Redzel is best known for doing The Everest – Darley Classic interstate double in the spring of 2017. Photo Credit: Ultimate Racing Photos.
REDZEL HORSE FORM
- Age: Five-year-old
- Foaled: September 19, 2012
- Purchase Price: $120,000 (2014 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sales)
- Gender: Gelding
- Horse Colour: Bay
- Pedigree: by Snitzel from Millrich
- Trainers: Peter & Paul Snowden
- Regular Jockeys: Kerrin McEvoy
- Owners: Triple Crown Syndications., Ten Players, Mr J N Allen, Walfam No 2, Mr P Piras, Mr V P Chau, Mr T W Cheng, Mr M R Waddington, Mrs A Gibson, Dr A Kuok, Mr J W Medland, Mr T Kocovski, Mrs P Di Marco, Mr L Halloran, Mr M E Hardwick, Mr B D Playford, Mr D D Yates, Mr A Savage
- Racing Colours: Red and White
Redzel won the inaugural edition of the country’s now richest race – The Everest – in Sydney during the 2017 spring carnival. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.
Redzel Career Record
- 26 starts
- 13 wins (50% Win Rate)
- 6 seconds
- 1 third
- 2 Group 1 wins
- Prize Money: $8,810,750
- Win Distance Range: 1000m – 1200m
- Best Known For: Winning the inaugural $10 million The Everest in 2017
Redzel Major Spring Target
- Restricted $13 million The Everest (1200m)
- Royal Randwick Racecourse, Sydney
- Saturday October 13, 2018
Redzel Last 5 Runs
|1st of 13
||FLEM 11Nov17 1200m Good3 DARLEY CLASSIC Group 1 $1,002,500 ($602,500) Kerrin McEvoy 58.5kg Barrier 9 Rtg 115
2nd Terravista 58.5kg, 3rd Impending 58.5kg 1:08.74 (600m 34.08), 0.75L, [email protected], [email protected], $4.20/$4/$3.90/$4
|2nd of 10
||FLEM 17Feb18 1000m Good3 LIGHTNING Group 1 $752,500 ($135,000) Kerrin McEvoy 58.5kg Barrier 9 Rtg 116
|1st of 8
||RAND 10Mar18 1000m Good4 CHALLENGE Group 2 $502,000 ($289,000) Kerrin McEvoy 58.5kg Barrier 3 Rtg 118
2nd Jungle Edge 58.5kg, 3rd Super Too 56.5kg 0:55.73 (600m 33.09), 1.8L, [email protected], [email protected], $1.50/$1.45/$1.40
|2nd of 11
||RAND 07Apr18 1200m Good4 TJ SMITH Group 1 $2,614,500 ($470,000) Kerrin McEvoy 58.5kg Barrier 6 Rtg 118
1st Trapeze Artist 56.5kg, 3rd In Her Time 56.5kg 1:08.29 (600m 33.89), 2L, [email protected], [email protected], $2.40/$2.50/$2.35/$2.30
|1st of 12
||DOOM 12May18 1200m Soft5 DOOMBEN 10,000 Group 1 $710,121 ($35,000) Kerrin McEvoy 58.5kg Barrier 4 Rtg 119
1st English 56.5kg, 2nd Impending 58.5kg 1:09.58 (600m 34.74), 0.6L, [email protected], [email protected], $2.50/$2.35/$2.60/$2.50
Earning comparisons to the former champion sprinter Black Caviar, Redzel is the latest superstar on the Australian sprint scene. The picture of consistency over the winter – spring of 2017, this $120,000 bargain buy enjoyed six wins on the trot including most notably the first ever running of Randwick’s $10 million The Everest (1200m).
Redzel enjoyed his first elite level success in the Doomben 10,000 in May of 2017 and became a two-time Group 1 champion when flying down the Flemington straight that November during the Melbourne Cup Carnival to take out the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m).
The Triple Crown Syndications-raced son of Snitzel was purchased from the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sales a year after the country’s best mare Winx was bought for $230,00 in 2013 from the same sales.
Had the chance to surpass Black Caviar’s prize money ($7.95 million) first-up in the autumn of 2018 as the odds-on favourite in the race named in her honour – the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) – and looked the winner until first-up flyer Redkirk Warrior stole the show in the dying seconds.
Atoned in an easier second-up assignment back at his pet track, Randwick, in the Group 2 $500,000 Challenge Stakes (1000m) as the odds-on favourite on Randwick Guineas Day (March 10) saluting in a race record time of 55.73 seconds pushing his earnings out to $8.2 million.
Went into the TJ Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ and was the short-priced favourite with the non-inclusion of three-time winner Chautauqua in the line-up, but was run down by the gun three-year-old Trapeze Artist who set a new race record.
Got the chance to add to his Group 1 record and become just the fifth horse in Australasian racing history to reach $9 million in stakes with a title defence in the Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane on May 12, but went down three-quarters of a length running fourth in a blanket finish behind back-in-form mare English.
He then headed to the paddock before a spring return having already secured a slot in the 2018 The Everest field for Yulong Investments.
He returned to racing first up in the Group 3 Concorde Stakes with an impressive win on September 1st at Royal Randwick. The race was hyped as a race in two between another Everest slot holder in Invincible Star who could only manage third in the race.
*Redzel horse form correct as of September 3rd, 2018