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The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

1 Feb, 2017

Racing New South Wales have announced the introduction of a new race known as The Everest that will be held at Royal Randwick during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.

Star sprinter Chautauqua is a likely contender for The Everest. Photo: Steve Hart

The Everest will be worth $10 million in prizemoney and the majority of …

Experts Question Feasibility Of Sydney International Champions Cup

Experts Question Feasibility Of Sydney International Champions Cup

15 Aug, 2013

Racing New South Wales’ plans to host a Breeders Cup style festival highlighted by the $6 million Sydney International Champions Cup have already hit a roadblock with respected Hong Kong-based journalist Alan Aitken questioning whether the race would be able to attract high quality international gallopers.

News Limited released details of the new-look Sydney autumn …