Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Bruno Cannatelli
Sunlight is ready for a peak performance in The Everest and also has the Sydney weather on her side

Star mare Sunlight is ready for a peak performance in The Everest and also has the Sydney weather on her side.

Sunlight has been back and forth to Melbourne after wet weather prompted trainers Tony and Calvin McEvoy to miss The Shorts at Randwick last month.

She instead ran in the Moir Stakes at The Valley, running home strongly for third before winning the Gilgai Stakes at Flemington.

She has returned to Sydney and worked well on Monday morning before going for a swim at Botany Bay.

With the chance of rain on Wednesday but mostly clear and sunny for the rest of the week, the $14 million Everest should be run on a good-rated Randwick track.

“She’s finally tightened up and looks to be at her peak now,” Calvin McEvoy said.

“We’ve just got to cruise through the week and pray to the weather Gods that the rain doesn’t come. And it’s looking pretty positive.

“We couldn’t be happier with how she’s going. She’s in fantastic order.

“But we just know she’s a little less effective on those soft and heavy tracks.

“She’s not useless. She has run third in a TJ Smith and third in a Slipper on those tracks but her key is her speed and wet tracks dull speed.”

Santa Ana Lane made his season return in the Gilgai when he came from last to finish second.

“Obviously Santa Ana Lane’s run was incredible and if he takes the right improvement first-up to second-up he’ll be hard to beat,” McEvoy said.

“But we did beat him on the same weight scale that we’re going to be meeting him at, over the same distance.

“It’s a great field and we’re looking forward to the contest.”

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 4/7/2020

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Black Caviar’s latest foal gets a name

Black Caviar’s latest foal has already been named by connections. The son of Black Caviar by leading stallion I Am...

Multiple G1 winner onto his sixth trainer

In a move that has angered some racing fans Group One winner Humidor will again be on the move to...

Watch: Punters in uproar over upheld protest

There was quite the hue and cry out of Hawkesbury yesterday when the stewards upheld a protest. The favourite at...

Watch: First starter at $101 wins like an odds on shot

Connections of a first starter at Donald on Saturday either don’t bet or they were unaware of the ability that...

Top Sydney trainer charged after G2 winner tests positive to ice

Top Sydney trainer John O’Shea has been charged by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission after one of his horses tested...

Jockey in trouble over whip rule tweet

A tongue in cheek tweet about current whip rules has landed a Victorian jockey in trouble. Jockey Jamie Mott has...

Kiwi star suffering from rare eye condition

A rare eye condition that needs surgery will delay the return to training of two-time Group One winner Te Akau...

NZ jockey banned for life

A New Zealand jockey has been banned for life over charges relating to a conspiracy to harm another jockey during...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

Copyright © 2020 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.