The Cox Plate is a highly acclaimed racing club event, held in late October at the Moonee Valley Racecourse located in Melbourne, Australia. The race is run over a 2040 meter track, and is restricted to horses over three years old, with weight for age rules applied. It is currently the second richest race of […]
The Darwin Turf Club was formed in May 1955, and the first Darwin Cup was run in 1956. There was a field of four competing for the trophy, with prize money of 260 dollars. The 1988 Darwin was the first race with 100,000 dollar prize staged in the Northern Territory.