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11/9/2018 Harlem given 58 kilograms in The Metropolitan

Australian Cup (Gr 1, 2000m) winning European import Harlem (Champs Elysees) has been given 58 kilograms and top weight in The Metropolitan (Gr 1, 2400m) at Randwick. Three horses, Japanese import Ambitious (Deep Impact), Auvray (Le Havre) and Mr Moonlight Magic (Cape Cross), were handed 57 kilograms each when weights for the $750,000 race were released yesterday. In total, 81 horses were nominated for The Metropolitan including Group 1 winner Egg Tart (Sebring) and her Chris Waller-trained stablemates Single Gaze (Not A Single Doubt), Unforgotten (Fastnet Rock), Libran (Lawman) and One Foot In Heaven (Fastnet Rock). Waller also has another 11 horses nominated for the race. Click here to view the Epsom Handicap and The Metropolitan weights.


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