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Main players still in 2014 Cox Plate after second acceptances

Main players still in 2014 Cox Plate after second acceptances

23 Sep, 2014

All the main players are still intact for the 2014 Cox Plate after second acceptances were received by the Moonee Valley Racing Club today.

Dissident, white and blue, and Fawkner, the grey, are both among the second acceptances for the Cox Plate. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Early favourite Fawkner is one of three …

MVRC Releases Cox Plate International Invitations

MVRC Releases Cox Plate International Invitations

11 Jun, 2014

The Moonee Valley Racing Club has released their international invitation list for the 2014 Cox Plate that will be held on October 25 during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Side Glance was the best performed international runner in the 2013 edition of the Cox Plate. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Leading Hong Kong trainer …

Atlantic Jewel nominated for 2 races at Moonee Valley

Atlantic Jewel nominated for 2 races at Moonee Valley

9 Sep, 2013

Trainer Mark Kavanagh will wait until after Tuesday morning track work before deciding which race his unbeaten star Atlantic Jewel races in at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Atlantic Jewel winning the Memsie Stakes in a canter at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Kavanagh has nominated Atlantic Jewel for the Group 2 WFA $300,000 …

Black Caviar heads William Reid nominations

Black Caviar heads William Reid nominations

18 Feb, 2013

The early nomination deadline for the Group 1 WFA $400,000 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on March 22 has seen the Moonee Valley Racing Club rewarded with thirty-four entries, including the prize entry of Black Caviar.

Black Caviar heads the William Reid nominations at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The …

Williams inpsects Moonee Valley track prior to 2 day carnival

Williams inpsects Moonee Valley track prior to 2 day carnival

26 Oct, 2012

Big race jockey Craig Williams is very interested to see how the Moonee Valley StrathAyr track stands up to the two day Cox Plate Carnival that the Moonee Valley Racing Club is operating for the first time this weekend.

Craig Williams inspected the Moonee Valley track ahead of the Cox Plate Carnival. Photo by: Taron …

So You Think for third Cox Plate

So You Think for third Cox Plate

21 Feb, 2012

The Moonee Valley Racing Club is set to start negotiations with Coolmore in an attempt to bring So You Think back to Australia for a third shot at the Cox Plate.

This year is thirty years since the mighty Kingston Town won his third Cox Plate beating Grosvenor and My Axeman and the Moonee Valley …

Efficient Entry Into Cox Plate Causes Conjecture

Efficient Entry Into Cox Plate Causes Conjecture

18 Oct, 2011

Efficient (grey) has made the Cox Plate final field

We reported yesterday the battle that faced Efficient to squeeze his way into the 2011 Cox Plate field but the gamble has paid off and he will be a starter come this Saturday at Moonee Valley.

None would be more pleased than owner Lloyd Williams, except …

Moonee Valley Announces Prize Money Cut To Spring Races

Moonee Valley Announces Prize Money Cut To Spring Races

29 Jul, 2011

The Moonee Valley Racing Club has cut prize money for two features races in September.

The changes, which will come into effect from this year, affect both the Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes and the Group 3 McEwan Stakes.

The 1,600 metre Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes was slashed in prize money from …