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Side Glance Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Side Glance after second Aust G1 in Plate

Side Glance won a Group One in his second Australian start last spring and will be out to replicate the feat in the $3 million Cox Plate.

Tim Clark Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Clark hoping for a Famous win at Valley

Jockey Tim Clark is convinced Famous Seamus is going well enough to challenge his star rivals in the Group One Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley.

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Fawkner remains Plate favourite after draw

Last year's Caulfield Cup winner Fawkner remains favourite to add a Cox Plate to his tally after drawing well in barrier four in the 14-horse field.

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2014 Manikato Stakes - Advantage Buffering

Robert Heathcote joined Shane Anderson to give an update on star sprinter Buffering, following his favourable barrier draw in Friday night's Group 1 Manikato Stakes.

Dean Yendall Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Weight no issue for Yendall in Cox Plate

Jockey Dean Yendall will have plenty of strength about him despite riding Wandjina at 49.5kg in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.

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Pace To Gets Back On Track

Lucia Valentina's stablemate Slow Pace will make a belated start to his Melbourne spring campaign at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chad Schofield Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Schofield hoping for second Plate success

Chad Schofield has the chance to win the Cox Plate for a second-straight year when he rides three-year-old Sweynesse for Godolphin.

Silent Achiever Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

2014 Cox Plate - Silent Achiever Update

New Zealand based trainer Roger James joined Shane Anderson to discuss Silent Achiever's chances in Saturday's Group 1 Cox Plate, following her work at Moonee Valley this morning.

Famous Seamus Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Famous Seamus Ready For Manikato Challenge

Hawkesbury trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith says he will be “very surprised” if his NSW Provincial Horse Of The Year Famous Seamus doesn’t run well in the $1 million Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Robert Heathcote Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Buffering primed for G1 Manikato defence

Robert Heathcote, who rates Lankan Rupee the horse to beat in the Manikato Stakes, can't fault Buffering who will chase back-to-back wins in the race.

Adelaide Photo by: Martin King - Sportpix

Adelaide on song for Cox Plate

Irish three-year-old Adelaide looked in good order as he rounded off his preparation for the Cox Plate with a solid workout at Werribee.

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