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Beyond Thankful Cops The Metropolitan 2015 Weight Penalty

Beyond Thankful Cops The Metropolitan 2015 Weight Penalty

Chris Waller’s Newcastle Gold Cup winner from last Friday Beyond Thankful has received a one kilogram weight penalty for Saturday week’s 2015 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Sydney’s premier horseman Waller has won two of the past four editions of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic preparing The Verminator (2011) for his upset as…

2015 The Metropolitan Handicaps: Our Ivanhowe Top Weight

2015 The Metropolitan Handicaps: Our Ivanhowe Top Weight

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s German import Our Ivanhowe heads The Metropolitan 2015 weights with 58kg for next month’s mile and a half feature at Royal Randwick. One of three elite level classics on the Epsom Handicap Day on October 3 this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, handicaps for the 92 nominations for the $750,000 Group 1…

Waller Confirms Two for 2014 George Main Stakes Field

Waller Confirms Two for 2014 George Main Stakes Field

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has confirmed two of his five George Main Stakes 2014 nominees for the Group 1 at Royal Randwick this weekend but said his last start Chelmsford Stakes winner Hawkspur could run in another race on the card instead. Racing NSW received a dozen nominations for this Saturday’s $350,000 Group 1…

Sea Moon Heads 2014 The Metropolitan Weights

Sea Moon Heads 2014 The Metropolitan Weights

Last year’s winning trainer Robert Hickmott will saddle-up the top weight for The Metropolitan 2014 at Royal Randwick on October 4 after his Group 2 winner Sea Moon was the heaviest handicapped for the classic. Racing NSW today released the weights for both the $500,000 Group 1 THE STAR Epsom Handicap (1600m) as well as…