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Stats Central - Graded Stakes Profile

As of 07.11.14

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Metropolitan Handicap (Gr. 1)
Host Track:   Belmont Park
City:  Elmont, NY

Race Facts (Since 1976):

  • Fastest Time: 1:32:81
  • Largest Winning Margin: 7 1/4 lengths
  • Highest Winning Equibase Speed Figure:136

2014 Winning Connections:

Race History

Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Race Name Gr. Course Track Distance Purse
06/07/2014 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $1,250,000
05/27/2013 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/28/2012 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/30/2011 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/31/2010 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/25/2009 Shadwell Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $600,000
05/26/2008 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $600,000
05/28/2007 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $600,000
05/29/2006 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $600,000
05/30/2005 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/31/2004 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/26/2003 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/27/2002 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/28/2001 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/29/2000 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $750,000
05/29/1999 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/25/1998 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/26/1997 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $400,000
05/27/1996 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $400,000
05/29/1995 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/30/1994 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/31/1993 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/25/1992 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/27/1991 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/28/1990 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/29/1989 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/30/1988 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/25/1987 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $500,000
05/26/1986 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $250,000
05/27/1985 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $250,000
05/28/1984 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $250,000
05/30/1983 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $200,000
05/31/1982 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $125,000
05/25/1981 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $125,000
05/26/1980 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $125,000
05/28/1979 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $100,000
05/29/1978 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $100,000
05/30/1977 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $100,000
05/31/1976 Metropolitan Handicap 1 Dirt Belmont Park 1 Mile $100,000

Past Winners

Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Horse Trainer Jockey Equibase Speed Figure Chart Video
06/07/2014 Palace Malice Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez 115
05/27/2013 Sahara Sky Jerry Hollendorfer Joel Rosario 110
05/28/2012 Shackleford Dale L. Romans John R. Velazquez 122
05/30/2011 Tizway H. James Bond Rajiv Maragh 118
05/31/2010 Quality Road Todd A. Pletcher John R. Velazquez 115
05/25/2009 Bribon (FR) Robert Ribaudo Alan Garcia 118
05/26/2008 Divine Park Kiaran P. McLaughlin Alan Garcia 114
05/28/2007 Corinthian James A. Jerkens Kent J. Desormeaux 118
05/29/2006 Silver Train Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Edgar S. Prado 125  
05/30/2005 Ghostzapper Robert J. Frankel Javier Castellano 128  
05/31/2004 Pico Central (BRZ) Paulo H. Lobo Alex O. Solis 126  
05/26/2003 Aldebaran Robert J. Frankel Jerry D. Bailey 123  
05/27/2002 Swept Overboard Craig Dollase Jorge F. Chavez 125  
05/28/2001 Exciting Story Mark E. Casse Patrick Husbands 106  
05/29/2000 Yankee Victor Carlos J. Morales Heberto Castillo, Jr. 119  
05/29/1999 Sir Bear Ralph Ziadie John R. Velazquez 117  
05/25/1998 Wild Rush Richard E. Mandella Jerry D. Bailey 120  
05/26/1997 Langfuhr Michael Keogh Jorge F. Chavez 117  
05/27/1996 Honour and Glory D. Wayne Lukas John R. Velazquez 119  
05/29/1995 You and I Robert J. Frankel Jorge F. Chavez 133  
05/30/1994 Holy Bull Warren A. Croll, Jr. Mike E. Smith 136  
05/31/1993 Ibero (ARG) Ronald L. McAnally Laffit A. Pincay, Jr. 122  
05/25/1992 Dixie Brass Dennis J. Brida Julio Molina Pezua 128  
05/27/1991 In Excess (IRE) Bruce L. Jackson Patrick A. Valenzuela N/A  
05/28/1990 Criminal Type D. Wayne Lukas Jose A. Santos N/A  
05/29/1989 Proper Reality Robert E. Holthus Jerry D. Bailey N/A  
05/30/1988 Gulch D. Wayne Lukas Jose A. Santos N/A  
05/25/1987 Gulch LeRoy S. Jolley Pat Day N/A  
05/26/1986 Garthorn Robert J. Frankel Rafael Q. Meza N/A  
05/27/1985 Forzando (GB) John Sullivan Donald MacBeth N/A  
05/28/1984 Fit to Fight MacKenzie L. Miller Jerry D. Bailey N/A  
05/30/1983 Star Choice John M. Veitch Jorge Velasquez N/A  
05/31/1982 Conquistador Cielo Woodford C. Stephens Eddie Maple N/A  
05/25/1981 Fappiano Jan H. Nerud Angel Cordero, Jr. N/A  
05/26/1980 Czaravich William H. Turner, Jr. Laffit A. Pincay, Jr. N/A  
05/28/1979 State Dinner J. Elliott Burch Chris J. McCarron N/A  
05/29/1978 Cox's Ridge Joseph B. Cantey Eddie Maple N/A  
05/30/1977 Forego Frank Y. Whiteley, Jr. William Shoemaker N/A  
05/31/1976 Forego Frank Y. Whiteley, Jr. H. Gustines N/A