1926 Cox Plate

1926 W.S. COX PLATE

9-1/2 furlongs (Saturday, October 23)

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1000 pounds plus 100 pounds trophy.
First: 750 pounds and trophy; Second: 150 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 4-5 fav HEROIC (ch h 5y, Valaise (GB) - Chersonese (GB) Tr: Jack Holt 9.4 H Cairns
2 2-1 LIMERICK (NZ) (br/blk g 3y, Limond (GB) - Medley (NZ) Tr: F D Jones 7.8 T Green
3 14-1 METELLUS (b g 5y, Valaise (GB) - Averse (GB) Tr: Jack Holt 9.1 J Winks
Then followed:
4 8-1 Cromwell (ch c 3y, Woorak - Mettlesome (GB) L J McCann 7.11 W Duncan
 
All started. Won by: 3 lengths, 3 lengths. Time: 1:58.0. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 3-1-4. Judge's numbers: 1-4-2.
Attendance: 28,500.
Winnerís colours: Yellow, green sleeves and cap.