Redzel Confirmed for 2017 The Everest Race

September 13, 2017

DEPOSIT $100 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Redzel Confirmed for 2017 The Everest Race

James Harron Bloodstock has secured a deal overnight with Triple Crown Syndications to have the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Redzel fill their slot in the inaugural The Everest 2017 race in Sydney next month.


Redzel is the sixth horse to secure a spot in next month’s 2017 The Everest field at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

Redzel put his name right in contention for the Restricted $10 million The Everest (1200m), run at Royal Randwick on October 14, with a brilliant first-up victory in the Group 3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) on September 2.

It has now been confirmed that Harron has done the paperwork, swooping in to give the Snitzel five-year-old a spot in the 12-starter The Everest field.

“I was surprised Redzel had not been taken before now and I wanted to lock a horse sooner rather than later,” Harron told The Sydney Morning Herald.

“Our horses Pariah and Dracarys are going to the Golden Rose and looking for 1400 metres to a mile, so we had to find a horse and I think we have the right horse.”

There are now six confirmed The Everest horses with Redzel joining: Chautauqua (Greg Ingham), She Will Reign (Yo Long Investments), Houtzen (Aquis Farm), Fell Swoop (William Inglis and Son) and English (Tabcorp).

Redzel has won eight of his 18 career starts to date, including the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m) during this year’s Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

That elite level win was much deserved after he was beaten the barest of margins by stablemate Russian Revolution when the duo ran one-two after running down mudlark Jungle Edge in the Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) on a Heavy (10) Rosehill track on March 18.

Redzel carted 60kg to his first-up Concorde Stakes win over Spieth who was two lengths back second, giving Snowden’s galloper a big advantage getting to weight-for-age in The Everest.

Having now secured his spot, Triple Crown’s Michael Ward said the pressure was off Redzel who will now line-up against fellow The Everest hopefuls Chautauqua, Fell Swoop and English in this Saturday’s Group 2 The Shorts (1100m).

“He was only a $120,000 buy and the people that are in would not even dream of running in a race like this,” Ward said.

“It didn’t exist, so it is a dream result.

“It is a fantastic opportunity for us and he is just getting better every preparation.

“We are very excited and think he will run well.

“Redzel has had a meteoric rise over the last 12 months.

“This has seen him record a Group 1 win in the Doomben 10,000 in May before returning with an emphatic win first up in the Concorde Stakes, producing the highest Time Form rating for that race in the past 20 years.

“Trainer’s Peter and Paul Snowden told us early on he had stepped up to another level again this preparation and it’s an honour to have one of the very best sprinters in the land.

“It’s a great fit to team up with JHB and we look forward to climbing Everest with them.”

Redzel is currently rated a $9 chance in futures The Everest betting at

Those all-in The Everest odds have Chautauqua and unconfirmed starter Vega Magic at an equal $5 each for the win.

Back your favourite horses in The Everest 2017 betting markets now through

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field