Who is the Favourite to win the Cox Plate?

Who is the Favourite to win the Cox Plate?

Who is the Favourite to win the Cox Plate?

The current favourite in early market odds for the 2021 Cox Plate is Zaaki. Normally the favourite horses will usually change between now and race day.

What horses are running in the Cox Plate 2020?

Cox Plate Horses 2020

No. Horse Weight
1 KOLDING 59kg
2 HUMIDOR 59kg

How does a horse qualify for Cox Plate?

The W.S. Cox Plate is a Moonee Valley Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and over under Weight for age conditions, over a distance of 2040 metres, held at Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in late October.

How many horses are on the Cox Plate?

“The 153 horses nominated for the 2021 Ladbrokes Cox Plate will now embark on their Spring Carnival campaigns with the hope that they will be at The Valley on Saturday 23 October.

What is the Cox Plate worth?

$5 million
Worth over $5 million, the race attracts the champion gallopers from across the globe competing for the richest weight-for-age prize in Australia and is the second of the three Spring Majors following the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) the Saturday before.

Can Kolding win Cox Plate?

Kolding comes into the Cox Plate on the back of consecutive wins in the Group 1 George Main Stakes and Group 2 Hill Stakes in Sydney.

How much does the jockey get for winning the Cox Plate?

In 2019, the total value of prize money and trophies will be around $5 million, with horses from around the world competing for a piece of this substantial pie. Here is an estimate of the prize money on offer based on recent years: 1st $3,000,000. 2nd $750,00.

What horse has run the fastest Cox Plate?

Time Record: 2:02.94 set by Winx in 2016 on the current track. Prior to the installation of this track Better Loosen Up ran 2:01.05 in 1990.

What distance is the Cox Plate?

2040 metres
First run in 1922, the $5.05 million Weight-For-Age Ladbrokes Cox Plate is run over the quirky distance of 2040 metres (just over 10 furlongs) at The Valley (Moonee Valley Racecourse) and some of the greatest horses in the history of Australian racing adorn its honour roll.

How much does a jockey get for winning the Cox Plate?

How much prize money does the jockey get for winning the Melbourne Cup? Jockeys are entitled to 5% of the prize money earned and will usually also receive a small amount for booking the ride. That will be $220,000 in 2020. The winning jockey is entitled to 5% of the prize money earned.

Can Probabeel win Cox Plate?

Cambridge Stud chief executive Henry Plumptre says the international reputation of the Cox Plate outweighed the $7.5 million reason to head to the Golden Eagle with Epsom Handicap winner Probabeel. The last horse to win the Epsom and go on to win the Cox Plate was champion Winx in 2014.