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The Everest 2021 Betting Odds - Classique Legend shades Nature Strip

11 Oct 2021
Bets.com.au Staff 11 Oct 2021
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  • Worth $15 million, The Everest is the richest turf race in the world
  • The 2021 edition will be run on October 16 over the 1200m at Royal Randwick
  • Classique Legend and Nature Strip head the early market
The Everest 2021 Betting Odds
Classique Legend winning the 2020 Everest. He'll be back to defend his crown in 2021. (Getty)
 
Punters have put faith in master trainer Les Bridge with the popular grey Classique Legend, who will take the somewhat unusual approach of defending his Everest crown first-up.

At $4 with Sportsbet, he shades Nature Strip for favouritism, a now seven-year-old who has been beaten in both Everest attempts to date, but has returned to arguably career best form this year, winning three from five including a TJ Smith victory over the Randwick 1200m back in the autumn.

On the third line of betting is Masked Crusader ($6.50), who bounced back from his second-up defeat to take out the Premiere Stakes on October 2.

Eduardo appears as slight query at 1200m in this company, but has won four of his last five starts, including the The Shorts on September 18, which is considered the key Everest lead-up.

The eight-year-old rounds out the single figure chances for the 2021 Everest at $8.50 from Gytrash ($11), who was unlucky for third behind Eduardo and Nature Strip via that same lead-up event.


The Everest 2021 Betting Odds


Horse
Odds
Classique Legend $4.00
Nature Strip$4.40
Masked Crusader$6.50
Eduardo $8.50
Gytrash$11.00
Home Affairs$13.00
Lost And Running$17.00
The Inferno$18.00
Libertini $21.00
Trekking $21.00
Wild Ruler$26.00
Embracer$51.00

Market from Sportsbet & odds correct at 1.30am on 12/10/2021.

The Everest 2021 FAQs

When is The Everest in 2021?

The 2021 Everest is scheduled to run on Saturday, October 16.

The race number and start time is yet to be confirmed.

What distance is The Everest?

The Everest is run over a distance of 1200 metres.

What is The Everest worth?

The Everest is worth $15 million in total.

How can I live stream The Everest?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream The Everest and all other Australian horse races.

Where is The Everest held?

The Everest is held at Royal Randwick.

Who won the 2020 Everest?

Classique Legend won the 2020 Everest.

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