Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival Betting

The Adelaide Racing Carnival takes place at Morphettville racecourse each year from April to May and is highlighted by four Group 1 races. The South Australia Jockey Club is responsible for the carnival in Adelaide with the first major race being the Group 2 Adelaide Cup on the South Australian public holiday in March.
The Adelaide Racing Carnival has been bolstered in 2020 with prizemoney increases for the Robert Sangster Stakes and The Goodwood with prizemoney ranging up to $750,000.
The chief Adelaide Autumn racing carnival takes place over three successive Saturdays in May with the first Group 1 race being the Australasian Oaks for 3yo fillies and the 1200m Robert Sangster Stakes for fillies & mares on the first day of the three-day carnival.

The South Australian Derby follows on the Saturday after with the running of the Group 1 Adelaide Derby which features the best local and interstate three year olds stayers.

The Goodwood, as it is know now is the feature race on the last Saturday of the carnival and is traditionally the final day of the Adelaide racing carnival.

Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival Key Dates

Saturday 22nd April 2017, Morphettville, SA

Status Race Name Distance
Monday 9th March 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 2 Adelaide Cup 3200m
Saturday 18th April 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 3 Schweppervescence (Auraria) Stakes 1800m
Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes 1100m
Saturday 25th April 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 3 SA Breeders Stakes 1200m
Group 3 SA Chairman’s Stakes 2000m
Saturday 2nd May 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes 1200m
Group 1 Australasian Oaks 2000m
Group 2 Euclase Stakes 1200m
Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes 1600m
Group 3 DC Mckay Stakes 1100m
Saturday 9th May 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 1 SA Derby 2500m
Group 3 SA Sires Produce Stakes 1400m
Saturday 16th May 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 1 The Goodwood 1200m
Group 3 RA Lee Stakes 1600m
Group 3 Proud Miss Stakes 1200m
Group 3 National Stakes 1200m
Saturday 1st August 2020, Morphettville, SA
Group 3 Spring Stakes 1200m

Betting Options for the South Australian Autumn Carnival

A win bet is the most popular bet. Simply pick a horse to win and bet on it according to the odds offered at

Place bet

A place bet is a bet on which horse or horses will finish the race in the top three.

Each Way

An each way bet sees the punter able to collect if your horse wins or runs a place. If it runs a place, you will collect the place dividend only but if it wins you will receive the win & place bet dividend.

Some other forms of horse racing betting include: quinella, exacta, trifecta, first 4, quaddie and the big6.

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