News About Cox Plate Day

2017 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Aloisia Odds-on for VRC Oaks

2017 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Aloisia Odds-on for VRC Oaks

A flawless performance over the colts and geldings to win the Moonee Valley Vase 2017 in a runaway has the Aaron Purcell-trained filly Aloisia odds-on for the VRC Oaks next race. Backing up from her upset victory at Caulfield in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m), the well-bred daughter of Azamour was even more impressive…

2017 Cox Plate Results: Winx Wins in Tight Finish with Humidor

2017 Cox Plate Results: Winx Wins in Tight Finish with Humidor

Winx has saluted in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 results, her third success in the Australasian weight-for-age classic at Moonee Valley after holding off the fast-finishing Humidor in a nail-biter that produced another race record winning time. Chris Waller’s superlative mare joined Kingston Town (1980-81), co-holding the record of three Cox Plate wins with another…

2017 Crystal Mile Results: Lucky Hussler Scores Easy Win

2017 Crystal Mile Results: Lucky Hussler Scores Easy Win

The Darren Weir-trained comeback galloper Lucky Hussler returned to winning form suited to a hot pace in the Crystal Mile 2017 on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day at The Valley. The eight-year-olds on of Husson hadn’t won since November of 2016, but was too good for his rivals in today’s Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Crystal Mile…

2017 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Results: Banish for Godolphin

2017 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Results: Banish for Godolphin

The powerhouse Godolphin stable finally enjoyed a Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day win in the seventh thanks to a from-behind effort from the progressive Banish in the Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2017. The hot pace set by the Tony McEvoy-trained Mintha in this season’s Group 2 $200,000 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1600m) allowed those from the…

Who Shot Thebarman Into Melbourne Cup after Moonee Valley Cup Win

Who Shot Thebarman Into Melbourne Cup after Moonee Valley Cup Win

Chris Waller’s marvel nine-year-old Who Shot Thebarman will get a fourth shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017 after a gutsy win in the 2017 Moonee Valley Gold Cup on Cox Plate Day. Giving flying hoop Blake Shinn a third straight Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day win, the always-honest son of Yamanin Vital was too good…

Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Betting Update: Punters Tipping Winx and Who?

Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Betting Update: Punters Tipping Winx and Who?

Outside of the sure-to-be champion Winx in this afternoon’s 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate there are two other horses that the punters have tipped for a place firming in the markets for the $3 million classic at 5:00pm (AEDT). The ‘Full House’ signs are up at Moonee Valley today as Chris Waller’s champion prepares to shoot…

Yendall’s Plan Against Winx in Cox Plate 2017

Yendall’s Plan Against Winx in Cox Plate 2017

Trainer Tony McEvoy was cheeky in his pre-race interview on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day, discussing a “plan” jockey Dean Yendall has on how to beat Winx in the Cox Plate 2017. Yendall rides McEvoy’s three-year-old Domesday colt Royal Symphony in the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) this afternoon, chasing another placing behind…

2017 Cox Plate Horses: Final Word from Winx Rivals

2017 Cox Plate Horses: Final Word from Winx Rivals

With the Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day 2017 action well underway, the Races.com.au team are keeping punters up-to-date with the latest quotes from the rival trainers and jockeys for the big one ahead of their clash with Winx. The Chris Waller-trained Winx chases her record-equalling third triumph in this afternoon’s Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox…

2017 Cox Plate Second to Winx Worth Achieving

2017 Cox Plate Second to Winx Worth Achieving

Racing identity Francesca Cumani believes a second to Winx in the 2017 Cox Plate quinella is still “worth achieving” as she and fellow connections of the Darren Weir-trained Gailo Chop concede defeat. There are just seven remaining rivals out to stop Chris Waller’s dual defending champion from a record-equalling third success, joining Kingston Town (1980-82),…

Winx Cox Plate Day 2017 – Moonee Valley Best Bets

Winx Cox Plate Day 2017 – Moonee Valley Best Bets

The big one in Melbourne today is of course the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate featuring the champion mare Winx, but our Races.com.au Moonee Valley best bets for the entire program are detailed below so you can clean up before the Winx show arrives! Racing at The Valley kicks off this afternoon at 12:10pm (AEDT) and…