1949 Cox Plate

1949 W.S. COX PLATE
10 furlongs (Saturday, October 22)

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 20-1 DELTA (br c 3y, Midstream (GB) Tr: Maurice McCarten 7.11 Neville Sellwood
2 5-4 fav COMIC COURT (b/br h 4y, Powerscourt - Witty Maid) Tr: J M Cummings 9.0 Jack Purtell
3 10-1 PERSIST (ch m 4y, Macarthur - Grail Girl) Tr: W Kelso 8.9 Ron Hutchinson
Then followed:
4 4-1 Iron Duke (b c 3y, Le Grand Duc (Fr.) - Vocal) Lou Robertson 7.11 cd 7.13 Bill Williamson
5 250-1 Glenvue (br c 3y, Fair Aim (GB) - Marianne) A McDonald 7.11 Tom Unkovich
6 50-1 Playboy (ch c 3y, The Buzzard (GB) - Home Bird) Tommy Smith 7.11 Billy Briscoe
7 50-1 Foxami (NZ) (b g 4y, Nizami (Fr.) - Honeywood (NZ) D Lewis 9.0 W Fellows
8 25-1 Cragwil (b c 3y, Felcrag (GB) - Far Cry) H Wolters 7.11 N Powell
9 4-1 Vagabond (NZ) (b h 4y, Balloch (GB) - Blandsong (GB) D Lewis 9.0 A Ward
10 33-1 St. Comedy (ch c 3y, Powerscourt - Witty Maid) J M Cummings 7.11 L Lott
11 50-1 Thracian Lad (ch g 3y, Iolaus - Brunswick Joy) D Lewis 7.11 B Moon
12 100-1 Sanctus (b g a, Parenthesis (GB) - Toussaint) T Lewis 9.4 V Hartney
13 12-1 Ellerslie (NZ) (br g 4y, Foxbridge (GB) - Tamahere (NZ) K Hilton 9.0 Stan Ralph
 
Scratched: Hurry Up, Chanak, Saxonian. Won by: 1/2 length, 3 lengths. Time: 2:04.75. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 10-4-12. Judge's numbers: 12-6-9.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-) Win: 7/11/6. Place: 1/5/6; 6/-; 3/1/-.
Attendance: 40,600. Weather: Early rain.
Winnerís colours: Brown and blue hoops, red cap.