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Armory's form better than 2014 Cox Plate winner: Comerford

Armory's form better than 2014 Cox Plate winner: Comerford

Cox Plate contender Armory is better credentialed than 2014 champion Adelaide, according to Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman TJ Comerford.

  • by Damien Ractliffe

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I had blinkers on, says minister who wanted owners to go to the races
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I had blinkers on, says minister who wanted owners to go to the races

Martin Pakula has apologised and says his passion for horse racing clouded his judgment when he agreed to allow a small crowd to go to Saturday's Cox Plate.

  • by Simone Fox Koob, Rachael Dexter and Paul Sakkal
Win for connections of Cox Plate runners with up to 1250 people to attend Moonee Valley
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Win for connections of Cox Plate runners with up to 1250 people to attend Moonee Valley

Up to 1250 people will be allowed to attend Moonee Valley for the 100th anniversary of the Cox Plate, as strict social restrictions remain in place for Victorians watching the AFL grand final from home.

  • by Rachael Dexter
Capacity field for the Cox Plate, Russian Camelot draws outside gate
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Capacity field for the Cox Plate, Russian Camelot draws outside gate

A capacity field has been selected for Saturday's Cox Plate, but Lloyd Williams' galloper Buckhurst has been named the unlucky emergency.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Dark horse: English raider Aspetar primed for Cox Plate
Spring Racing Carnival

Dark horse: English raider Aspetar primed for Cox Plate

English raider Aspetar has been out of the headlines, but he is definitely one to watch in Saturday's Cox Plate.

  • by Michael Lynch
Arcadia Queen lays down Cox Plate market after beating Russian Camelot
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Arcadia Queen lays down Cox Plate market after beating Russian Camelot

Perth mare Arcadia Queen and WA champion rider Willie Pike galloped into Cox Plate picture when they downed star Russian Camelot in the group 1 Caulfield Stakes.

  • by Michael Lynch and Damien Ractliffe
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Racing Victoria gets green light to allow owners back at country tracks
Spring Racing Carnival

Racing Victoria gets green light to allow owners back at country tracks

Racing Victoria has given the green light for some owners to attend country meetings from next week, raising hopes that small crowds could soon be allowed at Flemington.

  • by Michael Lynch
Cox Plate 'a race that matters' as Probabeel overlooks multimillion-dollar Golden Eagle
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Cox Plate 'a race that matters' as Probabeel overlooks multimillion-dollar Golden Eagle

Cambridge Stud's Henry Plumptre says the international reputation of the Cox Plate outweighed the $7.5 million reason to head to the Golden Eagle with Probabeel.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Cox Plate in sight after Camelot stars in Underwood
Spring Racing Carnival

Cox Plate in sight after Camelot stars in Underwood

The Cox Plate won't be going back to Japan this year, but Australia's hopes of keeping it out of the hands of the internationals was bolstered on Saturday.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Carnival prizemoney incentive enough for international raiders
Spring Racing Carnival

Carnival prizemoney incentive enough for international raiders

Cash incentives of $100,000 or more to entice international runners to Melbourne for our spring carnival features could be scrapped permanently.

  • by Damien Ractliffe
Fierce win in Makybe Diva, Russian Camelot on song
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Fierce win in Makybe Diva, Russian Camelot on song

Few horses have produced the sort of form Fierce Impact has over the past 12 months and the Matthew Smith-trained entire continued his elite-level consistency.

  • by Damien Ractliffe