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MVRC Champagne Stakes

The MVRC Champagne Stakes is a MVRC Group 3 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for three year old fillies, under set weight conditions, over a distance of 1200m. It is held annually at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne. Total prize money for the race is AUD$125,000.

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Race history

1975 onwards held over 1200m

1975 – 1978 was a Principal Race
1979 – 1984 was a Group 3
1985 – 2004 was a Group 2
2005 onwards Group 3

1975 - 1978 the race was known as the ‘Moonee Valley Champagne Stakes’
1979 - 1984 the race was known as the ‘Leilani Stakes’
1985 - 1988 the race was known as the ‘Veuve Cliquot Classic’
1989 the race was known as ‘The Veuve Cliquot’
1990 - 1993 the race was known as ‘The Laurent Perrier’
1994 - 2003 the race was known as the ‘Champagne Stakes’
2004 the race was known as the ‘Mitsubishi Stakes’
2005 onwards the race has been called ‘Champagne Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Avenue [1]
  • 2008 - Dan Baroness [2]
  • 2007 - Antarctic Miss [3]
  • 2006 - Estelle Collection
  • 2005 - Virage De Fortune
  • 2004 - Truly Wicked
  • 2003 - Dilly Dally
  • 2002 - Before Too Long
  • 2001 - Fair Embrace
  • 2000 - Ateates
  • 1999 - I Am A Ripper
  • 1998 - St. Clemens Belle
  • 1997 - Adeewin
  • 1996 - Always Divine
  • 1995 - Bracken Bank
  • 1994 - Love Of Mary
  • 1993 - Kapchat
  • 1992 - Klokka
  • 1991 - Royal Accord

  • 1990 - With Me
  • 1989 - Courtza
  • 1988 - Startling Lass
  • 1987 - Midnight Fever
  • 1986 - Society Bay
  • 1985 - Canny Lass
  • 1984 - Sauna
  • 1983 - Look Aloft
  • 1982 - Belle Stani
  • 1981 - Darling Take Care
  • 1980 - Heart Strings
  • 1979 - Lady’s Slipper
  • 1978 - Red Coral
  • 1977 - Proceed
  • 1976 - Vivarchi
  • 1975 - Miss Ollie

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