News About The Metropolitan 2013

The Metropolitan Winner Seveille 2013 Melbourne Cup Chance

The Metropolitan Winner Seveille 2013 Melbourne Cup Chance

Team Williams look to have uncovered their best chance of taking out the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring with progressive stallion Seville earning talks of a Melbourne Cup 2013 bid after their win in the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) in Sydney today. The Galileo five-year-old improved on recent runs and posted…

2013 Epsom Handicap Day Tips

2013 Epsom Handicap Day Tips

There is plenty going on in the world of racing this weekend including the biggest Sydney Spring Racing Carnival race day – Epsom Handicap Day – taking place at Royal Randwick. It’s an all-stakes-race program in Sydney on Saturday with a bumper three Group 1 races headlining the crack nine-event card. Add to that a…

2013 The Metropolitan Tips & Selections

2013 The Metropolitan Tips & Selections

On Saturday a field of genuine stayers will face off in The Metropolitan Handicap 2013 in Sydney, the Races.com.au team’s insider betting tips on the mile and a half feature found right here. Jumping at 5:25pm (AEST) as Race 9 at Royal Randwick the $400,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) is the last…

The Metropolitan 2013 Form Guide & Preview

The Metropolitan 2013 Form Guide & Preview

After the Flight Stakes and Epsom Handicap run at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, punters get one final Group 1 to see out the major Sydney Spring Racing Carnival meet with the 2013 The Metropolitan Handicap bringing the day’s racing to an end. Running as Race 9 at 5:25pm (AEST) this year’s $400,000 Group 1 McGrath…

2013 The Metropolitan Betting Still Favours Prince Cheri

2013 The Metropolitan Betting Still Favours Prince Cheri

David Vandyke’s highly spruiked French import Prince Cheri remains top of The Metropolitan 2013 odds after the final field and barriers for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic were released on Wednesday. This Saturday, October 5, Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse will host an all-stakes-race program headlined by a triple shot of Group 1 racing. The…

The Metropolitan 2013 Barrier Draw & Field

The Metropolitan 2013 Barrier Draw & Field

Bringing the Epsom Handicap Day racing action to a close in Sydney on Saturday will be the 2013 The Metropolitan which has drawn a field of potential spring staying stars. Running as Randwick Race 9 at 5:25pm (AEST), this year’s $400,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) features a field of 15 final acceptors….

Berry Backs Gai’s Move to Ecuador for Epsom Handicap 2013

Berry Backs Gai’s Move to Ecuador for Epsom Handicap 2013

Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse’s decision to bring her smart four-year-old Ecuador back to a mile for Saturday’s 2013 Epsom Handicap was a surprise move but the right decision according to stable hoop Tommy Berry. Berry will retain his association with the High Chaparral gelding on the weekend when Ecuador drops back from their last start…

Lidari’s Epsom Handicap 2013 Hoop Locked In

Lidari’s Epsom Handicap 2013 Hoop Locked In

A third jockey change in as many runs this time in will see the Peter Moody-trained French import Lidari race in Saturday’s 2013 Epsom Handicap with Peter Robl aboard. Moody’s Acclamation four-year-old gets into the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) this weekend at Royal Randwick on the 52kg minimum. Their light weight allocation should…

Ironstein Roughie Shot at 2013 The Metrop

Ironstein Roughie Shot at 2013 The Metrop

Saturday’s $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) in Sydney may be just the second Group 1 assignment for eight-year-old Ironstein, but their trainer Gerald Ryan is confident the old warhorse can bring some stiff competition to his better fancied rivals. The official field is yet to be released for The Metropolitan 2013, final acceptances…

Moriarty Untapped Chance in 2013 The Metropolitan

Moriarty Untapped Chance in 2013 The Metropolitan

While his contingent for The Metropolitan 2013 at Royal Randwick on Saturday isn’t quite as imposing as his three-pronged attack on the Epsom Handicap, trainer Chris Waller believes he’s got a genuine shot at the classic with his Brisbane Cup winner Moriarty. Sydney’s leading horseman will saddle-up last start Bill Ritchie Handicap winner Boban, his…