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Sir John Hawkwood is the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap Winner

Sir John Hawkwood is the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap Winner
October 4th, 2016

Sir John Hawkwood has outstayed his rivals to break through for a maiden win at the highest level in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Regular hoop Blake Spriggs allowed Sir John Hawkwood to stride forward after jumping from the barriers well and took an…

2016 The Metropolitan Tips and Betting Preview

2016 The Metropolitan Tips and Betting Preview
September 30th, 2016

Thirteen stayers will line up for the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Sir John Hawkwood has firmed into outright $5.50 favouritism in 2016 The Metropolitan betting markets with ,…

2016 The Metropolitan Ideal for Dee I Cee

2016 The Metropolitan Ideal for Dee I Cee
September 28th, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott is confident that talented stayer Dee I Cee is a live chance of success when he lines up for the 2016 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Dee I Cee has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career since his debut…

2016 Metropolitan Handicap Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Metropolitan Handicap Field and Barrier Draw
September 27th, 2016

Thirteen stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of racing. Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has dominated the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap field; confirming a total of…

Magic Hurricane is 2015 The Metropolitan Winner

Magic Hurricane is 2015 The Metropolitan Winner
October 6th, 2015

Talented import Magic Hurricane has continued his impressive run of form through the Spring Carnival at Royal Randwick over the weekend; justifying his clear favouritism when charging home for success in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m). Magic Hurricane continued to receive huge support in the hours leading up to…

2015 The Metropolitan Tips and Betting Preview

2015 The Metropolitan Tips and Betting Preview
October 2nd, 2015

Fourteen stayers remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Godolphin runner Magic Hurricane ($3.80) has returned to racing in slick form this time and remains clear favourite…

2015 The Metropolitan Odds and Betting Update

2015 The Metropolitan Odds and Betting Update
October 1st, 2015

Fourteen runners remain in contention for Saturday’s 2015 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Magic Hurricane has returned to racing in slick form this time and remains clear favourite in 2015 The Metropolitan…

Orbec Primed for 2015 The Metropolitan

Orbec Primed for 2015 The Metropolitan
September 30th, 2015

Trainer John Thompson has set Orbec for Saturday’s Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick, and is confident the talented import will line up for the racing in perfect condition. Orbec began his racing career abroad in his native France; more than stamping his claims as one to watch…

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 The Metropolitan Field

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 The Metropolitan Field
September 29th, 2015

A talented field of fifteen has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m); highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Trainer Chris Waller saddled Opinion to success in the 2014 edition of the premier Sydney staying race and will likely…

2015 Metropolitan Handicap the Target for Orbec

2015 Metropolitan Handicap the Target for Orbec
August 19th, 2015

Talented import Orbec made a competitive debut to Australian racing at Rosehill Gardens over the weekend, and trainer John Thompson has revealed he has set the four-year-old on a path towards the 2015 Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) at Randwick Racecourse on October 3rd. Posting three wins and as many minors through…

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