1939 Cox Plate

1939 W.S. COX PLATE

9-1/2 furlongs (Saturday, October 28)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 900 pounds plus 100 pound trophy.
First: 650 pounds and trophy; Second: 150 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 50-1 MOSAIC (NZ) (b h 4y, Posterity (GB) - Inlaid (GB) Tr: J H Abbs 9.0 Darby Munro
2 3-1 GOLD SALUTE (NZ) (ch c 3y, Lord Warden (GB) - Frenzied Finance (NZ) Tr: W J Shean 7.11 F Shean
3 33-1 READING (bB c 3y, Marconigram (GB) - Gravure) Tr: J T Cush 7.11 A Knox
Then followed:
4 20-1 Landlaw (Fr.) (gr h 4y, Portlaw (Ire.) - Wireaway (GB) Lou Robertson 8.11 O Phillips
5 9-10 fav High Caste (NZ) (b c 3y, Bulandshar (GB) - The Begum (NZ) J T Jamieson 7.11 cd 7.12 E Bartle
6 50-1 Buzalong (b g 6y, The Buzzard (GB) - Saccharine) A Leftwich 9.4 H Skidmore
7 100-1 Cooranga (b m 6y, Dunnottar (GB) - Kooloona) S R Lamond jr 8.13 A Reed
8 50-1 Billposter (br c 3y, Madagascar (Ire.) - Adhere) D Lewis 7.11 J Conquest
9 50-1 Catalogue (NZ) (b g 9y, Lord Quex (Ire.) - Catalini (NZ) A W McDonald 9.4 M McCarten
10 200-1 The Progeny (b c 3y, Beau Fils (GB) - Repulse) W Duncan 7.11 H Badger
11 200-1 Cavallo (NZ) (ch c 3y, Gustavo (NZ) - Traction (NZ) J Parkinson 7.11 cd 7.13 J O'Sullivan
LR 5-1 Beau Vite (NZ) (br c 3y, Beau Pere (GB) - Dominant (NZ) T R George 7.11 W Cook
 
All started. Won by: 1 length, 2-1/2 lengths. Time: 1:56.5 (Course record) Track: xxx.
Barriers: 8-3-2. Judge's numbers: 3-9-11.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 11/6/-. Place: 1/10/-; 8/-; 19/-.
Attendance: 27,130.
Winnerís colours: Black, orange maltese cross and cap.