Crown Oaks Day features the country’s premier fillies contesting the 2016 Crown Oaks on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne.
The $1,000,000 Group 1 Crown Oaks is the feature staying race for three-year-old fillies during the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival.
It is raced over a distance of 2500 metres under set weight conditions.
Crown Oaks Day features two more group races, the $200,000 Group 3 Gucci Stakes (1100m) and $200,000 Group 3 Chatham Stakes (1400m).
2016 Crown Oaks Day
Nine races will take place on 2016 Crown Oaks day at Flemington.
- $150,000 Curved TV Stakes (1800m) Listed
- $200,000 Gucci Stakes (1100m) Group 3
- $100,000 Red Rock Deli Plate (1700m)
- $1,000,000 Crown Oaks (2500m) Group 1
- $150,000 Dilmah Earl Grey Stakes (1000m) Listed
- $100,000 Greys BM90 Hcp (1400m)
- $100,000 Crown Resorts Plate (1600m)
- $100,000 Swisse Wellness Trophy (1800m)
- $200,000 Chatham Stakes (1400m) Group 3
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Jameka snares 2015 Crown Oaks for Ciaron Maher
Trainer Ciaron Maher won the Crown Oaks for the second year in a row when Jameka claimed the 2015 Crown Oaks from Honesta and Ambience.
Maher scored the previous year with smart galloper Set Square and is making a name for himself as a mast trainer of young fillies.
Damien Oliver rode Jameka to a comfortable Crown Oaks victory, winning by 2.25 lengths in a time of 2:43.34.
Find out what the last five Crown Oaks winners can tell us here.