Moonee Valley Racing: 2017 W.S. Cox Plate
October 27, 2017 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia will host the much-anticipated W.S. Cox Plate. The W.S. Cox Plate is a Group 1 race for horses' three-years old and above. It run over weight for age conditions and will cover a total race distance of 2040 meters.

The 9-field horse race will be bannered by back-to-back W.S. Cox Plate winner Winx. This horse will try to win its third straight W.S. Cox Plate and will break the all-time record of prize money held by Makybe Diva.

If Winx wins this Saturday's race, she will accumulate a total of $15.57 million prize money easily beating Makybe Diva's $14.52 million.

Winx will have top-caliber challengers such as G1 Epsom Handicap winner Happy Clapper, G1 Makybe Diva Stakes winner Humidor and Cranbourne Cup debut winner Folkswood.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Winx as the odds on favorite to win her 3rd straight W.S. Cox Plate race on Saturday noon.


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