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2016 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx in Three

2016 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx in Three

Australia’s best racehorse and defending champion Winx has drawn to perfection set to jump from barrier three in a 10-horse Cox Plate 2016 field at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday. The Chris Waller-trained Street Cry mare is the headline final acceptor for the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m), Australasia’s weight-for-age championship the…

2015 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx Draws One

2015 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx Draws One

Chris Waller’s Epsom Handicap winning mare Winx has a 30-plus years’ hoodoo to overcome after coming up with gate one in the Cox Plate 2015 barrier draw for Saturday’s Moonee Valley classic jumping from the inside alley in the capacity field. Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) features a…

2015 Cox Plate Field: Complacent No Certainty

2015 Cox Plate Field: Complacent No Certainty

Godolphin’s smart Craven Plate winning stallion Complacent is in danger of missing out on a start in Saturday’s capacity 14-starter Cox Plate 2015 field that is finalised on Tuesday morning. Connections have until 8:30am (AEST) on Tuesday to pay the $27,500 final acceptance fee for this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m)…

Can Guest Of Honour Win Past a Mile to Claim 2014 Cox Plate?

Can Guest Of Honour Win Past a Mile to Claim 2014 Cox Plate?

Leading international trainer Marco Botti has made his way down under for the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, but is still searching for a win after missing out on the Caulfield Cup, Toorak Handicap, and Herbert Power Stakes. He will be represented in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) on Saturday by the Irish miler Guest…

2014 Cox Plate Historical Facts & Form Stats

2014 Cox Plate Historical Facts & Form Stats

Saturday afternoon the Cox Plate 2014 will steal the spotlight at Moonee Valley Racecourse and with a supercharged field of genuine hopes below we take a look at the history, form guide, facts and statistics on the weight-for-age feature to uncover the value in the markets. There are a capacity 14 starters facing off in…

Can Foreteller Stay the Distance and Win Cox Plate 2014?

Can Foreteller Stay the Distance and Win Cox Plate 2014?

Foreteller is one of three Chris Waller-trained horses set to run in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) this Saturday, along with Sacred Falls and Royal Descent. The seven-year-old gelding has good form following a minor placing in the Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) before backing up in the Group 1 Underwood…

Hugh Bowman Will Not Ride Criterion in Cox Plate 2014

Hugh Bowman Will Not Ride Criterion in Cox Plate 2014

Hugh Bowman has ridden Criterion home in seven of his 20 career starts, including winning the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) and Australian Derby (2400m) earlier this year, but the horse will be without his regular rider this weekend in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m). Bowman was suspended at Caulfield last Saturday for 20…

No Excuses for 2014 Cox Plate Favourite Fawkner

No Excuses for 2014 Cox Plate Favourite Fawkner

Connections of Saturday’s Cox Plate 2014 betting favourite Fawkner have said there will be no excuses if the dual Group 1 winner is beaten this weekend following an ideal barrier four draw. A full field of 14 faces off in this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley, the favourite…

Royal Descent Set to Peak in 2014 Cox Plate

Royal Descent Set to Peak in 2014 Cox Plate

Glen Boss may have been in the grandstand and not the saddle of Royal Descent for her breakfast with the best gallop at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Tuesday morning, but from what he saw the mare is ready to peak in Saturday’s Cox Plate 2014. Boss will ride the Chris Waller-trained daughter of Redoute’s Choice…

Cox Plate Barrier 13 Better Than Inside Draw for Adelaide

Cox Plate Barrier 13 Better Than Inside Draw for Adelaide

Coolmore’s James Bester has said that Irish raider Adelaide’s wide 2014 Cox Plate barrier 13 at this morning’s draw was a better result than an inside alley for the horse’s Australian debut. The Aidan O’Brien-trained Galileo four-year-old was one of a capacity 14 gallopers announced as part of the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox…