News About 2012 Metropolitan

Can Stout Hearted Make it Two in a Row for Waller in 2012 Metropolitan?

Can Stout Hearted Make it Two in a Row for Waller in 2012 Metropolitan?

Stout Hearted will be out to score 2012 Metropolitan victory on Saturday and in doing so claim the second straight victory in the Group 1 event for leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller.

Stout Hearted is one of the top chances in the Metropolitan

Stout Hearted is the top rated of Waller’s four Metropolitan runners with the others being Kelinni...

Glencadam is Gold for 2012 Metropolitan

Glencadam is Gold for 2012 Metropolitan

Glencadam Gold is a deserving favourite for Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained import has been in terrific form since arriving in Australia, producing three consecutive victories and is now being aimed at the Melbourne Cup.

But he faces the biggest test of his career so far this weekend as he rises in class ...

The Metropolitan 2012 – Preview and Tips

The Metropolitan 2012 – Preview and Tips

The 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday stands as one of four Group 1 races on the bumper nine-race card. Horse Racing Tip The Races.com.au team think Permit will appreciate the step up in distance in the Metrop
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At first glance it would appear the imports have an advantage, with seven of the 12 ...

Waterhouse Import Chasing More Gold in 2012 Metropolitan

Waterhouse Import Chasing More Gold in 2012 Metropolitan

Gai Waterhouse-trained import Glencadam Gold will be out to keep an unbeaten record in Australia alive and take his winning streak to four when he contests the Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

The four-year-old gelding has so far passed every test with flying colours but faces a rise in class this weekend when he starts ...

Metropolitan 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Metropolitan 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A strong field of 14 runners has been named to contest the Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) which takes place as part of “Super Saturday” at Randwick this weekend.

Heading the field is Gai Waterhouse-trained import Glencadam Gold who has won all three starts since arriving on Australian soil with the most impressive being a dominant start-to-finish display in ...

Stout Hearted Wins 2012 Kingston Town Stakes

Stout Hearted Wins 2012 Kingston Town Stakes

Stout Hearted made it a Chris Waller treble for the day at Rosehill when winning the Group 3 2012 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) in convincing fashion.

Stout Hearted convincingly wins the 2012 Kingston Town Stakes

The early pace was set by Voice Commander and short-priced favourite Strawberry Boy before the latter assumed the lead on his own approaching the home ...

Fiumicino Uses 2012 Premier’s Cup on Road to Metropolitan

Fiumicino Uses 2012 Premier’s Cup on Road to Metropolitan

Experienced  gelding Fiumicino may not have won since he claimed the Group 1 BMW in 2009 but he will still be targeted at a number of spring features including the 2012 Metropolitan and 2012 Caulfield Cup.

The dual Group 1 winner kicked off his spring campaign in the PB Lawrence Stakes and will step out again on Saturday in the ...

Nextanix Heading Towards The 2012 Metropolitan

Nextanix Heading Towards The 2012 Metropolitan

Kerry Parker-trained gelding Nextanix laid the platform for a big spring when runner-up at Rosehill on Saturday and will be targeted at the Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) in October.

The five-year-old produced a strong run first-up to finish second in the Spring Preview Handicap (1400m) behind Kontiki Park and ahead of the highly-rated Said Com.

While the exact ...