Oakbank Racecourse Details

State: South Australia
Type: Metropolitan
Circumference: 1800 Metres
Direction: Anti – Clockwise
Straight: 360 Metres
Contact details: Oakbank Racing Club, 53 Wright Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Oakbank Racecourse

Oakbank races are held at Oakbank Racecourse which is situated in Adelaide Hills less than 45 minutes from Adelaide. The South Australian Country club holds around 5 meetings a year and is one of the least used tracks in the country, despite also being one of the oldest.

Oakbank boasts to have over 45000 people attending their Easter Saturday meeting, which is the day of the Oakbank Stakes, now named the Railway Stakes.

Oakbank extends that meeting to Easter Monday also and has done since 1876, and this day gets 70,000 people attending, which is one of the biggest Picnic Race meetings in the world.

Major Oakbank Races

Race name Type Distance
Hills Railway Stakes Listed 1100m

Getting to Oakbank Races

The best way to get to the races at Oakbank is to drive. Located on the outskirts of Adelaide, it is an approx 45 minute drive from the state’s capital and there is plenty of parking at the racecourse and nearby.

Oakbank Track Records

Distance Winner Time Date
1050 Thorpenay 1:00.50 08/04/1985
1100 Libidinous 1:03.39 30/03/2002
1400 Brashleigh 1:23.70 10/04/1982
1900 Triple Tristram 1:55.06 25/03/1989
2150 Wild Vision 2:10.64 12/04/1993
2900 Spring On You 3:10.17 28/03/2021
2900 hurdle Mr Selby 3:10.39 28/03/2021
3200 hurdle Murphy’s Delight 3:42.95 02/04/2018
3250 steeple Moon Chase 3:42.00 03/04/1999
3600 Flying Corkscrew 3:54.20 07/04/2007
3600 hurdle New Emperor 3:57.86 12/04/1993
4950 steeple Dark Shareif 5: 50.20 01/01/1981