News About: Fernhill Handicap

Invader the one to beat in Champagne Stakes

Invader the one to beat in Champagne Stakes

13 Apr, 2017

Form expert Gary Crispe agrees with leading bookmaker Ladbrokes that Invader is the horse to beat in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Invader, above, is the horse to beat in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have the Peter and Paul Snowden …

Invader draws the rails in 2017 Champagne Stakes field

Invader draws the rails in 2017 Champagne Stakes field

12 Apr, 2017

Inglis Sires’ winner Invader is assured to start a very short priced favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday after drawing the rails in the ten horse field.

Invader, above, has the rails in the 2017 Champagne Stakes field at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Invader …

No Champagne Stakes for Frolic

No Champagne Stakes for Frolic

12 Apr, 2017

Hong Kong bound trainer Michael Freedman has sent Frolic to the paddock and the Golden Slipper runner up will miss running in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Frolic, above, is a non runner in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Frolic proved to …

Invader headlines 2017 Champagne Stakes nominations

Invader headlines 2017 Champagne Stakes nominations

10 Apr, 2017

The Team Snowden trained Invader headlines the fifteen nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Inglis Sires’ winner Invader, above, headlines the nominations for the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Invader will be chasing back to back Sydney Autumn Carnival Group 1 wins …

Champagne Stakes An Option For Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Champagne Stakes An Option For Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

8 Apr, 2017

The 2017 Champagne Stakes is an option for talented filly Whispered Secret after she claimed an impressive victory in the 2017 Fernhill Handicap at Royal Randwick this morning.

Whispered Secret claimed the biggest win of her racing career to date in the 2017 Fernhill Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart

Whispered Secret was caught wide throughout …

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 …