Champagne Stakes Tips 2020
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When is The Champagne Stakes 2020?
The Champagne Stakes is the second race on the final day of the St Leger Festival. In 2020 this is on Saturday 12th September and gets underway at 1.50pm
This 7 furlongs and 6 yards Group 2 race is open to two year old colts and geldings. Inaugurated in 1823, this race was extended to the current 7 furlongs and restricted to male horses in 1988.
Champagne Stakes Results
Prize purse was £75000 in 2019 with the winner taking £42,532.
Top Jockey: Frankie Dettori & Willie Carson (6 wins each) although Bill Scott won this race 9 times between 1832 and 1841.
Top Trainer: Barry Hills (5 wins)
Fastest time: 1:23:21 in 1996 – Bahhare ridden by Willie Carson and trained by John Dunlop.
Champagne Stakes Tips 2020
Two of the contenders in this field tick plenty of the right boxes, ALBASEER and CHINDIT.
The final selection for this race will be sent to VIP Club Members on the morning of the race.
Champagne Stakes Stats and Trends
Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.
Champagne Stakes 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019
- Age – Restricted to 2 year olds.
- Sex – All of the last twelve winners were colts.
- Country – 7 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland and 4 in Great Britain.
- Colour – 10 of the last 12 winners were bay (b).
- Starting Price (SP) – 10 of the last 12 winners returned an SP of 100/30 or less the other 2 were between 7/1 and 8/1.
- Starting Price Rank – 8 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. 10 of them came from the first 2 in the betting.
- Headgear – None of the last 12 winners wore any headgear.
- Draw – All of the last twelve winners wore drawn in stall 6 or lower.
- Days Since Last Run – All of the last 12 winners had run between 14 and 63 days ago.
- Last Run Form – 7 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and 9 had finished in the first 3 last time.
- Flat Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least once in the past and had won at least once.
- Distance Form – 11 of the last 12 winners had run at least once at 7 furlongs and 10 of them had won at least once at the trip.
- Official Rating – Skewed as only 6 had a rating but they were all over 103.
- Group Wins – Just of the last 12 winners had won a Group race, 3 of them had won a Group 2.
- Current Season Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least once in the current season and had won at least once.
Champagne Stakes Previous Winners
|14.09.2019||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||5||Threat (IRE)||Footstepsinthesand||2||Dobbs, Pat||Hannon (Jnr), Richard||6/5||9-3||113||3||22d|
|15.09.2018||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Too Darn Hot||Dubawi (IRE)||2||Dettori, L||Gosden, J H M||4/11||9-0||116||5||14d|
|16.09.2017||Doncaster||7f||Good To Soft||7||Seahenge (USA)||Scat Daddy (USA)||2||OBrien, Donnacha||OBrien, A P||8/1||9-0||0||6||46d|
|10.09.2016||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Rivet (IRE)||Fastnet Rock (AUS)||2||Atzeni, Andrea||Haggas, W J||7/4||9-0||0||1||22d|
|12.09.2015||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Emotionless (IRE)||Shamardal (USA)||2||Buick, William||Appleby, Charlie||8/13||9-0||0||2||36d|
|13.09.2014||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Estidhkaar (IRE)||Dark Angel (IRE)||2||Hanagan, Paul||Hannon (Jnr), Richard||10/11||9-3||113||5||63d|
|14.09.2013||Doncaster||7f||Good To Soft||4||Outstrip||Exceed And Excel (AUS)||2||Barzalona, Mickael||Appleby, Charlie||13/8||8-12||0||5||45d|
|15.09.2012||Doncaster||7f||Good||5||Toronado (IRE)||High Chaparral (IRE)||2||Hughes, Richard||Hannon, R||11/4||8-12||0||1||56d|
|10.09.2011||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||5||Trumpet Major (IRE)||Arakan (USA)||2||Hughes, Richard||Hannon, R||7/1||8-12||104||4||21d|
|11.09.2010||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Saamidd||Street Cry (IRE)||2||Dettori, L||Suroor, Saeed Bin||5/6||8-12||103||3||29d|
