News About Cox Plate Day

2017 Cox Plate Still on Cards for Happy Clapper

2017 Cox Plate Still on Cards for Happy Clapper

He may have been beaten over the distance in Sydney as the odds-on favourite last weekend but Happy Clapper is still likely to face Winx in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 next race. Pat Webster’s seven-year-old son of Teofilo has reportedly pulled up well after finishing second to upset winner Classic Uniform at Randwick on…

Royal Symphony Takes on Winx in Cox Plate 2017

Royal Symphony Takes on Winx in Cox Plate 2017

Trainer Tony McEvoy has confirmed plans to head into the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate clash against super mare Winx with his beaten Caulfield Guineas favourite Royal Symphony. Chris Waller’s Hall of Famer Winx has won the past two editions of the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in emphatic fashion…

Winx Heads 36 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Third Acceptances

Winx Heads 36 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Third Acceptances

Just 36 horses remain in the mix for Australasia’s weight-for-age championship with Winx the headline Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 third acceptor for the Moonee Valley classic. Winx is out to join Kingston Town with a trio of wins in the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) when she dually defends her title on…

Winx Leads 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Second Acceptances

Winx Leads 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Second Acceptances

This list of potential rivals taking on Winx in her bid at a third straight Ladbrokes Cox Plate victory in 2017 has been shortened to just 48 second acceptances taken this week. There were 79 first acceptors for the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m), running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on October 28,…

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

2016 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir onto VRC Derby

Tony Pike’s Kiwi raider Sacred Elixir ran the perfect 2016 Victoria Derby lead-up on Cox Plate Day with a tight win in the Moonee Valley Vase. The talented Pour Moi gelding won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) in Brisbane as a two-year-old in the winter and was a first-up winner at Caulfield in the…

2016 Cox Plate Winner Winx Beats Hartnell by 8 Lengths

2016 Cox Plate Winner Winx Beats Hartnell by 8 Lengths

Chris Waller’s magnificent mare Winx did what her odds-on price suggested she would and more at Moonee Valley going back-to-back in the Australasian weight-for-age championship with an absolute demolition job in the Cox Plate 2016. Twelve months ago the daughter of Street Cry annihilated her rivals with a 4.75 length win in the $3 million…

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller prepared the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 quinella on Cox Plate Day repeating the one-two effort of last year’s Sydney Cup with Grand Marshal and Who Shot Thebarman. It had been 539 days between wins for Dansili seven-year-old Grand Marshal who hadn’t been in the winners’ stall since his upset at…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

Nurse Kitchen Upset 2016 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Winner

Nurse Kitchen Upset 2016 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Winner

The David Brideoake-trained, Peter Moody-owned Nurse Kitchen showed a tremendous late burst of speed to score an upset Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2016 win on Cox Plate Day. There were plenty of better fancied and better performed three-year-old fillies in this year’s $200,000 Group 2 P.W. Glass Fillies Classic (1600m) including the Thousand Guineas runner-up…

Myer Classic Considered for 2016 Tesio Stakes Winner Kaniana

Myer Classic Considered for 2016 Tesio Stakes Winner Kaniana

Master trainer Darren Weir is considering a shot at the 2016 Myer Classic on VRC Derby Day with his upset Tesio Stakes winner on Cox Plate Day Kaniana. The six-year-old Canny Lad mare was at an outsider’s price to post her first win since mid-August in the $150,000 Group 3 Tesio Stakes (1600m) – running…