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Metropolitan Handicap


121th Running on Saturday, June 7, 2014

$1,250,000 1 Mile 3&UP (Dirt) Grade: I

Year:Horse:AgeWt.TimeOwnerTrainerJockeyValueReplay
2014 Palace Malice 4 124 1:33.56 Dogwood Stable Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez $670,000
replay
2013 Sahara Sky 5 120 1:34.17 Hollendorfer, Jerry and Lloyd, Kim Jerry Hollendorfer Joel Rosario $450,000
replay
2012 Shackleford 4 119 1:33.30 Lauffer, Michael, Cubbedge, W. D. and Phillips Racing Partnership Dale L. Romans John R. Velazquez $450,000
replay
2011 Tizway 6 116 1:32.90 William L. Clifton, Jr. H. James Bond Rajiv Maragh $300,000
replay
2010 Quality Road 4 124 1:33.11 Edward P. Evans Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez $300,000
replay
2009 Bribon (FR) 6 117 1:34.15 Marc Keller Robert Ribaudo Alan Garcia $360,000
replay
2008 Divine Park 4 117 1:36.91 James J. Barry Kiaran P. McLaughlin Alan Garcia $360,000
replay
2007 Corinthian 4 117 1:34.77 Centennial Farms James A. Jerkens Kent J. Desormeaux $360,000
replay
2006 Silver Train 4 119 1:34.27 Buckram Oak Farm Richard E. Dutrow, Jr Edgar Prado $360,000
2005 Ghostzapper 5 123 1:33 1/5 Stronach Stables Robert Frankel Javier Castellano $450,000
2004 Pico Central (BRZ) 5 119 1:35 2/5 Gary A. Tanaka Paulo Lobo Alex Solis $450,000
2003 Aldebaran 5 119 1:34 Flaxman Stable Robert Frankel Jerry Bailey $450,000
2002 Swept Overboard 5 117 1:33 1/5 John Paul Reddam Craig Dollase Jorge Chavez $450,000
2001 Exciting Story 4 115 1:37 Harry Mangurian Jr Mark Casse Patrick Husbands $450,000
2000 Yankee Victor 4 117 1:34 3/5 Moreton Binn Carlos Morales Hector Castillo Jr. $450,000
1999 Sir Bear 6 117 1:34 2/5 Barbara Smollin Ralph Ziade John Velazquez $300,000
1998 Wild Rush 4 119 1:33 2/5 Stronach Stables Richard Mandella Jerry D. Bailey $300,000
1997 Langfuhr 5 122 1:33 Gustav Schickedanz Michael Keogh Jorge Chavez $240,000
1996 Honour and Glory 3 110 1:32 4/5 Michael Tabor D. Wayne Lukas John R. Velazquez $240,000
1995 You And I 4 112 1:34 3/5 Edmund A. Gann Robert Frankel Jorge Chavez $300,000
1994 Holy Bull 3 112 1:33 4/5 Warren A. Croll Warren A. Croll Mike Smith $300,000
1993 Ibero (ARG) 6 119 1:34 1/5 Frank E. Whitham Ronald McAnally Laffit Pincay Jr. $300,000
1992 Dixie Brass 3 107 1:33 3/5 Michael Watral Dennis J. Brida Julio Pezua $300,000
1991 In Excess 4 117 1:35 2/5 Jack J. Munari Bruce L. Jackson Pat A. Valenzuela $300,000
1990 Criminal Type 5 120 1:34 2/5 Calumet Farm D. Wayne Lukas Jose Santos $357,000
1989 Proper Reality 4 117 1:34 Mrs. James A. Winn Robert H. Holthus Jerry Bailey $353,400
1988 Gulch 4 125 1:34 3/5 Peter Brant D.Wayne Lukas Jose Santos $351,600
1987 Gulch 3 110 1:34 4/5 Peter Brant Leroy Jolley Patrick Day $360,900
1986 Garthorn 6 124 1:33 3/5 Jerome S. Moss Robert Frankel Rafael Meza $179,700
1985 Forzando 4 113 1:34 2/5 S. C. Chillingworth John Sullivan Donald MacBeth $207,600
1984 Fit To Fight 5 124 1:34 Rokeby Stable Mack. Miller Jerry Bailey $182,100
1983 Star Choice 4 113 1:33 4/5 Frances Genter John Veitch Jorge Velasquez $145,200
1982 Conquistador Cielo 3 111 1:33 Henryk deKwiatkowski Woody C. Stephens Eddie Maple $91,800
1981 Fappiano 4 115 1:33 4/5 John Nerud Jan Nerud Angel Cordero Jr. $84,650
1980 Czaravich 4 126 1:35 4/5 William L. Reynolds William H. Turner Jr. Laffit Pincay Jr. $83,850
