1948 Cox Plate

1948 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs. Saturday, October 23.
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 1550 pounds plus 150 pound trophy.
First: 1100 pounds plus 150 gold cup; Second: 300 pounds; Third: 150 pounds.
1 5-1 CARBON COPY (ch c 3y, Helios (GB) - Havers) Tr: D McCormick 7.11 cd 7.12 Harold Badger
2 6-4 fav PHOIBOS (br c 3y, Helios (GB) - Spanish Star) Tr: P B Quinlan 7.11 cd 7.13 Bill Williamson
3 4-1 BEAU GEM (ch h 4y, Helios (GB) - French Gem) Tr: G R Jesser 9.0 Reg Heather
Then followed:
4 20-1 Comic Court (b/br c 3y, Powerscourt - Witty Maid) J M Cummings 7.11 R Hutchinson
5 33-1 Clement (br c 3y, Law Maker (Ire.) - Heart's Desire) H Wolters 7.11 N Sellwood
6 11-2 Columnist (ch h 6y, Genetout (Fr.) - Pen Name) C Cullen 9.4 J Thompson
7 100-1 Stamen (b h 4y, Mildura - Corolla (NZ) T Woodcock 9.0 J Tully
8 12-1 Anthellon (br g 4y, Helios (GB) - Yetma) G A Alessio 9.0 W Cook
9 50-1 High Tar (b c 3y, High Caste (NZ) - Tarrilla) H Wolters 7.11 G Bougoure
 
Scratched: Hororata. Won by: neck, 3/4 length. Time: 2:04.25. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 2-7-6. Judge's numbers: 9-8-2.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-) Win: 1/15/-. Place: 10/6; 7/-, 8/-.
Attendance: 47,570. Weather: Dull morning, fine afternoon.
Winnerís colours: Green, white band and armbands (Carried the all white colours of the Club)