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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…

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…

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…

Houtzen Leads 2017 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting

Houtzen Leads 2017 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting

Toby Edmonds’ The Everest-bound filly Houtzen has opened favourite in Mitty’s McEwen Stakes 2017 betting to kick off her three-year-old campaign with a win at Moonee Valley on the weekend.   The key support act on Melbourne’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day card, this season’s Group 2 $200,000 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) features a line-up of just seven sprinters.   The latest McEwen Stakes odds at have the returning Magic…

Avdulla Climbs on Chautauqua for The Everest 2017 

Avdulla Climbs on Chautauqua for The Everest 2017 

Jockey Brenton Avdulla has picked-up the plum ride aboard the Team Hawkes-trained favourite Chautauqua in next month’s 2017 The Everest.  The $10 million weight-for-age Restricted The Everest race runs for the first time on October 14 at Royal Randwick Racecourse and the 1200m sprint is now the world’s richest turf race.   Futures The Everest betting at have the Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Chautauqua as the $4.80 favourite.   The now…

Russian Revolution Ready for McEwen Stakes 2017 

Russian Revolution Ready for McEwen Stakes 2017 

Peter & Paul Snowden’s Group 1 winning sprinter Russian Revolution has put in the ideal piece of work for hoop Kerrin McEvoy ahead of a return to racing in the 2017 McEwen Stakes in Melbourne this weekend.   The four-year-old Snitzel stallion looked fit and ready to fire with a Moonee Valley gallop on Tuesday morning that has further brought him on for his run at…

2017 McEwen Stakes First-Up for Everest Hope Houtzen

2017 McEwen Stakes First-Up for Everest Hope Houtzen

Toby Edmonds’ gun Gold Coast-trained filly Houtzen kicks off her spring campaign in Melbourne this Saturday heading the McEwen Stakes 2017 field ahead of her run in Sydney’s The Everest next month.   The three-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible had a testing gallop at the notoriously tight Moonee Valley circuit on Tuesday morning ahead of her first-up assignment in the Group 2 $200,000 Mitty’s McEwen…

She Will Reign Trials Ahead of Moir Stakes 2017

She Will Reign Trials Ahead of Moir Stakes 2017

Gary Portelli’s Golden Slipper winning filly She Will Reign is engaged to take on super sprinter Chautauqua in a star-studded Warwick Farm trial on Friday morning ahead of her resuming run in Melbourne’s 2017 Moir Stakes. The brilliant young daughter of Manhattan Rain reunites with her regular rider Ben Melham in the Group & Listed…

Houtzen Tracking Well Towards Spring Carnival Campaign

Houtzen Tracking Well Towards Spring Carnival Campaign

Jockey Jeff Lloyd is excited by the prospect of partnering rising three-year-old Houtzen, who is on track for a competitive return in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Houtzen stormed onto the racing scene during her two-year-old campaign, but was sent to the paddock after failing to handle the…

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds is confident his gun filly Houtzen won’t let him or connections down when she takes on the world’s best sprinters this spring in the 2017 The Everest race. The $10 million The Everest (1200m) is a new weight-for-age feature running on October 14 at Royal Randwick, the Restricted feature introduced…