Adelaide

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

Brilliant Cox Plate-Gr.1 winner

Brilliant Cox Plate winner from the Sadler’s Wells sire line, just like exciting young sire SO YOU THINK

“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

“It was an exceptional effort which must rank him with the very best winners of this race” Racingandsports.com.au

Rated 128 by Timeform – No colt rated higher in Australia in the last three seasons including Flying Artie, Astern, Capitalist, Extreme Choice, Brazen Beau, Exosphere, Shamus Award, Dissident, Wandjina, Shooting To Win, Palentino, Kermadec etc.

By the best sire in the world GALILEO, out of a Gr.2 winning 2yo at Royal Ascot

11 sons of Galileo have already sired 31 individual Gr.1 winners

 

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