Chris Roots The peaceful banks of the Hawkesbury River are about as far as you can get from Hong Kong, the usual home for Cox Plate hopeful Dan Excel.
The horse rated the world's best and three stars from Hong Kong trainer John Moore's stable headline an outstanding first round list of 10 overseas invitees for the Cox Plate.
Laura Banks Dan Excel's owner David Boehm will turn his attention to the $3 million Cox Plate after the galloper scored a track-record-breaking victory in Sunday's group 1 International Cup at Kranji racecourse...
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...
Matt Jones Dual group 1 winner Guelph asserted her dominance over the Sydney fillies with a crushing win in Saturday's Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick, which prompted rival jockey Peter Robl to almost concede...
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.
Chris Roots Rising star says best horse he has ridden ready to give him his biggest success.
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...
Lloyd Williams will have three starters in Saturday's Cox Plate.
Patrick Bartley Champion race mare and Cox Plate favourite Atlantic Jewel has incurred another tendon injury and it would appear her career is over.
Michael Sharkie English raider out to prove that he is more than just a handsome face.
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 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.
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.
John Holloway Last year's Cox Plate could well become the best stallion-producing performance in its 90-year history.
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...
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.
Michael Lynch Moonee Valley promotes itself as a place where ''legends are made''. Equine legends come along occasionally.
Andrew Webster Apprentice hoop produces a peach of a ride in a stunning race of firsts at Moonee Valley
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.