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No Mistakes for Houtzen in The Everest Race 2017

No Mistakes for Houtzen in The Everest Race 2017

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds admits his filly Houtzen can make no mistakes as she prepares to take on a star-studded field of sprinters in the 2017 The Everest race in Sydney on Saturday. A trio of three-year-old fillies feature among the 12 confirmed horses in the inaugural edition of the $10 million The Everest…

Everest Horses Head 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes First Acceptances

Everest Horses Head 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes First Acceptances

A host of this weekend’s headline The Everest horses in Sydney feature in the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 first acceptances for the Cox Plate Eve spring feature at Moonee Valley later this month. Down from 60 at nomination stage, there are 39 sprinters still heading towards a run in the Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes…

2017 The Everest Barriers & Field: She Will Reign Draws 2

2017 The Everest Barriers & Field: She Will Reign Draws 2

Gary Portelli’s dual Group 1 winning filly She Will Reign is tipped as the sprinter to beat in Saturday’s inaugural The Everest 2017 field after coming up trumps with barrier two. The official line-up for the world’s richest turf race is confirmed as are The Everest barriers for the $10 million sprint feature run over…

Vega Magic Keen for 2017 The Everest

Vega Magic Keen for 2017 The Everest

Described by co-trainer Ben Hayes as “a very keen horse”, Vega Magic has worked hard again in a solo gallop leading up to his Sydney race debut in Saturday’s $10 million The Everest 2017. The Lindsay Park stable have three horses in the Restricted The Everest (1200m), a new initiative by the Australian Turf Club…

Redkirk Warrior Out to Answer Sydney Doubts in The Everest 2017

Redkirk Warrior Out to Answer Sydney Doubts in The Everest 2017

The Lindsay Park stable train three of the 12 sprinters facing off in the $10 million The Everest race in Sydney this weekend including Redkirk Warrior who is out to prove his brilliance isn’t just reserved for Flemington. Co-trainer Ben Hayes watched stablemates Vega Magic, Tulip and Redkirk Warrior gallop on Monday morning leading-up to…

Roman Consul Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting Update

Roman Consul Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting Update

The three-year-old sprinters face off at Royal Randwick in Saturday’s 2017 Roman Consul Stakes, betting tips and the updated odds for the Spring Champion Stakes Day support act detailed below. This season’s Group 2 $300,000 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) has drawn a diminutive starting line-up of just eight hopefuls set to do battle in Randwick…

Wide Open 2017 Roman Consul Stakes Field & Odds

Wide Open 2017 Roman Consul Stakes Field & Odds

The Roman Consul Stakes 2017 field features just eight sprinters in Sydney on Saturday and the bookies are having a hard time separating the pretenders from the genuine contenders in the Spring Champion Stakes Day support act. Set to run as Royal Randwick Race 6 at 3:35pm (AEDT), this weekend’s Group 2 $300,000 Polytrack Roman…

Irish Hoop to Climb 2017 The Everest on Brave Smash

Irish Hoop to Climb 2017 The Everest on Brave Smash

UK-based Irish jockey Jamie Spencer will make the trip down under for a ride aboard Japanese raider Brave Smash for the ATC in the inaugural The Everest 2017 race Saturday week in Sydney. Spencer, who rode his 2000th flat race winner in British back in August, has secured the mount on the now Darren Weir-trained…

2017 The Everest Field Confirmed

2017 The Everest Field Confirmed

All 12 spots for the inaugural $10 million The Everest 2017 field have now been filled after the final slot-holders announced their runners over the long weekend. Due to steal the show in Sydney at Royal Randwick Racecourse on October 14, the Restricted The Everest (1200m) line-up has been rounded out by the Kris Lees-trained…

She Will Reign Wins Moir Stakes 2017

She Will Reign Wins Moir Stakes 2017

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign showed she could handle the older horses, get around the tight Moonee Valley track and was “the real deal” winning the 2017 Moir Stakes under the lights first-up. The Gary Portelli-trained three-year-old daughter of Manhattan Rain didn’t have much to spare on the line in Friday night’s Group 1…