News About 2015 The Metropolitan Handicap

McDonald Rides 2015 The Metropolitan Winner Magic Hurricane

McDonald Rides 2015 The Metropolitan Winner Magic Hurricane

Flying Sydney-based hoop James McDonald capped off a very memorable Epsom Handicap Day with his fifth win for John O’Shea and the Godolphin stable taking out the card closer in The Metropolitan 2015 with race favourite Magic Hurricane. The bookies got slaughtered at Royal Randwick on Saturday with all but one of the nine races…

2015 The Metropolitan Odds Update

2015 The Metropolitan Odds Update

The John O’Shea-trained Magic Hurricane remains steady at the top of The Metropolitan 2015 odds to win the last of three Group 1 features at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney this weekend. Running as the last on a bumper nine-race Epsom Handicap Day line-up, this year’s $750,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) jumps at…

Waller Dominates 2015 The Metropolitan Field

Waller Dominates 2015 The Metropolitan Field

Chris Waller dominates Saturday’s The Metropolitan 2015 field with the master Sydney horseman to saddle-up five of the 15 acceptors in the handicap classic at Randwick Racecourse. Closing the Epsom Handicap Day program this weekend as Randwick Race 9 at 5:20pm (AEST), this year’s $750,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) is shaping up…

Beyond Thankful Cops The Metropolitan 2015 Weight Penalty

Beyond Thankful Cops The Metropolitan 2015 Weight Penalty

Chris Waller’s Newcastle Gold Cup winner from last Friday Beyond Thankful has received a one kilogram weight penalty for Saturday week’s 2015 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Sydney’s premier horseman Waller has won two of the past four editions of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic preparing The Verminator (2011) for his upset as…

Magic Hurricane Leads 2015 The Metropolitan Odds

Magic Hurricane Leads 2015 The Metropolitan Odds

The John O’Shea-trained Magic Hurricane has shot to the top of the futures The Metropolitan 2015 odds after another impressive spring run in Sydney over the weekend. Godolphin’s Hurricane Run six-year-old entered $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) contention seriously second-up this season with a narrow win over Silverball in the Listed Premier’s Cup (1800m)…

Six 2015 The Metropolitan Nominations For Waterhouse

Six 2015 The Metropolitan Nominations For Waterhouse

Eight-time winning trainer of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic, Gai Waterhouse has six The Metropolitan 2015 nominations as she chases a ninth win in the race this season. Nominations for three of the top Group 1 races run at Royal Randwick in October closed today including those for the $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan…

2015 The Metropolitan Aim for Orbec

2015 The Metropolitan Aim for Orbec

Sydney horseman John Thompson has confirmed plans to target The Metropolitan 2015 this spring with his progressive import Orbec, the galloper also nominated for the upcoming Melbourne majors in October. A five-year-old son of Le Havre, the China Horse Club-raced stallion has had just one of his nine career starts Down Under when making his…

Possible 2015 The Metropolitan Target for Centre Pivot

Possible 2015 The Metropolitan Target for Centre Pivot

John Sargent’s improving galloper Centre Pivot was back in form second-up earning a possible The Metropolitan 2015 target this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival when beating home the favourite in the third at Rosehill on San Domenico Stakes Day. The More Than Ready gelding won three on the trot in Sydney over 1500 – 2000m during…

Magic Hurricane Storms Toward 2015 The Metropolitan

Magic Hurricane Storms Toward 2015 The Metropolitan

Progressive import Magic Hurricane could be set for a The Metropolitan 2015 target this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival according to Godolphin head trainer John O’Shea. Speaking to RSN’s Racing Ahead, O’Shea confirmed plans for a possible Group 1 The Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) bid for Hurricane Run gelding Magic Hurricane this time in, the Royal Randwick…