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Smell the roses in the fresh country air at Alexandra Race Club on Cox Plate Day. Forget the crush of city racing, relax and enjoy great racing up close and personal at its grass roots best. Join us and officially open the Victorian Picnic Racing Season.Run for the Roses is a punters' paradise with six great local races and a very strong bookies ring servicing Melbourne, interstate and the local.There will be a tote van on-site covering all races just about everywhere, plus more television coverage than you could poke a stick at.Music by Whisky Gypsies R&B Band.Betting vouchers to be won when you buy a race book and enter the free raffle. Bring your own picnic or choose lunch from a delicious range of local caterers.Gates open at noon.