Kennedy Oaks Day



The 2023 VRC Oaks Day is contested on a Thursday in early to mid-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 onwards 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).

2023 VRC Oaks Day will take place on Thursday November 9, 2023.

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.

Major 2023 VRC Oaks Day Races

2023 VRC Oaks Day Race Schedule*

The official VRC Oaks Day races and times will be available below during Melbourne Cup week.

Race 1 (12:40pm) – Group 3 $200,000 Darley Ottawa Stakes (1000 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 2 (1:15pm) – $150,000 TCL Trophy (1700 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 3 (1:50pm) – $150,000 Good Friday Appeal Trophy (2000 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 4 (2:30pm) – $350,000 Inglis Bracelet (1600 METRES) –

Race 5 (3:10pm) – Listed $175,000 G.H. Mumm Century Stakes (1000 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 6 (3:50pm) – $500,000 Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Final (1600 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 7 (4:30pm) – Group 3 $300,000 The Bachelors Red Roses Stakes (1100 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 8 (5:10pm) – Group 1 $1,000,000 Kennedy Oaks (2500 METRES) – BET NOW

Race 9 (5:50m) – Cirka Trophy (1800 METRES) – BET NOW

*All times quoted are local (AEDT) and subject to change. 

Spring Racing

Military Mission Fires in 2023...

Zipping Classic 2023 Field �...

Zipping Classic 2023 Field & Odds Update: Vow And Declare Defends Title

Danny O’Brien’s 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare continues to show a...

Overpass Heads 2023 Winterbott...

Overpass Heads 2023 Winterbottom Stakes Field & Betting Markets

Bjron Baker’s The Everest performer Overpass is tipped to return to winning...

Osipenko Leads The Gong 2023 R...

Osipenko Leads The Gong 2023 Race Field & Betting

The Chris Waller-trained Pierro four-year-old Osipenko is firm favourite in...

2023 Railway Stakes Field ...

2023 Railway Stakes Field & Betting Update: Tuvalu Narrow Favourite

The Lindsey Smith-trained top-weight Tuvalu is narrow favourite in the latest...

Horse Racing Today

Oakleigh Plate 2024 Results: Q...

2024 Randwick Guineas Odds Fir...

2024 Randwick Guineas Odds Firm on Hobartville Winner Celestial Legend

The Les Bridge-trained grey Celestial Legend came with a brilliant late run at...

2024 Blue Diamond Stakes Resul...

2024 Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Hayasugi Becomes Second Filly in History to Complete Treble

Clinton McDonald’s tenacious filly Hayasugi defied her big price to make...

Mr Brightside Wins Futurity St...

Mr Brightside Wins Futurity Stakes 2024 Ahead of All-Star Mile, Australian Cup Targets

Lindsay Park’s Caulfield maestro Mr Brightside once again showed his champion...

2024 Peter Young Stakes Result...

2024 Peter Young Stakes Results: Campionessa Beats Melbourne Cup Winners Home

The Queen Of The Turf Stakes in Sydney is calling for Mark Walker’s classy...

Race Results

Oakleigh Plate 2024 Results: Queman Wins In Upset Thriller

2024 Randwick Guineas Odds Firm on Hobartville Winner Celestial Legend

2024 Blue Diamond Stakes Results: Hayasugi Becomes Second Filly in History to Complete Treble

Mr Brightside Wins Futurity Stakes 2024 Ahead of All-Star Mile, Australian Cup Targets

2024 Peter Young Stakes Results: Campionessa Beats Melbourne Cup Winners Home

Race Previews

Riff Rocket Heads 2024 Australian Guineas Field & Betting

Surround Stakes 2024 Field & Odds Update: Favourite Tipped to Fly

2024 Verry Elleegant Stakes Field & Betting Update: Fangirl Odds-On to Score Emotional Win for Waller

2024 Ladbrokes Launceston Cup Field & Betting Update: Aurora’s Symphony Chases Three-Peat

2024 Blue Diamond Stakes Tips & Best Bets

Fields & Form

Riff Rocket Heads 2024 Australian Guineas Field & Betting

Surround Stakes 2024 Field & Odds Update: Favourite Tipped to Fly

2024 Verry Elleegant Stakes Field & Betting Update: Fangirl Odds-On to Score Emotional Win for Waller

2024 Ladbrokes Launceston Cup Field & Betting Update: Aurora’s Symphony Chases Three-Peat

2024 Blue Diamond Stakes Tips & Best Bets