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2012 Cox Plate – Second Acceptances

2012 Cox Plate – Second Acceptances
September 25th, 2012

There are forty-two entries left in the 2012 Cox Plate field after second acceptances were taken today. The list of second acceptors includes the Alain de Royer Dupre-trained duo of Americain and Shahwardi as well as the Luca Cumani-trained Afsare. Paolini was the last European-trained horse to run in the…

2011 Cox Plate field – moves and gear changes

2011 Cox Plate field – moves and gear changes
October 22nd, 2011

After a week of injuries, scratchings, good and bad track work and betting moves, the 2011 Group 1 $3m Cox Plate field (2040m) is settled and set to fly this afternoon. The Moonee Valley track is rated dead four which shouldn’t disadvantage any horse – it’s perfect. While the bookies…

2011 Cox Plate field – jockeys and barriers

2011 Cox Plate field – jockeys and barriers
October 18th, 2011

Luck remained with big owner Lloyd Williams when his 2007 Melbourne Cup winner Efficient made the 2011 $3m Group 1 W S Cox Plate (2040m) field. Efficient, Avienus and Yosei were all vying for the final spot in the capacity 14 runner 2011 Cox Plate field when Moonee Valley officials…

Cox Plate 2011 Field Nominations

Cox Plate 2011 Field Nominations
August 2nd, 2011

The 2011 Cox Plate Nominations have been release today, with a total of 189 horses hoping to make the final field for the $3 million feature at Moonee Valley. The most notable nomination for the Cox Plate 2011 is two-time winner So You Think, though it is unclear whether the…

89 Horses can still make 2010 Cox Plate Field after First Declarations

89 Horses can still make 2010 Cox Plate Field after First Declarations
September 8th, 2010

On Tuesday the first declarations for the 2010 Cox Plate were taken with the number of horses still in contention of making the Cox Plate field narrowed down to 89. The $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) is due to take place at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October…