Karrakatta Plate

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

2021 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: #1 Ex Sport Man
  • 2nd: #10 Liwa
  • 3rd: #15 Pat's Got Sass



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 Karrakatta Plate 2021 ran on Saturday April 3, 2021 Ascot Racecourse and was won in an upset by Ex Sport Man ($19). 

2021 Karrakatta Plate
Date: Saturday April 3, 2021
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.

2021 Karrakatta Plate Results

  • 1st: #1 Ex Sport Man
  • 2nd: #10 Liwa
  • 3rd: #15 Pat’s Got Sass

The Steve Wolfe-trained Playing God gelding Ex Sport Man ($19) returned to winning form with a narrow upset in the 2021 Karrakatta Plate results defeating Liwa with the beaten favourite Pat’s Got Sass in third.

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 1 EX SPORT MAN Steve Wolfe Troy Turner 1 56.5kg $19
2 10 LIWA Simon A Miller Patrick Carbery 0.13L 8 54.5kg $14
3 15 PAT’S GOT SASS David Harrison Jason Whiting 0.32L 2 54.5kg $5.50F
4 9 FATALE FEMME Sean & Jake Casey Jordan Turner 2.71L 10 54.5kg $51
5 7 HEAVENLY WATERS Roy Rogers Ms Lucy Warwick 3.28L 5 54.5kg $21
6 11 FLYING MISSILE Neville Parnham Chris Parnham 3.44L 11 54.5kg $7
7 5 DIAMOND BLUE Ted Martinovich Ms Jade McNaught 5.94L 12 56.5kg $61
8 13 MICHELADA Simon A Miller William Pike 6.37L 15 54.5kg $18
9 14 SIX CARAT Paul Jordan Craig Staples 6.84L 9 54.5kg $81
10 16 SNEAKY CHANCE Trevor Andrews Peter Knuckey 7.07L 14 54.5kg $41
11 12 ULTIMATE COMMAND Neville Parnham Brad Parnham 7.6L 6 54.5kg $19
12 8 HOI AN Roy Rogers Clint Johnston-Porter 8.01L 16 54.5kg $7
13 4 SPIN THE KNIFE Luke Fernie Jason Brown 9.19L 7 56.5kg $12
14 2 HE’S GOLD Ted Martinovich Mitchell Pateman 11.7L 3 56.5kg $11
15 3 STORM WHISPER Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 21.69L 4 56.5kg $10
16 6 POLICIERE Daniel & Ben Pearce Joseph Azzopardi 27.6L 13 54.5kg $12
18e FEATHERWEIGHT Daniel Morton 0
17e BE OPTIMISTIC Luke Fernie 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Karrakatta Plate Odds

The Karrakatta Pate 2021 betting markets and links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be provided below once released.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST 2021 KARRAKATTA PLATE ODDS (Final Field)

2021 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.

The official Karrakatta Plate 2021 field and barriers will be provided below the week of the race once Perth Racing released the final acceptances.

The 2021 Karrakatta Plate final field features a capacity line-up of two-year-olds including Hoi An, Policiere and Pat’s Got Sass who ran the trifecta in the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes.

Click here to read more on the key horses in the Karrakatta Plate 2021 field and odds.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 2216 EX SPORT MAN Steve Wolfe Shaun McGruddy 1 56.5kg 74
2 0x9211 HE’S GOLD Ted Martinovich Mitchell Pateman 4 56.5kg 74
3 12×2 STORM WHISPER Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 5 56.5kg 70
4 17 SPIN THE KNIFE Luke Fernie Jason Brown 8 56.5kg 66
5 370×333 DIAMOND BLUE Ted Martinovich Ms Jade McNaught 13 56.5kg 62
6 411×62 POLICIERE Daniel & Ben Pearce Joseph Azzopardi 14 54.5kg 70
7 142206 HEAVENLY WATERS Roy Rogers Ms Lucy Warwick 6 54.5kg 67
8 3131 HOI AN Roy Rogers Clint Johnston-Porter 17 54.5kg 70
9 11×80 FATALE FEMME Sean & Jake Casey Jordan Turner 11 54.5kg 66
10 56×414 LIWA Simon A Miller Patrick Carbery 9 54.5kg 70
11 322×1 FLYING MISSILE Neville Parnham Chris Parnham 12 54.5kg 62
12 14×5 ULTIMATE COMMAND Neville Parnham Brad Parnham 7 54.5kg 62
13 10 MICHELADA Simon A Miller William Pike 16 54.5kg 62
14 41x SIX CARAT Paul Jordan Craig Staples 10 54.5kg 62
15 13 PAT’S GOT SASS David Harrison Jason Whiting 2 54.5kg 62
16 73349 SNEAKY CHANCE Trevor Andrews Peter Knuckey 15 54.5kg 58
17e 838 BE OPTIMISTIC Luke Fernie 3 54.5kg 61
18e 245 FEATHERWEIGHT Daniel Morton 18 56.5kg 62
   Table Credit: Racing Australia.

