“Ready and excited” Rachel Peters flies to Las Vegas for Miss Universe 2017 to be held on Nov.26

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Miss Universe 2017 Philippine bet Rachel Peters left the country on Saturday and flew to Las Vegas for the upcoming pageant.

“Ready and so excited to be wearing the Philippines sash. See you soon Vegas,” Peters said on her Instagram post.

READY and SOOO excited to be wearing the Philippines sash ???? See you soon Vegas ?

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The most prestigious  beauty pageant in “the universe” will be held on a Sunday, November 26, at The AXISPlanet Hollywood in Las Vegas, USA.

Iris Mittenaere of France will crown her successor at the end of the annual event.

In 2015, Pia Wurtzbach was the latest candidate of the Philippines to wear the crown. Other Filipina title holders were Margarita Moran (1973) and Gloria Diaz (1969).