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Gingernuts firms in 2017 Emirates Stakes betting

Gingernuts firms in 2017 Emirates Stakes betting

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Gingernuts has firmed in the betting for the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday. Betting at Ladbrokes.com.au on Friday morning had Gingernuts marked at $6, firming in from $7.50 when the fields were released on Wednesday. Matamata trainers Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards who train…

Foundry Is The 2017 The Metropolitan Winner

Foundry Is The 2017 The Metropolitan Winner

Chris Waller was tipped as the trainer to beat in The Metropolitan 2017, but in a shock result none of his four runners featured in the trifecta led by the Lloyd Williams-raced winning lightweight Foundry. Waller saddled-up the best in betting for this year’s Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) on Epsom Handicap Day, but…

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

One of the biggest days of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival takes place at Royal Randwick today with a triple shot of Group 1 action scheduled for 2017 Epsom Handicap Day, results and updated Randwick winners published live across the afternoon right here at Races.com.au. It is a nine-race card for Epsom Handicap Day and…

2017 The Metropolitan Tips & Odds Update

2017 The Metropolitan Tips & Odds Update

The Metropolitan 2017 is the major staying race taking place at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday and below are our insider betting tips and latest Group 1 odds on the classic. Due to run as Epsom Handicap Day Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST), the Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) betting markets at have over half…

The Metropolitan 2017 Form Guide & Preview

The Metropolitan 2017 Form Guide & Preview

A field of the season’s best stayers will face off at Royal Randwick in Saturday’s 2017 The Metropolitan, a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the handicap clash detailed below. Eleven gallopers remain in the mix for Randwick Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST) on Epsom Handicap Day after the early scratching of the…

Libran Leads Tight 2017 The Metropolitan Betting Market

Libran Leads Tight 2017 The Metropolitan Betting Market

Trainer Chris Waller could be in-line for a big day at Royal Randwick on Saturday including saddling-up the narrow favourite Libran in The Metropolitan 2017 betting. Waller has four of the 12 runners in this season’s Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) as he looks for a third win in the mile and a half…

Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is pleased to have picked up a ride in Saturday’s 2017 The Metropolitan rating the chances of the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke in a small field. Raced by Australian Bloodstock, six-year-old Raven’s Pass gelding Big Duke is one of just a dozen stayers set to face off at Royal Randwick in this…

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…

No 2017 The Metropolitan for Colin Stephen Winner Auvray

No 2017 The Metropolitan for Colin Stephen Winner Auvray

The Richard Freedman-trained French import Auvray held on in a tight finish at Rosehill to win the Colin Stephen Quality on Golden Rose Day, but is likely to bypass Saturday week’s The Metropolitan 2017 in favour for a run in the revamped St Leger race next month. The Group 3 $150,000 Colin Stephen Quality (2400m)…

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

One-time favourite for The Metropolitan 2017, the Chris Waller-trained Alward now looks unlikely to line-up in the Group 1 unless he posts a runaway win at Rosehill on Saturday. Waller had the Irish-bred French import near the top of his contingent for the Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) after Alward saluted for the Rosehill…