Australia's newly minted Horse of the Year Winx heads to the W.S. Cox Plate (Aus-I) later this month after vanquishing just two opponents in the Caulfield Stakes (Aus-I) Oct. 8 for her 12th consecutive victory.
Australian supermare Winx added an 11th victory to her win streak after she flew from near the back of the field in the George Main Stakes (Aus-I) and scored by 1 1/4 lengths Sept. 17 at Royal Randwick.
Trainer Jim Conlan discusses his Cox Plate contender Rekindled Interest. Watch Video
Comments from Jockey Craig Williams, who rides Side Glance in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer Gai Waterhouse sends out Fiorente in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Jockey James McDonald talks about It's a Dundeel, who he rides in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer Murray Baker talks about Cox Plate Favorite It's a Dundeel. 10/26/2013
Trainer Jim Conlan discusses his Cox Plate contender Rekindled Interest.
Jockey James McDonald talks It's a Dundeel, who he rides in the Cox Plate. 10/26/2013
Trainer Gai Waterhouse has Fiorente in the Cox Plate.
Trainer Peter Moody talks about Cox Plate prospects. 10/26/2013
Comments from Jockey Craig Williams, who rides Side Glance in the Cox Plate.
Australians Kevin and Colleen Bamford and American David Bernsen have purchased a substantial interest of recent Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) winner Unbridled Command and plan to race in Australia's Cox Plate in October.
A long-range plan ended perfectly Oct. 27 when Ocean Park wore down All Too Hard in the closing stages and captured the $3-million Sportingbet W. S. Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race.
Jockey Glen Boss, who rides Ocean Park in Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer John Sadler talks about his Cox Plate weekend runners, including Linton in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer Jim Conlan talks about Rekindled Interest, who runs in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Wayne Hawkes talks about his prospects Cox Plate weekend, including All Too Hard in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer Mike Moroney talks about his prospects for Cox Plate weekend, including Glass Harmonium in the Cox Plate. Watch Video
Trainer Mark Kavanagh talks about his prospects for Cox Plate weekend, including We're Gonna Rock in the Manikato Stakes. Watch Video
Rob Heathcote, who trains Buffering, favorite in the Manikato Stakes. Watch Video
John O'Shea trainer of Sea Siren in Manikato Stakes.
Nick Williams, who owns Cox Plate contender Green Moon.
Rob Heathcote, who trains Buffering, favorite in the Manikato Stakes.
Wayne Hawkes trainer of Cox Plate contender All Too Hard.
Chris Waller trainer of Shoot Out in Cox Plate. watch video
Stephen Farley trainer of Sincero in Cox Plate. watch video
Connections to Cox Plate contenders talk about how their horses look going into the race. watch video
Connections to Cox Plate contenders talk about how their horses look going into the race.
Chris Waller trainer of Shoot Out in Cox Plate.
Craig Williams jockey of Green Moon in Cox Plate.
Gai Waterhouse trainer of More Joyous, Pierro and Proisir in Cox Plate.
Stephen Farley trainer of Sincero in Cox Plate.
Corey Brown jockey of My Quest for Peace in the Caulfield Cup.
Trainer Steve Farley talks about Cox Plate entrant Sincero. Watch Video
Flemington Trainer Mike Moroney talks about Glass Harmonium and what it would take to beat Jimmy Choux and Helmet. Watch Video
Trainer Neville Parnham is asked about his Cox Plate contender Playing God. watch video
Randwick Trainer Gai Waterhouse talks about her many star athletes; including Descarado, who won the Caulfield Cup last year. watch video
John Bary is the trainer for Cox Plate contender Jimmy Choux. watch video
Considered Australia's premier test of weight-for-age class, the $3 million W.S Cox Plate (Aus-I) boasts a long and proud history.
Simon Burgess interviews Andrew Clarke, CEO of Living Legends, about the international home of rest for champion horses. Andrew discusses his athletes and each of their personalities. Watch Video
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Stathi Katsidis, a top jockey in Australia, was found dead at his home Oct. 19 and authorities reportedly have ruled out suspicious circumstances or suicide.
There was Aus$3 million up for grabs when the field lined up at Moonee Valley racecourse on Oct. 25 in the 10 furlong W.S. Cox Plate (Aus-I).
A 3-year-old named Whobegotyou (Street Cry--Temple Of Peace, by Carnegie) stamped his passport to supreme dominance in the AUS$1 million Caulfield Guineas (Aus-I) Oct. 11 at Caulfield.
This year's WS Cox Plate (Aus-I) at Moonee Valley Oct. 27 proved as stunning as the equine influenza problem in Australia has been devastating. The Australian Weight For Age heavyweight championship, this year worth AUS$3 million, was taken out by the brilliant El Segundo (Pins-Palos Verdes), who was ridden a treat by Luke Nolen in a staggering 46.5 seconds.
It took a few dramatically unsuccessful attempts for connections to realize that Australia's former champion 3-year-old filly, Gold Edition, would be a senior superstar too, if simply allowed to run. She did that and won the Manikato Stakes Sept. 15.
The next start for 7-year-old campaigner Silver Tree is yet to be determined, but trainer Bill Mott said he will consider sending the son of Hennessy to Australia this fall to compete in the Oct. 27 Tattersalls Cox Plate (group I).
Fields of Omagh manufactured a sensational career finale with a stunning last-to-first victory in the $3 million (Australian) W.S. Cox Plate (Aus-I) at Moonee Valley on Oct 28.
Honor in War completed his final preparation by working six furlongs and galloping out a mile over the Arlington Park turf course Tuesday morning before departing to become the first-ever American horse to compete Australia's storied Spring Carnival and the nation's most prestigious race, the group I, US$2.3 Million Tattersall's Cox Plate on Oct. 28
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