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2015 Cox Plate Invite for Highland Reel

2015 Cox Plate Invite for Highland Reel

An official invitation from the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has thrown Irish galloper Highland Reel into the Cox Plate 2015 mix and futures betting markets for the ‘race where legends are made’ this spring. The Aidan O’Brien-trained stallion has won his past two starts on the trot, most recently saluting in the Grade 1…

Galio Chop Most Likely 2015 Cox Plate Raider

Galio Chop Most Likely 2015 Cox Plate Raider

The Moonee Valley Racing Club’s chief executive Michael Browell has named French galloper Galio Chop as the most likely international horse to accept an invitation into the 2015 Cox Plate field this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Earlier in the month the MVRC extended a dozen invites out to the connections of top international gallopers to…

Adelaide Secures 2014 Cox Plate Bid

Adelaide Secures 2014 Cox Plate Bid

An impressive Secretariat Stakes win in the USA over the weekend has seen Ireland’s Aidan O’Brien confirm a trip down under to target the Cox Plate 2014 with the now Grade 1 winner Adelaide. O’Brien hasn’t been seen in Australia since 2008 but nominated for four from his stables in this year’s $3 million Group…

Dan Excel Confirmed for 2014 Cox Plate Campaign

Dan Excel Confirmed for 2014 Cox Plate Campaign

Following the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) sending out its official 2014 Cox Plate international invitations, John Moore’s Hong Kong galloper Dan Excel has been confirmed as heading into quarantine before travelling down under for the spring. One of the 10 invitees from six different countries for this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox…

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

In a bid to attract a classy internationally rich field of weight-for-age stars for the 2013 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has sent out 20 invitations to Australasia’s WFA championship in October. Set to light up Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 26, 2013, as the highlight…