News About: 2011 Champagne Stakes

Hot Snitzel Stands Between Darley & 5 From 5

Hot Snitzel Stands Between Darley & 5 From 5

18 May, 2011

Darley is on track for an impressive clean sweep of this year’s Group 1 two-year-old events but Gerald Ryan is confident his Golden Slipper runner can deny them their prize.

Hot Snitzel finished 12th in the major Group 1 in the Autumn but Ryan believes it’s a different horse coming up to Brisbane.

“He had …

Breeding Giants Clash In Champagne Showdown

Breeding Giants Clash In Champagne Showdown

19 Apr, 2011

The two biggest breeding operations in Australia will go head to head in the Champagne Stake this weekend with Patinack Farm throwing everything it has at stopping Darley’s quest for three from three in Sydney’s two-year-old series.

Darley claimed the first two of the juvenile Group 1’s with Sepoy winning the Golden Slipper and Helmet …

Bliss Street Stranded – Champagne Robbed Of WA Star

Bliss Street Stranded – Champagne Robbed Of WA Star

13 Apr, 2011

In a devastating blow Bliss Street has been withdrawn from the Champagne Stakes before she even got to the Randwick track.

It’s not due to an injury or a poor run at track work either, she won’t be in the field thanks entirely due to logistics.

Perth based trainer Dan Morton searched frantically for a …