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In her Time ran .1 sec quicker than The Everest field , food for thought for that slot holder.Surely 14 slots would give the those such horses a go .
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Originally posted by goldey goldey wrote:

In her Time ran .1 sec quicker than The Everest field , food for thought for that slot holder.Surely 14 slots would give the those such horses a go .
Not really.  You would then have to sell 2 more slots and who's to say which horses they choose.  12 horse field is fine.  

 Slot holders need to be wiser about horses they use.  Inglis committed to Fell Swoop a long way out from the race.  Unfortunately this Spring he's a shadow of the horse that placed in the previous two TJ Smiths.  They could have kept their options open and gone for In Her Time when it became apparent she was in peak form.

Next year you might find a few slow owners sitting back and waiting for some of the lead up races to be resolved before committing to a horse.
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Originally posted by Lordy Lordy wrote:

Originally posted by goldey goldey wrote:

In her Time ran .1 sec quicker than The Everest field , food for thought for that slot holder.Surely 14 slots would give the those such horses a go .

Not really.  You would then have to sell 2 more slots and who's to say which horses they choose.  12 horse field is fine.  

 Slot holders need to be wiser about horses they use.  Inglis committed to Fell Swoop a long way out from the race.  Unfortunately this Spring he's a shadow of the horse that placed in the previous two TJ Smiths.  They could have kept their options open and gone for In Her Time when it became apparent she was in peak form.

Next year you might find a few slow owners sitting back and waiting for some of the lead up races to be resolved before committing to a horse.



Not really as i was under the impression that that slot holder who took Clearly Innocent chose between him and IHT , and did so very late in the piece .
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Vega Magic was beaten by the barrier, not sure you can blame it on the jock. If h doesn’t restrain it to get some cover then it would’ve been racing about 5 wide. Not sure it finishes any closer in that scenario.
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Where did you think Vega Magic was going to be from that barrier? Trouble was always more likely than not.
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Originally posted by Lordy Lordy wrote:

Originally posted by goldey goldey wrote:

In her Time ran .1 sec quicker than The Everest field , food for thought for that slot holder.Surely 14 slots would give the those such horses a go .

Not really.  You would then have to sell 2 more slots and who's to say which horses they choose.  12 horse field is fine.  

 Slot holders need to be wiser about horses they use.  Inglis committed to Fell Swoop a long way out from the race.  Unfortunately this Spring he's a shadow of the horse that placed in the previous two TJ Smiths.  They could have kept their options open and gone for In Her Time when it became apparent she was in peak form.

Next year you might find a few slow owners sitting back and waiting for some of the lead up races to be resolved before committing to a horse.


I'd either try get in very early or very late. The great sprinters are known beforehand, if you can't get one of those go for a in form horse late.
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Originally posted by goldey goldey wrote:

Originally posted by Lordy Lordy wrote:

Originally posted by goldey goldey wrote:

In her Time ran .1 sec quicker than The Everest field , food for thought for that slot holder.Surely 14 slots would give the those such horses a go .

Not really.  You would then have to sell 2 more slots and who's to say which horses they choose.  12 horse field is fine.  

 Slot holders need to be wiser about horses they use.  Inglis committed to Fell Swoop a long way out from the race.  Unfortunately this Spring he's a shadow of the horse that placed in the previous two TJ Smiths.  They could have kept their options open and gone for In Her Time when it became apparent she was in peak form.

Next year you might find a few slow owners sitting back and waiting for some of the lead up races to be resolved before committing to a horse.



Not really as i was under the impression that that slot holder who took Clearly Innocent chose between him and IHT , and did so very late in the piece .

Doesn't mean people will always make the right call. We don't know the circumstances either. Connections of Clearly Innocent may have been more accepting of the terms offered to run in the slot.

