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  • Cox Plate History

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:04 am

    The Cox Plate is one of the most prestigious races on the Australian calendar, held each year during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.  Run over a distance of 2040 metres, the WS Cox Plate is named in honour of William Samuel Cox and worth $3 million in prize money.  The […]

  • Cox Plate Past Winners

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:04 am

    The Group 1 WS Cox Plate is one of the biggest and most prestigious races in Australia, attracting the very best talent each year to battle it out at Moonee Valley Racecourse.  This race is run over 2040 metres and worth $3 million in prize money, a grand sum that […]

  • Cox Plate Statistics

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:04 am

    The WS Cox Plate is one of the big three thoroughbred races in Australia, and the third richest event behind the Melbourne Cup and Golden Slipper.  For many people, however, this race is the most important due to its international reputation and overall stature in the racing community.  The WS […]

  • Cox Plate Day

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:04 am

    Cox Plate Day is one of the biggest events on the Australian sporting calendar, and the highlight event for Moonee Valley Racecourse each year.  Cox Plate Day is being held on the 26th of October in 2013, with a full day of racing complemented by fashion, entertainment, and dining attractions.  […]

  • Cox Plate Race Info

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:03 am

    The WS Cox Plate is one of the richest and most prestigious races in Australia, with this great event always managing to attract a top quality field.  The maximum number of horses included in the final Cox Plate field each year is 14, although that relatively small number can be […]

  • Melbourne Cup Carnival continues to perform

    Media Releases October 21, 2013 4:15 pm

    Last year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival provided an important boost to the economy, especially for the sectors of hospitality, tourism, fashion and retail, according to key figures released by the Victoria Racing Club (VRC). In a study compiled by IER, Flemington’s signature Carnival was found to have generated a value added […]

  • VRC Chairman pays tribute to Andrew Ramsden

    Media Releases October 17, 2013 10:24 pm

    Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Chairman Michael Burn paid tribute to former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden who sadly passed away today. “The Victoria Racing Club is deeply saddened by the sudden death of former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden,” said Mr Burn. “Andrew made an enormous contribution at Flemington, as well as […]

  • VRC and Greenland Holding Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Media Releases October 9, 2013 12:14 pm

    Australia’s leading racing club, the Victoria Racing Club (VRC), and Greenland Holding Group Overseas Investment Company Limited (Greenland), a division of China’s leading property developer, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to prepare a Development Concept for two parcels of land adjoining Flemington racecourse in Melbourne. The MoU requires […]

  • Happy connections as Trails takes Turnbull

    Media Releases October 5, 2013 6:09 pm

    Considered one of the most pivotal racedays of the season, Turnbull Stakes Day presented by Yellowglen did not disappoint with plenty of action both on and off the track for the 18,256 racegoers who enjoyed the glorious sunshine at Flemington on Saturday. Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner, Happy Trails, took out […]

  • Flemington Wi-Fi enhances on-course wagering for racegoers

    Media Releases October 4, 2013 3:48 pm

    The Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) $1.4 million investment in a high density Wi-Fi network will deliver high speed access for Flemington racegoers to online wagering providers, including the TAB and corporate bookmakers that have signed an agreement to access the service. Tabcorp is the VRC’s exclusive wagering partner, and racegoers […]

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