News About: Champollion

Champollion To Return In Inglis Bonus Handicap

Champollion To Return In Inglis Bonus Handicap

25 Jul, 2014

Champollion failed to fire in the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, but the Darley operation are hoping that talented galloper can recapture his best form in the Inglis Bonus Handicap (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday after he was gelded during his stint away from the races.

Champollion recorded the only race win of his career to …

Apollo’s Choice Included In Sandown Guineas Final Field

Apollo’s Choice Included In Sandown Guineas Final Field

13 Nov, 2013

Exciting colt Apollo’s Choice will step up to Group level for the first time when he contests the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Apollo's Choice finished an unlucky fourth behind Dothraki at Flemington on Saturday and will return to the races in the Sandown Guineas this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse …

Paximadia Begins Spring With Vintage Stakes Victory

Paximadia Begins Spring With Vintage Stakes Victory

5 Oct, 2013

Paximadia has led all the way to win the Listed Vintage Stakes at Flemington Racecourse today.

The three-year-old was having just his fifth race start in the 2013 Vintage Stakes and was first-up for the spring racing carnival.

Paximadia has now won two of his five race starts and has earned more than $162,000 in …

Pitcrew To Defend Undefeated Record In The Up And Coming Stakes

Pitcrew To Defend Undefeated Record In The Up And Coming Stakes

21 Aug, 2013

Gai Waterhouse-trained gelding Pitcrew will defend his undefeated record against a strong field in the Group 3 Up And Coming Stakes (1300m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Pitcrew will face the biggest challenge of his racing career in the Up And Coming Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Pitcrew debuted with …

Drago To Return In Up And Coming Stakes

Drago To Return In Up And Coming Stakes

20 Aug, 2013

Classy colt Drago will begin what is set to be a lengthy 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 3 Up  And Coming Stakes (1300m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Drago will return to the races in the Up And Coming Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Drago finished fifth …

Diamond Oasis Beats Champollion in Barrier Trial Shoot Out

Diamond Oasis Beats Champollion in Barrier Trial Shoot Out

16 Aug, 2013

Diamond Oasis fought off Champollion to record an impressive victory in a barrier trial for three-year-olds over 800 metres at Warwick Farm this morning.

Champollion finished second behind Diamond Oasis in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm this morning. Photo by: Steve Hart

Both Diamond Oasis and Champollion were asked for an effort in the …

Will This Weekend Unearth the Slipper Winner?

Will This Weekend Unearth the Slipper Winner?

2 Oct, 2012

The first of the metropolitan two-year-old races begin on Saturday and if recent history is anything to go by we may see the 2013 Golden Slipper winner.

The last two winners, Pierro and Sepoy, made their debuts on this weekend with Pierro winning the Breeders’ Plate (1000m) at Randwick and Sepoy taking out the Maribyrnong …