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2020 Cox Plate Racing Tips - Will Lys Gracieux go back-to-back?

Justin Darcy provides his 2020 Cox Plate tips.
Lys Gracieux won the 2019 Cox Plate for Japan (Getty Images)

2020 Cox Plate Racing Tips - Will Lys Gracieux go back-to-back?

The 2020 Cox Plate looms again as one of the most competitive we have seen if a certain Japanese mare does not make her way over.

Moonee Valley may see a superstar line up of horses from right around the globe, including home-grown talents like Mystic Journey and Castelvecchio, while Lys Gracieux and Almond Eye are the internationals well in the market.

Cox Plate Odds

Horses
Odds
Almond Eye$5.00
Lys Gracieux$6.00
Castelvecchio$13.00
Te Akau Shark$15.00
Arcadia Queen$21.00
Funstar$21.00
Magic Wand$21.00
Odds are provided by BetEasy and are correct as of 7/11/19 - 11.50am

Cox Plate Best Bet - Lys Gracieux @ $6

She was the champion in this years event and all signals after the race said that they will be back in 12 months time to defend their crown.

She won even though she did not handle the track, but still proved to be on a different level to her opposition.

Again, if she makes the trip over, I do not see anything in Australia competing against unless we have a star two-year-old that we are yet to see at the track.

Cox Plate Value Bet - Funstar @ $21

She was impressive in the Flight Stakes at the end of her preparation, toying with what was only a moderate field.

She has an explosive turn of foot and is versatile, so she can be ridden up front or out the back.

Chris Waller looked after this girl by not bringing her down to Melbourne after that Group One win.

If she turns up in the spring as a four-year-old, she will take some beating in this race.

Frequently Asked Questions About The 2020 Cox Plate

What time is the first race on 2020 Cox Plate Day?

The first race jumps at approximately 12pm.

What time is the 2020 Cox Plate?

The Cox  Plate jumps at approximately 5pm.

How can I live stream the 2020 Cox Plate?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Cox Plate and all other Australian horse races.

Verdict

We will not be investing in this race until we know more about who is targeting the race, but if you are wanting a bet, back Lys Gracieux at the $6 while Funstar is worth a play at double figures.

Best Bet: Lys Gracieux @ 6.00 at Beteasy - 5 Units
Value Bet: Funstar @ 21.00 at Beteasy - 2 Units

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