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2014 The Metropolitan Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 The Metropolitan Final Field and Barrier Draw
October 1st, 2014

A less-than capacity field of sixteen classy stayers have been confirmed for this weekend’s Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by several leading racing prospects leading into both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Requiring victory to guarantee a position in the 2014 Caulfield Cup, trainer David Hayes…

2014 The Metropolitan Nominations Released

2014 The Metropolitan Nominations Released
August 26th, 2014

A talented field of 87 stayers have been nominated for an appearance in the 2014 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on October 4th, highlighted by several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Trainer Chris Waller is set to dominate the final field for the…

Kindergarden Kid Possible 2014 The Metropolitan Contender

Kindergarden Kid Possible 2014 The Metropolitan Contender
July 3rd, 2014

Trainer Robbie Laing is excited by the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival prospects of talented US import Kindergarden Kid, who will make his Australian racing debut in this weekend’s Sheen Group Handicap (1400m) at Caulfield. Beginning his racing career under the care of Markus Nigge, Kindergarden Kid was a notable performer…

2013 The Metropolitan Race Results – Seville Wins

2013 The Metropolitan Race Results – Seville Wins
October 5th, 2013

Seville has taken out the Group 1 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick Racecourse today October 5, 2013. The five-year-old won the race by half a length ahead of Julienas, who placed second, and Sneak A Peek, who rounded out the placings in third. Seville was paying odds of $10.20 to…

The Metropolitan 2013 – Betting Odds Update

The Metropolitan 2013 – Betting Odds Update
October 3rd, 2013

Betting odds have been announced for the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which is due to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday October 5, 2013. Current favourite to win the 2013 The Metropolitan is Prince Cheri, who is paying odds of $3.80 at . Prince Cheri has won four of his six race…

Final Field & Barriers – 2013 The Metropolitan

Final Field & Barriers – 2013 The Metropolitan
October 2nd, 2013

The final field and barrier draw has been announced for the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which will run at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday October 5, 2013. A total of 15 horses have accepted for a run in the 2013 The Metropolitan, including Julienas. Julienas has won seven of his 24 race starts…

Weights Announced – 2013 The Metropolitan

Weights Announced – 2013 The Metropolitan
September 17th, 2013

Weights have been released for the 2013 The Metropolitan, which is scheduled to take place at Royal Randwick Racecourse on October 5, 2013. Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner, Green Moon, has been allocated the top weight of 59 kilograms along with stable mate Sea Moon. Green Moon has had one…

The Metropolitan 2013 Attracts 105 Nominations

The Metropolitan 2013 Attracts 105 Nominations
August 27th, 2013

Nominations have been released for the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which is scheduled to take place at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday October 5, 2013. A total of 105 horses have nominated for the 2013 The Metropolitan, including Green Moon. Green Moon has won seven of his 22 race starts…

2012 The Metropolitan – Weights Released

2012 The Metropolitan – Weights Released
September 19th, 2012

Weights have been released for the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which is due to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday October 6, 2012. Efficient and Rangirangdoo have been allocated the top weight of 58 kilograms. Nine-year-old Efficient finished 10th in the Group 2 Memsie Stakes last start in what…

97 Nominations Taken For 2012 The Metropolitan – Royal Randwick

97 Nominations Taken For 2012 The Metropolitan – Royal Randwick
August 28th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which is due to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday October 6, 2012. A total of 97 nominations were taken for the 2012 The Metropolitan, including last year’s winner The Verminator. The Verminator won last year’s The Metropolitan before…