News About Spring Champion Stakes

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Winner Yankee Rose onto Cox Plate

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Winner Yankee Rose onto Cox Plate

David Vandyke’s history-making Yankee Rose has set up a showdown with Australia’s best racehorse Winx in the Cox Plate after becoming the first filly to win the Spring Champion Stakes 2016 in Sydney. The three-year-old daughter of All American celebrated her second elite level win at Royal Randwick after her Group 1 ATC Sires’ Produce…

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Tips & Odds Update

One of five Group 1 races slated for Saturday, Sydney is host to the Spring Champion Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick and betting tips for the three-years-old clash are detailed below. The last of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival elite levels, this weekend’s $500,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) features a final field of…

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The last of the Sydney Group 1s for the year plays out at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday with the three-year-olds facing off in the Spring Champion Stakes 2016, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below. Running as Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT) on the nine-race program, a final…

Spring Champion Stakes 2016 Odds: Yankee Rose Favourite

Spring Champion Stakes 2016 Odds: Yankee Rose Favourite

The David Vandyke-trained Yankee Rose has opened favourite in 2016 Spring Champion Stakes betting for this Saturday in Sydney despite no filly having won the race since its inauguration back in 1971. The daughter of All American is out to make history at Royal Randwick in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m)…

Yendall To Ride Yankee Rose in Cox Plate 2016

Yendall To Ride Yankee Rose in Cox Plate 2016

Veteran hoop Dean Yendall gets his chance to break a career-long Group 1 winning drought when he partners top filly Yankee Rose in the Spring Champion Stakes on Saturday and again in the 2016 Cox Plate in a fortnight. David Vandyke’s classy All American three-year-old Yankee Rose runs third-up on the weekend at Royal Randwick…

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Field: Three for Waller

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Field: Three for Waller

Last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller is back with three runners in Saturday’s Spring Champion Stakes 2016 field at Royal Randwick including the flying Veladero. Running as Randwick Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) has attracted a final field of 11 hopeful three-year-olds. Three…

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Spring Champion Stakes Nominations

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Spring Champion Stakes Nominations

David Vandyke’s Flight Stakes runner-up from last Saturday Yankee Rose is nominated for a quick back-up into the Spring Champion Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick this weekend in Sydney. The last of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival elite levels, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) drew a dozen early…

Spring Champion Option for 2016 Gloaming Stakes Winner Veladero

Spring Champion Option for 2016 Gloaming Stakes Winner Veladero

The Chris Waller stable will consider backing in-form colt Veladero up in the 2016 Spring Champion Stakes in a fortnight’s time after his gutsy win in the Gloaming Stakes 2016 at Rosehill Racecourse. A nicely-bred son of Medagla D’Oro, Veladero posted his third win on the trot this campaign in his Black-Type debut on Golden…

Highlad Eyes Victoria Derby 2016 over Caulfield Guineas

Highlad Eyes Victoria Derby 2016 over Caulfield Guineas

Co-trainer Murray Baker is likely to have Highlad targeting the 2016 Victoria Derby down under this spring with the promising Kiwi stayer to appreciate more metres than the mile for next month’s Caulfield Guineas. A nicely-bred son of High Chaparral, the New Zealand-trained Highlad is nominated for the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m)…

Prized Icon Could Bypass Caulfield Guineas 2016

Prized Icon Could Bypass Caulfield Guineas 2016

Trainer James Cummings is likely to bypass a trip south for the 2016 Caulfield Guineas with his Group 1 winning colt Prized Icon and instead save the Champagne Stakes champ for the Spring Champion Stakes in Sydney. A consistent son of More Than Ready, Prized Icon enjoyed a stellar autumn in Sydney that was headlined…