Australia

Sir Dragonet delivers in the Cox Plate

Sir Dragonet has won the Cox Plate, relegating pre-race favourite Russian Camelot to a minor placing.

Ridden by Glen Boss, the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained runner powered down the Moonee Valley straight and jockey Glen Boss was able to celebrate across the line.

Sir Dragonet performed well on the wet track in Melbourne after a night and day of consistent rain, beating home Armory and Russian Camelot.

Magic Wand was a scratching on race day.

"This is unbelievable," Boss told Channel Seven after the win.

"It's a special race.

"I was really confident once the rain come.

"You grow up watching this race ... I love and cherish this place."

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