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
August 16, 2016
Coolmore’s history making Cox Plate winner Adelaide has his first foals arriving this spring including this stunning colt from a… View Article
April 20, 2016
Coolmore have announced service fees for 2016 on a roster of 12 stallions for Australia with champion sire Fastnet Rock… View Article
April 23, 2015
Adelaide pictured before his brilliant win in the G1 Cox Plate ADELAIDE (NEW) $22,000… View Article
April 23, 2015
The roster of stallions at Coolmore in the Hunter Valley will be further strengthened for the 2015 season by the… View Article
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… View Article
August 17, 2014
An unlucky runner up in the Grade I Belmont Derby last month, talented colt Adelaide (3c Galileo x Elletelle, by… View Article
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.