News About Cox Plate Nominations

2016 Cox Plate Entry Smooth Whiskey Channels Shamus

2016 Cox Plate Entry Smooth Whiskey Channels Shamus

Majority owner Keith Schleiger is eyeing a Shamus Award-like fairy-tale in the 2016 Cox Plate with the early entry of his lightly-raced three-year-old Smooth Whiskey for Australasia’s weight-for-age championship.

Lee Freedman co-trains the lightly-raced 2016 Cox Plate nominee Smooth Whiskey. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Schleiger, best known as the foreman from Channel 9 TV show The Block, declared the $3 ...

2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

2016 Cox Plate Nominations: Winx Joined by 12 Stablemates

Sydney’s record breaking trainer Chris Waller has a total of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls among the 2016 Cox Plate nominations this spring including his defending champion Winx.

Last year’s winner Winx is the headline 2016 Cox Plate nominee for this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

Street Cry mare Winx is early favourite in futures betting at Ladbrokes.com.au to go back-to-back in ...

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

After a record number of international gallopers were nominated for both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2014 this week, Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Leigh Jordon has named Mukhadram as the international he’d most likely to see line-up in the latter.

John Moore is one of the internationaly-based trainers with a 2014 Cox Plate entry this spring. Photo: Daniel ...

Berry Keen on Dan Excel for 2014 Cox Plate Success

Berry Keen on Dan Excel for 2014 Cox Plate Success

Top Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry expressed his excitement over a number of his Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival prospects on Tuesday including Singapore raider Dan Excel who comes over for the Cox Plate 2014.

Sydney-based Tommy Berry has a host of ace Melbourne Group 1 rides this spring carnival. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Racing Victoria yesterday announced the nominations for five ...

2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

2014 Cox Plate Nominations – 225 Entries

Today Racing Victoria closed nominations for a number of upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including the Cox Plate 2014 that attracted a record number of entries.

Almalad is one of over 50 three-year-olds nominated for this year's 2014 Cox Plate.

Running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 25, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) ...

2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nominations & Dates

2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nominations & Dates

Racing Victoria has officially released the nomination and final acceptance dates for all of the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012 majors including those for the festival’s headline event, the 2012 Melbourne Cup.

Dual Patinack Farm Classic winner Black Caviar will be one of the spring's headline horses if she returns for the season

So you don’t miss a ...

Cummings Left With Two Cox Plate 2011 Second Acceptors

Cummings Left With Two Cox Plate 2011 Second Acceptors

Maestro trainer Bart Cummings has just two chances remaining to secure his third straight success in Australasia’s weight-for-age championship with 2011 Cox Plate second declarations taken today.

Precedence is one of two horses left in Cox Plate 2011 contention for Bart Cummings

There are now 59 hopefuls heading towards a start in the famed $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate ...

Toorak Toff Late Cox Plate 2011 Nomination

Toorak Toff Late Cox Plate 2011 Nomination

Last year’s Golden Rose winner Toorak Toff has been assigned an eleventh-hour 2011 Cox Plate campaign, the Rick Hore-Lacy-trained galloper the sole late entry taken for the famous Moonee Valley weight-for-age feature.

Toorak Toff was the sole late entry for the 2011 Cox Plate today

Original 2011 Cox Plate nominations were taken by Racing Victoria on Tuesday August 2, ...