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The seventh instalment of the world’s richest turf race is here and below punters can find our exclusive Races.com.au two word The Everest 2023 form guide.
Prize money for the hugely popular buy-in race has doubled to $20 million since its inauguration in 2017, and on Saturday 12 of the country’s best sprinters will face off over the 1200m at Royal Randwick in Race 7 at 4:15pm (AEDT).
The Joe Pride-trained Think About It is now firm favourite into $4.50 at Ladbrokes.com.au to continue his outstanding career with a ninth straight turf triumph.
There are plenty of form lines and The Everest horses to consider however with the likes of I Wish I Win looking for luck from the inside alley off a Memsie placing in Melbourne and last year’s runner-up Private Eye hoping to go one better taking on his top fancied stablemate.
With a $7 million The Everest winner’s cheque and bragging rights on the line, punters need to strap themselves in for another thrilling speed battle when the barriers go up for the six-furlong slot race.
To help you sort the genuine The Everest contenders from the pretenders ahead of the sprint showdown, below we have summed up the winning (or losing!) hopes of all runners in concise fashion.
No. Horse (Barrier)
1. I Wish I Win (1) – Barrier Woes
2. Private Eye (9) – Case Made
3. Think About It (5) – Punters’ Pick
4. Mazu (11) – Likely Drowns
5. Overpass (2) – Gun Gate
6. Buenos Noches (8) – Top Oportunidad
7. Hawaii Five Oh (10) – Take Vacation
8. Alcohol Free (7) – Chances Sober
9. In Secret (12) – Wide Out
10. Espiona (3) – Trusty Mare
11. Shinzo (6) – Slips In
12. Cylinder (4) – Gets Rolled
*All 2023 The Everest odds courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au and subject to change.
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