1979 State Dinner 4 115 1:34 C. V. Whitney Elliott Burch Chris McCarron $64,980
1978 Cox's Ridge 4 130 1:34 3/5 Loblolly Stable Joseph B. Cantey Eddie Maple $66,180
1977 Forego 7 133 1:34 4/5 Lazy F Ranch Frank Y. Whiteley Jr. William Shoemaker $68,640
1976 Forego 6 130 1:34 4/5 Lazy F Ranch Frank Y. Whiteley Jr. Heliodoro Gustines $66,660
1975 Gold and Myrrh 4 121 1:33 3/5 William F. Wilmot William Wilmot Walter Blum $66,840
1974 Arbees Boy 4 112 1:34 2/5 Otly Stable George W. Weckerle Jr. Eddie Maple $67,200
1973 Tentam 4 116 1:35 Cragwood Stable Mack. Miller Jorge Velasquez $68,580
1972 Executioner 4 119 1:35 2/5 October House Farm Edward Yowell Eddie Belmonte $70,290
1971 Tunex 5 113 1:35 4/5 Hobeau Farm H. Allen Jerkens John Ruane $72,960
1970 Nodouble 5 126 1:34 3/5 Verna Lea Farm J. Bert Sonnier Jorge Tejeira $74,490
1969 Arts And Letters 3 111 1:34 Rokeby Stable Elliott Burch Jean Cruguet $75,725
1968 In Reality 4 124 1:35 Frances Genter Melvin Calvert John L. Rotz $70,135
1967 Buckpasser 4 130 1:34 3/5 Ogden Phipps Edward A. Neloy Braulio Baeze $70,980
1966 Bold Lad 4 132 1:34 1/5 Wheatley Stable Edward A. Neloy Braulio Baeza $75,140
1965 Gun Bow 5 130 1:34 2/5 Gedney Farm Edward A. Neloy Walter Blum $72,540
1964 Olden Times 6 119 1:34 2/5 Rex Ellsworth M. Tenney H. Moreno $75,010
1963 Cyrano 4 113 1:35 Greentree Stable J. Gaver R. Ussery $74,815
1962 Carry Back 4 123 1:33 3/5 Mrs. Katherine Price J. Price J. L. Rotz $72,735
1961 Kelso 4 130 1:35 3/5 Bohemia Stable C. Hanford E. Arcaro $74,100
1960 Bald Eagle 5 128 1:33 3/5 Cain Hoy Stable W. Stephens M. Ycaza $73,130
1959 Sword Dancer 3 114 1:35 1/5 Brookmeade Stable E. Burch W. Shoemaker $74,235
1958 Gallant Man 4 130 1:35 3/5 Ralph Lowe J. A. Nerud W. Shoemaker $37,620
1957 Traffic Judge 5 118 1:36 L. P. Doherty J. Maloney E. Arcaro $44,600
1956 Midafternon 4 111 1:35 Mrs. E. E. Robbins T. M. Waller W. Boland $37,700
1955 High Gun 4 130 1:35 3/5 King Ranch M. Hirsch A. DeSpirito $25,500
1954 Native Dancer 4 130 1:35 1/5 Alfred G. Vanderbilt W. Winfrey E. Guerin $28,300
1953 Tom Fool 4 130 1:35 4/5 Greentree Stable J. Gaver T. Atkinson $25,800
1952 Mameluke 4 112 1:36 2/5 C. V. Whitney S. Veitch G. Porch $25,200
1951 Casemate 4 115 1:35 2/5 James Cox Brady R. Dotter D. Gorman $26,000
1950 Greek Ship 3 106 1:36 3/5 Brookmeade Stable P.M. Burch� H. Woodhouse $22,450
1949 Loser Weeper 4 105 1:36 2/5 Alfred G. Vanderbilt C. Winfrey� H. Woodhouse $21,400
1948 Stymie 7 126 1:36 4/5 Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs H.Jacobs� C. McCreary $21,200
1947 Stymie 6 124 1:37 2/5 Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs H. Jacobs� B. James $21,650
1946 Gallorette 4 110 1:37 W. L. Brann E.A. Christmas� J. D. Jessop $22,050
1945 Devil Diver 6 129 1:36 2/5 Greentree Stable J.M. Gaver� T. Atkinson $18,280
1944 Devil Diver 5 134 1:35 4/5 Greentree Stable J.M. Gaver� T. Atkinson $10,080
1943 Devil Diver 4 117 1:36 3/5 Greentree Stable J.M. Gaver� G. Woolf $10,900
1942 Attention 4 126 1:36 2/5 Mrs. Parker Corning M. Hirsch� D. Meade $11,300
1941 Eight Thirty 5 132 1:37 1/5 George D. Widener W.E. Mulholland� H. Richards $10,250
1940 Third Degree 4 123 1:35 2/5 Greentree Stable J.M. Gaver� E. Arcaro $10,400
1939 Knickerbocker 3 100 1:37 1/5 J. E. Widener P. Coyne� F. A. Smith $7,500
