“Given his record at Randwick over 1200m, we were confident he would receive a slot, so it has been our sole focus this preparation.
“It’s a race that continues to grow in popularity each year and we are proud to be involved.”
Dual winner Redzel is the only other horse to run in three Everests.
Coolmore, which won the race with Yes Yes Yes last year, were able to beat at two other slot-holders for Santa Ana Lane and were delighted to link with the Anthony and Sam Freedman stable.
“Coolmore has a longstanding relationship with the Freedman family and we are delighted to partner with Anthony and Sam with Santa Ana Lane in this year’s Everest” said Coolmore’s Tom Magnier.
“Santa Ana Lane is out of a Fastnet Rock mare,…