Cox Plate Field 2011 – Nominations, Final Field & Acceptances

July 19th, 2011

This year’s Cox Plate  field 2011 will be restricted to the usual 14 runners plus 4 emergencies when it races on Saturday October 22, 2011, at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

As usual, this year’s Cox Plate field is sure to represent some of the best weight-for-age competitors in Australia  as they attempt to snare a slice of the $3 million prize money offered.

The first round of nominations for the 2011 Cox Plate horse racing field is due to be announced at the end of August, with the final field and barrier draw being released on the Tuesday October 18, 2011.

Luxbet will post odds for the 2011 Cox Plate after the first round of nominations are released next month.

There will be three rounds of declarations that take place before the final field and barrier draw is announced.

While it is unknown which horses will nominated for the Cox Plate field 2011, the focus is on ex-Australian stayer So You Think, as the country waits to see whether he will be brought home to contest a third Cox Plate.

So You Think was sold to Coolmore Stud in Ireland following his third place finish in the $6 million Melbourne Cup last year and speculation has been circling since his new trainer, Aidan O’Brien, mentioned that the 2012 Cox Plate was on the horse’s radar.

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