News About: Reckless Russell

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 …

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner The Barrister

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner The Barrister

11 Apr, 2015

Classy two-year-old The Barrister has completed an impressive start-to-finish performance to win the Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m) to open Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this morning.

The Barrister has claimed ballot-free entry into the Champagne Stakes with success in the Fernhill Handicap. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, jockey Hugh …