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A dozen star sprinters will battle it out when The Everest race debuts at Royal Randwick on Saturday and in honour of the world’s richest turf race the Races.com.au team’s famous two word form wrap-up is back.
Sydney racing won’t be the same after Saturday when the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) slot-race sees one horse win $5.8 million for their slot-holder in the $600,000 buy-in event.
The Everest horses are some of the fastest in the nation including two last-start track record holders.
The ‘Grey Flash’ Chautauqua is there looking to add to his three TJ Smith Stakes wins over the track / distance, while money is coming for the former Perth galloper Vega Magic who has the potential to go forward and make it a genuine 1200m showdown.
Betting on The Everest 2017 though is led by the filly She Will Reign who gets the dream run from barrier two chasing her second win on the trot as a three-year-old after the from-behind Moir Stakes (1000m) success at The Valley.
With the country’s biggest prize money on offer it is sure to be a fascinating clash of the speedsters, but who are the genuine contenders and what runners are just there pretending?
Below we’ve summed up the chances of all 12 The Everest Horses based in just two words so you know who to back at the best odds online at Ladbrokes.com.au as history prepares to be made.
2017 THE EVEREST FORM GUIDE IN TWO WORDS
#2 VEGA MAGIC
#4 REDKIRK WARRIOR
#5 CLEARLY INNOCENT
#7 FELL SWOOP
#8 BRAVE SMASH
#10 SHE WILL REIGN$4.80
There are also three remaining emergency runners awaiting a start after the early scratching of the second spare and Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist.
So what are the chances on the three possible eleventh hour The Everest runners if they get the late call-up?
#13e IN HER TIME
#16e BALL OF MUSCLE
Think you’ve got The Everest winner picked out? Head to Ladbrokes.com.au to lock in your The Everest tips at the best price.
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