The Cox Plate is a Group 1 Weight for Age thoroughbred race for horses three years and older. It is run over 2040 metres at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. With a prize pool of $5 million, the prestigious event attracts some of the top horses in racing.
In 2018, 22-time Group 1 winning mare Winx won her fourth consecutive Cox Plate, breaking the record which she previously shared with champion gelding Kingston Town.
DATE: October 26, 2019 (Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival)
LOCATION: Moonee Valley Racecourse
RACE TYPE: 3YO & Upwards – Weight-for-age
STATUS: Group 1
2018 WINNER: Winx
THE PRIZE MONEY:
Total stakes: $5,000,000