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
|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|
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