2017 The Everest Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

October 14, 2017

2017 The Everest Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

The Everest Day 2017 is host to the newest and richest race run on turf – the $10 million The Everest – running on the last major day of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival at Royal Randwick this afternoon, full scratchings and the latest Sydney track report detailed below.

Vega Magic

Vega Magic is firming favourite in 2017 The Everest betting for Randwick Race 8 this afternoon in Sydney. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Randwick Track Report – 14/10/2017

  • Rail: +6m Entire Circuit
  • Penetrometer: 4.91
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (3)
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24hrs; 8mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: Nil last 24hrs; 3.4mm last 7 days

It is overcast in Sydney today with scattered showers, the heaviest rainfall predicted for midday meaning there could be a little give in the current Good (3) rated Randwick track.

Sydney racing for The Everest Day kicks off at 12:05pm (AEDT) and the bumper 10 race card continues through until the last at 5:30pm (AEDT).

Of course the event everyone is counting down to is the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m), the weight-for-age slot-race due to run as Randwick Race 8 at 4:15pm (AEDT).

All 12 The Everest horses are set to take to the track fighting for the richest race reward in the country and latest The Everest odds online at Ladbrokes.com.au have Vega Magic as the firming $4.80 favourite.

There have been three scratchings out of the day’s major support act – the Group 3 $500,000 Craven Plate (2000m) – leaving 10 in the mix including last start Epsom Handicap winner Happy Clapper who is odds-on for the win.

Check out the full The Everest Day 2017 race program, Randwick scratchings and The Everest tips below before locking in the best weekend racing odds online through Ladbrokes.com.au.

Randwick Scratchings – 14/10/2017

  • Total Scratchings: 27

Race 1 (12:05pm) – $100,000 TAB Highway Consolation (1400m)

  • #15e Bronzed Venom (6)
  • #16e Gitan (10)
  • #17e Maestro Tom (18)
  • #18e Dalmatia Prince (3)

Race 2 (12:40pm) – $100,000 Nielsen Sports Victory Vein Plate (1000m)

  • #4 Alshahhad (5)
  • #6 Knievel (11)

Race 3 (1:15pm) – Listed $125,000 The Daily Telegraph Reginald Allen Quality (1400m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 4 (1:50pm) – $200,000 TAB Anniversary Highway (1400m)

  • #15e Alliterate (16)
  • #16e Rock On Zariz (6)
  • #17e Mercurial Lad (12)
  • #18e Madame De Ban (9)

Race 5 (2:25pm) – $100,000 The Star Mile (1600m)

  • #2 Man Of His Word (3)
  • #7 Black On Gold (12)

Race 6 (3:00pm) – $500,000 Heineken 3 St Leger Stakes (2600m)

  • No current scratchings

Race 7 (3:35pm) – Listed $500,000 Sydney Stakes (1200m)

  • #14 Trapeze Artist (14)
  • #16e Le Cordon Bleu (3)
  • #17e Sweet Serendipity (10)
  • #18e Petrossian (15)

Race 8 (4:15pm) – $10,000,000 The Everest (1200m)

  • #13e In Her Time
  • #14e Trapeze Artist
  • #15e Takedown
  • #16e Ball Of Muscle

Read our full 2017 The Everest Betting Tips & Preview.

Race 9 (4:55pm) – Group 3 $500,000 Aqualand Craven Plate (2000m)

  • #2 Sense Of Occasion (2)
  • #8 Spectroscope (4)
  • #10 Singing (8)

Get the insider 2017 Craven Plate Tips.

Race 10 (5:30pm) – $100,000 Sydney Harbour Exclusive Sprint

  • #2 Nictock (12)
  • #16e Magicaz (14)
  • #17e Darhad (5)
  • #18e Cohesion (15)

*All times quoted local (AEDT) and subject to change

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