1946 Cox Plate

1946 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (First Division) (Saturday, October 26)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1150 pounds plus 100 pounds trophy.
First: 1050 pounds and trophy; Second: 300 pounds; Third: 150 pounds.
1 3-1 FLIGHT (b m 6y, Royal Step - Lambent (NZ) Tr: F Nowland 8.13 J O'Sullivan
2 6-1 STAR ACT (br c 3y, Actor Ė Helleniqua (NZ) Tr: P B Quinlan 7.11 Harold Badger
3 7-1 MAGNIFICENT (ch h 4y, Ajax - Complete) Tr: A S Croall 9.0 Vic Hartney
Then followed:
4 7-1 Prince Standard (b c 3y, Mr. Standfast (GB) - Golden S) D Lewis 7.11 W Briscoe
5 5-2 fav Flying Duke (br c 3y, Le Grand Duc (Fr) - Virgin Wing) Maurice McCarten 7.11 W Cook
6 20-1 Russia (ch h 6y, Excitement (Ire.) - Lady March) E Hush 9.4 D Munro
7 20-1 Concerto (b c 3y, Midstream (GB) - Sweet Harmony) D Lewis 7.11 G Moore
8 100-1 Earl Mond (br g 7y, Fulmond (NZ) - Taunton Vale) P Burke 9.4 G Bougoure
9 50-1 Cherie Marie (br m 4y, Constant Son (GB) - Uranalong) W Duncan 8.9 A Breasley
10 100-1 Carlton (b g 9y, Curialis (GB) - Silver Wind) E H Nichols 9.4 R Heather
11 250-1 Rimfire (ch g 4y, Enfield (Ire.) - Mizar) S Boyden 9.0 H McFarlane
 
Scratched: Spam, Four Freedoms. Won by: 3-1/2 lengths, head. Time: 2:05.0. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 11-5-8. Judge's numbers: 8-13-6.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 19/-. Place: 7/6; 11/6; 11/-.
Attendance: 30,850. Weather: Light morning showers then a fine afternoon.
Winnerís colours: Dark blue, orange diamond sleeves and cap.