1950 Cox Plate

1950 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 28)
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 4-1 ALISTER (ch c 3y, Whirlaway (GB) - New Flower) Tr: H Wolters 7.11 Jack Purtell
2 7-2 IRON DUKE (b h 4y, Le Grand Duc (Fr.) - Vocal) Tr: Lou Robertson 9.0 Bill Williamson
3 100-1 BHUTAN (NZ) (b h 4y, Bulandshar (GB) - Sister Phil (NZ) Tr: W McEwan 9.0 Sam Marvin
Then followed:
4 100-1 Rumyle (b c 3y, Whirlaway (GB) - Magi) H Darwon 7.11 cd 7.13 E Kremmer
5 11-8 fav Delta (br h 4y, Midstream (GB) - Gazza) Maurice McCarten 9.0 Neville Sellwood
6 25-1 Dark Marne (b g 7y, The Marne - All Dark) E F Silcock 9.4 Reg Heather
7 33-1 Toastmaster (b c 3y, Great Legend - Charmeuse) N J Plews 7.11 cd 7.12 S Dodd
8 13-2 Ellerslie (NZ) (br g 5y, Foxbridge (GB) - Tamahere (NZ) K Hilton 9.4 Stan Ralph
9 100-1 Prince Hussar (br g 3y, Yorkshire Hussar (GB) - Katinka) J Finlayson 7.11 N Powell
10 40-1 Morse Code (br g 4y, St. Magnus (GB) - Wireaway (GB) Lou Robertson 9.0 Ron Hutchinson
11 33-1 Sir Falcon (b h 5y, The Buzzard (GB) - Fox Belle) J Mitchell 9.4 Jack Thompson
12 200-1 Silver Buzz (ch g 7y, The Buzzard (GB) - Biddy's Robe) J Miller 9.4 A Ward
 
All started. Won by: neck, 2 lengths. Time: 2:06.25. Track: xxx.
Barriers: 7-2-11. Judge's numbers: 11-6-8.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-) Win: 1/6/-. Place: 8/6; 7/6; 4/5/6.
Attendance: 41,620. Weather: Cloudy with a few light showers.
Winnerís colours: Black and white stripes, red sash, sleeves and cap.