1924 Cox Plate

9-1/2 furlongs (Saturday, October 25)

1924 W.S. COX PLATE

9-1/2 furlongs (Saturday, October 22)

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1000 pounds plus 100 pounds trophy.
First: 750 pounds and trophy; Second: 150 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 7-2 THE NIGHT PATROL (GB) (b h 7y, Stedfast (GB) - Dark Flight (GB) Tr: James Scobie 9.4 G Young
2 6-4 fav WHITTIER (br h 5y, Woorak - Polacca) Tr: H McCalman 9.4 F Dempsey
3 100-1 DEMADES (NZ) (br c 3y, Demosthenes (Ire.) - Starland (NZ) Tr: L McCann 7.11 J Daniels
Then followed:
4 7-2 The Hawk (NZ) (b g 6y, Martian (NZ) - Sparrowhawk (GB) J M Cameron 9.10 L Franklin
5 4-1 Lilypond (ch g 4y, Lilyveil (GB) - Coolan Dhu) Jack Holt 8.11 G Harrison
6 50-1 Frances Tressady (b m 4y, Tressady (GB) - Thorima) W Foulsham 8.9 A Cooper
7 100-1 Solidify (br c 3y, Lavendo (GB) - Dudes) D Lewis 7.11 J Harris
 
Scratched: Easingwold, Polycletan. Won by: 1 length, 2 lengths. Time: 1:59.25. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 6-5-1. Judge's numbers: 1-3-8.
Attendance: 27,540.
Winnerís colours: Red and white quarters, black cap.