2011 Cox Plate News

Pinker Pinker has been the surprise winner of the 2011 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley racecourse today October 22, 2011.

The superb mare won the race ahead of Jimmy Choux and Rekindled Interest.

Trainer Greg Eurell was overwhelmed with emotion to have won Australia’s weight-for-age championship.

“It’s hard to absorb at the moment,” Eurell said.

“It’s really got to …


2011 Cox Plate

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The 2011 Cox Plate was the 89th running of one of Australia’s premier thoroughbred races,the country’s richest weight-for-age showdown of the year.

Conducted at the scenic Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne during the annual Victorian Spring Racing Carnival, the Cox Plate is an elite Group 1 race for horses aged three years and upwards and is a staying event run over 2,040m.

2011 Cox Plate Date

Hosted by the Moonee Valley Racing Club, the 2011 Cox Plate took place on Saturday October 23rd. The 2014 Cox Plate will take place on October 25th. For further information about the date, check out CoxPlateDay.com.au. If you’re looking to find out more about the overall carnival, see CoxPlateCarnival.com.au.

2011 Cox Plate Field

The Cox Plate field is internationally renowned for the exclusive prestige of the horses that run in it.

Prize money for the Cox Plate is set at over $3 million and the lucrative stakes along with the prestige of winning the Weight for Age Championship of Australia means the 2011 Cox Plate field will feature top-class gallopers from around Australia and also a number of international entries.

The 2011 Cox Plate field limit is 14 starters plus four emergencies and will be released in late October following the nomination and declaration stages.

Nominations for the Cox Plate 2011 will be taken in early August before the final field of runners is narrowed down and released around October 19.

The 2011 Cox Plate is the sole Australian leg of the esteemed World Series Racing Championship, considered the Grand Prix circuit of thoroughbred racing that includes famed races including the Japan Cup and the Dubai World Cup.

A number of Cox Plate runners will head to the Melbourne Cup just over a week later.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Queensland Oaks

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$400,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Queensland Derby

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Stradbroke Handicap

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$1,000,000

Hcp

Group 1

The TJ Smith

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Winter Stakes

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

WFA

2011 Cox Plate Betting

First run in 1922 when Tangalooma claimed victory, the 2011 Cox Plate marks the 89th edition of the race and provides punters with one of the best betting opportunities of the year along with the Caulfield Cup and the  2014 Melbourne Cup.

Ante-post betting markets for the 2011 Cox Plate will open at leading online bookmakers including Ladbrokes.com.au months before the actual event, so make sure you have an account open to get in on the generous early odds.

2011 Cox Plate betting tips include watching for runners that performed well in the Yalumba Stakes and the Underwood Stakes, and to place your bets online at a recommended bookmaker such as Ladbrokes.com.au to get a better price and bigger payout come Cox Plate Day.

Cox Plate favourites have won less than 50% of the time, however, it is interesting to note that odds-on favourites that have started at $2 or below have a better win rate of 70%.

2011 Cox Plate Results

The 2011 Cox Plate winner and results will be decided on Saturday October 23 and published here.

Recent Cox Plate results and winners can be found in the table below.

Year 1st 2nd 3rd Winning Time
2014 2014 Cox Plate Winner TBD TBD TBD
2013 Shamus Award Happy Trails Fiorente 2:05.3
2012 Ocean Park All Too Hard Pierro 2:04.1
2011 Pinker Pinker Jimmy Choux Rekindled Interest 2:05.4
2010 So You Think Zipping Whobegotyou 2:07.4
2009 So You Think Manhattan Rain Zipping 2:03.9
2008 Maldivian Zipping Samantha Miss 2:06.9
2007 El Segundo Wonderful World Haradasun 2:06.3
2006 Fields Of Omagh El Segundo Pompeii Ruler 2:06.9
2005 Makybe Diva Lotteria Fields Of Omagh 2:09.3
2004 Savabeel Fields Of Omagh Starcraft 2:06.9
2003 Fields Of Omagh Defier Lonhro 2:07.6
2002 Northerly Defier Grandera 2:06.3
2001 Northerly Sunline Viscount 2:05.8
2000 Sunline Diatribe Referral 2:07.7