1943 Cox Plate

1943 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 30)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1000 pounds plus 50 pound trophy.
First: 700 pounds and trophy; Second: 200 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 5-2 fav AMANA (ch h 4y, Talking - Capris (NZ) Tr: Roy Shaw 9.0 A Dewhirst
2 7-1 SUN VALLEY (b/br h 6y, Manitoba (GB) - Golden Gondola (GB) Tr: Fred Hoysted 9.4 Jack Purtell
3 6-1 PRECEPT (br c 3y, Peter Pan - Yetna) Tr: J Pengilly 7.11 E Preston
Then followed:
4 3-1 Tranquil Star (ch m 6y, Gay Lothario (GB) - Lone Star) L Cameron 8.13 J O'Brien
5 50-1 Gay Revelry (br h 5y, John James (GB) - Gayscene) H W Gabell 9.4 O Phillips
6 33-1 Phocion (NZ) (b g 6y, Manitoba (GB) - La Ballerina (NZ) Lou Robertson 9.4 A Breasley
7 20-1 Reception (ch g 8y, Marconigram (GB) - Breezy (NZ) P B Quinlan 9.4 H Morris
8 100-1 Peter (ch h 5y, Peter Pan - Sequoia) J ODwyer 9.4 W Williamson
 
Scratched: Counsel. Lawrence (late scratching). Won by: 2 lengths, head. Time: 2:03.75. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 7-2-4. Judge's numbers: 7-5-10.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 19/-. Place: 8/-; 11/-; 11/6.
Attendance: 33,250. Weather: Doubtful in the morning.
Winners colours: Green, white sleeves, red armbands and cap.