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2023 Yorkshire Oaks Betting Tips, Best Bookmakers & Free Bets

The Yorkshire Oaks runs on the second day of the Ebor Festival at York and it has long been associated with champion fillies and mares.

Enable was the winner in 2017 and 2019, showing just how classy the winners of the Yorkshire Oaks are and it's the feature race on a quality Ladies' Day card in August.

Yorkshire Oaks Key Facts

DateThursday 24th August, 2023
Race TypeGroup 1
ClassSet weights
Prize money£350,000
Age3YO+ fillies and mares

2023 Yorkshire Oaks Day Card

1:55pm Lowther Stakes (Group 2) 6f
2:25pm Premier Yearling Stakes (Class 2) 6f
3:00pm Clipper Logistics Handicap (Class 2) 1m
3:35pm Darley Yorkshire Oaks (Group 1) 1m4f
4:15pm Sir Henry Cecil Galtres Stakes (Listed) 1m4f
4:50pm Fillies Handicap (Class 2) 7f

2022 Yorkshire Oaks Odds

No odds are currently available for the 2022 Yorkshire Oaks.

2022 Yorkshire Oaks Tips

Our 2022 Yorkshire Oaks tips will be live on the website when we get closer to the Ebor Festival.

2021 Yorkshire Oaks Result

1st Alpinista 7/4f
2nd Tuesday 7/2
3rd La Petite Coco 5/1

Yorkshire Oaks History

Established in 1849, the Yorkshire Oaks has been run as a Group 1 since 1971 and it's one of the highest races during the Ebor Festival in August.

To strengthen its appeal, the Yorkshire Oaks opened to older horses in 1991 after it was only open the three-year-old fillies.

Two runners (Only Royale and Islington) have won the Oaks on multiple occasions due to this new rule being introduced.

The Yorkshire Stakes features many Epsom Oaks entrants and the last horse to win both was Enable in 2007 – one of 10 fillies to have completed the double.

It has been sponsored by Darley Stud since 2006, having had success in the race themselves with the likes of Awaasif and Untold in the 1980's.

Legendary jockey Fred Archer scored eight wins in the 19th century and trainers Mathew Dawson and Sir Michael Stoute have won an incredible nine times.

Three-time Nassau Stakes winner, Midday scored in this race in 2010. Fellow Goodwood scorer, The Fugue claimed the Yorkshire Oaks crown in 2013, before going on to win the Irish Champion Stakes and the Prince Of Wales's Stakes the following season.

Fresh off her dual-Oaks winning exploits in 2017, Enable beat her elders to win the Yorkshire Oaks. After missing the defence of her title through injury, Enable reclaimed the Yorkshire Oaks crown in 2019, beating rival Magical by a couple of lengths.

Guineas and Oaks winner, Love stormed to victory in the 2020 Yorkshire Oaks, dismantling the field with another superb display. Snowfall then followed in the footsteps of her stablemate 12 months later, thrashing her rivals to win her third Oaks of the season.

Alpinista then held off two talented Irish raiders to win her fifth Group One in the 2022 Yorkshire Oaks.

Yorkshire Oaks Betting Guide

Enable was a stunning five-length winner in 2017 and she would become one of the best thoroughbreds in the world. 

Punters didn't get a big price on that occasion, but they got a better price with Seventh Heaven in 2016. The Aidan O'Brien-trained filly won at 100/30 over stablemate Found.

The Yorkshire Oaks has long been a favourites race and even those that pay long single figures in the market have the class to run as a short-priced elect.

Midday scored at 11/4 in 2010 and she was followed by Blue Bunting at the same odds in 2011. 

The Fugue has been an interesting runner for John Gosden. She finished second in 2012 as the 7/4 favourite before going one better in 2013 as the 2/1 favourite.

Tapestry and Pleascach scored at 8/1 in consecutive years, but both runners could have been much shorter in the market. 

The Epsom Oaks is a good lead-up race for the Yorkshire Oaks and we should be seeing more and more winners come out and win in late August.

An even better guide is the Irish Oaks. The last four Irish Oaks winners to run in the Yorkshire Oaks have won.

Past Yorkshire Oaks Winners

Race Winner
2019 Enable
2018Sea of Class
2016Seventh Heaven
2013The Fugue
2011Blue Bunting
2009Dar Re Mar
2008Lush Lashes
2007Peeping Fawn
2001Super Tassa
1997My Emma
1996Key Change
1995Pure Grain
1994Only Royale
1993Only Royale
1992User Friendly
1991Magnificent Star
1989Roseate Tern

2023 Yorkshire Oaks FAQs

When is the Yorkshire Oaks?

The 2023 Yorkshire Oaks will be run on Thursday 24th August.

Where is the Yorkshire Oaks run?

The Yorkshire Oaks is run at York, and takes place on the second day of York's famous Ebor Festival.

Who won the Yorkshire Oaks?

Alpinista then held off two talented Irish raiders to win her fifth Group One in the 2023 Yorkshire Oaks.

Where can I watch the Yorkshire Oaks?

All the major races at York's Ebor Festival, including the 2023 Yorkshire Oaks, will be shown live on ITV Racing. Visit our Live Streaming page if you want to watch the Yorkshire Oaks via your mobile or tablet.