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Crown Oaks

2016 crown oaksThe 2016 Crown Oaks takes place on the third day of the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne.

A $1,000,000 Group 1 race for fillies only and raced over 2500 metres, the Oaks is the female equivalent of the 2016 Victoria Derby for colts & geldings, which is held on the first day, Victoria Derby Day.

The Crown Oaks is the premier distance race for three-year-old fillies in Victoria and takes place on ‘Ladies Day’ at Flemington.

2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival

The 2016 Victoria Derby headlines the first Saturday of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Three days later the 2016 Melbourne Cup takes centre stage on the Tuesday, before the 2016 Crown Oaks follows two days later on the Thursday. The 2016 Emirates Stakes rounds out the Melbourne Cup Carnival two days later on the final Saturday.

  • Victoria Derby Day – Saturday 29th October 2016
  • Melbourne Cup Day – Tuesday 1st November 2016
  • Crown Oaks Day – Thursday 3rd November 2016
  • Emirates Stakes Day – Saturday 5th November 2016

Our preferred online bookmaker Sportsbet has early betting markets available and we highly recommend Sportsbet for all your Melbourne Cup Carnival betting.

2015 Crown Oaks result

Ciaron Maher filly Jameka was an easy winner of the 2015 Crown Oaks when piloted to perfection by jockey Damien Oliver to defeated Honest and Ambience.

1st: Jameka ($4.60) 55.5 Damien Oliver
2nd: Honesta ($8.50) 55.5 Craig Williams
3rd: Ambience ($4.00) 55.5 James McDonald

rest of field
4th Pasadena Girl ($5.50) 55.5 Hugh Bowman
5th Dulverton ($21) 55.5 Dwayne Dunn
6th The Grey Flash ($51) 55.5 Chris Parnham
7th Sacred Eye ($8.00) 55.5 Ryan Moore
8th Princess Aria ($81) 55.5 Michael Walker
9th Zarabeel ($16) 55.5 Stephen Baster
10th Ritzy ($31) 55.5 Kerrin McEvoy
11th Muzyka ($21) 55.5 Brenton Avdulla

Margins: 2.25 len, 0.75 len Time: 2:43.34

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