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.

Junoob survived a protest from stablemate Opinion to win the 2014 The Metropolitan for trainer Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart.

Earlier in the day Waller prepared ...

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.

Spillway is favourite to win The Metropolitan 2014 in Sydney this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-year-old Rail Link stallion is one of a bumper 16 hopefuls facing off in the ...

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.

Spillway will need to win The Metropolitan to ensure a start in the Caulfield Cup next month. Photo by Steve Hart.

The trainer is keen for a ...

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.

Sea Moon is again allocated the 58kg top weight for The Metropolitan 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Racing NSW today released the weights for ...

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.

Caulfiled Cup-bound La Amistad is a headline 2014 The Metropolitan nominee for Sydney on October 4. Photo: Steve Hart.

The ATC took 96 ...

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.

Winter Challenge favourite Queenstown (inside) targets the 2014 The Metropolitan this spring. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Stratum ...