Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate

The Oakleigh Plate is a Group 1 short-distance sprint run at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day in late February.

2018 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Results

  • 1st: #2 Russian Revolution
  • 2nd: #8 Snitty Kitty
  • 3rd: #4 Hellbent



The Group 1 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate is held during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival at Caulfield Racecourse at the end of February each year. Raced over a short distance of 1100m, runners in the Oakleigh Plate field normally arrive via the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1100m) and the Australia Stakes (1200m) if they are not resuming in the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day sprint.

As an open handicap race, the Oakleigh Plate attracts some of the strongest and fastest horse from around the country to win the $500,000 in prize money. Many of the best horses in this race will go on to race in the slightly longer Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) down the Flemington straight the following month.

The Oakleigh Plate is held alongside the Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) and Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m). Recent winners of the Oakleigh Plate – Newmarket Handicap double include Lankan Rupee (2014) and Weekend Hussler (2008).

The Oakleigh Plate 2018 ran on Saturday February 24, 2018 and was won by the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained favourite Russian Revolution.

2018 Oakleigh Plate
Date: Saturday February 24, 2018
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1100m
Race Type: Open Handicap
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $500,000

2018 Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate Results

  • 1st: #2 Russian Revolution
  • 2nd: #8 Snitty Kitty
  • 3rd: #4 Hellbent

See below for the official Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate 2018 Results & Finishing Order, following the link to read more on the narrow win by the returning favourite Russian Revolution who made it four-from-four first-up and also retained his undefeated status over the 1100m distance.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 2 RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Peter & Paul Snowden Mark Zahra 10 56.5kg $4.60F
2 8 SNITTY KITTY Henry Dwyer Beau Mertens 0.2L 17 53.5kg $9
3 4 HELLBENT Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 0.3L 9 54.5kg $16
4 18 BOOKER Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Ben Thompson (a) 0.4L 15 51.5kg $7
5 11 BONS AWAY Aaron Purcell Ms Linda Meech 0.6L 14 53.5kg $15
6 17 CATCHY David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 1.85L 8 51.5kg $9
7 12 LADY ESPRIT Aaron Purcell Regan Bayliss 2.05L 18 53.5kg $71
8 19e QUILISTA Darren Weir Harry Coffey 2.35L 3 53.5kg $61
9 13 ROCK ’N’ GOLD Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damien Thornton 2.45L 13 53.5kg $151
10 16 SHE WILL REIGN Gary Portelli Ben Melham 2.55L 16 53kg $9
11 10 SWORD OF LIGHT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Ms Katelyn Mallyon 3.05L 6 53.5kg $151
11 6 FUHRYK David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 3.05L 5 53.5kg $16
13 1 FLAMBERGE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 3.25L 7 57kg $21
14 15 GLENALL Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 3.35L 4 53.5kg $16
15 14 PALAZZO PUBBLICO Matthew Smith Michael Dee 4.85L 1 53.5kg $101
16 3 SHEIDEL David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 7.35L 11 55kg $21
17 5 ILLUSTRIOUS LAD Peter Gelagotis Anthony Darmanin 9.1L 2 54kg $26
18 9 PRUSSIAN VIXEN Michael Mehegan Dean Yendall 9.85L 12 53.5kg $81
20e OLIVIER Darren Weir 0
7 SAVANNA AMOUR Chris Meagher Ron Stewart 0

2018 Oakleigh Plate Tips

  • 1st: #2 Russian Revolution
  • 2nd: #3 Sheidel
  • 3rd: #8 Snitty Kitty

Check out our insider 2018 Oakleigh Plate Betting Tips in full.

2018 Oakleigh Plate Form Guide

Check out our full Ladbrokes Oakleigh Plate 2018 Form Guide & Betting Preview.

2018 Oakleigh Plate Odds

The latest Oakleigh Plate 2018 betting odds from Ladbrokes.com.au on the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes Day sprint clash will be available below the week of the race.

2018 Oakleigh Plate Field

Each autumn the Oakleigh Plate Final Field attracts a star-studded line-up of short distance specialists, many of which are resuming off spring races or that kicked things off at Flemington the week prior in the Lightning Stakes over 1000m.

The 2018 Oakleigh Plate field will be provided here as soon as released by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday before the race.

The official Oakleigh Plate 2018 Final Field attracted a capacity line-up of 18 sprinters plus two emergencies with Flamberge the new top weight after the non-acceptances of Chautauqua. The Galaxy winner from last autumn Russian Revolution is one of the standouts in the field out to keep his flawless first-up and undefeated 1100m records intact, while the fillies are represented by Catchy, Booker and She Will Reign.

