October 13, 2020 9:02 pm. Classique Legend has retained favouritism for The Everest after drawing effectively in barrier six.
There was combined fortunes for the fancied runners on the all-important barrier draw for The Everest, which has taken place atop Sydney Tower in opposition to a spectacular metropolis skyline backdrop.
Classique Legend retained his place on the high of markets at $4.50 after developing with barrier six at Tuesday night time’s draw.
He’ll begin instantly exterior a number of Group One winner Nature Strip, who firmed from $6 into $5 with TAB mounted odds after drawing gate 5.
Nonetheless, the information was not as variety for Libertini, who got here up with the skin barrier within the 12-horse area.
Slot holder James Harron stated the vast gate had made it more durable for the Anthony Cummings-trained mare. “I’m barely deflated after that draw,” Harron stated. “However she is kind of a dynamic filly and she will come from off the tempo. “All isn’t misplaced.”
South Australian raider Gytrash will soar from a midfield attract seven and coach Gordon Richards says that can give jockey Jason Collett the chance to discover a good place within the run.
“Quantity seven, barrier seven. I can deal with that,” Richards stated.
“Jason will have the ability to decide the place he’s from there and there’s a little bit of tempo within him.”
Greenback For Greenback was the final horse to safe a spot within the race as a late alternative for Farnan, who was withdrawn on Monday following an interrupted preparation.
The Tony and Calvin McEvoy-trained veteran drew the within gate.
The total area and barrier draw for the $15 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday:
- 1. Nature Strip (5)
- 2. Trekking (4)
- 3. Classique Legend (6)
- 4. Santa Ana Lane (8)
- 5. Behemoth (2)
- 6. Bivouac (10)
- 7. Gytrash (7)
- 8. Eduardo (9)
- 9. Greenback For Greenback (1)
- 10. Tofane (11)
- 11. Libertini (12)
- 12. Haut Brion Her (3)