1947 Cox Plate

1947 W.S. COX PLATE
10 furlongs (Saturday, October 25)

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1500 pounds plus 150 pounds gold cup.
First: 1050 pounds and trophy; Second: 300 pounds; Third: 150 pounds.

1 9-2 CHANAK (br c 3y, Hellespont (Fr.) - Studio Tr: Jack Holt 7.11 cd 7.12 Harold Badger
2 9-2 ATTLEY (b h 5y, Portofino (GB) - Coveshaw) Tr: W Cutler 9.4 Jack Purtell
3 12-1 SWEET CHIME (br m 4y, Le Grand Duc (Fr.) - Korimako) Tr: Maurice McCarten 8.9 Neville Sellwood
Then followed:
4 7-4 fav Royal Gem (br h 5y, Dhoti (GB) - French Gem) G R Jesser 9.4 W Williamson
5 14-1 Murray Stream (ch h 6y, Midstream (GB) - Mark's Sister) G Brown 9.4 D Munro
6 100-1 Vrondi (ch c 3y, Enfield (Ire.) - Fission) E J Willmott 7.11 cd 7.13 R Heather
7 10-1 Hororata (br c 3y, Hellespont - Brilliana) E J Willmott 7.11 W Briscoe
8 50-1 Anthelion (br c 3y, Helios (GB) - Yetna) G A Alessio 7.11 G Moore
9 20-1 Conductor (b c 3y, Marconigram (GB) - Silver Cloud) J W Cook 7.11 cd 7.12 W Cook
10 100-1 Buonarroti Boy (b/br g 5y, Buonarroti - Lorncello) V Piggins 9.4 G Bougoure
11 100-1 Glamis Star (ch g 5y, Enfield (Ire.) - Heliostar) Des Judd 9.4 S Ralph
 
Scratched: Don Pedro, Dumfries. Won by: 1/2 head, 1 length. Time: 2:05.0. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 6-7-5. Judge's numbers: 8-1-7.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 1/3/6. Place: 8/-; 10/-; 15/6.
Attendance: 45,860. Weather: Fine and mild.
Winnerís colours: White, dark blue spots and cap.