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Epsom Weights Released

Tuesday, 15th September 2015

The Racing NSW Handicapping Panel yesterday released weights for the Gr1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) and the Gr1 The Metropolitan (2400m) to be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday, 3rd October. A total of 93 nominations have been weighed for the 150th running of the Gr1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), with this year's edition to be run with a 52.0kg minimum weight and total prize money of $1 million. Five-time Gr1 winner, and 2013 Epsom winner, Boban has been given top weight of 58kg, ahead of star Godolphin import and dual Gr1 winner Contributer with 57.5kg. Fellow high-class Godolphin import Hartnell has been allocated 56.5kg, while last season's Gr1 Doncaster Mile winner Kermadec is asked to carry 56.0kg. Other notable weights include:

  • Pornichet - 56.0kg
  • Royal Descent (highest weighted female) - 55.5kg
  • Catkins & Lucia Valentina - 53.5kg
  • Winx - 53.0kg

Click here to view Epsom weights.

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