News About El Sicario

Busuttin Thinking 2016 Crown Oaks for Knew It

Busuttin Thinking 2016 Crown Oaks for Knew It

The now Cranbourne-based New Zealand trainer Trent Busuttin is eyeing a Crown Oaks 2016 bid with his lightly-raced filly Knew It this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The lightly-raced daughter of O’Reilly has had just the one run to date when winning her debut at Benalla this week in the wet. Knew It lined up in…

2016 Champagne Stakes Still Tough for El Sicario

2016 Champagne Stakes Still Tough for El Sicario

El Sicario’s chances of success in Saturday’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) undoubtedly took a boost when race favourite Yankee Rose was ruled out through injury, but trainer Trent Busuttin concedes his horse still faces a big test in his Australian debut. El Sicario has only made two competitive appearances at the races since debuting…

2016 Champagne Stakes Betting Tips

2016 Champagne Stakes Betting Tips

After the scratching of odds-on favourite Yankee Rose the Champagne Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick on Saturday has become a much more open affair. The $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) is the first of two elite levels on the All Aged Stakes Day card this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and is…

Yankee Rose Out of Champagne Stakes 2016

Yankee Rose Out of Champagne Stakes 2016

Odds-on favourite Yankee Rose has officially been scratched from the 2016 Champagne Stakes field at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney this Saturday. David Vandyke’s classy daughter of All American was the short-priced fancy in betting at for the $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) after the Golden Slipper runner-up won the ATC…

2016 Champagne Stakes Form Guide & Odds Update

2016 Champagne Stakes Form Guide & Odds Update

The Champagne Stakes 2016 is one of two Group 1 highlights on the Randwick race card in Sydney this Saturday for All Aged Stakes Day, a detailed form guide analysis and betting update for which is found below. Due to run as Randwick Race 5 at 2:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Moet &…

2016 Champagne Stakes Field Features Three Fillies

2016 Champagne Stakes Field Features Three Fillies

Three of the 11 final acceptors for the Champagne Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney are fillies looking to extend the gun recent record of the girls over the colts and geldings in the mile autumn classic. The past three editions of the $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m),…

Kiwi Sicario After Champagne Stakes 2016 Upset

Kiwi Sicario After Champagne Stakes 2016 Upset

A fortnight back young New Zealand horseman Trent Busuttin enjoyed an upset win in the ATC Derby with Tavago and is back chasing more success in Sydney this weekend with Sicario in the 2016 Champagne Stakes. Tavago, prepared by Busuttin and co-trainer Natalie Young at Cambridge in New Zealand, stole the show in the $2…