The Spring Racing Carnival has arrived and The Valley turns it on for two massive racedays and one unmissable Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival - book your ticket today.

History in the making

The 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, The Race Where Legends Are Made, is set to be one of the most memorable in the race’s 97-year history. Champion mare, Winx, will be aiming to join the LEGENDARY Kingston Town and become just the second horse in history to win three consecutive W.S. Cox Plates.

Legendary Entertainment

The Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival is 24 hours of unmissable entertainment in one destination. Wherever you are located on course during the two-day event, there’s something for everyone that will ensure the fun doesn’t stop all day long. You will be leaving The Valley with a lifetime of memories!

Night of Nights

The Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Night is racing’s ‘Night of Nights’ and the anticipation levels have never been higher for the kick-off to the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival. Come and enjoy The Valley under lights and be captivated by a course built on atmosphere.

Legendary Entertainment

The Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival is 24 hours of unmissable entertainment in one destination. Wherever you are located on course during the two-day event, there’s something for everyone that will ensure the fun doesn’t stop all day long. You will be leaving The Valley with a lifetime of memories!

History in the making

The 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, The Race Where Legends Are Made, is set to be one of the most memorable in the race’s 97-year history.

Victory Domain


Demand for dining and hospitality has been unprecedented and we are excited to release a brand new offering on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day – the Victory Domain.

NEW PACKAGE RELEASED

Witness ‘the greatest two minutes in sport’ from this unique infield position and enjoy a syndicated marquee with access to viewing decks, live music and manicured gardens. Indulge in a gourmet BBQ and premium beverages as you take in The Race Where Legends Are Made.

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Week of Events


BREAKFAST WITH THE BEST

Tuesday 24 October

Make your way to The Valley early to see all of the contenders gallop ahead of the Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival.

BARRIER DRAW BREAKFAST

Tuesday 24 October

Enjoy a full buffet breakfast and the inside word as the all important barrier draws are undertaken.

LADIES LUNCH

Wednesday 25 October

The must-do luncheon of the Spring Racing Carnival boasts a superb afternoon of food, fashion and entertainment.

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