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New Zealand Oaks

Group I race
New Zealand Oaks
Location Trentham
Wellington, New Zealand
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Trentham
Race information
Distance 2400 m (12 furlongs)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-old fillies
Weight Set-Weights
Purse NZ$400,000

The New Zealand Oaks is a Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for three year-old fillies run at set weights over a distance of 2400 metres (1 1/2 miles) on the third Saturday of March every year at Trentham racecourse in Wellington, New Zealand.

With the consistent strength of New Zealand fillies in recent years, the race has an impressive list of winners, including the 2006 and 2007 Kelt Capital Stakes winners in Legs and Princess Coup.

Recent winners






2010 Keep The Peace Opie Bosson Shaune Ritchie P E Bellingham, L R & L R D Dittman
2009 Jungle Rocket James McDonald Jeff McVean C & Mrs L Betts, Mrs C & D Pleasance
2008 Boundless Hayden Tinsley Stephen McKee P A Dallimore, T J McKee ONZM,
P N Miller & Mrs C N Taylor
2007 Princess Coup Opie Bosson Mark Walker Bromley Bloodstock Ltd & R A Coupland
2006 Legs David Walker Kevin Gray Waikato Stud Ltd.
2005 Justa Tad Vinny Colgan Rudy Liefting R P Liefting
2004 Wharite Princess Bruce Herd Lisa Latta N M Cantwell et al.
2003 Bramble Rose Opie Bosson Mark Todd Rivermonte Racing Syndicate
2002 Vapour Trail Scott Seamer Donna & Dean Logan P J & P M Vela Ltd
2001 Tapildo Mark Du Plessis Sheila Laxon I M & S T Taplin
2000 She's Country Opie Bosson Bruce Wallace Whakanui Stud Ltd.|}


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