The 11 Unmissable Highlights On Moët & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day
October 26, 2023
The next day of the Sydney Everest Carnival rolls around – Moët & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day!
Here are 11 unmissable highlights to catch at Royal Randwick this weekend on another unforgettable day of spring racing:
STAYING PROWESS – The $2million Moët & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes 4pm
The three-year-olds get to test their stamina at the 2000 metres of the Royal Randwick course. Godolphin youngster Tom Kitten is the $2.30 TAB Fixed Odds favourite. Raf Attack ($6 TAB), for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, is on the second line of betting following his all-the-way Gloaming win.
DON’T FORGET YOUR INVITE – The $2million Invitation 4:45pm
A field of outstanding mares do battle in The Invitation, where Kerrin McEvoy is aiming for a hat-trick of wins.
The world-class jockey has won the first two editions of the race (Icebath and Promise Of Success) and jumps aboard the pre-race favourite Espiona ($3.60-$3.30 TAB) for trainer Chris Waller here. Magic Time ($4.60-$3.60) is the clear second pick in the market.
BE GLAMOUROUS – The $1million Cincotta Chemist Callander-Presnell 5:30pm
Gerald Ryan and Sterling Alexiou boast the hot favourite Arctic Glamour ($2.10 TAB) in the Cincotta Chemist Callander-Presnell.
A brilliant winner in her two runs back from a spell, she is aiming for a hat-trick here and will be steered by Kerrin McEvoy.
GET YOUR GROOVE ON – After The Last concert 6:20pm
Following in the footsteps of successful ‘After The Last’ concerts this carnival, Groove City will put on quite the show in the Theatre Of The Horse. Already this carnival we’ve had Hot Dub Time Machine, DJ Havana Brown and Bjorn Again perform live at Royal Randwick!
BE PAMPERED LIKE A CELEBRITY! – Pamper Pavilion (located in the Octagonal Building).
The ultimate fashion and beauty destination to ensure you feel your best all day long. Featuring fashion illustrators Stephanie Baynie and Alexandra Nea, complimentary Chandon on arrival and complimentary hair and makeup touch-ups.
THE WINX STAND
Admission is free to the world-class WINX Stand where there is plenty of entertainment to make your day even more memorable. From floral photo moments to the TAB Lobby, DJs will be performing music sets throughout the afternoon while you can enjoy a beverage from cocktail bar and enjoy sweeping views of the Royal Randwick track from either the Ground Floor or First Level.
ENDLESS FOOD AND DRINK OPTIONS
Members have a number of different bars and food outlets to satisfy their thirst or hunger on Spring Champion Stakes Day. Among them are Petaluma Wine Bar and Casa Aperol @ Royal Randwick (featuring DJ Mark Matthews), while you can head to The Parlour for free gelato! General admission patrons can head to Destination Chandon, the Canadian Club Bar, Grainshaker Vodka Bar, James Squire House and check out the number of food trucks located throughout the course (Greek Street – Trackside Lawn; Hot Dogs – behind the QEII Stand. Caminito – behind the Queen Elizabeth II Stand).
PUNTERS PODIUM (Kensington Room)
Grab your ticket to the punters podium as the team from Racing & Sports invest your money between races 5-9. $10 per share which are available from all TAB operators before 2.30pm.
TAB LOBBY & PENTHOUSE
See all the action from the best seat in the house thanks to TAB! Situated inside the Royal Randwick track itself, the Penthouse gives patrons an elevated experience where they don’t miss a second of the drama unfolding on the track. Win the chance to experience the TAB Penthouse by visiting the TAB Lobby in the Winx Stand.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the roving band between 11am and 2pm.
Make your day at Royal Randwick even more memorable with some outstanding photo moment opportunities! Located near the Theatre Of The Horse.
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