1944 Cox Plate

1944 W.S. COX PLATE
10 furlongs (Saturday, October 28)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1500 pounds.
First: 1050 pounds; Second: 300 pounds; Third: 150 pounds.
1 7-1 TRANQUIL STAR (ch m 7y, Gay Lothario (GB) - Lone Star) Tr: R Cameron 8.13 Scobie Breasley
2 1-2 fav LAWRENCE (br h 4y, Law Maker - Gay Element) Tr: Lou Robertson 9.0 Bill Williamson
3 25-1 TEA CAKE (br g 6y, Manitoba - Avert) Tr: P B Quinlan 9.4 Vic Hartney
Then followed:
4 15-1 Sirius (ch h 4y, Enfield - North Star) E Fisher 9.0 R Finger
5 12-1 Bootle (br c 3y, Enfield - Miss Devlin) E J Willmott 7.11 H Morris
6 33-1 New Yorker (b c 3y, Actor - Bon Cretien) F Godby 7.11 H McLoud
7 14-1 Three o Three (ch c 3y, Enfield - Little Sister) R J Shaw 7.11 cd 7.12 A Dewhirst
8 33-1 Lilette (br m 6y, Piccadilly - Uranalong) H Wolters 8.13 R Heather
9 200-1 Frill King (b/br g 7y, Frilford - Soporific) F Manning jr. 9.4 O Phillips
 
All started. Won by: 2-1/2 lengths, 2 lengths. Time: 2:06.75. Track: xxx
Barriers: 3-4-6. Judge's numbers: 6-3-1.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 2/4/6. Place: 8/6; 5/6; 17/6.
Attendance: 32.330.
Winnerís colours: Mauve, cream band, sleeves and cap.