Cox Plate Results

2021 Cox Plate Results

  • 1st: #8 State Of Rest ($7.50)
  • 2nd: #9 Anamoe
  • 3rd: #6 Verry Elleegant

Joseph O’Brien’s Irish raider State Of Rest ($7.50) survived a protest to deny the James Cummings-trained runner-up Anamoe victory in the 2021 Cox Plate results. Beaten equal favourite Anamoe was brave in defeat finishing just a short-head back second, while the Chris Waller-trained Verry Elleegant made up ground from last into third.

Click here to read more on the controversial Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2021 win by State Of Rest. 

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 8 STATE OF REST (IRE) Joseph O’Brien John Allen 6 56.5kg $7.50
2 9 ANAMOE James Cummings Craig Williams 0.1L 8 49.5kg $3.60EF
3 6 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) Chris Waller Damian Lane 1.1L 7 57kg $3.60EF
4 5 MO’UNGA (NZ) Annabel Neasham Hugh Bowman 4.1L 3 57.5kg $5.50
5 7 PROBABEEL (NZ) Jamie Richards Brett Prebble 7.1L 5 57kg $12
6 2 DALASAN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Daniel Moor 8.35L 2 59kg $21
7 4 CALLSIGN MAV (NZ) John Bary Luke Nolen 13.85L 4 59kg $31
8 10 CAPTIVANT Peter & Paul Snowden Dean Yendall 15.1L 1 49.5kg $13
1 ZAAKI (GB) Annabel Neasham James McDonald 0
3 GOLD TRIP (FR) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Damien Oliver 0

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

The Cox Plate results reveal that spring’s Cox Plate winner, placegetters for exotic Cox Plate betting results as well as the exact finishing order of all the horses in the field.

The official Ladbrokes Cox Plate Results & Finishing Order are known once the race is run and won at Moonee Valley Racecourse in late October each Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Punters can discover how their Cox Plate bets on the $5 million weight-for-age classic went that year by looking at the results, which also reveal the winning Cox Plate jockey and trainer for the season.

Each year the Cox Plate results are also hotly anticipated because the winner receives a ballot exemption for entry to the Melbourne Cup, meaning the Cox Plate winner will have a guaranteed place in the Melbourne Cup field if they are entered in the race. Punters planning to bet on the Melbourne Cup are bound to keep a close look on the Cox Plate results.

Bet on the 2021 Cox Plate Results

Bet on the Cox Plate 2021 Results below with market links on the iconic Moonee Valley race to be provided as soon as Cox Plate betting opens at race sponsor Ladbrokes.com.au.

2021 Cox Plate Results

The Ladbrokes Cox Plate Results for 2021 will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday October 23, 2021. 

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Past Cox Plate Results

If you are looking to bet on the Cox Plate think about checking out past Cox Plate results. Contenders often return to compete in the Cox Plate more than once, as the race is open to any thoroughbred over the age of three, so you can occasionally bet on runners who have previously performed in the same event – and you can predict their performance by researching their previous Cox Plate results.

You can also use past Cox Plate results when calculating your selections chances in other events, by comparing the race distance and the track conditions. Most horses have a favourite distance and many prefer certain track conditions to others, so horses doing well in the Cox Plate can also do well in races with similar characteristics.

Cox Plate Winners

Cox Plate winners have in the past gone on to compete very successfully in the Melbourne Cup. The most recent example is legendary runner Makybe Diva, who won the 2005 Cox Plate before going on to win the 2005 Melbourne Cup, her third (and last) consecutive Melbourne Cup victory.

Cox Plate history was made in 2014 when the then Aidan O’Brien-trained Adelaide became the first international Cox Plate winner trained outside of Australia or New Zealand. In 2019 the Japanese-trained mare Lys Gracieux joined Adelaide as the only Cox Plate winners trained outside of Australia / New Zealand. In 2021 Aidan O’Brien’s son Joseph O’Brien prepared the latest international Cox Plate winner with Irish galloper State Of Rest surviving a protest to claim Australia’s greatest race.

In 2013 the Cox Plate winner Shamus Award also made the history books when breaking his maiden status in the classic.

There has been many notable dual Cox Plate winners including Phar Lap, Flight, Sunline and So You Think. Kingston Town was the only triple Cox Plate winner, a feat Winx emulated (2015-17).

Winx went on to become arguably the greatest Cox Plate winner of all time when her 2018 success saw her become history’s only four-time champion. She first made Cox Plate history in 2015 setting a race record, but blitzed her own record with her third success in 2017. Winx also made the history books in 2016 setting the eight length winning margin record in the ‘Race Where Champions Are Made’.

Rising Fast (1954) is the only horse to win the Cox Plate in the same year as completing the Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup double.

Recent Cox Plate Results

Year First Second Third Time
2021 State Of Rest Anamoe Verry Elleegant 2:06.97
2020 Sir Dragonet Armory Russian Camelot 2:08.46
2019 Lys Gracieux Castelvecchio Te Akau Shark 2:04.21
2018 Winx Benbatl Humidor 2:03.64
2017 Winx Humidor Folkswood 2:02.94
2016 Winx Hartnell Yankee Rose 2:06.35
2015 Winx Criterion Highland Reel 2:02.98
2014 Adelaide Fawkner Silent Achiever 2:03.8
2013 Shamus Award Happy Trails Fiorente 2:05.3
2012 Ocean Park All Too Hard Pierro 2:03.14
2011 Pinker Pinker Jimmy Choux Rekindled Interest 2:05.39
2010 So You Think Zipping Whobegotyou 2:03.9
2009 So You Think Manhattan Rain Zipping 2:03.9
2008 Maldivian Zipping Samantha Miss 2:06.9
2007 El Segundo Wonderful World Haradasun 2:06.3
2006 Fields Of Omagh El Segundo Pompeii Ruler 2:06.9
2005 Makybe Diva Lotteria Fields Of Omagh 2:09.3
2004 Savabeel Fields Of Omagh Starcraft 2:06.9
2003 Fields Of Omagh Defier Lonhro 2:07.6
2002 Northerly Defier Grandera 2:06.3
2001 Northerly Sunline Viscount 2:05.8
2000 Sunline Diatribe Referral 2:07.7

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