Australian Autumn Betting Tips, Best Boomakers & Free Bets

The Australian Autumn Carnival is one of the biggest racing carnivals in the world and it features a total of 21 Group 1 races before The Championships kick off in Sydney.


With all the best thoroughbreds from Australia, New Zealand and Europe on show in both Sydney and Melbourne, it's a great time to have a bet on the wealth of high-quality races on offer.

Kicking off the Australian Autumn is the C.F. Orr Stakes in Melbourne and races such as the Golden Slipper, Ranvet Stakes, Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap all feature throughout the two-month carnival.

Australian Autumn Carnival Group 1 schedule


DateRaceStakeTrack
Feb 9C.F. Orr Stakes$500,000Caulfield
Feb 16Black Caviar Lightning Stakes$750,000Flemington
Feb 23Oakleigh Plate$750,000Caulfield
Feb 23Blue Diamond Stakes$1.5 millionCaulfield
Feb 23Futurity Stakes$500,000Caulfield
March 2Australian Guineas$1 millionFlemington
March 2Chipping Norton Stakes$600,000Randwick
March 2Surround Stakes$500,000Randwick
March 9Newmarket Handicap$1.25 millionFlemington
March 9Australian Cup$1.5 millionFlemington
March 9Randwick Guineas$1 millionRandwick
March 9Canterbury Stakes$500,000Randwick
March 16All Star Mile$5 millionFlemington
March 16Coolmore Classic$600,000Rosehill
March 22William Reid Stakes$500,000Moonee Valley
March 23Golden Slipper$3.5 millionRosehill
March 23Rosehill Guineas$600,000Rosehill
March 23George Ryder Stakes$1 millionRosehill
March 23The Galaxy$700,000Rosehill
March 23Ranvet Stakes$700,000Rosehill
March 30Vinery Stud Stakes$500,000Rosehill
March 30Tancred Stakes$1.5 millionRosehill