||LADY CUVEE (NZ)||Chris Waller||Robbie Fradd||0.4L||8||56.5kg||$151|
|4||12||ANGEL OF HEAVEN||Kris Lees||Larry Cassidy||1.15L||3||56.5kg||$16|
|5||2||ALIFEROUS||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||1.9L||10||56.5kg||$9|
|6||1||PRINCESS JENNI (NZ)||David Brideoake||Damien Oliver||2.65L||7||56.5kg||$2.60F|
|7||8||WELSH LEGEND||Chris Waller||Blake Shinn||2.85L||15||56.5kg||$17|
|8||13||SAVIGNE||Chris Waller||Brad Stewart||3.05L||14||56.5kg||$41|
|9||5||PINMEDOWN (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Michael Walker||3.25L||4||56.5kg||$61|
|10||6||ROSENDAHL RED||Matt Kropp||James Orman||4L||13||56.5kg||$201|
|11||10||IN GOOD HEALTH||John Ramsey||Mark Du Plessis||4.4L||11||56.5kg||$301|
|12||11||DUNLANI||Matt Cumani||Jordan Childs||4.8L||1||56.5kg||$21|
|13||15||OUR INTRIGUE (NZ)||Tony Pike||Leith Innes||4.9L||6||56.5kg||$21|
|14||16||DUCHESS OF LENNOX (NZ)||Chris Waller||Corey Brown||6.9L||16||56.5kg||$16|
|15||17e||ON THE WHITE TURF (NZ)||Richard & Michael Freedman||James McDonald||7L||12||56.5kg||$18|
|16||3||ETANA||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||8.25L||5||56.5kg||$4.20|
|–||20e||MRS MADRID||Anthony Cummings||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||21e||RE EDIT||Chris Waller||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||19e||GRAND BOUQUET (NZ)||Kris Lees||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||7||BELLE ROC (NZ)||Brian Smith||Scott Galloway||–||0||–||–|
|–||18e||ITZ LILY||Kris Lees||Corey Brown||–||0||–||–|
Queensland Oaks Race Info
- Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
- Track: Doomben Racecourse
- Distance: 2200m
- Conditions: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights
- Status: Group 1
- Prize Money: $500,000
- First Run: 1951
Queensland Oaks Odds
Futures Queensland Oaks betting opens weeks in advance of the race offering pre-field prices on the likely fillies heading towards the classic. The Queensland Oaks odds on the final field firm once the last round of acceptances is released, and many punters prefer to wait until this time to place their bets.
Fillies coming off a dominant run in The Roses at Doomben often lead the Queensland Oaks markets and the last to complete the double was Youngstar (2018). In 2014 Tinto ran second in The Roses before winning the Queensland Oaks, while Arabian Gold won that year’s The Roses before her Oaks second next-up.
Favourites have a strong recent record in the Queensland Oaks with six from 2006 – 2018 saluting for the punters as the top fancy in betting including Egg Tart ($3.10 in 2017) and Youngstar ($3.70 in 2018) – both trained by Chris Waller. The last double-figure Queensland Oaks winner to score a notable upset was Miss Keepsake ($31 in 2010).
2019 Queensland Oaks Odds & Betting
The Queensland Oaks 2019 odds and Group 1 betting markets on the fillies’ staying showdown this winter are provided below so check out the odds for Brisbane winter race selections.
Queensland Oaks Field
The Queensland Oaks field features a line-up of the winter’s best three-year-old staying fillies, many stepping out over the mile and a half for the first time that campaign.
There is a host of earlier races offering a Queensland Oaks ballot exemption to the winner: the previous year’s VRC Oaks in Melbourne, the New Zealand Oaks, Auckland Racing Club Championship Stakes, Sydney’s ATC Oaks and South Australia’s Australasian Oaks. In Brisbane, The Roses produces the bulk of the fillies in the Queensland Oaks field.
The largest Queensland Oaks field in recent years was 20 starters in 2002 when Mon Mekki won from barrier 4 as a $51 roughie. The smallest recent Queensland Oaks field featured only seven runners in 1991 when Triscay was successful. The Queensland Oaks nominations close on a Wednesday in May, about a month before the race. The final field of Queensland Oaks acceptances is released on the Wednesday before the race runs on the Saturday.
2019 Queensland Oaks Field
The official line-up of three-year-old winter fillies for Doomben’s Queensland Oaks 2019 field is announced and will be published below along with the full barrier draw and race form guide the week of the race.
