1938 Cox Plate

1938 W.S. COX PLATE

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

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 900 pounds plus 100 pound trophy.
First: 650 pounds and trophy; Second: 150 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 1-2 fav AJAX (ch h 4y, Heroic - Medmenham (GB) Tr: F Musgrave 9.0 Harold Badger
2 4-1 ROYAL CHIEF (NZ) (b h 4y, Chief Ruler - Modiste II) Tr: F Jones 9.0 E Bartle
3 10-1 YOUNG IDEA (br h 6y, Constant Son - Persuasion) Tr: Jack Holt 9.4 Darby Munro
Then followed:
4 200-1 L 'Aiglon (b g 4y, The Buzzard - Concise) D Lewis 9.0 H Skidmore
5 20-1 Adios (ch c 3y, Excitement - Tinkledell) G Price 7.11 J O'Sullivan
6 200-1 Catalogue (NZ) (b g 8y, Lord Quex - Catalini) A W McDonald 9.4 H Mornement
7 200-1 Bourbon (br h 4y, Tippler - Spearfoot) W H McLachlan jr 9.0 R Parsons
8 200-1 Spear Chief (blk h 4y, Spearfelt - Sere Vale) G Price 9.0 M McCarten
9 100-1 Aelous (blk c 3y, Baralong - Queen of Night) P Riddle 7.11 A Dewhirst
10 20-1 The Trump (b g 6y, Manfred - Koanie) S W Reid 9.4 A Reed
11 20-1 Amigo (NZ) (br g 3y, Beau Pere - Adorable) L G Paul 7.11 O Phillips
 
All started. Won by: 2 lengths, head. Time: 1:56.75 (Australasian record). Track: xxx.
Barriers: 7-2-6. Judge's numbers: 4-7-1.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 7/6. Place: 5/6; 7/6; 9/-.
Attendance: 28,580.
Winnerís colours: White, red seams and cap.