News About: Fernhill Handicap

Up And Coming Stakes First-up for Prized Icon

Up And Coming Stakes First-up for Prized Icon

4 Aug, 2016

Trainer James Cummings has revealed that talented colt Prized Icon is on track for a competitive return in the Group 3 Up And Coming Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick on August 20th.

Prized Icon is set for a racing return in the Group 3 Up And Coming Stakes on August 20th. Photo: Ultimate …

Prized  Icon wins 2016 Champagne Stakes

Prized Icon wins 2016 Champagne Stakes

16 Apr, 2016

James Cummings collected his first Group 1 win as a standalone trainer with Prized Icon scoring a tough win in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick today.

Prized Icon scored a tough win in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart

Cummings had tasted Group 1 success …

Prized Icon and Obscura joint favourites for Champagne Stakes

Prized Icon and Obscura joint favourites for Champagne Stakes

16 Apr, 2016

The James Cummings trained Prized Icon and Godolphin’s Obscura are the race morning joint favourites for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick today.

Prized Icon, above, is the joint favourite with Obscura in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Prized Icon is backing up in seven …

Yankee Rose out of Champagne Stakes

Yankee Rose out of Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2016

Trainer David Vandyke will have to wait a bit longer to win his second Group 1 trophy after short priced favourite Yankee Rose was scratched this morning from Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.

Yankee Rose has been scratched from the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Prized Icon Impressive Fernhill Handicap Winner

Prized Icon Impressive Fernhill Handicap Winner

9 Apr, 2016

Classy two-year-old Prized Icon has broken through for a maiden black type win on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this morning; mustering a strong turn of foot to take out the Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m).

Prized Icon drifted in betting markets in the hours leading up to jump this morning but did …

Ryan Eyeing Thousand Guineas For Perignon

Ryan Eyeing Thousand Guineas For Perignon

15 Jul, 2015

Trainer Gerald Ryan believes that promising filly Perignon has the talent to end up in a race like the 2015 Thousand Guineas during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

Perignon could be set for the Thousand Guineas during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

Perignon was an early-running two-year-old that stamped herself as …

The Barrister faces toughest test in Champagne Stakes

The Barrister faces toughest test in Champagne Stakes

17 Apr, 2015

Victorian colt The Barrister has proven he can handle the 1600m of the Group 1 $400,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday but the steep rise in class will be his toughest challenge.

The Barrister led all of the way to win the Fernhill Handicap over 1600m, the same distance at the …

Soft track to help Reckless Russell in Champagne Stakes

Soft track to help Reckless Russell in Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2015

A soft track at Randwick on Saturday and the absence of Sydney’s two year old stars will boost the chances of Reckless Russell in the Group 1 $400,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m).

Veteran jockey Jim Cassidy, above, will ride Reckless Russelll in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer Noel …

Takedown Thriving Ahead Of Champagne Stakes

Takedown Thriving Ahead Of Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2015

Takedown will make his Group 1 debut in the 2015 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend and trainer Gary Moore could not be happier with the condition of the promising two-year-old.

Takedown has the chance to record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Champagne Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Takedown …

The Barrister Set To Back-Up In Champagne Stakes

The Barrister Set To Back-Up In Champagne Stakes

14 Apr, 2015

Trainer Jason Warren has confirmed that The Barrister is set to back-up in the 2015 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend.

The Barrister led from start to finish to take out the 2015 Fernhill Handicap at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Barrister stamped himself as a two-year-old to follow when …