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2016 Cox Plate Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 Cox Plate Betting Tips & Odds Update
October 20th, 2016

The Cox Plate 2016 betting markets for Saturday are all about Winx going back-to-back in the weight-for-age classic, but is the favourite the best Cox Plate tip to take to the bookies? A class field of 10 is engaged for this spring’s edition of the $3 million Group 1 W.S….

Winx Heads 2016 Cox Plate Field & Barriers

Winx Heads 2016 Cox Plate Field & Barriers
October 18th, 2016

Chris Waller’s superstar mare Winx has drawn ideally in barrier three when defending her title in the Cox Plate 2016 field this weekend at Moonee Valley Racecourse. The second of the ‘Big 3’ spring majors, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) takes place on Saturday and…

2016 Cox Plate Field Takes Shape: Third Acceptances

2016 Cox Plate Field Takes Shape: Third Acceptances
October 5th, 2016

The make-up of the Cox Plate 2016 field is beginning to take shape after third acceptances for Australasia’s weight-for-age feature closed this week. Running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 22, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) attracted 29 third acceptors. Heading the likely Cox…

2015 Cox Plate Aim for Mourinho

2015 Cox Plate Aim for Mourinho
January 22nd, 2015

Veteran galloper Mourinho will be given a light autumn campaign with his trainer Peter Gelagotis’s major aim being the Cox Plate 2015 this October. The seven-year-old Oratorio gelding narrowly missed out on a run in the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse last Melbourne…

2014 Cox Plate Field Released

2014 Cox Plate Field Released
October 21st, 2014

After much conjecture and debate the Moonee Valley Racing Club has released the 2014 Cox Plate field and a capacity field of 14 horses will contest the Australasian Weight-For-Age Championship at Moonee Valley on Saturday. A total of 16 horses were included in the final acceptances for the Cox Plate,…

Waterhouse Hoping To Two Runners In Cox Plate Field

Waterhouse Hoping To Two Runners In Cox Plate Field
October 20th, 2014

Leading Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse is hoping that both Almalad and Wandjina will be included in the 2014 Cox Plate field that will be released tomorrow. Connections of Wandjina have paid the late-entry fee of $130,000 to include Wandjina in the acceptances for the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m), but…

Coolmore Happy With 2014 Cox Plate Chance

Coolmore Happy With 2014 Cox Plate Chance
October 13th, 2014

Aidan O’Brien-trained Adelaide has impressed connections with the way that he has settled in Australia ahead of the 2014 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 25. Adelaide arrived at the Werribee International Equine Centre on Saturday and according to Coolmore Australia Racing Manager James Bester the four-year-old had come…

Dissident On Trial For Cox Plate In Caulfield Stakes

Dissident On Trial For Cox Plate In Caulfield Stakes
October 8th, 2014

Trainer Peter Moody has revealed that Dissident has to perform strongly in the Caulfield Stakes at Caulfield this weekend in order to be worthy of a place in the 2014 Cox Plate field. Dissident started his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a most impressive win in the Group 1 Memsie…

41 Remain After 2014 Cox Plate Third Acceptances

41 Remain After 2014 Cox Plate Third Acceptances
October 7th, 2014

The competition for a place in the 2014 Cox Platefield is set be extremely tough after 41 horses were included in the third acceptances for the Group 1 event that will be held at Moonee Valley on October 25. One horse that is guaranteed a start in the 2014 Cox…

Cox Plate The Spring Target For Super Cool

Cox Plate The Spring Target For Super Cool
August 15th, 2014

Trainer Mark Kavanagh has revealed that the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 25 will be the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Group 1 winner Super Cool. Super Cool has not been seen at the races since he finished a credible ninth in the Group…