Metropolitan 2012 On Cards for Brave The Way

July 30, 2012

Metropolitan 2012 On Cards for Brave The Way

Anthony Cummings has outlined the Group 1 Metropolitan (2400m) as a possible spring target for a new stable addition Brave The Way after he impressed when winning over 2400 metres at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Formerly trained by Alan Bailey in Queensland, the son of Falbrav joined Cummings’ team earlier this year and has recorded two wins from as many starts under the Randwick trainer.

Cummings said he is still working out the ideal spring approach for the rising six-year-old but suggested the Newcastle Cup and The Metropolitan could be suitable options.

“Certainly the Newcastle Cup and The Metropolitan loom large now on his calendar,” Cummings said.

With Peter Robl in the saddle, Brave The Way was held in the back half of the field for the majority of the staying test but was allowed to creep up at the 600 metre mark before attaining the lead with 200 metres to go.

From that moment on the promising stayer had the race wrapped up, finishing nicely to score a 1 1/2 length victory ahead of Shawnee Girl.

Cummings praised the work of previous trainer Bailey for who Brave The Way recorded six victories from 32 starts.

“He came to my place in very good condition,” Cummings said.

“Alan had done a great job with him and I’ve just been lucky enough to reap the benefits of a very good grounding.”

Jockey Robl was confident the experienced gelding would claim victory after making his move with 600 metres to go.

“I got up there, put some pressure on them and pretty much went straight past them,” Robl said.

It was a highly successful day for the Cummings-Robl combination who also saw She’s A Fox shoot into Golden Rose contention with a dominant four-length win in the Optus Sprint.

To get great value on all the nation’s top racing heading towards the spring visit!

New to Get your betting off to a flyer by quoting the code BONUSBET when joining and capitalising on their huge $300 bonus bet offer!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Final for The Everest Bound Redzel

Inaugural The Everest champion Redzel has been specifically set for an autumn...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

Horse Racing Today

Waller’s fillies dominat...

California Turbo among 2018 Gu...

California Turbo among 2018 Gunsynd Classic nominations

Queensland Derby hopeful California Turbo is among the twenty-two nominations...

Impending heads up 2018 Victor...

Impending heads up 2018 Victory Stakes Nominations

Last year’s Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending heads up the nominations for...

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Victorian filly So Far Sokool included in 2018 J H B Carr Stakes nominations

Victorian filly So Far Sokool is included in the sixteen nominations for the...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field