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Legend Fares Properly At Everest Barrier Draw


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Greenback For Greenback was the final horse to safe a spot within the race as a late alternative for Farnan, who was withdrawn on Monday following an interrupted preparation.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)

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