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This years Metropolitan will be held at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday October 1st at 4:45pm AEST.
The race covers 2400m, with a prize pool of $750,000 with the winner to take home $430,000.
Conditions are predicted at a heavy 8, at 18 degrees and the possibility of light rainfall.
The top three favourites to win the race include:
Durston- Trainer: Kerrin Mcevoy. Jockey, Chris Waller.
Le Don De Vie- Trainers: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace. Jokey, James Mcdonald
Stockman- Trainer: Joseph Pride. Jokey, Sam Clipperton.
Profile on favourite horse, Durston:
Durston is a six year old chestnut Gelding from United Kingdom, who is based at Gold Coast.
It is regarded as a racehorse with above-average ability, due to its career earnings of $479,938 and being a stakes winner.
It’s most significant winnings to date are the $250,000 Sharp Office Newcastle Gold Cup, on the 16th September 2022 at Newcastle, ridden by James McDonald.