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2015 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Nominations – The Championships

2015 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Nominations – The Championships

Nominations for 10 of the major races held over the two-day The Championships during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival were released this week including 116 entries for the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2015.

Golden Slipper winning filly Mossfun is one of the headline 2015 Arrowfield 3YO Stakes nominations taken by the ATC this week. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early entries ...

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.

Trainer David Payne is confident of success for Criterion in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes. Photo: Race ...

2014 Cox Plate Betting Market Movers

2014 Cox Plate Betting Market Movers

The Cox Plate 2014 field is set to jump at 5:40pm (AEDT) this afternoon in Melbourne and so here we follow the money trail and check out the stats on the early market movers for the weight-for-age classic.

Criterion (pictured in a Moonee Valley track gallop) is one of the big three 2014 Cox Plate betting market movers for this ...

Cox Plate Odds 2014 Update

Cox Plate Odds 2014 Update

A capacity field of fourteen classy international runners and leading local chances has been confirmed for this afternoon’s featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to places a winning wager.

Fawkner remains outright favourite for success in Cox Plate betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...

Can Almalad Return To His Best In The Cox Plate?

Can Almalad Return To His Best In The Cox Plate?

The Cox Plate has always been the major 2014 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Almalad, but is the three-year-old good enough to take out the Australasian Weight-For-Age Championship at Moonee Valley tomorrow.

Almalad is one of two Gai Waterhouse-trained horses in the 2014 Cox Plate field. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Almalad won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins...

Sweynesse at his ‘Very Best’ Ahead of Cox Plate 2014

Sweynesse at his ‘Very Best’ Ahead of Cox Plate 2014

Godolphin private trainer John O’Shea has his 2014 Cox Plate hope Sweynesse as good as he can get him ahead of the three-year-old’s acid test in the 2040m classic at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Sweynesse gets the weight advantage as a three-year-old in the weight-for-age Cox Plate 2014 this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

There has been a rush of money ...

Cox Plate 2014 Betting Update – Criterion the Market Mover

Cox Plate 2014 Betting Update – Criterion the Market Mover

The headline race at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday is of course the 2014 Cox Plate and it is last season’s ATC Derby winner Criterion who is the notable early market mover for the weight-for-age classic.

The money is coming for ATC Derby winner Criterion to take out the Cox Plate 2014 on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Drawn ideally in ...

2014 Cox Plate Test – Almalad Fighting Fit

2014 Cox Plate Test – Almalad Fighting Fit

He may be one of the roughie shots in Saturday’s Cox Plate 2014 betting markets but trainer Gai Waterhouse is confident her Group 1 winning three-year-old Almalad has fitness on his side this weekend.

Stutt Stakes winner at the track Almalad is ready to peak in Saturday’s 2014 Cox Plate. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There are three three-year-olds lining-up ...

Can Market Mover Sweynesse Win Schofield’s 2nd Cox Plate?

Can Market Mover Sweynesse Win Schofield’s 2nd Cox Plate?

This Saturday jockey Chad Schofield will look to secure back-to-back Cox Plate wins with another classy three-year-old Sweynesse who is the early market mover for the Moonee Valley classic.

Sweynesse makes his Melbourne debut in Saturday’s 2014 Cox Plate. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Schofield, son of fellow Group 1 winning hoop Glyn Schofield, scored a ride ...

2014 Cox Plate Form Guide & Facts

2014 Cox Plate Form Guide & Facts

This weekend the Cox Plate 2014 runs at Moonee Valley Racecourse with a start studded field of weight-for-age gallopers facing off in the second of the ‘Big Three’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors.

Sweynesse is the best fancied of the three-year-olds looking to go back-to-back for the age group in the Cox Plate 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

A full field ...