Having taken his place in 2018, the Godolphin star took things to the next level in the Autumn and has the race solely on his radar.
It would be the fairytale result. After a serious injury in the 2018 edition of the race, he's back for redemption.
Having given Winx a fright in her swansong, the Japanese galloper could be back for more Australian dollars.
The $11,000 mare from Tasmania that has got the racing world talking. After a startling and unbeaten Autumn, the world is at her feet.
Famous for delivering us the most memorable Cox Plate in 1986, can the Kiwi's deliver another masterpiece with an emerging star.
Talents don't come much better than this girl. Having stamped herself in the Autumn, she looks ready to make an impact in Spring.
Shall any three-year-old take their place in the below races.
And the following Group 1 events.
They will be eligible for a $1 million bonus if they are to win the Ladbrokes Cox Plate.
Winners of the following races will be Ballot Exempt from the 2019 Ladbrokes Cox Plate.
To celebrate the 99th running of the W.S. Cox Plate, the MVRC has launched the Ladbrokes Cox Plate International Bonus.
Over the coming months, the Club will partner with a number of the leading middle-distance weight-for-age turf Group 1 races around the world where the winners of these selected races will be eligible to win AUD$2M bonus should they win the 2019 Ladbrokes Cox Plate.