Glencadam Gold New 2012 The Metropolitan Betting Favourite

September 21, 2012

DEPOSIT $100 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Glencadam Gold New 2012 The Metropolitan Betting Favourite

Thursday’s Newcastle Gold Cup winner Glencadam Gold has shot to the top of The Metropolitan 2012 betting odds for next month’s Group 1 clash, the Gai Waterhouse-trained import on track for a stellar spring season.


Lamasery has been knocked off the top of the 2012 The Metropolitan odds

Formerly prepared in England by Sir Henry Cecil, where they won two of their eight starts, the now four-year-old Refuse To Bend gelding has been in flying form since debuting for Waterhouse last month winning all three of their Aussie race starts.

A debut win at Canterbury over 1550m was followed by an impressive one and three quarter length victory over the likes of Permit and Stout Hearted in the Listed Premier’s Cup (1800m) at Rosehill on September 1.

On Thursday the promising stayer continued the winning streak with another impressive victory this time beating home Peal Of Bells by one and a quarter lengths in the Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup over 2300m.

Their Newcastle victory saw the bookies slash the price on Glencadam Gold to win their first elite level with Waterhouse likely to back them up in the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day, Saturday October 6.

“I’ll probably keep him for the Metropolitan,” Waterhouse said of Glencadam Gold, who is also set to travel to Melbourne for a shot at the 2012 Caulfield Cup on October 20.

In the updated The Metropolitan odds at Glencadam Gold is now the firm $8 favourite.

Waterhouse’s other major The Metropolitan chances are then the ultra-consistent Strawberry Boy ($18) who has won four of their six starts to date and her High Chaparral six-year-old Western Symbol ($18).

Occupying the second line of The Metropolitan betting is then $10 co-favourites Lamasery and Permit.

David Vandyke’s Commands gelding Lamasery, who missed out on a spring cups bid last spring due to a hoof injury, races third-up for the season in the Hill Stakes at Randwick this weekend along with the Chris Waller-trained Permit who was second to Glencadam Gold in the Premier’s Cup.

The results of the $200,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m), Randwick Race 7, will in fact have a big impact on the futures markets for The Metropolitan 2012 with a number of other top fancies for the Group 1 feature facing off in this weekend’s weight-for-age clash.

Other The Metropolitan-bound gallopers in the Hill Stakes and their Metropolitan prices include Waller’s last-start Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes winner Stout Hearted ($12) and the Hawkes-trained Australian Derby runner-up Polish Knight ($13) who is yet to get up to their preferred distance this time in.

See below for the top 14 chances in the latest 2012 The Metropolitan odds.

Now is the time to get in on the early Sydney Spring Racing Carnival betting action before markets firm over the coming weeks.

Want to have a punt but don’t have an online betting account? Join up with today and discover a better way to bet starting with a $400 bonus bet upon sign-up when you deposit and quote the code BONUSBET!

2012 The Metropolitan Odds

Royal Randwick – 06/10/2012

Horse Odds*
PERMIT 10.00
NIWOT 17.00

*Odds are Win / Each Way and Top 14 only – see for updates and to bet now!

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

Dubai-Bound Hey Doc Resumes in...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australia...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australian Guineas Contingent

Sydney-based Chris Waller is stepping-up the autumn lead-up work for his...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway Stakes Shot

A good run fresh in Saturday’s Summer Sprint at Royal Randwick could earn the...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Ta...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Target for Houtzen

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2018 in Adelaide this May could be calling for Toby...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for La...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2018

Group 1 placed Mr Sneaky could target the 2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes...

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