The W.S. Cox Plate is held in Melbourne every October in Moonee Valley in memory of the Moonee Valley Racing Club’s founder, William Samuel Cox. Horses 3 years of age or older are eligible to run the Cox Palte and the horse race is widely regarded as the Weight for Age championship of Australia.
Cox Plate FAQ’s
- Who won the 2012 Cox Plate?
- Ocean Park
- When was the 2012 Cox Plate?
- Saturday the 27th of October, 2012
- How much prize money is on offer?
- $3,000,000 AUD cash
- Wich horses have won the Cox Plate more than once
- Kingston Town won 3 times. Phar Lap, Flight, Tobin Bronze, Sunline, Northerly and Fields Of Omagh won the Cox Plate twice.
- Which horses have won the Melbourne Cup, Cox Plate double?
- Makybe Diva, Might and Power, Saintly, Nightmarch, Phar Lap, and Rising Fast.
Latest Cox Plate News
- A Good Week for … , May 26, 2013 – South China Morning Post Saturday, 25 May 2013
A Good Week for … , May 26, 2013South China Morning PostHe hopes to take Military Attack to Australia for the Cox Plate. Taylor Swift. The singer was the undoubted star of the Billboard Music Awards. […]
- Baker’s derby stocks rise – WA today Saturday, 25 May 2013
WA todayBaker’s derby stocks riseWA today”He’s been home in New Zealand for about three weeks and we hope to have him back in Melbourne for a race like the Cox Plate later in this spring,” he said.. […]
- High school softball: Riley, Clay reach tourney final – South Bend Tribune Friday, 24 May 2013
High school softball: Riley, Clay reach tourney finalSouth Bend TribuneIt ended with both coaches — Riley’s Katie Boocher and Penn’s Beth Zachary — arguing loudly with umps Steve Cox (plate) and S. […]
- A strong field is lining up for the now vacant Essendon chief executive position – NEWS.com.au Thursday, 23 May 2013
A strong field is lining up for the now vacant Essendon chief executive positionNEWS.com.auTHE position of Essendon chief executive is one of the most prestigious in Australian sport and the race to r. […]
- The Roar’s top 50 Australian racehorses of all-time (Part 5) – The Roar Wednesday, 22 May 2013
The RoarThe Roar’s top 50 Australian racehorses of all-time (Part 5)The RoarShowcasing the same Cox Plate dominance of Dulcify, “the King”, Sunline and So You Think, Might and Power came back the. […]
- Attack ‘ideal for raid on Cox Plate’ – South China Morning Post Monday, 20 May 2013
Attack ‘ideal for raid on Cox Plate’South China Morning PostMoore has wanted to target the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley with Xtension in the past two seasons but could not swing the argument with Lo, bu. […]
- Jockeys Brett Prebble and Zac Purdon in Singapore confirm Aussie talent pool – Adelaide Now Monday, 20 May 2013
Jockeys Brett Prebble and Zac Purdon in Singapore confirm Aussie talent poolAdelaide NowRacing Victoria international scout Leigh Jordon immediately approached trainer John Moore to bring Military Att. […]
- Broken Cox Plate bid the start of the end for Gai Waterhouse and John Singleton – Courier Mail Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Sydney Morning HeraldBroken Cox Plate bid the start of the end for Gai Waterhouse and John SingletonCourier MailPlenty of people who were in the room for the Cox Plate barrier draw believe a confused. […]