1300m race held at Rockhampton
The Archer is a 1300m race held at Rockhampton Racecourse in Queensland each year.
The Archer (1300m) boasts a total prize pool of $440,000 and is run under weight-for-age conditions.
The Archer Race concept is based closely on the Richest Race on Turf format that is The Everest. 12 Slot holders are allocated slots at a total of $35,000 each.
The owner of the slot can then determine if they would like to run their own horse in the allocated slot, or negotiate a deal with another horse owner for their horse to run in the slot. A deal is then brokered between the two parties as to a prize money split.
The full list of slot-holders for The Archer is:
The Archer with $440K beside its name is Regional Queensland’s richest race on record.
Alan & Jennifer Acton, Aquis Park, Archer Park Racing, Bucket List Syndicate, Rob & Leonie Carr, John Kele, Geoff Maynard Syndicate, Mackemme Racing, Ron & Jill Milne, Karla & Peter McPhail, Tom Hedley and Whitby Bloodstock,
Emerald Kingdom is a 7yo bay or brown Gelding from Australia trained by Robert Heathcote, who is based at Eagle Farm. It is sired by the stallion Bryannbo's Gift out of the dam Horshoe.
Given that it is a stakes winner and has amassed $555,850 in career earnings, Emerald Kingdom is regarded as a racehorse with above-average ability.
6. EMERALD KINGDOM 2nd 2. APACHE CHASE 3rd 8. DAWN PASSAGE 4th 11. HOLYFIELD
And the winner is 6. EMERALD KINGDOM great video