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Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is pleased to have picked up a ride in Saturday’s 2017 The Metropolitan rating the chances of the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke in a small field. Raced by Australian Bloodstock, six-year-old Raven’s Pass gelding Big Duke is one of just a dozen stayers set to face off at Royal Randwick in this…

2017 The Metropolitan Field: Barrier 9 for Broadside

2017 The Metropolitan Field: Barrier 9 for Broadside

Just a dozen stayers are accepted for The Metropolitan 2017 field at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday for Epsom Handicap Day including the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-rained Broadside who jumps from barrier nine in his third start in as many weeks. Set to run as Randwick Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST), this year’s Group 1…

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

One-time favourite for The Metropolitan 2017, the Chris Waller-trained Alward now looks unlikely to line-up in the Group 1 unless he posts a runaway win at Rosehill on Saturday. Waller had the Irish-bred French import near the top of his contingent for the Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) after Alward saluted for the Rosehill…

Chocante Still On Track for The Metropolitan 2017

Chocante Still On Track for The Metropolitan 2017

Kiwi galloper Chocante is still on track for a shot at the 2017 The Metropolitan Saturday week at Royal Randwick according to trainer Stephen Marsh despite a failed run last weekend at the track. Winner of the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben during the winter, Shocking gelding Chocante kicked off his spring bid…

The Metropolitan 2017 Weights: Tavago 58kg Top Weight

The Metropolitan 2017 Weights: Tavago 58kg Top Weight

Former Kiwi galloper Tavago has been allocated the 58kg top weight with 2017 The Metropolitan handicaps announced by Racing NSW today. Weights for both the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m) and Group 1 $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) are now out ahead of the September 30 features at Royal Randwick Racecourse. While…

Waller has the Metropolitan in sight with 1st 4 placegetters in the Kingston Town Stakes

Waller has the Metropolitan in sight with 1st 4 placegetters in the Kingston Town Stakes

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has a strong grip on winning another Metropolitan after saddling up the first four placegetters in the Group 3 $150,000 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) at Randwick today. English import Libran ($26) broke a long winning drought when Glyn Schofield pushed him through a narrow gap in the straight to score…

2017 The Metropolitan Nominations: 9 for Waller

2017 The Metropolitan Nominations: 9 for Waller

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller has a dominant hand in early entries for both the Epsom Handicap and 2017 The Metropolitan, including nine for the latter and the top four in betting for the staying showdown.   Racing NSW took nominations for both Royal Randwick features this week, Epsom Handicap Day to run on Saturday September 30.   Waller has 13 Epsom Handicap entries led…

Winx Dominates 2017 Chelmsford Stakes Nominations

Winx Dominates 2017 Chelmsford Stakes Nominations

Chris Waller’s outstanding mare Winx continues her spring campaign that will culminate with a shot at an historic third Cox Plate success dominating the Chelmsford Stakes 2017 nominations in Sydney this weekend. The public enjoyed their first look at the superstar daughter of Street Cry a fortnight back when Winx overcame a missed kick to…

Winx Leads Classy 2017 Warwick Stakes Field

Winx Leads Classy 2017 Warwick Stakes Field

Equine superstar Winx leads an impressive eight-horse 2017 Warwick Stakes field; the feature race at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday afternoon. Winx will be seeking an eighteenth-consecutive win when she takes her place in the 2017 Warwick Stakes field and has trialled extremely well in the lead-up to her competitive return. Resuming in autumn…

Winx Leads Strong Warwick Stakes Nominations

Winx Leads Strong Warwick Stakes Nominations

Champion mare Winx is set to line up amongst a strong field in her first-up run on Saturday after being confirmed as one of eleven 2017 Warwick Stakes nominations this morning. Winx has posted an incredible seventeen-consecutive race wins in the lead-up to her 2017 Spring Carnival campaign and is primed for a typically strong…