2016 Cox Plate Field, Barriers & Odds
Cox Plate Betting
As one of Australia’s most anticipated and prestigious thoroughbred races, the running of the nation’s premier weight-for-age race, the Cox Plate, is highly anticipated by punters and racing aficionados every year. This year, the excitement all comes to a head on Saturday, October 22 2016, and you can follow the news leading up to the 2016 Cox Plate by visiting HorseRacing.com.au
The Cox Plate betting market is the largest in Australian horse racing, with thousands of punters places bets at online betting sites, including Ladbrokes.com.au and bookmaker.com.au. It makes sense that the race is so popular, as the Cox Plate is the second richest horse race in Australia, with lucrative prize money of over $3 million on offer – the only race with a larger purse is the Melbourne Cup. Because of this, and because of the quality and degree of difficulty of the 2040 metre race, the Cox Plate field draws an elite selection of champion runners from all over the world every year. The Cox Plate’s quality of runners, generous betting pools, international interest and Group One status all work together to ensure that punters at betting sites have plenty of interest in Cox Plate betting.
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Ante-post Cox Plate Betting
Betting markets open up for the Cox Plate around early August at sites like Ladbrokes.com.au, once the first nominations for the race are in. Even though the race isn’t held until months later, many punters are keen to jump on board early and take advantage of the generous Cox Plate odds and good value wagers available for those who are willing to take the risk of early Cox Plate betting. There are no guarantees for ante-post betting, and a number of punters choose to wait until closer to the race once the final field and handicap weights have been announced, which can have a huge impact on the odds available.
Besides Cox Plate betting, there are a number of other races held on the day that are definitely worth a punt. For the most fun and enjoyment on Cox Plate Day, don’t rest all your hopes on one of the most tightly contested races in the country.
Cox Plate Winners
Below is a list of the Cox Plate winners and placegetters for the last ten years. You can use this information to see who the dominating horses have been, and then make an informed wager at Ladbrokes.com.au.
Once the Cox Plate is run, you may find yourself looking for more high stakes betting opportunities. Why not try your luck on the prestigious Melbourne Cup? There are odds galore available for Australia’s biggest race, and the Melbourne Cup is shaping up to be one of the biggest. Place your bets online because you won’t find better odds anywhere else. Plus, online betting sites allows members to bet from anywhere as long as they have a computer and an Internet connection, meaning that you can place your horse racing bets no matter what.
|2015||Winx||Hugh Bowman||Chris Waller||2.02.98|
|2014||Adelaide||Ryan Moore||A. O’Brien||2.03.76|
|2013||Shamus Award||Chad Schofield||Danny O’Brien||2.05.27|
|2012||Ocean Park||Glen Boss||Gary Hennessy||2.04.14|
|2011||Pinker Pinker||Craig Williams||Greg Eurell||2.05.39|
|2010||So You Think||Steven Arnold||J B Cummings||2.07.45|
|2009||So You Think||Glen Boss||J B Cummings||2.03.90|
|2008||Maldivian||Michael Rodd||Mark Kavanagh||2.06.90|
|2007||El Segundo||Luke Nolan||Colin Little||2.06.33|
|2006||Fields Of Omagh||Craig Williams||David A. Hayes||2.06.89|
|2005||Makybe Diva||Glen Boss||Lee Freedman||2.09.27|
|2004||Savabeel||Chris Munce||Graeme Rogerson||2.06.88|
|2003||Fields Of Omagh||Steven King||Tony McEvoy||2.07.61|
|2002||Northerly||Patrick Payne||Fred Kersley||2.06.27|
|2001||Northerly||Damien Oliver||Fred Kersley||2.05.84|
|2000||Sunline||Greg Childs||Trevor McKee||2.07.70|
|1999||Sunline||Greg Childs||Trevor McKee||2.05.40|
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