The Australasian Oaks also referred to as the Schweppes Oaks is the feature three year old staying race for fillies in South Australia. It is held at Morphettville racecourse each year over 2000m and is a highlight of ‘Super Saturday’.
The race is at Group l level and boasts a total prize pool of $400,000 and is at set weight conditions for three year old fillies.
The 2018 Australasian Oaks will be run on Saturday the 5th of May, 2018 at Morphettville racecourse.
The Australasian Oaks might not be as strong as the Oaks in the east, but the competitiveness is very strong. The main leads up are the Schweppervescence and the Port Adelaide Guineas.
The favourites have a very good in the race. In the last decade they have saluted on five occasions, the latest being Abbey Marie in 2016.