Champagne Classic Race Information

The Champagne Classic is a 1200 metre set weights race for two-year-olds run by the Brisbane Racing Club held in May. It is run at Eagle Farm as part of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 2
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 2YOs
  • Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $200,000 (reduced to $175,000 in 2020)
  • Date: Saturday 22 May 2021

Champagne Classic Race History

Coming soon.

Champagne Classic Facts

Last filly to win; Blueberry Hill (2015)

Fastest time (1200m): Gold Edition (2006) 1:09:36

Ken Russell Memorial Classic & Champagne Classic: Sizzling (2012; Pressday (2010)

Champagne Classic & BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes: Sizzling (2012); Pressday (2010); Virage de Fortune (2005); Lovely Jubly (2002)

Interesting trivia: Snitzel sired 2017 winner Tangled and 2012 winner Sizzling. Prizemoney was reduced in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic.

Past winners of the Champagne Classic

Winners of past Champagne Classics often go on to the JJ Atkins.

Year Winner Second Third
2020 Rothfire Isotope Wild Ruler
2019 Dubious Czarson Strasbourg
2018 Zousain Mishani Hustler Blue Book
2017 Tangled All Too Huiying Italia Bella