Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, New York, 11003
USA

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Date: May 30, 11
Post:
Purse: $600,000
Grade: I
Type: -
Distance: 8 Furlongs (1mile)
Age: 3 Year Old and Up
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Notes
The Metropolitan Handicap is a thoroughbred horse-racing event that is run at a distance of eight furlongs at Belmont Park racetrack. This Grade I thoroughbred horse racing event is open to three year olds and up and offers a purse of $600,000. It is often referred to as the Met Mile and is the first in a series of three races. It is followed by the Suburban Handicap and the Brooklyn Handicap.


Metropolitan Handicap Winners
Year Winner Age Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2011 Tizway 6 H. James Bond Rajiv Maragh William Clifton Jr. 01:32.9
2010 Quality Road 4 Todd Pletcher John Velazquez Edward P. Evans 01:33.1
2009 Bribon 6 Rob Ribaudo Alan Garcia Marc Keller 01:34.2
2008 Divine Park 4 Kiaran McLaughlin Alan Garcia James J. Barry 01:36.9
2007 Corinthian 4 James A. Jerkens Kent Desormeaux Centennial Farms 01:34.8
2006 Silver Train 4 Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Edgar Prado Buckram Oak Farm 01:34.3
2005 Ghostzapper 5 Robert J. Frankel Javier Castellano Stronach Stables 01:33.2
2004 Pico Central 5 Paulo Lobo Alex Solis Gary A. Tanaka 01:35.4
2003 Aldebaran 5 Robert J. Frankel Jerry D. Bailey Flaxman Holdings 01:34.0
2002 Swept Overboard 5 Craig Dollase Jorge F. Chavez J. Paul Reddam 01:33.2
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