Date: 24/10/2013 to 27/10/2013
The W.S. Cox Plate is an Australian Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race held in Melbourne every October by the Moonee Valley Racing Club to honour W.S. Cox, the club's founder. For three-year-olds and over, the race is considered to be the Weight for Age championship of Australasia. It is run over 2,040 metres (2,231 yards) on turf, and carries Australia's richest weight-for-age prize of A$3 million. The plate is named for William Samuel Cox, who established the Moonee Valley Racecourse in 1883.
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