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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…

Retired Carlton House Out of 2014 Cox Plate Odds

Retired Carlton House Out of 2014 Cox Plate Odds

Connections of the Queen Elizabeth-owned Cox Plate 2014 favourite Carlton House have confirmed the stallion has been retired from racing to serve at stud. Prepared in Sydney by Gai Waterhouse since being imported from Great Britain where Sir Michael Stoute trained them for the Queen of England, Carlton House was equal $13 favourite through with…

2014 Cox Plate Odds – Carlton House v Silent Achiever

2014 Cox Plate Odds – Carlton House v Silent Achiever

A Queen Elizabeth-owned galloper that has never won down under versus a four-time Group 1 winning mare – that’s the story told by the Cox Plate 2014 odds released around the country following this week’s nominations. Attracting a record number of nominees this year’s $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m) is set to…

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. Running at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 25, this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) attracted 225 early entries, well up from 158 last…

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…