News About Cox Plate First Acceptances

Winx Dominates 87 Cox Plate 2016 First Acceptances

Winx Dominates 87 Cox Plate 2016 First Acceptances

Australia’s best racehorse Winx is the headline first acceptance taken by Racing Victoria (RV) for the 2016 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. On Tuesday RV received 87 first acceptances for the 96th edition of the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) run at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 22. Cutting…

92 Cox Plate 2015 First Declarations Received

92 Cox Plate 2015 First Declarations Received

Racing Victoria today released the first declarations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Group 1s including the 2015 Cox Plate, 92 weight-for-age hopefuls still in the mix for the Moonee Valley classic on October 24. There were 173 nominations taken for the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at the start…

Final 2014 Cox Plate Lead-Up for Adelaide in France

Final 2014 Cox Plate Lead-Up for Adelaide in France

Aiden O’Brien’s talented Galileo four-year-old Adelaide will have his final Cox Plate 2014 lead-up in France this weekend running in the Group 2 Prix Neil (2400m) at Longchamp on Sunday. It has been six years since Irish horseman O’Brien has brought a horse down under for a shot at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. This…

110 Cox Plate 2014 First Acceptances Taken

110 Cox Plate 2014 First Acceptances Taken

First acceptances for the 2014 Cox Plate closed today with numbers up from 90 at this stage last year to 110 hopefuls for the October 25 classic at Moonee Valley Racecourse this spring. Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) is shaping up as another ace showdown with the pre-first…

Cauthen Only Notable 2013 Cox Plate Omission – First Acceptances

Cauthen Only Notable 2013 Cox Plate Omission – First Acceptances

Andrew Campbell’s former spruik Kiwi visitor Cauthen is the only notable omission after 2013 Cox Plate first declarations were taken by Racing Victoria today. First acceptors for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors closed today with 90 weight-for-age hopefuls still in the mix for the $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m)…