News About: 2011 Cox Plate

Nothing But Joyous News For Waterhouse

Nothing But Joyous News For Waterhouse

22 Aug, 2011

More Joyous has been cleared to travel to Melbourne for the spring and will likely resume in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes

More Joyous has been given the all-clear to travel to Melbourne to begin her spring racing carnival by trainer Gai Waterhouse.

The five-year-old competed in her first barrier trial last Friday since resuming …

Red Colossus Back With A Vengeance In The Memsie

Red Colossus Back With A Vengeance In The Memsie

22 Aug, 2011

Red Colossus will resume for the spring in the Memsie Stakes

Cranbourne trainer Greg Eurell believes that Red Colossus is primed for his return to racing in the Group 2 Memsie Stakes this Saturday after taking a three month spell.

The five-year-old, who won the Group 3 Victoria Handicap last preparation, will be having his …

Door Ajar On So You Think’s Cox Plate, Just

Door Ajar On So You Think’s Cox Plate, Just

19 Aug, 2011

So You Think is still a chance to make the Cox Plate

For many it’s been inevitable that the light surrounding a third Cox Plate for So You Think would be snuffed out, but it continues to flicker, if only slightly.

The quarantine drama which has affected horses right around the world ahead of the …

AQIS Relaxes Quarantine Restrictions In Time For Spring

AQIS Relaxes Quarantine Restrictions In Time For Spring

18 Aug, 2011

So You Think could make an appearance this spring carnival after AQIS relaxed their stringent quarantine regulations

An appearance by So You Think at this year’s spring carnival is looking more and more likely after the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) relaxed their stringent quarantine regulations yesterday.

Racing Victoria yesterday announced that Ireland’s Ballydoyle …

Jimmy’s Cox Plate Bid Temporarily Snowed In

Jimmy’s Cox Plate Bid Temporarily Snowed In

16 Aug, 2011

Jimmy Choux's spring preparation has been hampered by bad weather in New Zealand

New Zealand trainer John Bary is no stranger to big stakes racing in Australia and during the upcoming spring he has one of our biggest events on his radar.

Jimmy Choux is on target for the 2011 Cox Plate after he enjoyed …

Lights Of Heaven Heads Towards Cox Plate Test

Lights Of Heaven Heads Towards Cox Plate Test

10 Aug, 2011

A good result this weekend could see Lights Of Heaven aimed at the Cox Plate

Peter Moody is hopeful Lights Of Heaven can continue her unbeaten race record when she contests the Group 3 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend.

The successful Melbourne trainer will be looking for signs that the four-year-old mare …

Speedy Colt Has $1.8 Million Yearling Running In Decircles

Speedy Colt Has $1.8 Million Yearling Running In Decircles

9 Aug, 2011

Decircles (pictured) upstaged Godspeed to win at Seymour

Three-year-old colt Decircles managed to upstage $1.8 million yearling Godspeed in the Rokeby Park Plate 3yo Maiden at Seymour Racecourse on Sunday.

Part-owner Frank Tagg was impressed with the Encosta De Lago colt’s winning performance.

“We were particularly happy with the result and just the way he …

Pressday Prepares For Spring With Rosehill Run

Pressday Prepares For Spring With Rosehill Run

8 Aug, 2011

Pressday will resume in the Listed Starlight Stakes

Chris Waller will begin Pressday’s spring campaign with a run in the Listed Starlight Stakes in Sydney this weekend.

The four-year-old gelding will be having his first run since his unsuccessful autumn campaign, in which he was unable to place in any of his three runs.

Pressday …

So You Think Destined For Irish Champion Stakes Start

So You Think Destined For Irish Champion Stakes Start

4 Aug, 2011

So You Think's next race will be the Irish Champion Stakes

So You Think’s next assignment has been announced as the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 3.

While So You Think has a multitude of race possibilities, trainer Aiden O’Brien believes the Irish Champion Stakes will be most suited to the horse’s preparation.…

Lion Tamer Eyes Off Cox Plate In The Spring

Lion Tamer Eyes Off Cox Plate In The Spring

4 Aug, 2011

Lion Tamer has started preparation for this year's Cox Plate

Talented four-year-old Lion Tamer has not had a start since he won last year’s Victoria Derby in sizzling style, but the horse is already preparing for another Melbourne spring onslaught in the coming months.

The Storming Home entire won his first trial at New Zealand’s …