Royal Randwick Racing – 2012 Spring Champion Stakes Preview

June 19th, 2012

The Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes will run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday October 6, 2012.

Run over a distance of 2,000 metres, the 2012 Spring Champion Stakes is worth $400,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Spring Champion Stakes is open to three-year-olds only and is run under set weight conditions.

Run as part of Epsom Handicap Day, the 2012 Spring Champion Stakes shares its program with the Group 1 Epsom Handicap, Group 1 The Metropolitan, Group 1 Flight Stakes, Group 2 Premiere Stakes, Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes and Group 3 Craven Plate.

Doctor Doom is the reigning Spring Champion Stakes champion after he won the race by a head in front of Darci Be Good and Sangster last year.

The Domesday gelding has won three of his 11 race starts and has earned more than $320,000 in prize money.