The 2019 Queensland Oaks Final Field attracted the capacity number of starters and will include first emergency, On The White Turf, coming in for the injured Belle Roc. Australasian Oaks winner Princess Jenni is the favourite in this year’s Queensland Oaks field chasing a fourth win on the trot.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Br.||Wgt.||Hcp. Rating|
|1||21×7111||PRINCESS JENNI (NZ)||David Brideoake||Damien Oliver||9||56.5kg||98|
|2||9×54612142||ALIFEROUS||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||13||56.5kg||85|
|3||11×8155531||ETANA||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||7||56.5kg||90|
|4||111×661118||WINNING WAYS||Garry Newham||Matthew McGillivray||11||56.5kg||84|
|5||x511691010||PINMEDOWN (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Michael Walker||6||56.5kg||85|
|6||1412351950||ROSENDAHL RED||Matt Kropp||James Orman||17||56.5kg||72|
|7||211×935135||BELLE ROC (NZ)||Brian Smith||Scott Galloway||4||56.5kg||73.5|
|8||3122×95423||WELSH LEGEND||Chris Waller||Blake Shinn||20||56.5kg||75|
|9||5×12153480||DAWSON DIVA||Garnett Taylor||Ryan Wiggins||2||56.5kg||68|
|10||x384312141||IN GOOD HEALTH||John Ramsey||Mark Du Plessis||15||56.5kg||69|
|11||x513x61601||DUNLANI||Matt Cumani||Jordan Childs||1||56.5kg||72|
|12||11×35142||ANGEL OF HEAVEN||Kris Lees||Larry Cassidy||3||56.5kg||75|
|13||42423221||SAVIGNE||Chris Waller||Brad Stewart||18||56.5kg||67|
|14||03×1345162||LADY CUVEE (NZ)||Chris Waller||Robbie Fradd||10||56.5kg||68|
|15||7611271||OUR INTRIGUE (NZ)||Tony Pike||Leith Innes||8||56.5kg||77|
|16||81122||DUCHESS OF LENNOX (NZ)||Chris Waller||James McDonald||21||56.5kg||70|
|17e||843×421149||ON THE WHITE TURF (NZ)||Richard & Michael Freedman||James McDonald||16||56.5kg||69|
|18e||1221214||ITZ LILY||Kris Lees||Corey Brown||19||56.5kg||72.5|
|19e||4x107x8151||GRAND BOUQUET (NZ)||Kris Lees||TBA||12||56.5kg||70|
|20e||59115642||MRS MADRID||Anthony Cummings||Larry Cassidy||5||56.5kg||68|
|21e||153×166||RE EDIT||Chris Waller||TBA||14||56.5kg||71|
2019 Queensland Oaks Nominations
The early Queensland Oaks 2019 Nominations are taken by Racing Queensland on a Tuesday in early May along with all the other major Group 1 winter races in Brisbane.
Queensland Oaks Form Guide
The Queensland Oaks form guide features all the essential info punters need before enjoying a bet including the jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up runs of the fillies in the field. Barriers one and 11 have both produced two winners in recent years so gates aren’t crucial to win the Queensland Oaks.
Favourites perform well in the race and the latest top fancy to salute for the punters being Egg Tart ($3.10 in 2017) who was the first since stablemate Winx ($1.90 2015).
Queensland Oaks Form Facts
- The Doomben Roses has produced more Queensland Oaks winners than any other lead-up
- Single-figure fancies in Queensland Oaks betting have dominated the results in the past decade
- Barrier one is historically the most successful in the race (since 1983)
2019 Queensland Oaks Form Guide
A link to our comprehensive Queensland Oaks 2019 Form Guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.
Looking for fillies proven over 2000 – 2400m, the best performers out of The Roses, runners that finished top four in the lead-up and runners with winning form in Brisbane are all key Queensland Oaks tips.
The Roses produced 10 of the 13 Queensland Oaks winners from 2005 – 2017, and only two winners in that time ran worse than fourth in the lead-up to the Group 1 when Riva San (2008) improved on a ninth in The Roses to win and the New Zealand-trained Provocative came off a sixth back home for her victory in 2016.
2019 Queensland Oaks Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ insider Queensland Oaks 2019 betting tips and exotic race selections will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned for the fillies to back and sack in the mile and a half Brisbane winter racing feature.
#15 OUR INTRIGUE ($11) – Each Way
Huge case to be made for double-figure chance OUR INTRIGUE representing the gun trainer of the Carnival, Kiwi horseman Tony Pike. Pike’s galloper The Bostonian is Stradbroke favourite after winning the Doomben 10,000 – Kingsford-Smith Cup double and this filly can keep the good performances for the Cambridge stable going. She’s drawn to get the run from barrier six and comes off a lead-up win over 2200m at the Sunshine Coast by 1.5 lengths. She carted 59kg to victory there and comes back to 56.5kg at set weights. Obviously the Heavy track helped and give in the ground would have been better, but Pike is a master trainer at the sunshine state as it turns out and this filly is a genuine Each Way chance.
Queensland Oaks Results
Notable upset recent Queensland Oaks results include Miss Keepsake ($31 in 2010) and Riva San ($26 in 2008).
The most famous Queensland Oaks winners in recent history include subsequent dual Cox Plate champion Winx (2015), Scarlett Lady (2011), Eskimo Queen (2007) and that year’s Melbourne Cup winning mare Ethereal (2001).
Queensland Oaks Winners
|2019||Winning Ways||Dawson Diva||Lady Cuvee||2:14.8|
|2017||Egg Tart||Pygmy||Oklahoma Girl||2:16.01|
|2015||Winx||Ungrateful Ellen||Imperial Lass||2:14.0|
|2014||Tinto||Arabian Gold||Sister Souss||2:29.4|
|2011||Scarlett Lady||Becerra Shez||Shez Sinsational||2:29.6|
|2010||Miss Keepsake||Marheta||Danaupair Starlet||2:29.4|
|2009||Purple||Nothin Leica Cat||Walk In The Park||2:34.3|
|2008||Riva San||Rathsallagh||Heavenly Glow||2:36.4|
|2007||Eskimo Queen||Dougs Mate||Rose Of Sharon||2:32.6|
|2006||Allow||Vietnam||Stars In Flight||2:31.4|
|2005||Vitesse Dane||Cinque Cento||Tick By||2:27.4|
|2003||Zagalia||The Jewel||Penny Gem||2:29.2|
|2002||Mon Mekki||Night Chaser||Quays||2:28.8|