News About: 2016 Cox Plate

Kiwis Make Late Cox Plate Nominations

Kiwis Make Late Cox Plate Nominations

10 Aug, 2016

Late nominations for a number of the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features have been received by Racing Victoria this week including two New Zealand-trained raiders for the Cox Plate.

Paul Perry’s filly Conchita is one of two late Thousand Guineas entries received this week. Photo: Steve Hart.

Cox Plate, Thousand Guineas and Caulfield Guineas …

Sir Rupert Clarke Early Target for Xtravagant

Sir Rupert Clarke Early Target for Xtravagant

9 Aug, 2016

Co-trainer Stephen Autridge has named September’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes as an early Group 1 spring target for the stable’s visiting Kiwi galloper Xtravagant would could go all the way to Cox Plate Day.

2016 Cox Plate-nominated New Zealand galloper Xtravagant could run first-up at Moonee Valley on September 3. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prepared …

Binaisse After Lost Cox Plate Trophy

Binaisse After Lost Cox Plate Trophy

4 Aug, 2016

Mornington horseman Dean Binaisse admits he has never fully gotten over his missed chance of preparing a Cox Plate winner back in 2008 and has two roughie hopes for the weight-for-age classic this spring.

Champion jockey Craig Williams rode 2016 Cox Plate roughie entry Fast And Furious in his unplaced debut over the winter. Photo: …