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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…

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. Master trainer Waller has identified the $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on October 1 as the major Sydney Spring Racing Carnival target for…

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. The eight-year-old Sir Percy gelding joined Thompson’s Sydney base a fortnight back, the evergreen veteran having yet another stable change. A winner of seven of his 26 career starts to date for just over…

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. Formerly prepared in New Zealand by Tony Pike the Mastercraftsman gelding has recently joined Waller’s Rosehill stables. His old Cambridge-based trainer Pike confirmed plans to head towards the $750,000 Group 1 The…