News About: 2011 Cox Plate
Trainer Chris Waller has copped a significant blow to his spring racing hopes with Cox Plate contender My Kingdom Of Fife forced out of the remainder of the campaign due to a hoof problem.
The six-year-old gelding pulled up lame following his impressive two and a half-length victory in the Group 3 Craven Plate last…
You’d be a brave person to write off Sincero for the 2011 Cox Plate despite the horse failing as favourite last start in the Epsom Handicap.
It was just the second time in his last 11 starts he hasn’t won his race and it has eerie similarities to his last race defeat.
That was at…
37 horses remain in contention for this year’s Cox Plateafter third declarations were released today.
Included in the list of Cox Plate hopeful’s is John Bary’s Jimmy Choux, who won his last start in the Group 1 Spring Stakes at Hastings by almost two lengths.
The trainer said the four-year-old appears to be yearning for…
Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain has not accepted for this year’s $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.
The third declarations, which were released earlier today, revealed that the six-year-old will give up a run in the Caulfield Cup in favour of a possible run in the Group 2 Caulfield Stakes on the same day.
Last month’s Irish St Leger winner Jukebox Jury has been given the number one ballot for the Melbourne Cup ahead of last year’s winner Americain according to the first declarations that were released this afternoon.
The five-year-old has now won three of four races this campaign and is currently in quarantine at Newmarket in England.…
UPDATE: King’s Rose has officially been scratched from the Epsom Handicap.
One of the early Epsom Handicap favourites, King’s Rose, is in doubt for a start in the $500,000 race after her action appeared hampered during trackwork this morning.
King’s Rose is a new addition to the Moody stable after she was transferred from New…
Trainer Leon Macdonald is yet to decide on a destination for his impressive mare Southern Speed this spring.
Southern Speed finished second to Lion Tamer last start in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield.
The four-year-old will now either go to the Group 3 JRA Cup at Moonee Valley this Friday night or the…
After causing a bizarre and almost catastrophic scene at Rosehill on the weekend there are no plans to shelve the Cox Plate aspirations of Torio’s Questfrom the Brett Partelle stable.
Torio’s Quest veered sideways pre-race and threw off jockey Hugh Bowman.
After that he escaped onto the track and ran through a track rail to…
Corey Brown is determined to partner Smart Missilein the 2011 Cox Plate even if it means wasting to a level he hasn’t been at for years.
Brown will need to drop to 49.5kg to meet the requirements of the three year old at Moonee Valley on October 22.
He will get a feel of the…
Gai Waterhouse-trained Melbourne Cup hopeful Once Were Wildhas had her Cups campaign ended due to a throat injury.
The injury, which involves the mare’s epiglottis, will require surgery and will place Once Were Wild out of spring racing contention.
The problem was discovered after jockey Damien Oliver noticed she was making unusual noises during her…
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Melbourne Cup
- Cox Plate
- Gai Waterhouse
- Peter Moody
- Black Caviar
- Caulfield Cup
- Chris Waller
- Eagle Farm
- Moonee Valley
- Peter Snowden
- Golden Slipper
- Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival
- Craig Williams
- Stradbroke Handicap
- Nash Rawiller
- Hay List
- Caulfield Guineas