Cox Plate

Horseracing

Kavanagh’s dampener on Atlantic Jewel in Cox Plate

Patrick Bartley Trainer Mark Kavanagh says Cox Plate favourite Atlantic Jewel will be scratched from Saturday's $3million group1 event if the track becomes wet.

Horse Racing

Cox Plate already a done deal, says a confident McDonald

James McDonald takes Its A Dundeel for an exhibition gallop between races at Caulfield on Thousand Guineas day.

Chris Roots Rising star says best horse he has ridden ready to give him his biggest success.

Trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam defends Mull of Killough's Cox Plate chances

Abigail Harrison riding Mull of Killough

Andrew Garvey Expatriate Australian trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam has taken umbrage at bookmakers' assessments of her Cox Plate entrant Mull of Killough's chances, and compares her horse favourably to the Gai...

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Horse Racing

Williams to have three runners in Cox Plate

Generuc racing

Lloyd Williams will have three starters in Saturday's Cox Plate.

Horse racing

Atlantic Jewel out of Cox Plate with career-threatening injury

Michael Rodd riding Atlantic Jewel.

Patrick Bartley Champion race mare and Cox Plate favourite Atlantic Jewel has incurred another tendon injury and it would appear her career is over.

Horse Racing

Side Glance angles in on Cox Plate

Michael Sharkie English raider out to prove that he is more than just a handsome face.

Gai Waterhouse tips Fiorente a better chance for Melbourne Cup than Cox Plate

Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse will try to win the Cox Plate with Fiorente but leans towards the Melbourne Cup as his better chance to win a big race.

Chris Waller spots a chance in the absence of Jewel in Cox Plate

Foreteller

Chris Roots It might have been a last-minute decision to pay up for Foreteller in Saturday's Cox Plate but his form says he can cause an upset.

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Lloyd Williams out to continue rout with three-horse force in Cox Plate

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell The bump to Green Moon in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley last year looked more of an Olivia Newton-John love tap, but had the effect of a Sam Burgess crash tackle with a follow-up appendage assault.

Horseracing

Cox Plate fast becoming a stallions' audition

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John Holloway Last year's Cox Plate could well become the best stallion-producing performance in its 90-year history.

Brett Prebble takes time to ease Green Moon into Cox Plate

Brett Prebble

Chris Roots Brett Prebble has knocked off a Golden Slipper and Melbourne Cup as a fly in, fly out jockey in recent years but, as he jumps on Green Moon in Saturday's Cox Plate, he will be doing so after a more...

It's A Dundeel's fitness query puts Fiorente in frame for Cox Plate

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell FIT, well and firing, the class of It's A Dundeel will triumph in Saturday's Cox Plate but, should there be a weakness, the intensity of Moonee Valley's toughest test will bring it to the fore.

Cox Plate: Legends are made as Chad Schofield wins on Shamus Award

Chad  Schofield

Michael Lynch Moonee Valley promotes itself as a place where ''legends are made''. Equine legends come along occasionally.

Horse Racing

Kid and a maiden upset the Cox Plate stars

Chad Schofield takes Shamus Award to victory in the Cox Plate.

Andrew Webster Apprentice hoop produces a peach of a ride in a stunning race of firsts at Moonee Valley

Horse Racing

Cox Plate Day: race day news and results

It's A Dundeel

It's one of the feature days during Melbourne's spring carnival and the day is highlighted by the running of the Cox Plate at the Moonee Valley racecourse.

Shamus Award in Cox Plate boilover

Chad Schofield riding Shamus Award celebrates winning the Sportingbet Cox Plate during Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Michael Lynch Three-year-old Shamus Award has made all the running to win the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Internationals disappoint in Cox Plate

Side Glance.

Michael Lynch It wasn't quite the result that Racing Victoria's international recruiter Leigh Jordon was after, but it wasn't a complete disaster either.

Horse Racing

Federal Court to rule in legal dispute over Cox Plate winner's prizemoney

Fight: Owner Sean Buckley.

Patrick Bartley Tax Office pursuing Sean Buckley for $11.5 million over decade of allegedly unpaid income tax.

Horse Racing

Sean Buckley wins court row with Tax Office over Cox Plate winnings

Generuc racing

Ben Butler and Chris Vedelago Racing identity wins legal battle with Australian Taxation Office over his share.

Horseracing

Fiorente bolts into Cox Plate contention with incredible finish

Over the top: Nash Rawiller on Fiorente.

Michael Lynch On such a huge day for Gai Waterhouse, it should not have come as any shock that she should upset the Mark Kavanagh applecart in the Moonee Valley feature, the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes, with...