Karrakatta Plate

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

2022 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: #10 Amelia's Jewel
  • 2nd: #16 Baby Paris
  • 3rd: #14 Penny On The Queen




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). More recently the gun filly Watch Me Dance improved on here Karrakatta Plate second to win the Sires’ next start. She also went on to do the Group 3 WA Champion Fillies’ – Group 2 WATC Derby double that spring.

The 2021 Karrakatta Plate form was franked with the winner Ex Sport Man going on to run second in the WA Sires’ Produce Stakes next start, while Liwa ran second and third respectively in each event.

The Karrakatta Plate 2022 ran on Saturday April 2, 2022 Ascot Racecourse and was won in impressive fashion by the well-backed favourite Amelia’s Jewel ($1.80F). 

2022 Karrakatta Plate
Date: Saturday April 2, 2022
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 1 of ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick that features the Group 1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) for two-year-olds. There was an exception to this in 2021 however with all the Sydney Autumn Carnival meetings from Golden Slipper Day onwards rescheduled a week later due to the heavy rainfall in Sydney.

2022 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: #10 Amelia’s Jewel ($1.80F)
  • 2nd: #16 Baby Paris
  • 3rd: #14 Penny On The Queen

Simon Miller’s star filly Amelia’s Jewel ($1.80F) was ultra-impressive again, dominating the 2022 Karrakatta Plate results off a sustained run off a strong pace to still power away late and defeat her rivals by nearly three lengths.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 10 AMELIA’S JEWEL Simon A Miller Patrick Carbery 15 54.5kg $1.80F
2 16 BABY PARIS Colin Webster Ms Jerry Noske 2.45L 6 54.5kg $19
3 14 PENNY ON THE QUEEN Ashley Maley Ms Lucy Warwick 3.57L 8 54.5kg $31
4 7 KOSTA’S CROWN Sean & Jake Casey Laqdar Ramoly (a) 3.61L 7 56.5kg $14
5 3 LEFT THE BUILDING Luke Fernie Chris Parnham 4.56L 4 56.5kg $8
6 1 MAN CRUSH Luke Fernie Brad Rawiller 5.12L 12 56.5kg $21
7 8 PLAYHOUSE PATRON Bob McPherson Paul Harvey 5.39L 14 56.5kg $61
8 15 LUCKY SUE David Harrison Jason Whiting 5.58L 5 54.5kg $201
9 17e UNION JACK Paul Jordan Craig Staples 5.58L 13 56.5kg $201
10 2 STREET PARADE Russell Stewart Brad Parnham 6.69L 2 56.5kg $10
11 4 CAPRICORN MAN Sean & Jake Casey Jordan Turner 8.24L 1 56.5kg $19
12 12 SHE’S GREYSFUL Hayden Ballantyne Chris Nicoll 8.56L 10 54.5kg $26
13 5 GALAXY AFFAIR Daniel & Ben Pearce Alan Kennedy 9.3L 16 56.5kg $101
14 6 SUNNY HONEY David Harrison Andrew Castle 10.35L 3 56.5kg $101
15 11 COSTUME PARTY Luke Fernie Ms Jade McNaught 13.75L 11 54.5kg $51
16 13 FIORUCCI MAMA Daniel & Ben Pearce Joseph Azzopardi 23.78L 9 54.5kg $26
18e SWEEP THE LEG Luke Fernie 0
9 ALL THE KING’S MEN Trevor Andrews 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

2022 Karrakatta Plate Betting Odds

The Karrakatta Pate 2022 betting markets and links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be provided below once released.

There was a notable upset in 2021 with the winner Ex Sport Man winning at Karrakatta Plate odds of $19.

Amelia’s Jewel ($1.80 in 2022) was the last favourite in Karrakatta Plate betting to salute for the punters.

2022 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) or the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) also held at Ascot.

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.

Amelia’s Jewel (2022) was the last two-year-old to complete the Gimcrack Stakes – Karrakatta Plate double.

The official Karrakatta Plate 2022 field and barriers will be provided below the week of the race once Perth Racing released the final acceptances.

A capacity line-up of mainly local WA-trained two-year-olds faces off in the 2022 Karrakatta Plate final field this weekend at Ascot including Simon Miller’s undefeated, odds-on favourite Amelia’s Jewel coming off two impressive wins this autumn at the track including the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes on March 19 by nearly three lengths.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 61×4417 MAN CRUSH Luke Fernie Brad Rawiller 13 56.5kg 72
2 1×3332 STREET PARADE Russell Stewart Brad Parnham 2 56.5kg 70
3 3×1 LEFT THE BUILDING Luke Fernie Chris Parnham 4 56.5kg 74
4 521 CAPRICORN MAN Sean & Jake Casey Jordan Turner 1 56.5kg 66
5 6166 GALAXY AFFAIR Daniel & Ben Pearce Alan Kennedy 18 56.5kg 65
6 1×8 SUNNY HONEY David Harrison Andrew Castle 3 56.5kg 66
7 263×3 KOSTA’S CROWN Sean & Jake Casey Laqdar Ramoly (a) 7 56.5kg 64
8 7625 PLAYHOUSE PATRON Bob McPherson Paul Harvey 16 56.5kg 62
9 4×554 ALL THE KING’S MEN Trevor Andrews 9 56.5kg 60
10 11 AMELIA’S JEWEL Simon A Miller Patrick Carbery 17 54.5kg 76
11 1322×32 COSTUME PARTY Luke Fernie Ms Jade McNaught 12 54.5kg 66
12 5124 SHE’S GREYSFUL Hayden Ballantyne Steven Parnham 11 54.5kg 66
13 1225 FIORUCCI MAMA Daniel & Ben Pearce Joseph Azzopardi 10 54.5kg 66
14 3813 PENNY ON THE QUEEN Ashley Maley Ms Lucy Warwick 8 54.5kg 63
15 22379 LUCKY SUE David Harrison Jason Whiting 5 54.5kg 57
16 1 BABY PARIS Colin Webster Peter Knuckey 6 54.5kg 60
17e 65×23 UNION JACK Paul Jordan Craig Staples 15 56.5kg 61
18e 2 SWEEP THE LEG Luke Fernie 14 56.5kg 61

Table Credit: Racing Australia.

2022 Karrakatta Plate Nominations

Early nominations for the Karrakatta Plate in 2022 close on Monday February 21, 2022.

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 place-getters going back to 2000.

Year Results – Winner, 2nd Place, 3rd Place Winning Time
2022 Amelia’s Jewel Baby Paris Penny On The Queen 1:09.55
2021 Ex Sport Man Liwa Pat’s Got Sass 1:10.3
2020 Ima Single Man Watch Me Dance Dark Assault 1:10.3
2019 Dig Deep Tinsnip Miss West Coast 1:11.5
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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