Champagne Stakes Barrier Draw Stats & Info

Champagne Stakes Barrier Draw Castelvecchio (PA Images)

The Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) barrier draw and final field will likely be declared on Wednesday, April 16, 2025.

Champagne Stakes Nominations – List Of 2YO Entries

The 2025 Champagne Stakes nominations will likely be revealed at 11:00am on Monday, April 14, 2025.

A race for two year olds held over the mile at Randwick Racecourse, the Champagne Stakes is the final leg of the Triple Crown. The first is the Golden Slipper (1200m) followed by the Inglis Sires’ (1400m).

The most famous Champagne Stakes winner in the past 15 years is Pierro who captured the Triple Crown for trainer Gai Waterhouse.


Champagne Stakes Barrier Draw – When Is The Final Field Declared?

The 2025 Champagne Stakes final field and barrier draw will likely be declared at 9:00am on Wednesday, April 16, 2025.

Barriers for each runner are randomly generated via computer which is the standard method for producing race fields in Australia.

The barrier draw will appear at the top of this page once it has been released.


Champagne Stakes Barrier Statistics – Winners From The Past 20 Years

Year Horse Barrier Weight
2024 Broadsiding 7 56.5kg
2023 Militarize 6 56.5kg
2022 She’s Extreme 6 54.5kg
2021 Captivant 1 56.5kg
2020 King’s Legacy 3 56.5kg
2019 Castelvecchio 4 56.5kg
2018 Seabrook 12 54.5kg
2017 The Mission 5 56.5kg
2016 Prized Icon 6 56.5kg
2015 Pasadena Girl 4 54.5kg
2014 Go Indy Go 6 54.5kg
2013 Guelph 6 54.5kg
2012 Pierro 6 56.5kg
2011 Helmet 6 56.5kg
2010 Skilled 11 56.5kg
2009 Onemorenomore 5 56.5kg
2008 Samantha Miss 7 54.5kg
2007 Meurice 12 56.5kg
2006 Mentality 1 56.5kg
2005 Carry On Cutie 7 54.5kg


Is There Any Barrier Draw Bias in the Champagne Stakes?

Looking at the most successful barrier draws in the Champagne Stakes over the past 40 years, there is no distinguishable trend to suggest that runners are favoured by certain barriers.

Barrier six clearly has the most winners as shown below that isn’t an indication of a bias. Horses have been able to win from barriers 11 and 12 just as easily as barriers two and three for example.

Star juveniles such as Helmet, Pierro and Guelph have helped bolster the barrier six winners.


Most Successful Champagne Stakes Barriers

Barrier Wins
6 11
7 7
1 6
3 3
4 3
5 3
12 3

Last updated for 2024 Champagne Stakes Results

Please note that barrier statistics only include races from 1983 onwards.



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