Bay 2011 15.3 hh (1.58 m)
Galileo – Elletelle
Distance won over: 1600m. to 2040m.

Brilliant Cox Plate-Gr.1 winner

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Adelaide, a brilliant Cox Plate-Gr.1 winner by sire of sires Galileo

“Adelaide produced one of most extraordinary last-to-first efforts seen in the race. It will be remembered as a famous and historic win. Adelaide defied all logic to win the $3 million Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley.”
Australian Daily Telegraph, 26/10/14

Defeated ten Group 1 winners to land the Cox Plate on his first Australian start despite having to concede 6½ kilos to the southern hemisphere-bred 3-year-olds

“a stunning performance that confirmed the three-year-old as an international superstar.” Racing Post 26/10/14

Out of Elletelle – winner of the 1000m Queen Mary Stakes-Gr.2 at Royal Ascot at 2 years

Adelaide Wins Cox Plate

October 25, 2014

Australia’s greatest weight-for-age event, the Group I MVRC Cox Plate, has been captured by Irish bred equine aristocrat Adelaide (3c…

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PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCES

BRILLIANT COX PLATE WINNER

1stCox Plate-Gr.1, 2040m, Moonee Valley, by a short neck defeating 10 individual Gr.1 winners including Criterion, Fawkner, Silent Achiever, Wandjina, Royal Descent and Sacred Falls.
1stSecretariat Stakes-Gr.1, 2000m, Arlington, by 1½ lengths from Tourist and Sheldon.
1stGallinule Stakes-Gr.3, 2000m, Curragh, by 3 lengths from Mekong River and Boqa.
2ndBelmont Derby Invitational S.-Gr.1, 2000m, Belmont Park, beaten a neck by Mr. Speaker.
2ndPrix Hocquart-Gr.2, 2200m, Longchamp, beaten ½ a length by Free Port Lux.
2ndKing Edward VII Stakes-Gr.2, 2400m, Royal Ascot, to Eagle Top.

UNBEATEN AT 2 YEARS

1stMaiden, 1600m, Leopardstown, by 2½ lengths from Fiscal Focus and Gypsy King.

Cox Plate-Gr.1