Champagne Stakes Tips 2021

FREE professional horse racing tips for the Champagne Stakes at the 2021 St Leger Festival.

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When is The Champagne Stakes 2021?

The Champagne Stakes is the third race on the final day of the St Leger Festival. In 2021 this is on Saturday 11th September and gets underway at 2:25pm

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.

Glorious Goodwood - 2019

Champagne Stakes Results

Champagne Stakes (Group 2)
Distance: 7f (1546 yards) Prize (winner): £71336 Dir: Straight
Runners: 4    Going: Good To Soft    Class: Class 1 Group 2    Age Restrictions: 2yo
Winners Time: 1 mins 27.88s   Avg OR: 108     Median OR: 108     Stalls: Centre

NoPlaceDist BtStallHorseAgeWeightORTrainerJockey (Claim)Odds
21st2Bayside Boy (IRE)29-0101Varian, RogerEgan, David5/1
held up in 4th, closer between horses over 2f out, stayed on best inside final furlong, led last strides BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 12
32ndHD3Reach For The Moon29-0114Gosden, John and ThadyDettori, L8/13 (Fav)
led and took field towards far side, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and strongly pressed inside final furlong, headed and no extra final strides BF IP MIN 1.48 BF IP MAX 1000
43rd1.251Twilight Jet (IRE)29-0103OCallaghan, M DRoche, L F25/1
pulled hard early, tracked leader, ridden and every chance inside final furlong, weakened final 100 yards BF IP MIN 1.8 BF IP MAX 1000
14th3.254Lusail (IRE)29-3113Hannon (Jnr), RichardDobbs, Pat100/30
hung right and raced awkwardly throughout, tracked leading pair, pushed along and outpaced 3f out, ridden and beaten over 1f out BF IP MIN 4.2 BF IP MAX 1000

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

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORStallDays
Doncaster7fGood To Soft425/19-0101228d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm526/59-3113322d
Doncaster7fGood To Soft728/19-00646d
Doncaster7fGood To Soft4213/88-120545d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm527/18-12104421d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm7211/88-12108225d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm1028/18-120915d
Doncaster7fGood To Soft728/18-10100820d
Doncaster7fGood To Soft726/18-1092620d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm1026/18-100327d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm1128/118-100821d
Doncaster7fGood To Soft823/18-100166d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm827/29-00458d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm6213/88-100144d
Doncaster7fGood To Firm524/69-00443d


Other St Leger Festival Races 

Wednesday 8th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:45pmDoncaster Nursery Handicap2Class 27f
2:20pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes2Class 2One mile
2:50pmMondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes3+Class 5One mile
3:25pmSceptre Stakes3+Class 17f
4:00pmScarbrough Stakes2+Class 1 - Listed5f
4:30pmDownload the At The Races App Handicap3+Class 21m 2f
5:00pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap3+Class 45f

Thursday 9th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:15pmSilk Series Handicap3+Class 36f
1:50pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap2Group 26f 111y
2:25pmWeatherbys Scientific 200,000 2-y-o Stakes2Class 26f 111y
3:00pmMay Hill Stakes2Class 11m
3:35pmPark Hill Fillies' Stakes3+Class 11m 6f
4:10pmCazoo Handicap3Class 27f
4:45pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes3+Class 21m 2f

Friday 10th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:15pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Maiden Stakes2Class 37f
1:50pmFlying Scotsman Stakes2Class 17f 6y
2:25pmFlying Childers Stakes2Class 15f
3:00pmDoncaster Cup3+Class 12m 1f
3:35pmMallard Handicap3+Class 21m 6f
4:05pmCazoo Handicap3+Class 26f
4:35pmBritish EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap3+Class 21m 3f

Saturday 11th September 2021

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1:20pmNursery Handicap2Class 21m
1:50pmPortland Handicap3+Class 25f
2:25pmChampagne Stakes2Class 17f 6y
3:00pmCazoo Park Stakes3+Group 27f 6y
3:35pmCazoo St Leger Stakes3Class 1 / Group 11m 6f
4:05pmSky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m
5:10pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap3+Class 21m 3f

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