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The 2018 Champagne Stakes is a Group 1 race run on All Aged Stakes Day in mid-April at Royal Randwick Racecourse during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
Champagne Stakes News
- Open 2018 Champagne Stakes Field & Odds
- Oohood is a no show in 2018 Champagne Stakes nominations
- Futooh Could Back-Up in 2018 Champagne Stakes: The Championships Day 2 Results
- 2018 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes Results: El Dorado Dreaming $81 Winner
- Pierro Plate Winner Santos Firms in Golden Slipper Odds 2018
The Group 1 ATC Champagne Stakes is the final two-year-old Group status race of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Held at Randwick Racecourse on All Aged Stakes Day in mid to late April, the 1600m Champagne Stakes is worth $500,000 in prize money. As a set weights race for juveniles, colts and geldings must carry 56.5kg and fillies must carry 54.5kg.
The mile clash takes place on the same day as the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) and is run on the Saturday after The Championships finish-up at Royal Randwick. The key lead-up into the Champagne Stakes field is the Group 1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) held a fortnight earlier and recent winners of the double include Guelph (2013), Pierro (2012) and Helmet (2011).
The 2018 Champagne Stakes runs at Royal Randwick on Saturday April 21, 2018 .
|Champagne Stakes 2018|
|Date:||Saturday April 21, 2018|
|Race Type:||2YO Open Set Weights|
2018 Champagne Stakes Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
2018 Champagne Stakes Form Guide
2018 Champagne Stakes Odds
The best Champagne Stakes 2018 odds on the hopeful two-year-old mile types provided by Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the race.
2018 Champagne Stakes Field
The Champagne Stakes field attracts the season’s top middle-distance two-year-olds looking to step-up to a mile and end their autumn campaigns with a Group 1 win and is announced the Wednesday before All Aged Stakes Day.
The official Champagne Stakes 2018 Final Field & Barriers will be released by Racing NSW on the Wednesday of race week announced below.
The 2018 Champagne Stakes Field attracted 13 hopefuls including two fillies, Seabrook the early favourite to turn the tables on the upset ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner El Dorado Dreaming.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight|
|1||32×2516||ENCRYPTION||James Cummings||Hugh Bowman||10||56.5kg|
|2||11×1064||LONG LEAF||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Kerrin McEvoy||9||56.5kg|
|3||7×2103||OUTRAGEOUS||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Brenton Avdulla||3||56.5kg|
|4||212×6988||RAGGED RASCAL||Paul Perry||Joshua Parr||13||56.5kg|
|5||510||NOT A SINGLE CENT||Ciaron Maher||Blake Shinn||5||56.5kg|
|6||8×251||IRUKANDJI||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Corey Brown||4||56.5kg|
|7||2×36317||BONDI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Mark Zahra||2||56.5kg|
|8||41420||SEBERATE||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Tim Clark||11||56.5kg|
|9||546×430||AKKADIAN||Matt Cumani||Jordan Childs||6||56.5kg|
|10||14||BLAZING ISSUE||Gregory Hickman||Michael Walker||8||56.5kg|
|11||1||GUERRIER||Jean Dubois||Jean Van Overmeire (a)||1||56.5kg|
|12||3×421||EL DORADO DREAMING||Benjamin Smith||Jason Collett||7||54.5kg|
|13||4×3159||SEABROOK (NZ)||Mick Price||Damien Oliver||12||54.5kg|
ATC Champagne Stakes History
First held in 1864, the Champagne Stakes was won by Yattendon. The race is preceded by the Group 1 ATC Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) two weeks earlier and there have been many horses which have conquered the ATC Sires Produce Stakes / Champagne Stakes double including Guelph in 2013, Pierro in 2012, Helmet in 2011, Dance Hero in 2004, Hasna in 2003, Victory Vein in 2002, Viscount in 2001 and Assertive Lad in 2000.
Recent Champagne Stakes Winners
|1st||The Mission||1 minute 41.07 seconds|
|1st||Prized Icon||1 minute 36.8 seconds|
|1st||Pasadena Girl||1 minute 38.03 seconds|
|1st||Go Indy Go||1 minute 40.29 seconds|
|1st||Guelph||1 minute 36.28 seconds|
|1st||Pierro||1 minute 35.0 seconds|
|1st||Helmet||1 minute 40.3 seconds|
|2nd||Pane In The Glass|
|3rd||Fast And Sexy|
|1st||Skilled||1 minute 36.39 seconds|
|1st||Onemorenomore||1 minute 39.46 seconds|
|1st||Samantha Miss||1 minute 38.28 seconds|
|1st||Meurice||1 minute 37.69 seconds|
|1st||Mentality||1 minute 35.09 seconds|
|1st||Carry On Cutie||1 minute 36.28 seconds|
|1st||Dance Hero||1 minute 34.75 seconds|
|1st||Hasna||1 minute 36.95 seconds|
|2nd||Aim For Gold|
|1st||Victory Vein||1 minute 37.96 seconds|
|1st||Viscount||1 minute 37.43 seconds|
|1st||Assertive Lad||1 minute 40.02 seconds|