News About 2011 The Metropolitan

The Verminator Wins 2011 The Metropolitan – Randwick Race 9 Results

The Verminator Wins 2011 The Metropolitan – Randwick Race 9 Results

The Verminator has raced ahead to win the Group 1 The Metropolitan, which was the final feature of Epsom Handicap Daytoday October 1, 2011. The five-year-old gelding raced away down the inside of the final straight to win the race from second place-getter Hawk Island and third place-getter Lamasery. The Verminator won the Wyong Cup…

Form Guide & Betting Tips – The Metropolitan 2011

Form Guide & Betting Tips – The Metropolitan 2011

Here we have put together the best tips and form guide information for the 2011 The Metropolitan, which is due to run as Race 9 at 5.20pm (AEST) today October 1, 2011, at Randwick Racecourse. #1 Trusting Form: 20 4-4-2 For first we are tipping Trusting who has won his last two starts of this…

Lamasery Races up Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Odds

Lamasery Races up Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Odds

Saturday’s Colin Stephen Handicap winner Lamasery has shot to the top of the 2011 Metropolitan Handicap betting markets ahead of this weekend’s Royal Randwick romp, the talented David Vandyke-trained stayer ready for their maiden Group 1 assignment. Five-year-old Commands gelding Lamasery took their career record to nine wins from 15 starts on Saturday with a…

Lamasery Commands 2011 Colin Stephen Handicap Field & Betting

Lamasery Commands 2011 Colin Stephen Handicap Field & Betting

David Vandyke’s classy Commands gelding Lamasery is being tipped as the horse to beat in this weekend’s $125,000 Group 3 Colin Stephen Handicap (2400m), the five-year-old out to stake their claims for Saturday weeks 2011 Metropolitan Handicap. A winner of eight of their 14 starts to date Lamasery is one of 11 final acceptors for…

2011 Metropolitan Handicap Hopes in Colin Stephen Nominations

2011 Metropolitan Handicap Hopes in Colin Stephen Nominations

One of the final traditional lead-up races to the Metropolitan Handicap 2011 will take place at Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday with the running of the $125,000 Group 3 Colin Stephen Handicap (2400m). The 2011 Colin Stephen Handicap nominations attracted 14 gallopers, all but one of which are heading towards a start in one of the…

Kingdom Tops The Metropolitan 2011 Weights & Odds

Kingdom Tops The Metropolitan 2011 Weights & Odds

Last season’s best-performing import My Kingdom Of Fife has been installed as the 58kg topweight of the 2011 The Metropolitan Handicap entries when weights for the Epsom Handicap Day feature were released by Racing NSW on Monday. There are currently 119 hopeful horses nominated for the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m), to run as…

Gai’s Herculean The Metropolitan Nominations 2011

Gai’s Herculean The Metropolitan Nominations 2011

Prominent Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse already holds a strong hand in the 2011 The Metropolitan having nominated 17 of her gallopers for the Sydney Spring Carnival feature including defending champion Herculian Prince. Nominations for three of the Group 1 Epsom Super Saturday features have been released ahead of the October 1 race day including those…

Crafty Bid to Earn Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Win

Crafty Bid to Earn Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Win

Promising mare Crafty Irna will resume racing at Royal Randwick this Saturday as her locally-based trainer Ron Quinton embarks on a campaign aimed at the 2011 The Metropolitan Handicap. Four-year-old Crafty Irna is a dual winner from her 10 career starts to date, the daughter of Starcraft having broken her maiden status last March at…