Everybody is still learning the best approach.
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The Everest was a runaway success.  That was the best field ever assembled in the history of Aussie racing

Racing NSW should not bother to seek black type status for the Everest.  The G1, G2, G3, Listed system of race classification has had its day.  Too many cheap G1s now as evidenced by the fact that Winx, Black Caviar and Frankel can win heaps of these G1 races without raising a sweat.  Take Winx out of the Turnbull and there is no way that was a top quality field as G1 is supposed to denote

The Everest now sits above G1 racing and to seek G1 status would only cheapen the Everest.  In the future breeders will pay more for an Everest winning colt than they will for a colt that wins a standard cheap G1 race
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G'day Mr V'Landys!
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Originally posted by Atreus Atreus wrote:

The Everest was a runaway success.  That was the best field ever assembled in the history of Aussie racing

Racing NSW should not bother to seek black type status for the Everest.  The G1, G2, G3, Listed system of race classification has had its day.  Too many cheap G1s now as evidenced by the fact that Winx, Black Caviar and Frankel can win heaps of these G1 races without raising a sweat.  Take Winx out of the Turnbull and there is no way that was a top quality field as G1 is supposed to denote

The Everest now sits above G1 racing and to seek G1 status would only cheapen the Everest.  In the future breeders will pay more for an Everest winning colt than they will for a colt that wins a standard cheap G1 race


Group 0 is how Rob Waterhouse described it.If you are the most famous sprint race in the world you don't need a G1 label too.

Disagree about it being the best sprint field ever.
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pretty sure Atreus is taking the p1ss
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Originally posted by Atreus Atreus wrote:

The Everest was a runaway success.  That was the best field ever assembled in the history of Aussie racing

Racing NSW should not bother to seek black type status for the Everest.  The G1, G2, G3, Listed system of race classification has had its day.  Too many cheap G1s now as evidenced by the fact that Winx, Black Caviar and Frankel can win heaps of these G1 races without raising a sweat.  Take Winx out of the Turnbull and there is no way that was a top quality field as G1 is supposed to denote

The Everest now sits above G1 racing and to seek G1 status would only cheapen the Everest.  In the future breeders will pay more for an Everest winning colt than they will for a colt that wins a standard cheap G1 race
No doubt by your nick you really are yearling.I recall a Liston Stakes some years ago where the field comprised. Light Fingers, Galilee, Tobin Bronze, Winfreux, Bowl King, Ziema amongst the field. If that Everest field was a good as that race I will give up.
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Originally posted by troppo75 troppo75 wrote:

Sorry, just read the article on this race.

600k entry? Lets say you own Scenic Blast or Flying Artie..  you have to win at least 2 G1 races and have a lazy 600k still in the kick.. TO ENTER!!!

"Normal owners" would have the money spent, maybe another horse.. or a nicer car?? You're not putting it in the bank thinking... gee I'd like to NOMINATE for a damn race... 

So.. to logically address this race... it has ZERO history to it.. so stud farms arent going to hang their hat on having won the prestigious 'everest'.. it's a cash grab.

It also gives NSW bragging right to the richest race?? So its a 'who's is bigger' contest?? Sword fight? Pretty lame. 


Yeah- Everest winning entires- they are sure to hide that light under a bushel. No stud will want them.LOL
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No but he certainly will be competitive

"certainly"?  Well I admire your confidence
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thanks, and it wasn't misplaced. beat home pretty much everyone haha. happy day$!
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Prizemoney boost to 13 million next year, then 1 million the next two years. So 2020 will be worth 15 million.

Wonder why they announced today?

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Originally posted by Speediskey Speediskey wrote:

Prizemoney boost to 13 million next year, then 1 million the next two years. So 2020 will be worth 15 million.

Wonder why they announced today?



its announced now, so the infantile vlandys can have a di*k measuring contest with his melbourne counterparts and try and get some shine off the vic spring carnival.

it wont work, but his big ego couldnt resist. it would have benn a better announcement at a later date when it would have got better traction.
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Where does the extra $$ come from?  Thought they'd already sold the slots for the next couple of years.
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22 pages here for Melbourne Cup- 28 for the Everest.Big smile
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Selling extra slots.
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They would have got more publicity if they announced it next week, even though they are trying to take some gloss off the Cup it hasn't really worked.
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Yeah it definitely isn't coming from slot sales. No way they're running a field that size. Will come from the money it's generating most likely.
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Did I read this increases to $13 million next year ? Paying 10% base commission on Betfair to fund this sh!T !
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Yeah. Announced on Melb Cup Day of all days

Sick to death of this Melb vs Syd dick measuring contest
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