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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…

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…

La Amistad Must Win 2014 Metrop to Qualify for Caulfield Cup

La Amistad Must Win 2014 Metrop to Qualify for Caulfield Cup

For a normal horse, the efforts of five-year-old La Amistad have been promising since her debut in March 2013. But the mare isn’t a ‘normal horse’; she’s the three-quarter sister of three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva so expectations are always going to be tougher. There was talk the mare could follow in her sister’s…

International Talent Dominates The Metropolitan 2014 Final Field

International Talent Dominates The Metropolitan 2014 Final Field

Bringing Epsom Handicap Day to a close in Sydney this Saturday is the 2014 The Metropolitan, which drew a final field of potential stayers largely dominated by international talent. Running as race 9 at Royal Randwick Racecourse at 5:25 PM (AEST), Saturday’s $400,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (1600m) features a final field of…