Everest All Class At Kranji

The Ricardo Le Grange trained Everest appears very well placed to return to the winner’s stall at Kranji on Sunday.

Everest winning on debut
Everest winning on debut Picture: Singapore Turf Club

Due to contest the fifth event Everest plummets back in grade and simply should be winning.

Only lightly raced Everest won well on debut before narrowly beaten at his second start behind Strong N Smart.

Thrown in the deep end at his next two outings he finished third behind Tiger Roar in the Group 3 Singapore 3YO Sprint before finishing sixth in the Group 2 Singpoare 3YO Classic.

Since freshened (35 days) he should appreciate the drop back to 1200m and hard not to love his latest trial.

Ridden by Danny Beasley (who sticks on Sunday) he sat three-deep throughout and while asked to extend in the straight he put them away in a few strides.

Surprisingly steps out onto the polytrack for the first time but did trial well on the surface and should have no concerns.

From the wide draw Beasley has plenty of options and is expected to ride him wherever he is comfortable.

Does line up against a few lightly raced types but looks to have them covered and with even luck he should be very hard to beat.

Stablemate Renzo won well on the turf track last start and shapes as the main danger.

Stepping out for just his third start Renzo has displayed good ability and he too comes into this on the fresh side (43 days).

Given a soft trial in the lead up he can take a forward position for Kok and with further improvement anticipated he should be in this for a long way.

The Tim Fitzsimmons trained Illustrious is still a maiden after four starts but was a clear eye catcher behind the former last start and has to be included.

Having made a mess of the start he was unable to bridge the gap but has since won a trial very impressively when leading and can bounce back in a big way.

Of the rest the Mark Walker trained Speedy Missile appears the next in line.

Good luck and happy punting.


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Kranji

Sunday, 22nd August 2021

5
14:00
(local)

NOVICE

Type: NOV
SGD $75,000
1200m ALL WEATHER STANDARD
5
14:00
(local)
SGD $75,000
1200m STANDARD

NOVICE

Type: NOV
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 5. ILLUSTRIOUS (AUS) 4yo G
TOP ECHELON (AUS) - MONASHEE BLOSSOM (AUS)
OSCAR CHAVEZ
T FITZSIMMONS
$6.00
55.0kg
BUFFALO STABLE

Sales Information

2nd 3. EVEREST (USA) 3yo C
GHOSTZAPPER (USA) - FANTASY OF FLIGHT (USA)
DANNY BEASLEY
RICARDO LE GRANGE
$1.60
55.5kg
RODOLFO GUALBERTO MENDOZA

Sales Information

3rd 7. GREATHAM GIRL (AUS) 4yo M
SUPER ONE (AUS) - BABA YAGA (AUS)
S SHAFRIZAL
MICHAEL CLEMENTS
$23.20
52.5kg
GREATHAM GIRL & MA RACING STABLE

Sales Information

4th 6. BIG TIGER (AUS) 5yo G
AKEED MOFEED (GB) - LUCKY MORNA (AUS)
C C WONG
J TAN
$32.20
55.0kg
5th 2. EIGHT BALL (AUS) 4yo G
STRYKER (AUS) - BARABBA STAR (AUS)
K HAKIM
SHANE DONALD BAERTSCHIGER
$5.40
56.0kg

Sales Information

6th 4. MELLAD (GB) 4yo G
OASIS DREAM (GB) - CLARENTINE (GB)
LOUIS-PHILIPPE BEUZELIN
MICHAEL CLEMENTS
$16.20
55.0kg

Sales Information

7th 1. SPEEDY MISSILE (AUS) 5yo G
SMART MISSILE (AUS) - TELEGRAPH GAL (AUS)
VLAD DURIC
MARK WALKER
$13.20
58.0kg

Sales Information

8th 8. RENZO (ARG) 3yo G
ORPEN (USA) - WATER SIDE (ARG)
SIMON KOK
RICARDO LE GRANGE
$7.60
51.0kg
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