Twelve of the country’s best sprinters will contest The Everest, which is billed as the “world’s richest race on turf”. Here is what you need to know about the race.
Yes Yes Yes winning the 2019 The Everest.
Twelve of the country’s best sprinters will contest The Everest, which is billed as the “world’s richest race on turf”.
Prizemoney has been bolstered to $15 million for the fourth edition of the race – up $1 million from last year.
Each of the 12 runners are selected by slot holders, who each invested $600,000 for a spot in the race.
The rest of the prizemoney is comprised from wagering, sponsorship, broadcasting and race day revenues.
Although it doesn’t have Group 1 status, The Everest is already held in high esteem.
The race is run over 1200m under weight-for-age conditions.
THE EVEREST 2020 – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Date: Saturday October 17
Conditions: Weight-for-agePrizemoney: $15 million
Track: Good 4
Forecast: 26C, possible shower
HOW TO FOLLOW
TV: Channel 7, Sky Thoroughbred Central (Foxtel channel 528), Sky Racing 1 (Foxtel channel 526)
1. NATURE STRIP C Waller – J McDonald 58.5kg
2. TREKKING J Cummings – J Parr 58.5kg
3. CLASSIQUE LEGEND L Bridge – K McEvoy 58.5kg
4. SANTA ANA LANE A & S Freedman – S Clipperton 58.5kg
5. BEHEMOTH D Jolly – N Rawiller 58.5kg
6. BIVOUAC J Cummings – G Boss 58.5kg
7. GYTRASH G Richards – J Collett 58.5kg
8. EDUARDO J Pride – Ms R King58.5kg
9. DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR T & C McEvoy – Tim Clark 58.5kg
10. TOFANE M Moroney – T Berry 56.5kg
11. LIBERTINI A Cummings – R Bayliss 56.5kg
12. HAUT BRION HER C Waller – B Avdulla 56.5kg
13e. DEPRIVE J Cummings 58.5kg
14e. SPECIAL REWARD K Lees 58.5kg
15e. TACTICAL ADVANTAGE K Lees 58.5kg
16e. STANDOUT G Ryan & S Alexiou 58.5kg
2019: Yes Yes Yes
7th – 14th: $400,000
Equine Welfare Fund: $140,000
MiRunners / Eduardo
Aquis Farm / Dollar For Dollar
Yu Long Investments / Tofane
Inglis / Gytrash
Coolmore / Santa Ana Lane
Godolphin / Bivouac
The Star Casino / Behemoth
TAB / Nature Strip
Chris Waller / Haut Brion Her
Bon Ho / Classique Legend
Max Whitby / Trekking
James Harron Bloodstock / Libertini
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