The Cox Plate Day 2016 will be held on Saturday Saturday October 22, 2016 at Moonee Valley Racecourse.
The meeting’s feature race – the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) is scheduled to run as Moonee Valley Race 9.
Along with Australasia’s weight-for-age championship there are six other Group races across the Cox Plate Day card that features a bumper line-up of 10 events.
The Cox Plate is the meeting’s only elite level race but the major support acts are the: Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m), Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1600m), Group 2 Crystal Mile (1600m) and Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m).
2016 Cox Plate Day Schedule
|Race No.||Time||Prize Money||Status||Race Name||Distance|
|1||12:10pm||$250,000||Restricted Listed||Inglis Banner||1000m|
|2||12:40pm||$100,000||–||City Jeep Handicap||955m|
|4||1:50pm||$150,000||Group 3||Red Anchor Stakes||1200m|
|5||2:25pm||$150,000||Group 3||Tesio Stakes||1600m|
|6||3:00pm||$200,000||Group 2||MV Fillies Classic||1600m|
|7||3:35pm||$200,000||Group 2||Schweppes Crystal Mile||1600m|
|8||4:10pm||$300,000||Group 2||Moonee Valley Gold Cup||2500m|
|9||5:00pm||$3,000,000||Group 1||W.S. Cox Plate||2040m|
|10||5:45pm||$200,000||Group 2||Moonee Valley Vase||2040m|
Note that all race times are in local Melbourne time (AEDT) and subject to change.