|12.09.2009||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||7||Poets Voice||Dubawi (IRE)||2||Dettori, L||Suroor, Saeed Bin||11/8||8-12||108||2||25d|
|13.09.2008||Doncaster||7f||Soft||7||Super Pistachio (IRE) (OLD)||Danehill Dancer (IRE)||2||Murtagh, J||OBrien, A P||100/30||8-12||0||7||21d|
|15.09.2007||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||10||Mccartney (GER)||In The Wings||2||Moore, Ryan||Johnston, M||8/1||8-12||0||9||15d|
|9.09.2006||York||7f||Good||8||Vital Equine (IRE)||Danetime (IRE)||2||Mullen, Richard||ONeill, E J||16/1||8-12||86||7||86d|
|9.09.2005||Doncaster||7f||Good To Soft||7||Close To You (IRE)||Shinko Forest (IRE)||2||Egan, John||Mills, T G||8/1||8-10||100||8||20d|
|9.09.2005||Doncaster||7f||Good To Soft||7||Silent Times (IRE)||Danehill Dancer (IRE)||2||Spencer, Jamie||ONeill, E J||6/1||8-10||92||6||20d|
|10.09.2004||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||10||Etlaala||Selkirk (USA)||2||Hills, R||Hills, B W||6/1||8-10||0||3||27d|
|12.09.2003||Doncaster||7f||Good||6||Lucky Story (USA)||Kris S (USA)||2||Holland, Darryll||Johnston, M||2/1||9-0||100||2||44d|
|13.09.2002||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||11||Almushahar (USA)||Silver Hawk (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Loder, D R||8/11||8-10||0||8||21d|
|14.09.2001||Doncaster||7f||Good To Soft||8||Dubai Destination (USA)||Kingmambo (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Loder, D R||3/1||8-10||0||1||66d|
|8.09.2000||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||8||Noverre (USA)||Rahy (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Loder, D R||7/2||9-0||0||4||58d|
|10.09.1999||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||6||Distant Music (USA)||Distant View (USA)||2||Hills, Michael||Hills, B W||13/8||8-10||0||1||44d|
|11.09.1998||Doncaster||7f||Good||8||Auction House (USA)||Exbourne (USA)||2||Hills, Michael||Hills, B W||7/2||8-10||0||8||24d|
|12.09.1997||Doncaster||7f||Good To Firm||5||Daggers Drawn (USA)||Diesis||2||Fallon, K||Cecil, H R A||4/6||9-0||0||4||43d|
Other St Leger Festival Races
Wednesday 9th September 2020
|1.15pm||Doncaster Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||7f|
|1.50pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes||2||Class 2||One mile|
|3.00pm||Mondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes||3+||Class 5||One mile|
|3.35pm||Sceptre Stakes||3+||Group 3||7f|
|4.05pm||Sky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
|4.35pm||Visit Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 4||5f|
Thursday 10th September 2020
|1.20pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|1.50pm||May Hill Stakes||2||Group 2||One mile|
|2.15pm||Weatherbys Racing Bank 300,000 2-y-o Stakes||2||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|3.00pm||Park Hill Fillies' Stakes||3+||Group 2||1m 6 1/2f|
|3.35pm||Watch Free Race Replays On Attheraces.com Handicap||3||Class 2||7f|
|4.10pm||Doncaster Handicap||3+||Class 3||6f|
|4.40pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
Friday 11th September 2020
|1.20pm||Flying Childers Stakes||2||Group 2||5f|
|1.50pm||Mallard Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 6 1/2f|
|2.25pm||Doncaster Cup||3+||Group 2||2m 2f|
|3.00pm||British Ebf Premier Fillies' Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 4f|
|3.35pm||Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|4.05pm||Flying Scotsman Stakes||2||Listed||7f|
|4.40pm||Sky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Maiden Stakes||2||Class 3||7f|
Saturday 12th September 2020
|1.15pm||Sky Sport Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m|
|1.50pm||Champagne Stakes||2||Group 2||7f|
|2.25pm||Portland Handicap||3+||Class 2||5 1/2f|
|3.00pm||St Leger Stakes||3||Group 1||1m 6 1/2f|
|3.35pm||Park Stakes||3+||Group 2||7f|
|4.05pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||1m|
|4.40pm||Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 4f|
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