Karrakatta Plate

The Karrakatta Plate is a Group 2 race worth $500,000 run at Ascot Racecourse in Perth each autumn.

2019 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD



The Karrakatta Plate is the premier two year old event in Western Australia and is a feature race of Perth Autumn Racing Carnival.

Held at Ascot Racecourse in late March or early April, the 1200m sprint is a Group 2 race which is worth half a million dollars in prize money. As a set weights race, colts and geldings must carry 56.0kg while fillies must carry 54.0kg. Many youngsters will use this race to prepare for the Group 3 Sires Produce Stakes over 1400m in a few weeks time.

The Karrakatta Plate – WA Sires’ Produce Stakes double was last completed by Whispering Brook (2016).

The Karrakatta Plate 2019 ran on Saturday April 13, 2019 Ascot Racecourse and was won by the Simon Miller-trained Valour Road.

2019 Karrakatta Plate
Date: Saturday April 13, 2019
Track: Ascot Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: 2YO Set Weights C&G 56.0kg F 54.0kg
Status: Group Two
Prize money: $500,000

The Karrakatta Plate runs on the same day as Sydney hosts Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick and the key support act on the Karrakatta Plate card is the Group 3 WA Oaks (2400m) for the three-year-old staying fillies.

2019 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2019 Karrakatta Plate Odds

The Karrakatta Pate 2019 betting markets and links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be provided below once released.

2019 Karrakatta Plate Field

The Karrakatta Plate field attracts a quality line-up of mainly Perth-trained two-year-old sprinters chasing a share in the half-a-million in prize money. Possible lead-up races into the Karrakatta Plate field each autumn including the Listed Perth Stakes (1100m) the fortnight before or the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) also held at Ascot two weeks earlier.

In 2017 the Karrakatta Plate winner Lucy Mae ran second in the Gimcrack Stakes in the lead-up and second in the W.A. Sires’ Produce Stakes next start behind Debellatio who improved on a third in the Karrakatta Plate that year.

The official Karrakatta Plate 2019 field and barriers will be provided below the week of the race once Perth Racing released the final acceptances.

Recent Karrakatta Plate Winners

A number of notable Perth gallopers won the Karrakatta Plate as two-year-olds including Hobart Jones and the gun filly Whispering Brook who backed-up to win the WA Sires’ before heading to Victoria for a third I the 2016 Thousand Guineas.

See below for a list of the Karrakatta Plate winners and placegetters going back to 2000.

Year Results – Winner, 2nd Place, 3rd Place Winning Time
2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD
2018 Valour Road Lady Cosmology Lordhelpmerun 1:10.4
2017 Lucy Mae Achernar Star Debellatio 1:10.3
2016 Whispering Brook Spangled Impact Saul’s Special  1:11.1
2015 Lucky Street Mystic Maid Showy Chloe  1:10.6
2014 Hobart Jones Vitalism Jezpark  1:11.5
2013 Ms Funovits Trichologist Camporella  1:10.8
2012 Luke’s Luck Keeper Quiet Miss Solis  1:11.2
2011 Night War Benny’s Halo Rebel Call  1:11.5
2010 Motion Pictures Miss Gai Flyer Absolute Pleasure  1:10.3
2009 Gold Rocks Wolfe Dream Dontrocktheboat  1:10.4
2008 Brava Fortune Grand Nirvana Pegase  1:10.7
2007 Roman Time Scenic Blast Jestatune  1:10.5
2006 Canny Jack Oroya Gold Paris Petard  1:10.3
2005 No Questions Hantu Ripped  1:11.9
2004 Redwoldt Metaldale Refemme  1:11.5
2003 Diffraction Shout From Maroof Yarraman  1:10.5
2002 Confront Zoometric Femme  1:11.0
2001 Born Priceless Brocky’s Dream Classic Cut  1:11.7
2000 Metal Master Simon Said King Of The Kites  1:10.8

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