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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.

Sir John Hawkwood enjoyed a maiden Group 1 win as an eight-year-old second-up in the 2016 The Metropolitan at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

An eight-year-old son of ...

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.

Who Shot Thebarman is a top three chance in Saturday’s The Metropolitan 2016 at Randwick over the mile and a half. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

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.

Magic Hurricane defends his title in the 2016 The Metropolitan Handicap in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

A field of 13 hopefuls is set to face ...

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.

Antonio Giuesppe is early favourite to win the 2016 The Metropolitan on Saturday despite making his Group debut in the classic at Randwick. Photo: Steve ...

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.

Who Shot Thebarman is the 57kg top weight in the 2016 The Metropolitan field for Randwick on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The second elite level on the program as the Sydney Spring ...

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.

Last weekend’s Rosehill winner Antonio Giuseppe is being kept safe in all-in 2016 The Metropolitan betting for a Randwick run this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Of the 26 stayers nominated for this year’s edition ...

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.

A seven day back-up into the 2016 The Metropolitan could be on the cards for Colin Stephen Quality winner Allergic. Photo: Steve Hart.

McDonald was pleased ...

Hutchings Tips Sacred Master for The Metropolitan 2016

Hutchings Tips Sacred Master for The Metropolitan 2016

Sydney hoop Rory Hutchings believes the Chris Waller-trained Kiwi import Sacred Master is a big danger heading towards the 2016 The Metropolitan on Epsom Handicap Day this October.

Chris Waller has Sacred Choice heading towards the 2016 The Metropolitan – a race won by stablemate Winx (pictured) last spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

Master trainer Waller has identified the $750,000 ...

2016 The Metropolitan Aim for Sir John Hawkwood

2016 The Metropolitan Aim for Sir John Hawkwood

John Thompson has identified October’s The Metropolitan 2016 as the main spring target for his recent stable acquisition Sir John Hawkwood.

Sir John Hawkwood has joined John Thompson in Sydney and targets the 2016 The Metropolitan Handicap on October 1 at Randwick Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

The eight-year-old Sir Percy gelding joined Thompson’s Sydney base a fortnight back, the ...

2016 The Metropolitan Target for Sacred Master

2016 The Metropolitan Target for Sacred Master

Chris Waller’s latest stable acquisition Sacred Master targets The Metropolitan 2016 in Sydney this spring during the Kiwi expat’s maiden campaign in Australia.

Sydney’s Chris Waller will prepare Kiwi galloper Sacred Master for a 2016 The Metropolitan bid at Randwick this spring. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Formerly prepared in New Zealand by Tony Pike the Mastercraftsman gelding has recently joined ...