Japanese stars head Cox Plate invitees

Japenese gallopers A Shin Hikari and Maurice head the list of twelve international gallopers sent invitations to run in this years Cox Plate. View the list below.

“They [Japan] are proving to be a powerhouse on the world stage. Their focus on breeding world-class middle distance horses will see them being very competitive in the Cox Plate in the future,” Browell said.

Former NZ galloper Werther also made the list after winning the QEII Cup at his first HK start.

Cox Plate 2016 International invitees

Horse Trainer
A Shin Hikari (Japan) Masanori Sakaguchi
Cannock Chase (England) Sir Michael Stoute
Highland Reel (Ireland) Aidan O’Brien
Kitasan Black (Japan) Hisashi Shimizu
Last Impact (Japan) Katsuhiko Sumii
Maurice (Japan) Noriyuki Hori
The Grey Gatsby (England) Kevin Ryan
Time Test (UK) Roger Charlton
Tryster (UK) Charlie Appleby
Vadamos (France) Andre Fabre
Werther (Hong Kong) John Moore


Article from JustHorseRacing.com.au

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