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2016 The Metropolitan Results: Sir John Hawkwood Wins Second-Up

2016 The Metropolitan Results: Sir John Hawkwood Wins Second-Up

Jockey Blake Spriggs enjoyed his maiden Group 1 winning ride on Epsom Handicap Day at Royal Randwick with John Thompson’s recent stable acquisition Sir John Hawkwood taking out The Metropolitan 2016 second-up. An eight-year-old son of Sir Percy formerly prepared by a host of other trainers including Peter Moody, Sir John Hawkwood had just his…

The Metropolitan 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The Metropolitan 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

A 13-horse field of stayers is set to face off at Randwick Racecourse this weekend in the 2016 The Metropolitan, betting tips and the updated odds on the Epsom Handicap Day clash found below. Set to jump as Randwick Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEST) as the last of the three elite levels on the line-up,…

2016 The Metropolitan Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 The Metropolitan Form Guide & Betting Preview

The staying showdown on the Epsom Handicap Day card in Sydney on Saturday is The Metropolitan 2016, a full form guide analysis and betting preview for the Royal Randwick handicap detailed below. A field of 13 hopefuls is set to face off in this year’s $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan Handicap (2400m), the mile and…

Antonio Giuseppe Heads The Metropolitan 2016 Odds

Antonio Giuseppe Heads The Metropolitan 2016 Odds

Chris Waller’s Kiwi import Antonio Giuseppe headlines the 2016 The Metropolitan odds for the staying clash in Sydney on Saturday despite stepping up to stakes company for the first time at Royal Randwick. Waller, who won the race with The Verminator (2011) and Opinion (2014), saddles up six of the 13 final acceptors for this…

2016 The Metropolitan Field: Six for Waller

2016 The Metropolitan Field: Six for Waller

Sydney’s premier horseman Chris Waller dominates Saturday’s The Metropolitan 2016 field at Royal Randwick saddling-up six of the 13 final acceptors for the Epsom Handicap Day showdown. The second elite level on the program as the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival reaches its peak, the $750,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) is due to…

Sacred Master Leads All-In 2016 The Metropolitan Betting

Sacred Master Leads All-In 2016 The Metropolitan Betting

Pre-field odds for The Metropolitan 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney are currently led by the Chris Waller-trained lightweight Sacred Master. Of the 26 stayers nominated for this year’s edition of the $750,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) on Epsom Handicap Day, the futures favourite at is Newcastle Cup winner…

2016 Colin Stephen Winner Allergic Considered for Metropolitan

2016 Colin Stephen Winner Allergic Considered for Metropolitan

The Metropolitan next Saturday, October 1, could be on the cards for the John O’Shea-trained Colin Stephen Quality 2016 winner Allergic if there’s give in the ground according to jockey James McDonald. McDonald was pleased with the efforts of the Godolphin-raced gelding at Rosehill Gardens on Golden Pendant Day, but said the favourite didn’t love…

Magic Mans Rides 2016 Kingston Town Stakes Winner McCreery

Magic Mans Rides 2016 Kingston Town Stakes Winner McCreery

Brazilian hoop Joao Moreira kicked off his Golden Rose Stakes Day rides with a win partnering Chris Waller’s dominant Kingston Town Stakes 2016 winner McCreery to victory. Waller saddled up three runners in the $125,000 Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens including last start Listed Rowley Mile (1600m) winner McCreery. The imported…

Sir John Hawkwood Kicks off in Kingston Town Stakes

Sir John Hawkwood Kicks off in Kingston Town Stakes

Veteran stayer Sir John Hawkwood makes his new season debut and has his first run for trainer John Thompson this Saturday in Sydney’s Kingston Town Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. Formerly prepared by David Vandyke, the consistent son of Sir Percy was transferred to the care of Thompson when Vandyke relocated to Queensland at the end…

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

The Godolphin-raced Hartnell absolutely bolted home in the Chelmsford Stakes 2016 for a runaway victory in Sydney’s feature race of the weekend without Winx there to rain on his parade again. First-up the John O’Shea-trained import came up against Australia’s best racehorse, Hartnell finishing three and a half lengths off Winx in the Group 2…