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Oakleigh Plate 2021 Betting Tips, Best Bets & Odds

  • The Oakleigh Plate will be run and won on Saturday, February 20
  • Ancestry has opened up as favourite in the early markets
  • Justin Darcy provides his best bets for this Group One sprint
Oakleigh Plate Betting Tips
Pippie claimed last year's Oakleigh Plate. (Getty)

The 2021 Oakleigh Plate is set to be run on Saturday, February 20 over 1100m with horses chasing $500,000 in prize money.

In what is a big field, Ancestry heads the market from WA's Celebrity Queen, the Speedy Anders and last year's runner-up Zoutori.

2021 Oakleigh Plate Odds

1ZoutoriM. Ellerton & S. ZahraJ. Kah7
2Dirty WorkM, W & J. HawkesK. McEvoy1
3KemalpasaR. Jolly & C. JollyD. Lane10
4StandoutG. Ryan & S. AlexiouD. Oliver15
5MizzyA. CummingsM. Zahra16
6AncestryP. StokesM. Poy4
7Celebrity QueenG & A. WilliamsW. Pike3
8Bold StarG. RichardsP. Maloney12
9Brooklyn HustleJ. Warren & D. KrongoldJ. McNeil14
10GarnerG. RichardsD. Moor2
11How WowmanticC. Maher & D. EustaceL. Neindorf11
12Prophet's ThumbA & S. FreedmanD. Yendall13
13Riding The WaveL. SmithW. Price8
14Sword Of MercyM. Ellerton & S. ZahraD. Holland6
15Portland SkyM. LaurieT. Nugent5
16HanseaticA & S. FreedmanD. Thornton18
17RantingL & T. CorstensM. Dee9
18AndersC. Maher & D. EustaceG. Boss17
Odds provided by Sportsbetting & correct at 3.50pm on 17/02/2021.

2021 Oakleigh Plate Tips

Oakleigh Plate 2021 Best Bet - Bold Star

A runner down in the weights who ran in this race last year, this galloper ticks those boxes.

Bold Star was great first-up at Caulfield in the Rubiton where he gave the winner Prophet's Thumb 3kg, now turning the tables and getting a 2.5kg weight swing for a 0.2lmargin.

He was super in this last year seeing that it was a leaders track, coming from the back of the field and rocketed home to finish just three lengths off Pippie who led all the way.

At the price and the weights, this is who I want to be with each-way.

Oakleigh Plate 2021 Next Best Bet - Brooklyn Hustle

The stable have been very strong in their opinion that this mare has come back bigger and better than ever.

She measured up in open Group One company last prep when finishing fourth in the Manikato Stakes over 1200m and her best runs have come fresh, so she should be in the finish with even luck again.

Although Brooklyn Hustle has never won outside of Moonee Valley, this race is not super strong on Group One depth and with a lightweight, she is well suited.

With a touch of x-factor and stable confidence, she should be right in the finish.

Oakleigh Plate 2021 Value Bet - Sword Of Mercy

Way over the odds is how I am describing this smart mare, especially after a luckless run last start in the Prophet's Thumb race where she arguably should have won.

Before that, she was second to Fabergino who is a gun down the straight and that runner was subsequently rave in a Group One Lightning when finishing fourth.

She won over this trip three back and with just 52kg from a soft gate, will only need a split to be in the finish.

At double figures the place, Sword Of Mercy looks an outstanding bet in the 2021 Oakleigh Plate.

Oakleigh Plate FAQs

What time is the Oakleigh Plate run?

The Oakleigh Plate is run at 4.55pm on Saturday, February 18.

How far is the Oakleigh Plate run over?

The Oakleigh Plate is run over 1100m at Caulfield.

Who won last year's Oakleigh Plate?

Pippie claimed her first Group One in the Oakleigh Plate last year.

Who is the best bet for the 2021 Oakleigh Plate?

We are with Bold Star as the best bet in the 2021 Oakleigh Plate.

How can I live stream the Oakleigh Plate?

Check out our live streaming hub to see how you can live stream the Oakleigh Plate.



We will be backing all three of our selections on an each-way basis in the 2021 Oakleigh Plate.

Best Bet: Bold Star Each-Way @2000.0 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Next Best Bet: Brooklyn Hustle Each-Way @1480.0 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 4 Units
Value Bet: Sword Of Mercy Each-Way @4000.0 at Caesars (Sport) - 1 Unit

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