The 2020 Group 2 KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes was won in style by the Jessica Harrington trained Cadillac for owners Alpha Racing 2000 and jockey Shane Foley. Cadillac became one of the leading two years olds in Ireland and went on to run in the Breeders Cup Juvenile in America.
The KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes is run over 1 mile and is worth €150,000. The KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes has been upgraded since 2017 to Group 2 status due to its excellent history of producing top-class racehorses. Previous winners include Epsom and Irish Derby winner Australia, Criterium International winner Johannes Vermeer and most recently Hong Kong Vase and Grand Prix de Paris winner Mogul. The winner of the Champions Juvenile is eligible for a place in the Breeder’s Cup Juvenile races, Americas most coveted race meeting.
The Longines Irish Champions Weekend is a spectacular two-day event, featuring ten Group races including Six Group 1 races run at two legendary Irish racecourses, Leopardstown and The Curragh. Showcasing the best horses, the best jockeys and the best trainers in the world, prize money at this event exceeds €4.6 million - making it one of the richest and most glamorous meetings on the international racing calendar.