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2017 VRC Oaks Results
- 1st: #4 Pinot
- 2nd: #3 Bring Me Roses
- 3rd: #6 Hiyaam
The 2017 VRC Oaks Day is contested on the first Thursday of November two days after the world-class Melbourne Cup is run and won as part of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Formerly known as Crown Oaks Day and from 2017 run as Kennedy Oaks Day for sponsorship, VRC Oaks Day is Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival and is referred to as ‘Ladies Day’. As much about the trackside fashion as the spring racing, VRC Oaks Day is of course headlined by the three-year-old fillies facing off in the Group 1 $1 million VRC Oaks (2500m).
2017 VRC Oaks Day will take place on Thursday November 9, 2017 .
The VRC Oaks, now the Kennedy Oaks, is the only Group 1 race on the day but VRC Oaks Day still features plenty of other popular betting races including the greys’ only race – the Off The Track Subzero Handicap.
Major 2017 VRC Oaks Day Races
- Group 1 $1 million Kennedy Oaks (2500m) –
- Group 3 $200,000 Crown Resorts Kennedy Plate (1100m)
- Group 3 $200,000 Chatham Stakes (1400m)
2017 VRC Oaks Day Race Schedule
The official VRC Oaks Day races and times will be available below during Melbourne Cup week.
|Race No.||Time (AEDT)||Status||Prize Money||Race Name||Distance||Conditions|
|1||12:15pm||–||$120,000||DrinkWise Plate||1700m||3YO & 4YO Fillies & Mares – BM70 Hcp|
|2||12:55pm||–||$120,000||Twitter Trophy||1800m||4YO & 5YO – BM90 Hcp|
|3||1:35pm||–||$120,000||Off The Track Subzero Handcaip||1400m||Greys Only – BM90 Hcp|
|4||2:15pm||–||$200,000||Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Final||1600m||BM80 Handicap – Special Conditions|
|5||2:55pm||Group 3||$200,000||TCL TV Stakes (Chatham Stakes)||1400m||Hcp|
|6||3:35pm||Listed||$150,000||Absolut Stakes||1000m||3YO+Up – Set Weights + Penalties|
|7||4:15pm||Listed||$150,000||Seppelt Wines Stakes||1800m||3YO – Set Weights + Penalties|
|8||5:00pm||Group 1||$1,000,000||Kennedy Oaks||2500m||3YO Fillies – Set Weights|
|9||5:45pm||Group 3||$200,000||Kennedy Plate||1100m||3YO Fillies – Set Weights + Penalties|
VRC Oaks Day Betting 2017
Odds on the key VRC Oaks Day races will be available below the week of the race.