Pierata likely to kick off Everest campaign in Concorde Stakes
Pierata is one of five confirmed runners for the $14 million feature in October
Concorde Stakes scheduled for Everest hope
“He looks enormous, I couldn’t be any happier,” trainer Gregory Hickman said.
“He went out at just over 500 and has come back at around 533.
"He’s just filled out. He looks great.”
The All Aged Stakes winner is on the third line of betting behind Santa Ana Lane, who was confirmed as the TAB representative earlier this year.
Another runner which secured a spot is classy three-year-old Sunlight. Trained by Tony McEvoy, the Group 1-winning filly was secured by Max Whitby and Neil Werrett.
That saw her odds firm from 11.00 to 9.00 with horse racing bookmakers.
Confirmed 2019 Everest runners:
- Classique Legend
- Santa Ana Lane
- In Her Time
Secure & trusted