Almanac Horse Racing Reminiscence: The W S Cox Plate





With the 2021 W S Cox Plate due to be run on Saturday, we thought we’d go back through the archives to revisit a few Almanac stories about the Plate.


Let’s start with John Harms’ day out at Moonee Valley in 1998 to see the great Might and Power – click here.


David Hyland had his ‘virginal visit’ to the Plate in 2009. To read his recollection click here.


For a bit of light relief, we revisit Peter Flynn’s rant about the importance of keeping the correct initials in the title of horse races. Read his contribution on the W S Cox Plate here. (Peter, we hope you see that we’ve done the right thing in our title above – Ed.)


Tony Riordan selected his top 10 Plates back in 2012 Read his thoughts here and then add your nominees from the past 10 years in the Comments section below.


Finally, Farris Garrison previewed the Plate in 2016 suggesting that it was a two-horse race. Read his thoughts here.


No doubt our resident expert Sal will be on the site tomorrow with his thoughts and selection for the big race.


To see the field and the barrier draw for Saturday’s race click here.


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