How the field lines up in the Cox Plate

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October 26, 2017 - 04:42 PM

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THE 2017 COX PLATE FIELD

HAPPY CLAPPER (Damien Oliver/Pat Webster)

* Saddlecloth No.1 and barrier 9, has won 9 of 29 starts for $3,123,800

* The seven-year-old gelding and Group One Epsom Handicap winner has twice finished second to Winx

GAILO CHOP (Mark Zahra/Darren Weir)

* Saddlecloth No.2 and barrier 4, has won 10 of 21 starts for $2,293,148

* The seven-year-old gelding runs in the Cox Plate a fortnight after winning the Group One Caulfield Stakes

HUMIDOR (Blake Shinn/Darren Weir)

* Saddlecloth No.3 and barrier 8, has won 6 of 20 starts for $2,019,915

* The five-year-old gelding won the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes and Australian Cup, was third to Winx in the Turnbull Stakes

KASPERSKY (Michelle Payne/Jane Chapple-Hyam)

* Saddlecloth No.4 and barrier 2, has won 12 of 26 starts for $581,487

* The seven-year-old finished 16th of 18 in his Australian debut in the Group One Toorak Handicap

FOLKSWOOD (Kerrin McEvoy/Charlie Appleby)

* Saddlecloth No.5 and barrier 5, has won 4 of 13 starts for $517,242

* The five-year-old gelding was placed in a Dubai Group One and won the Group Three Cranbourne Cup with Kerrin McEvoy

SEABURGE (Regan Bayliss/David & Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig)

* Saddlecloth No.6 and barrier 1, has won 2 of 16 starts for $667,175

* The four-year-old was placed in the 2016 Caulfield Guineas and ran fifth in this month's Group One Toorak Handicap

HARDHAM (Luke Nolen/David Brideoake)

* Saddlecloth No.7 and barrier 3, has won 3 of 13 starts for $557,150

* The four-year-old won an Open Handicap in September and backs up after finishing 10th of 17 in last week's Caulfield Cup

WINX (Hugh Bowman/Chris Waller)

* Saddlecloth No.8 and barrier 6, has won 25 of 31 starts for $13,777,925

* The six-year-old mare has won 14 Group One races including two Cox Plates and is chasing her 22nd consecutive win

ROYAL SYMPHONY (Dean Yendall/Tony McEvoy)

* Saddlecloth No.9 and barrier 7, has won 4 of 6 starts for $313,025

* The lightly raced, three-year-old colt ran fourth in the Caulfield Guineas