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2017 Champagne Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2017 Champagne Stakes Field and Barrier Draw
April 12th, 2017

Ten horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2017 Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Autumn Carnival’s standout two-year-olds. Invader stormed home to win the Group 1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) a fortnight ago and leads…

Aberro Worthy of Place in 2017 Champagne Stakes Field

Aberro Worthy of Place in 2017 Champagne Stakes Field
April 11th, 2017

Matt Laurie has been pleased with the ability displayed by Aberro through his short racing career so far and believes that the horse is worthy of a place in Saturday’s 2017 Group 1 Champagne Stakes field at Royal Randwick. Aberro has only made two competitive appearances at the races since…

Prized Icon Primed for 2016 Champagne Stakes Success

Prized Icon Primed for 2016 Champagne Stakes Success
April 14th, 2016

James Cummings concedes the 2016 Champagne Stakes was never really on the agenda for Prized Icon, but is confident the colt is a realistic chance of causing an upset in the two-year-old feature race for two-year-olds at Randwick on Saturday. Prized Icon has more than stamped himself as a colt…

Jaws Of Steel in Good Form Ahead of 2016 Champagne Stakes

Jaws Of Steel in Good Form Ahead of 2016 Champagne Stakes
April 13th, 2016

Trainer Robbie Laing is pleased with the condition of last start winner Jaws Of Steel, but concedes the colt faces a monumental task in overcoming race favourite Yankee Rose in Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick. Jaws Of Steel has stamped himself as a colt to…

Pop Ready to Fire in 2016 Champagne Stakes

Pop Ready to Fire in 2016 Champagne Stakes
April 13th, 2016

Pop is the rank outsider of the 2016 Champagne Stakes field, but trainer Clinton McDonald is confident the horse is ready to produce a big performance in the two-year-old feature at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Pop has not taken the tradition path towards the Champagne Stakes but has found commendable…

Sicario Ready for 2016 Champagne Stakes

Sicario Ready for 2016 Champagne Stakes
April 13th, 2016

Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young have already experienced success at the highest level during the 2016 Autumn Carnival, and are confident Sicario can continue their impressive campaign in Saturday’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick. Sicario has appeared on course only twice in a short racing career so…

Yankee Rose Primed for 2016 Champagne Stakes

Yankee Rose Primed for 2016 Champagne Stakes
April 12th, 2016

David Vandyke has been understandably thrilled with the class displayed by Yankee Rose through her short racing career so far, and is confident the talented filly will only improve over a mile in Saturday’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick. Yankee Rose resumed this time for an impressive second…

Pasadena Girl wins 2015 Champagne Stakes

Pasadena Girl wins 2015 Champagne Stakes
April 18th, 2015

Surprise packet Pasadena Girl will be set for the Spring Carnival Group 1s for the fillies after scoring a comprehensive win in the Group 1 $400,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick today. Premier Melbourne trainer Peter Moody admits that Pasadena Girl has surprised the stable and said…

Reckless Russell Ready for 2015 Champagne Stakes

Reckless Russell Ready for 2015 Champagne Stakes
April 15th, 2015

Reckless Russell boxed on for a commendable third in the Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m) at long odds last weekend and is reportedly in peak condition leading into Saturday’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Jay Ford settled Reckless Russell in prime position mid-pack…

2015 Champagne Stakes to Suit Odyssey Moon

2015 Champagne Stakes to Suit Odyssey Moon
April 14th, 2015

Odyssey Moon has posted several commendable results without being able to jag a Group 1 title over his short racing career so far, but will be perfectly suited to a mile in Saturday’s Champagne Stakes at Randwick according to trainer Rod Northam. Posting one win and three minors through his…