Race Conditions

The Everest

  1. The Slot Licensors will conduct a race called The Everest (“the Race”) run over a distance of 1200 metres on turf on Saturday 14 October 2017 at Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, subject to these terms and conditions.
  2. The Race will be conducted under the Rules of Racing, being the Australian Rules of Racing and Racing NSW’s Local Rules of Racing, a copy of which is available from Racing NSW’s website.
  3. The Race will be at Standard Weight-for-Age as per the table below in accordance with the Australian Rules of Racing 104 and 105.

AGE

MALE

FEMALE

MALE (NH)*

FEMALE (NH)

5yo and older (NH late 4yo and Older)

58.5

56.5

58.5

56.5

4yo (NH late 3yo)

58.5

56.5

58.0

56.0

3yo (NH late 2yo)

53.0

51.0

51.0

49.0

 

* NH or Northern Hemisphere refers to horses sired north of the equator, and foaled between the 1st of January and the 31st of July.

  1. The Race will have a maximum of 12 starters.
  2. Prizemoney will be A$10 million. Prizemoney will be allocated as follows (subject to Local Rule 72):
    1. 1st – A$5,800,000
    2. 2nd – A$1,425,000
    3. 3rd – A$800,000
    4. 4th – A$400,000
    5. 5th – A$250,000
    6. 6th – 12th – A$175,000
    7. Equine Welfare Fund – A$100,000

Nomination and acceptance of horse by Slot Licensee

  1. The Slot Licensee is entitled to nominate and accept for one horse for the Race by the Race Acceptances Date. The Slot Licensors have the absolute discretion to reject the nomination and acceptance of a horse that is not of metropolitan standing.
  2. The Slot Holder must declare their runner by 9am on Tuesday 10 October 2017.

Scratchings and substitution of emergency horse

  1. If Slot Licensee’s horse is scratched before 7.30am on the day of the Race:
    1. with a certified veterinary certificate approved by Racing NSW and confirmed by Racing NSW’s industry veterinarian, as determined by Racing NSW in its absolute discretion, then the Slot Licensee will be permitted to select one of the available emergency horses to run in the Race on the pre-established division of prizemoney. If there is no emergency horse available, the Slot Licensee will receive last place prizemoney;
    2. without a veterinary certificate approved by Racing NSW and confirmed by Racing NSW’s industry veterinarian, as determined by Racing NSW in its absolute discretion, then the Slot Licensee will not be entitled to a runner in the Race and the Slot Licensee will forfeit the right to any prizemoney.
  1. If Slot Licensee’s horse is scratched after 7.30am on the day of the Race:
    1. with a certified veterinary certificate approved by Racing NSW and confirmed by Racing NSW’s industry veterinarian, as determined by Racing NSW in its absolute discretion, then the Slot Licensee will not be entitled to a runner in the Race and will receive last place prizemoney;
    2. without a veterinary certificate approved by Racing NSW and confirmed by Racing NSW’s industry veterinarian, as determined by Racing NSW in its absolute discretion, then the Slot Licensee will not be entitled to a runner in the Race and the Slot Licensee will forfeit the right to any prizemoney.
  2. If Racing NSW receives a Racing NSW veterinary report after the Race Acceptances Date and before 7.30am on the day of the Race that a particular horse is not, or cannot reasonably be expected to be, fit to compete in the Race then Racing NSW under the Rules of Racing may scratch the horse. Clause a will then apply as if the horse was scratched with a certified veterinary certificate approved by Racing NSW.
  3. Racing NSW may refuse the nomination and/or acceptance of any horse in the Race for any reason permissible under the Rules of Racing. Further, in the event that the nomination and/or acceptance of a horse in the Race is refused, or the horse is scratched or disqualified by Racing NSW or its Stewards pursuant to the Rules of Racing and other than in accordance with clauses 13, 14 or 15, then the Rules of Racing apply in respect of any prizemoney.