Cox Plate 2022: when is it, how to watch, prices, tickets, betting odds
The 2022 edition of the Group 1 Cox Plate will be held on Saturday October 22 in Moonee Valley, capping off a big weekend that also includes the Group 1 Manikato Stakes on Friday evening.
Last year State Of Rest won the race in spectacular fashion, while Sir Dragonet took the win in 2020.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 Cox Plate.
WHEN IS THE 2022 COX PLATE?
The 2022 Cox Plate will take place on Saturday October 22 at Moonee Valley Racecourse.
Scheduled to jump around 5 p.m., the Cox Plate is historically the ninth of 10 races on the card.
The Cox Plate is considered the second of the ‘big three’ Melbourne Spring Majors, after the Caulfield Cup and preceding the Melbourne Cup.
The Cox Plate was first held in 1922 and is named for the founder of Moonee Valley Racecourse, William Samuel Cox.
COX PLATE AWARD 2022
The Group 1 Cox Plate prize is $5 million, with the winner taking home $3 million.
HOW TO WATCH COX PLATE 2022
The Cox Plate 2022 will air nationally on Channel 7.
Sky Racing will also be showing the big race, given its long history of showing major Spring Carnival races.
2022 COX PLATE TICKETS
To purchase tickets for this year’s Cox Plate, Click here.
WHAT CONDITIONS DOES THE COX PLATE WORK IN?
The Cox Plate is a WFA Group 1 handicap race for horses aged three years or over, run over 2040m.
The final field is determined by the Moonee Valley Race Club committee, taking into account international rankings, provided by the International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities, and ANZ rankings (plus provisional rankings), produced by the Chief Handicapper of RacingVictoria.
The field is limited to 14 starters with four emergencies.
COX PLATE 2022 COTES DE PARIS
Although the playing field is far from set, bettors can place advance bets through TAB’s all-inclusive market.
Zaaki is the early favorite, with last year’s winner State Of Rest on the second betting line.
Odds provided by TABcorrect as of August 8.
|State of rest||$6|
|Pride of Nations||$15|