Queensland Oaks Barrier Draw Stats & Info

Queensland Oaks Barrier Draw Winning Ways (PA Images)

Queensland Oaks Barrier Draw Stats & Information

The Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2200m) barrier draw and final field will be declared at 9:00am on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. 

This page will be updated following the barrier draw.


Queensland Oaks Nominations – Entries For 3YO Fillies Feature

The Queensland Oaks is a 2200m staying feature for three-year-old fillies that is run under set weights conditions – each runner will carry 56.5kg in the race.

Nominations for the 2023 Queensland Oaks will take place at 11:00am on May 2, 2023 and then 11:00am on May 24, 2023.

Queensland Oaks Barrier Draw – When Is It Declared?

The final field and barrier draw for the 2023 Queensland Oaks will be declared at 9:00am on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.

Like most races in Queensland, the barrier draw is created instantly using a computer.

Despite being held in Queensland, a lot of interstate horses contest the Queensland Oaks and Chris Waller in particular has often set several horses for the race.

The 2015 Queensland Oaks is the first Group 1 race that champion mare Winx captured. She would then go on to capture a total of 25 Group 1 races throughout her career, including four Cox Plates.

Queensland Oaks Barrier Statistics – Winners From The Past 20 Years

Year Horse Barrier Weight
2022 Gypsy Goddess (NZ) 18 56.5kg
2021 Duais 11 56.5kg
2020 * Race Not Held * N/A N/A
2019 Winning Ways 9 56.5kg
2018 Youngstar 4 56.5kg
2017 Egg Tart 9 56.5kg
2016 Provocative 16 56.5kg
2015 Winx 10 56.5kg
2014 Tinto 5 56.5kg
2013 Gondokoro 1 56.5kg
2012 Quintessential 1 56.5kg
2011 Scarlett Lady 9 55.5kg
2010 Miss Keepsake 11 55.5kg
2009 Purple 6 55.5kg
2008 Riva San 11 55.5kg
2007 Eskimo Queen 7 55.5kg
2006 Allow 12 54kg
2005 Vitesse Dane 3 54kg
2004 Vouvray 1 54kg
2003 Zagalia 4 54kg

Is There A Draw Bias in the Queensland Oaks?

Looking at recent years alone, we can see that winners of the Queensland Oaks have been able to jump from inside draws as well as wide gates such as 16 which is what Provocative jumped from in 2016.

From the table below, we can also conclude that there is no draw bias in the Queensland Oaks.

Most Successful Queensland Oaks Barriers

Barrier Wins
1 5
4 5
5 4
9 4
12 4
18 1

Last updated for 2022 Queensland Oaks Results

Please note that barrier statistics only include races from 1983 onwards.