Read more on the 2018 Oakleigh Plate Final Field Featuring 3 Fillies.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 98x4408x42 FLAMBERGE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 8 57kg 110
2 14x164x10x RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Peter & Paul Snowden Mark Zahra 11 56.5kg 109
3 1460x4359x SHEIDEL David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 12 55kg 110
4 4423x654x5 HELLBENT Darren Weir Damian Lane 10 54.5kg 105
5 50020x267x ILLUSTRIOUS LAD Peter Gelagotis Anthony Darmanin 3 54kg 104
6 x21x78192x FUHRYK David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 6 53.5kg 103
7 1x1x71192x SAVANNA AMOUR Chris Meagher Ron Stewart 20 53.5kg 102
8 12121x11x2 SNITTY KITTY Henry Dwyer Beau Mertens 18 53.5kg 101
9 3120x009x1 PRUSSIAN VIXEN Michael Mehegan Dean Yendall 13 53.5kg 101
10 117x51600x SWORD OF LIGHT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Ms Katelyn Mallyon 7 53.5kg 98
11 x32111140x BONS AWAY Aaron Purcell Ms Linda Meech 15 53.5kg 98
12 2×30732401 LADY ESPRIT Aaron Purcell Regan Bayliss 19 53.5kg 98
13 30×2214451 ROCK ’N’ GOLD Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damien Thornton 14 53.5kg 97
14 72630×3735 PALAZZO PUBBLICO Matthew Smith Michael Dee 2 53.5kg 96
15 1x2247x12x GLENALL Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 5 53.5kg 93
16 1x121x10x1 SHE WILL REIGN Gary Portelli Ben Melham 17 53kg 112
17 110x21330x CATCHY David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 9 51.5kg 102
18 12x2316x1 BOOKER Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Ben Thompson (a) 16 51.5kg 101
19e 32x13347x2 QUILISTA Darren Weir TBA 4 53.5kg 80
20e 125×060725 OLIVIER Darren Weir TBA 1 53.5kg 80

2018 Oakleigh Plate Nominations

The 2018 Oakleigh Plate nominations will be published below on the Monday before Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day.

The official Oakleigh Plate 2018 Nominations attracted 23 sprinters including last year’s The Galaxy winner Russian Revolution who is three-from-three over the distance, the Golden Slipper winning filly She Will Reign, last year’s Blue Diamond champion on the same day Catchy and the reigning Oakleigh Plate winner Sheidel.

Read more on the Russian Revolution-led 2018 Oakleigh Plate Nominated Horses.

Oakleigh Plate History

The Oakleigh Plate was first won by Malua in 1884 and has since been a tough race to win twice with only two horse managing a double victory. Dual Choice took out the Oakleigh Plate title in two consecutive years in 1971 and 1972, following the non-successive wins of Aurie’s Star (1937 & 1939).

The Oakleigh Plate has resulted in a dead heat for first place twice in a row firstly by Merab and First Arrow in 1931 and then Blematic and Umbertana in 1932. Notable recent Oakleigh Plate winners include subsequent star sires Fastnet Rock (2005) and Snitzel (2006), along with Lankan Rupee (2014) and Flamberge (2016).

Below are the Oakleigh Plate Results & Winners going back to 2000.

Recent Oakleigh Plate Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Oakleigh Plate
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Oakleigh Plate
1st Russian Revolution 1 minute 03.00 seconds
2nd Snitty Kitty
3rd Hellbent
2017
Oakleigh Plate
1st Sheidel 1 minute 02.11 seconds
2nd Faatinah
3rd Extreme Choice
2016
Oakleigh Plate
1st Flamberge 1 minute 2.5 seconds
2nd Fell Swoop
3rd Heatherly
2015
Oakleigh Plate
1st Shamal Wind 1 minute 02.3 seconds
2nd Under The Louvre
3rd Fast ‘N’ Rocking
2014
Oakleigh Plate
1st Lankan Rupee 1 minute 02.7 seconds
2nd Spirit Of Boom
3rd Knoydart
2014
Oakleigh Plate
1st Lankan Rupee 1 minute 02.7 seconds
2nd Spirit Of Boom
3rd Knoydart
2013
Oakleigh Plate
1st Mrs Onassis 1 minute 03.2 seconds
2nd Facile Tigre
3rd Spirit Of Boom
2012
Oakleigh Plate
1st Woorim 1 minute 03.4 seconds
2nd Elite Falls
3rd Facile Tigre
2011
Oakleigh Plate
1st Eagle Falls 1 minute 02.2 seconds
2nd Avenue
3rd Hinchinbrook
2010
Oakleigh Plate
1st Starspangledbanner 1 minute 3.16 seconds
2nd Here De Angles
3rd Arinos
2009
Oakleigh Plate
1st Swiss Ace 1 minute 2.8 seconds
2nd Lucky Secret
3rd Typhoon Zed
2008
Oakleigh Plate
1st Weekend Hussler 1 minute 3.2 seconds
2nd Magnus
3rd Tramuntana
2007
Oakleigh Plate
1st Undue 1 minute 2.7 seconds
2nd Poets Voice
3rd Magnus
2006
Oakleigh Plate
1st Snitzel 1 minute 4.4 seconds
2nd Virage De Fortune
3rd Takeover Target
2005
Oakleigh Plate
1st Fastnet Rock 1 minute 2.5 seconds
2nd Segments
3rd Legally Bay
2004
Oakleigh Plate
1st Reactive 1 minute 3.4 seconds
2nd Ancient Song
3rd Suit
2003
Oakleigh Plate
1st River Dove 1 minute 4.5 seconds
2nd North Boy
3rd Choisir
2002
Oakleigh Plate
1st Sudurka 1 minute 2.5 seconds
2nd Mistegic
3rd Straight Ace
2001
Oakleigh Plate
1st Miss Kournikova 1 minute 2 seconds
2nd Miss Pennymoney
3rd Show A Heart
2000
Oakleigh Plate
1st Sports 1 minute 4.5 seconds
2nd Falvelon
3rd Rancho Spark

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