Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Night
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.
This year we celebrate the 50th running of the Group 1 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes, Australia’s richest thoroughbred race under lights and its honour roll of winners includes names such as Chautauqua, Lankan Rupee, Buffering and Miss Andretti among many more.
The Valley comes alive for an evening which has become synonymous with world class live entertainment, both on and off the track, at a Spring Racing Carnival event like no other! There is something spectacular about the city backdrop under lights and the rumbling of hooves at a course built on atmosphere. Make sure this year you are here to witness it!
Labrokes Cox Plate Day
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 (1980 – 82) and become just the second horse in history to win three consecutive W.S. Cox Plates.
With last year’s race announced as the equal-highest rated turf horse race in the world at the 2016 Longines World’s Best Horse Race Awards, the eyes of world will be on the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate.
Put simply, this is the most prestigious day on the Australian racing calendar. With the best horses from Australia and overseas competing on one of the world’s most iconic racetracks, the feeling one gets from being a part of the action is unforgettable. Add the best in live music entertainment including a singalong of the timeless classic ‘The Horses’ and you have the makings of a LEGENDARY day.