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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 …

Obscura new favourite for Champagne Stakes

Obscura new favourite for Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2016

Lightly raced colt Obscura is the new favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday following the scratching of Yankee Rose.

James McDonald will ride new Champagne Stakes favourite Obscura. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Pre-post favourite Yankee Rose was ruled out of the Champagne Stakes this morning …

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.…