News About 2014 The Metropolitan Handicap

2014 The Metropolitan Winner Junoob Gives Waller Group 1 Double

2014 The Metropolitan Winner Junoob Gives Waller Group 1 Double

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller celebrated two Group 1 quinellas on Epsom Handicap Day closing the meeting with Junoob digging deep to defeat top stayer in the making Opinion in The Metropolitan 2014. Earlier in the day Waller prepared He’s Your Man and Royal Descent to run one-two in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m)….

Updated 2014 The Metropolitan Odds – Spillway Still Top Pick

Updated 2014 The Metropolitan Odds – Spillway Still Top Pick

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig’s imported stallion Spillway has eased out in the markets but remains the favourite to win The Metropolitan 2014 at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The four-year-old Rail Link stallion is one of a bumper 16 hopefuls facing off in the closing Epsom Handicap Day race today in Sydney with the $400,000…

Weather Will Determine Spillway’s 2014 Metropolitan Start

Weather Will Determine Spillway’s 2014 Metropolitan Start

David Hayes has revealed Spillway will be lining up in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) on Saturday, with only a wet track stopping the horse from a tilt at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The trainer is keen for a qualification in next month’s $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), which winning The Metropolitan would…

Sea Moon Heads 2014 The Metropolitan Weights

Sea Moon Heads 2014 The Metropolitan Weights

Last year’s winning trainer Robert Hickmott will saddle-up the top weight for The Metropolitan 2014 at Royal Randwick on October 4 after his Group 2 winner Sea Moon was the heaviest handicapped for the classic. Racing NSW today released the weights for both the $500,000 Group 1 THE STAR Epsom Handicap (1600m) as well as…

2014 The Metropolitan Nominations Feature 87 Entries

2014 The Metropolitan Nominations Feature 87 Entries

A host of spring cup hopes feature in the 87 nominations released for The Metropolitan 2014, entries for both it and two other Sydney Spring Racing Carnival features taken by the Australian Turf Club(ATC) today. The ATC took 96 nominations for the $400,000 Group 1 Moet And Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) on October 11,…

Winter Challenge Fancy Aimed at The Metropolitan 2014

Winter Challenge Fancy Aimed at The Metropolitan 2014

Gai Waterhouse’s exciting mare Queenstown faces a distance test of a different kind in this weekend’s Winter Challenge at Rosehill ahead of her spring campaign that will include a run back up over 2400m in the 2014 The Metropolitan. The Stratum four-year-old blitzed her rivals in the Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) third-up last start, but…