Hugh Bowman will again be aboard as champion Winx bids to win her fourth Cox Plate.
WINX IN THE COX PLATE
* Three starts for three wins (2015, 2016, 2017)
* One of only two horses, the other being Kingston Town (1980,81,82), to have won the race three times
* Broke the Moonee Valley 2040m track record in her 2015 win, clocking 2:02.98
* Bettered her own 2015 course record in her 2017 victory, running 2:02.94
* Set record winning margin (eight lengths) in 2016 win
* Short-priced favourite for an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate in 2018
2015 COX PLATE:
Winx ($4.60) beat Criterion by 4-3/4-lengths with Highland Reel another three-quarters of a length away third
2016 COX PLATE:
Winx ($1.80) powered away from Hartnell in an eight-length win, with Yankee Rose third
2017 COX PLATE:
Winx ($1.18) held off Humidor to win by a long neck. Folkswood was 4-1/4-lengths away third.