1938 Danger Point 4 112 1:38 J. D. Norris E. Hayward E. Arcaro $8,450
1937 Snark 4 112 1:37 4/5 Wheatley Stable J. Fitzsimmons J. Longden $6,675
1936 Good Harvest 4 107 1:36 2/5 Alfred G. Vanderbilt J.H. Stotler� S. Renick $6,650
1935 King Saxon 4 118 1:38 1/5 C. H. Knebelkamp C.H. Knebelkamp C. Rainey $7,225
1934 Mr. Khayyam 4 119 1:37 Catawba Farm - R. Jones $3,480
1933 Equipoise 5 128 1:37 2/5 C. V. Whitney - R. Workman $4,725
1932 Equipoise 4 122 1:37 C. V. Whitney - R. Workman $7,425
1931 Questionnaire 4 122 1:38 3/5 James Butler - R. Workman $7,575
1930 Jack High 4 110 1:35 George D. Widener - L. McAtee $8,275
1929 Petee-Wrack 4 120 1:40 J. R. Macomber - S. O'Donnell $8,600
1928 Nimba 4 114 1:40 Marshall Field - H. Thurber $8,575
1927 Black Maria 4 116 1:37 2/5 W. R. Coe - F. Coltiletti $8,225
1926 Sarazen 5 129 1:38 Fair Stable - F. Weiner $9,125
1925 Sting 4 114 1:37 James Butler - B. Breuning $8,625
1924 Laurano 3 101 1:38 1/5 Oak Ridge Stable - H. Thurber $9,150
1923 Grey Lag 5 133 1:38 Rancocas Stable - E. Sande $7,600
1922 Mad Hatter 6 129 1:36 3/5 Rancocas Stable - E. Sande $8,550
1921 Mad Hatter 5 127 1:37 2/5 Rancocas Stable - E. Sande $8,150
1920 Wildair 3 107 1:38 4/5 H. P. Whitney - E. Ambrose $3,865
1919 Lanius 4 115 1:42 2/5 G. D. Widener - J. Loftus $3,865
1918 Trompe La Mort 3 102 1:38 2/5 J. E. Widener - L. McAtee $3,865
1917 Ormsdale 4 111 1:39 1/5 R. T. Wilson Jr. - J. McTaggart $3,850
1916 The Finn 4 120 1:38 H. C. Hallenbeck - A. Schuttinger $3,350
1915 Stromboli 4 118 1:39 4/5 August Belmont - C. Turner $2,325
1914 Buskin 4 114 1:37 4/5 John Whalen - C. Fairbrother $4,200
1913 Whisk Broom II 6 126 1:39 H. P.Whitney - J. Notter $3,500
1910 Fashion Plate 4 105 1:37 4/5 Oneck Stable - M. McGee $3,800
1909 King James 4 125 1:40 S. C. Hildreth - G. Burns $3,785
1908 Jack Atkin 4 128 1:38 3/5 B. Schreiber - C. Shilling $9,620
1907 Glorifier 5 119 1:40 4/5 J. H. McCormick - C. Garner $9,620
1906 Grapple 4 106 1:39 J. A. Drake - C. Garner $10,650
1905 Sysonby 3 107 - James Keene - W. Shaw $5,655
1905 Race King 4 97 1:41 3/5 O. L. Richard - L. Smith $10,850
1904 Irish Lad 4 123 1:40 H. B. Duryea - W. Shaw $10,880
1903 Gunfire 4 109 1:38 W. C. Whitney - T. Burns $11,080
1902 Arsenal 3 90 1:42 1/2 A. LFeatherstone - J. Daly $8,920
1901 Banastar 6 123 1:42 C. H. Mackay - G. Odom $6,810
1900 Ethelbert 4 126 1:41 Perry Belmont - D. Maher $6,250
1899 Filigrane 4 102 1:39 1/4 A. H. & D. H. Morris - R. Clawson $6,250
1898 Bowling Brook 3 102 1:44 A. H. & D. H. Morris - P. Clay $4,280
1897 Voter 3 99 1:40 J. R. Keene - J. Lamley $3,850
1896 Counter Tenor 4 115 1:53 J. Ruppert Jr. - A. Hamilton $3,850
1894 Ramapo 4 117 1:52 1/2 Gideon & Daly - F. Taral $6,145
1893 Charade 4 107 1:52 1/4 W. R. Jones - S. Doggett $13,740
1892 Pessaro 4 117 1:54 Walcott & Campbell - F. Taral $12,200
1891 Tristan 6 114 1:51 1/2 L. Stuart & Co. - G. Taylor $7,300

The METROPOLITAN Handicap had its first running in 1891 at Morris Park and is popularly known as the “Met Mile.”

The METROPOLITAN Handicap was run at Morris Park 1891-1904 and at Aqueduct 1960-67, 1969, and in 1975. Not run in 1895, 1911 and 1912. Run at 1 1/8 miles prior to 1897. Dead heat for win in 1905. Equipoise finished first in 1934, but was disqualified. The running of that race was part of the popular Broadway play “Three Men on a Horse.”