News About: 2013 Cox Plate

Pick the Cox Plate Winner

Pick the Cox Plate Winner

26 Oct, 2013

Today the hot Moonee Valley tip all punters are after is that for the 2013 Cox Plate result and which of the 14 horses in the field for Australasia’s weight-for-age championship will bring it home in the last this afternoon.

Historically Super Cool is the best Cox Plate 2013 bet for this afternoon. Photo: Race …

Cox Plate Path Mapped Out for It’s A Dundeel

Cox Plate Path Mapped Out for It’s A Dundeel

4 Jul, 2013

Everybody already knew star New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel was heading to the Cox Plate but it’s now known how he will get there.

It's A Dundeel will target several Group 1s on his way to the Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Trainer Murray Baker has mapped out a spring schedule for the …

Ferlax to be Given Cox Plate Shot

Ferlax to be Given Cox Plate Shot

28 Jun, 2013

Australian Guineas winner Ferlax is set to join stablemate and big-race regular Rekindled Interest in being aimed at the $3 million Cox Plate (2040m).

Ferlax will be aimed at the Cox Plate. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett.

The rising four-year-old has just five career starts to his name but trainer Jim Conlan is predicting there are …

No Cox Plate as Reliable Man Sold to Stud

No Cox Plate as Reliable Man Sold to Stud

27 Jun, 2013

The slim hopes that classy import Reliable Man could race in the Cox Plate have been dashed after a stud deal was officially finalised for the dual-hemisphere Group 1 winner today.

Reliable Man has been sold to New Zealand's Westbury Stud. Photo by: Steve Hart.

New Zealand’s Westbury Stud, owned by Gerry Harvey, have purchased …

Super Cool Melbourne Cup Entrant

Super Cool Melbourne Cup Entrant

25 Jun, 2013

Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh won’t shut any spring doors on Group 1 winner Super Cool, suggesting he will be entered for all the majors including the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Super Cool will be entered for all the spring's major races. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett.

Kavanagh has previously stated he thinks 2000m may be …

Cox Plate Again the Aim for Happy Trails

Cox Plate Again the Aim for Happy Trails

21 Jun, 2013

In last year’s Cox Plate, Adelaide gelding Happy Trails was beaten 6 1/2 lengths in 10th place.

Happy Trails will again be aimed at the Cox Plate. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

But that hasn’t hampered the ambitions of trainer Paul Beshara who will again set his stable star on a spring path geared …

Cox Plate Invite Al Kazeem Wins at Royal Ascot

Cox Plate Invite Al Kazeem Wins at Royal Ascot

20 Jun, 2013

British entire Al Kazeem has soared to the top of the Cox Plate wish list after winning the prestigious Group 1 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot.

The five-year-old stepped out as favourite after defeating Camelot in the Tattersalls Gold Cup last month and further enhanced his reputation as an international star.

Turning for …

Cumani’s Cox Plate Hope Afsare Returns at Royal Ascot

Cumani’s Cox Plate Hope Afsare Returns at Royal Ascot

19 Jun, 2013

Luca Cumani’s one-time Cox Plate hopeful Afsare will make a long-awaited return for the high profile international trainer in the Group 1 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2000m) at Royal Ascot tonight.

Afsare will take on a number of stars including 2011 Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux (outside). Photo by: Taron Clarke.

The six-year-old was set …

Dunlop’s Unbridled Command for Cox Plate

Dunlop’s Unbridled Command for Cox Plate

14 Jun, 2013

The international presence at the spring carnival is set to flow into the Cox Plate this year, with British trainer Ed Dunlop confirming recent stable addition Unbridled Command will be aimed the $3 million race.

On Thursday Unbridled Command was one of 20 international horses issued an invitation by the Moonee Valley Racing Club to …

Cox Plate Target for Sizzling

Cox Plate Target for Sizzling

14 Jun, 2013

Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood has always insisted Sizzling is a class horse.

Sizzling will be aimed at the Cox Plate. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

In fact, Wood rates Sizzling so highly that this spring he will test him on one of the biggest stages Australian racing has to offer, the Cox Plate (2040m).

Wood confirmed …