2021 Karrakatta Plate Nominations

Early nominations for the Karrakatta Plate in 2021 are now out with a bumper 56 juveniles entered for the lucrative autumn feature led by WA Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Ex Sport Man.

Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 221 EX SPORT MAN G 2 Steve Wolfe 1 56.5kg 74
2 1422 HEAVENLY WATERS F 2 Roy Rogers 2 54.5kg 68
3 411x POLICIERE F 2 Daniel & Ben Pearce 3 54.5kg 66
4 11x FATALE FEMME F 2 Sean & Jake Casey 4 54.5kg 66
5 6351 PIXIE CHIX F 2 David Harrison 5 54.5kg 62
6 10 MICHELADA F 2 Simon A Miller 6 54.5kg 62
7 41x SIX CARAT F 2 Paul Jordan 7 54.5kg 62
8 14x ULTIMATE COMMAND F 2 Neville Parnham 8 54.5kg 62
9 1 SPIN THE KNIFE G 2 Luke Fernie 9 56.5kg 66
10 322x FLYING MISSILE F 2 Neville Parnham 10 54.5kg 60
11 12x STORM WHISPER G 2 Neville Parnham 11 56.5kg 64
12 7334 SNEAKY CHANCE F 2 Trevor Andrews 12 54.5kg 58
13 83 BE OPTIMISTIC F 2 Luke Fernie 13 54.5kg 61
14 31x HOI AN F 2 Roy Rogers 14 54.5kg 58
15 24x GREEN AND SHADY G 2 Luke Fernie 15 56.5kg 62
16 2×4 HEAR ME SING G 2 Steve Wolfe 16 56.5kg 62
17 2 FEATHERWEIGHT G 2 Daniel Morton 17 56.5kg 62
18 2 HE’S A SIZZLER G 2 Daniel Morton 18 56.5kg 62
19 036 ORCHILLA F 2 Robyn Lockwood 19 54.5kg 56
20 540 SNIPPAGEM F 2 Roy Rogers 20 54.5kg 56
21 370x DIAMOND BLUE G 2 Ted Martinovich 21 56.5kg 60
22 3 SAFETY FUSE F 2 Daniel Morton 22 54.5kg 56
23 3 SECRET LAIR C 2 Daniel & Ben Pearce 23 56.5kg 60
24 56×4 LIWA F 2 Simon A Miller 24 54.5kg 56
25 58x EXTORIO F 2 Mike Santich 25 54.5kg
26 9x BUSTER’S FORCE C 2 David Harrison 26 56.5kg
27 0x9 HE’S GOLD G 2 Ted Martinovich 27 56.5kg
28 8 LA GALEXIA F 2 Daniel Morton 28 54.5kg
29 9x RISING COMMODITY F 2 Simon A Miller 29 54.5kg
30 9x SOCKOFF F 2 Dion Luciani 30 54.5kg
31 6 WARPIPES G 2 Daniel Morton 31 56.5kg
32 AWESOME RIVAL F 2 Daniel O’Connor 32 54.5kg
33 BUTTERFLY HOUSE F 2 Dean White 33 54.5kg
34 DEFENDING G 2 Daniel & Ben Pearce 34 56.5kg
35 FOREVER AUTUMN C 2 Trevor Andrews 35 56.5kg
36 I’M NOT FOR SALE G 2 Colin Webster 36 56.5kg
37 I’M SO LUCKY C 2 Trevor Andrews 37 56.5kg
38 KEMPY GOLD F 2 Simon A Miller 38 54.5kg
39 KENTUCKY BLUE G 2 Neville Parnham 39 56.5kg
40 MAGICAL GEM G 2 Vernon Brockman 40 56.5kg
41 MR HUMBERFLOOB G 2 Luke Fernie 41 56.5kg
42 MY FURY F 2 Darren McAuliffe 42 54.5kg
43 PAT’S GOT SASS F 2 David Harrison 43 54.5kg
44 PRAY AGAIN C 2 Neville Parnham 44 56.5kg
45 SILENT IMPRESSION C 2 Luke Fernie 45 56.5kg
46 SILVER BUGG F 2 Stephanie Bakranich 46 54.5kg
47 SIMPLE LOGIC C 2 Neville Parnham 47 56.5kg
48 STARS APLENTY G 2 Colin Webster 48 56.5kg
49 STORY BOOK F 2 Trevor Andrews 49 54.5kg
50 0x TAHITIAN RED F 2 Hayden Ballantyne 50 54.5kg
51 TRIX OF THE TRADE G 2 Colin Webster 51 56.5kg
52 VALENCY F 2 Robyn Lockwood 52 54.5kg
53 WAR GEM C 2 Neville Parnham 53 56.5kg
54 WINNING ACES G 2 Jim Taylor 54 56.5kg
55 WRITTEN EXCEED C 2 Trevor Andrews 55 56.5kg
56 WUHAN WARRIOR G 2 Hayden Ballantyne 56 56.5kg
   Table Credit: Racing Australia.

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
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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