1952 Cox Plate

1952 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 25)

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 2100 pounds plus 100 pound trophy.
First: 1500 pounds and trophy; Second: 400 pounds; Third: 200 pounds
1 11-8 fav HYDROGEN (blk h 4y, Delville Wood (GB) - Sweet Sound) Tr: E Hush 9.0 Darby Munro
2 6-1 ELLERSLIE (NZ) (br g 7y, Foxbridge (GB) - Tamahere (NZ) Tr: Ken Hilton 9.4 Stan Ralph
3 25-1 ADVOCATE (b c 3y, Confessor (GB) - Symphony) Tr: Fil Allotta 7.11 Noel McGrowdie
Then followed:
4 14-1 Morse Code (br g 6y, St. Magnus (GB) - Wireaway (GB) L Robertson 9.4 Ron Hutchinson
5 12-1 Wodalla (br c 3y, Helios (GB) - The Rip) R Sinclair 7.11 Jack Purtell
6 25-1 Gallant Archer (br c 3y, Delville Wood (GB) - Golden Voice) A Bellingham 7.12 A Ward
7 20-1 Welloch (NZ) (br c 3y, Balloch (GB) - Chorine) J M Cummings 7.11 D Cowie
8 6-1 Deep River (br c 3y, Midstream (GB) - Gazza) Maurice McCarten 7.11 Neville Sellwood
9 100-1 Top Level (ch c 3y, Genetout (Fr.) - Mastery) C Cullen 7.11 P Burkhardt
10 50-1 Zealant (b c 3y, Dhoti (GB) - Enthuse) H R Bird 7.12 Kevin Mitchell
11 20-1 Reformed (NZ) (ch g 6y, Probation (GB) - Maereana (NZ) A J Brown 9.4 E Low
12 40-1 Flywood (b c 3y, Delville Wood (GB) - Papillon) P J Murray 7.11 Tom Unkovich
13 20-1 Idlewild (b c 3y, Bois De Rose (GB) - Leading Duchess) Tommy Smith 7.12 George Moore
A
All started. Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 2 lengths. Time: 2:04.5. Track: good.
Barriers: 4-5-9. Judge's numbers: 4-2-9.

Tote Divs.: (for 5/-). Win: 12/-. Place: 7/-; 10/6; 1/6/-.

Attendance: 42,890. Weather: Perfect until 2pm.
Winnerís colours: Black, white stripes, red cap.