Adelaide Racing Carnival Tips & Betting Advice

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The Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival is South Australia's top thoroughbred festival and is home to the state's top line events. 

Headlined by The Goodwood, Morphettville hosts this festival which delivers four Group One races across three weekends of racing action.

Adelaide Autumn Racing Schedule

  • Date Race Name State Prize Money Distance Track

December 2022

March 2023

April 2023

May 2023

Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival Betting Odds

Check the individual races pages for the latest betting markets, news and tips on the big Group One races of the Adelaide Racing Carnival.

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Major races of the Adelaide Racing Carnival


There are four Group One races ran as part of the Adelaide's Autumn Racing Carnival.

The first major race is the Adelaide Oaks, which is held on the first weekend, then the TAB Classic (Robert Sangster Stakes) and the South Australian Derby before the carnival closes out with The Goodwood, which is worth $1 million.

Adelaide Racing Carnival History


The Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival is the yearly highlight of horse racing in South Australia. 

The carnival kicks off in March, but the Group One racing doesn't begin off until May, with the South Australian Oaks and TAB Classic sharing equal billing on the opening day of the festival.

While it does share equal billing with the Sydney and Melbourne autumn festivals, most of the major races do not overlap.

The Carnival concludes with Goodwood Day, which along with the Group One Goodwood boasts four Group three races.

Adelaide Racing Carnival FAQ

When does the Adelaide Racing Carnival take place?

The Adelaide Racing Carnival kicks off in March but the Group One racing takes place in April and May each year.

Where is the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival held?

Morphettville racecourse hosts the four Group Ones of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival. 

When is the Goodwood?

The Goodwood is the highlight of the Adelaide Racing Carnival and takes place in early May each year.