The Cox Plate is the most prestigious weight for age horse race in Australia, run over 2040 metres at Monee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne. With prize money of $5 million up for grabs, the Cox Plate attracts quality horses from all over the world. The Cox Plate field will be announced on Wednesday, October 24, consisting of 14 horses overall.
The Cox Plate field is always a quality one, and 2018 is certainly no different. Along with the 14 horses lining up for the big race, there are also 4 horses on standby in case of emergencies. The tight turns of Monee Valley Racecourse are always a recipe for an exciting race, and the 2018 Cox Plate once again looks like it will deliver.
Last years field:
|1||HAPPY CLAPPER||Patrick Webster||Damien Oliver||9||59kg|
|2||GAILO CHOP (FR)||Darren Weir||Mark Zahra||4||59kg|
|3||HUMIDOR (NZ)||Darren Weir||Blake Shinn||8||59kg|
|5||FOLKSWOOD (GB)||Charlie Appleby||Kerrin McEvoy||5||59kg|
|6||SEABURGE||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Regan Bayliss||1||57.5kg|
|7||HARDHAM||David Brideoake||Luke Nolen||3||57.5kg|
|8||WINX||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||6||57kg|
|9||ROYAL SYMPHONY||Tony McEvoy||Dean Yendall||7||49.5kg|