The Latest News on Australia’s 2021 Oakleigh Plate

By  //  February 24, 2021

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The Oakleigh Plate is the Caulfield Racecourse premier sprint race held in Melbourne, Australia, every year. It is the second biggest race in the three-autumn sprint. The others being the Newmarket Handicap and Black Caviar Lightning. The race attracts many of the world’s best sprinters, with the highest representation coming from the Victorian contingent.

The race ran over 1100m in open handicap conditions, and the money prize for the race stands at $500,000. The race is suitable for runners with lower weights, fairly 60kgs.

A Brief History of the Oakleigh Plate

The race was first held in 1887 when Caulfield Racecourse started feeling confident in controlling the Victorian Amateur Turf Club.

Being one of Australia’s most recognised sprint races, the race was first won by a horse known as Malua. The horse won the Oakleigh carrying the enormous weight of 60kgs. After winning the plate, Malua went on with the same weight and won the Newmarket Handicap.

Almost all of the Oakleigh races have run at Caulfield except for two instances. The first was during the Second World War when Caulfield Racecourse had to be given to the military to accommodate the soldiers. During this time, the Oakleigh ran at Flemington.

The second instance was where the race ran at Sandown because of the development work carried out at Caulfield in 1997. That year Drum won the plate for trainer C Brindley.

How Can You Bet on the 2022 Oakleigh Plate?

Do you follow Celebrity Queen, and would you wish to bet for her during the next Oakleigh Plate? Online bookies such as Ladbrokes, Sportsbet, and Neds render a fast and straightforward online betting platform.

Once you have registered, steer your way to the right vendor and click on the odds of the mare you want to bet on. You can provide the amount you wish to stake and then confirm your bet.

When is the 2022 Oakleigh Plate?

The 2022 Oakleigh will run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, February 19.

Where is the Oakleigh Plate 2022?

The Oakleigh 2022 will run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, February 19.

What time is the 2022 Oakleigh Plate?

The 2022 Plate will run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, February 19, 08:55 AM

Recent Oakleigh Plate Winners

Here are the Oakleigh Plate winners going back to the year 2015:

■ Celebrity Queen: 2021

■ Pippie: 2020

■ Booker: 2019

■ Russian Revolution: 2018

■ Scheidel: 2017

■ Flamberge: 2016

■ Shamal Wind: 2015

2021 Oakleigh News

Here are some of the latest Oakleigh news:

Dead-Heat Win between Celebrity Queen and Portland Sky

There was a dead-heat in the exciting 2021 Oakleigh plate result on Blue Diamond Stake Day between the WA-couched Celebrity Queen and Portland Sky, who had to share the Group One victory at Caulfield.

Live streaming the 2022 Oakleigh Plate.

Have you been following the best racer Celebrity Queen and you need to know how you can stream the 2022 Oakleigh Plate?

The race is scheduled to run on February 19, 2022. Register on any reliable online bookies and watch the race for free.