News About 2014 Cox Plate

Waller Will Prepare Adelaide for 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Waller Will Prepare Adelaide for 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

It was announced in November that Irish globetrotter Adelaide would remain in Australia for the autumn in the care of top Sydney trainer Chris Waller after winning the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) in the spring. The superstar import will be in Waller’s stables in the upcoming two weeks before being prepared for the $4…

2014 Cox Plate Winner Adelaide to Remain in Australia

2014 Cox Plate Winner Adelaide to Remain in Australia

Globetrotter Adelaide will lay down some roots in Australia after winning the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) on October 25. The three-year-old horse is due to be the headline act of the Championships next year as he is transferred to the care of trainer Chris Waller after serving under Aidan O’Brien in the UK. Coolmore’s…

Payne Confident of Mackinnon Stakes Success for Criterion

Payne Confident of Mackinnon Stakes Success for Criterion

Unlucky to be blocked for a run and hampered when seventh in the featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) last weekend, trainer David Payne is confident of a return to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) for Criterion. Jumping from the gates well in the Cox Plate, Criterion was settled slightly…

Side Glance Will Defend Title in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Side Glance Will Defend Title in 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Side Glance is all set to defend his Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) crown at Flemington this Saturday, and trainer Andrew Balding couldn’t be happier with the gelding’s form. Side Glance is one of two horses set to back-up in the 2014 Mackinnon Stakes just one week after running the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m),…

Criterion Will Back Up Quickly for 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Criterion Will Back Up Quickly for 2014 Mackinnon Stakes

Criterion won’t have to wait long before getting another chance to claim a Group One win this spring after the horse was nominated for this Saturday’s Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington. It was only Saturday that the four-year-old was last seen running a luckless seventh in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) but…

Adelaide Wins 2014 Cox Plate – Full Results

Adelaide Wins 2014 Cox Plate – Full Results

Champion Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien hadn’t saddled-up a horse down under since a disastrous 2008 Melbourne Cup, but this spring he sent star youngster Adelaide over for the Cox Plate 2014 and the raider didn’t disappoint looping the field to win in near record time. Always a big danger in this year’s $3 million Group…

2014 Cox Plate Field: Last Words

2014 Cox Plate Field: Last Words

There’s only a few minutes between now and jump time for this afternoon’s Cox Plate 2014 at 5:40pm (AEDT) at Moonee Valley Racecourse so what’s the last word on the 14 horses batting to be crowned Australasia’s Weight-For-Age Champion? #1 Sacred Falls (9) Triple Group 1 winner over 1600m in Sydney including two Doncasters. Can…

2014 Cox Plate Form Guide in Two Words

2014 Cox Plate Form Guide in Two Words

Ahead of this afternoon’s Melbourne major at Moonee Valley Racecourse below we have the Races.com.au insider two word Cox Plate 2014 form guide. You could spend hours scrolling through the entire 2014 Cox Plate Historical Facts & Form Stats to pick the winner of this year’s $3 million weight-for-age championship. Or you could sort the…

Burles Looking to Clean Up in Cox Plate 2014

Burles Looking to Clean Up in Cox Plate 2014

Longford-based horseman Mick Burles is quietly confident the luck in Melbourne can continue for his Tasmanian raider The Cleaner who is out to score an upset in this afternoon’s 2014 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. The Savoire Vivre seven-year-old has developed something of a cult following with the race fans both in the Apple Isle…

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

The 2014 Cox Plate is now just hours away from jumping at Moonee Valley Racecourse and betting for the country’s premier weight-for-age event has never been more intense. Having returned to racing in exceptional form this season, classy Macedon Lodge runner Fawkner has maintained status as outright favourite for success in Cox Plate betting markets…