1954 Cox Plate

1954 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 23)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 4000 pounds plus 250 pound trophy.
First: 2800 plus trophy; Second: 800; Third: 400 pounds.
1 11-8 fav RISING FAST (NZ) (b/br g 5y, Alonzo (GB) - Faster (NZ) Tr: Ivan Tucker 9.4 Jack Purtell
2 13-2 PRINCE DELVILLE (br c 3y, Delville Wood (GB) - Eternal City (GB) Tr: S R Lamond 7.11 Ray Selkrig
3 20-1 PRIDE OF EGYPT (ch c 3y, Nilo (GB) - Civic Pride) Tr: E Hush 7.11 Noel McGrowdie
Then followed:
4 66-1 Sunium (b c 3y, Helios (GB) - Athol Belle) T Lewis 7.11 Ron Hutchison
5 66-1 Master Proven (NZ) (b g 6y, Isaac Of York (GB) - Proven (NZ) Tommy Smith 9.4 Alan Burton
6 5-1 Prince Cortauld (NZ) (br h 4y, Sun King (GB) - Capricious (NZ) Maurice McCarten 9.0 A Ward
7 100-1 Telyar (br c 3y, Count Rendered (GB) - Lady Vennachar (NZ) Maurice McCarten 7.11 J Gilmore
8 66-1 Baroda Beam (b c 3y, Star Of Baroda (GB) - Lemact) W J Allan 7.11 B Wilson
9 4-1 Hydrogen (br h 6y, Delville Wood (GB) - Sweet Sound) E Hush 9.4 Billy Camer
10 100-1 Nealing (b h 4y, Neapolitan (GB) - Mei Ling) W McKay 9.0 K Ford
11 50-1 Pandie Star (br c 3y, Star Of Baroda (GB) - Entice) Colin Hayes 7.11 T Newcombe
12 200-1 Spearfolio (ch g 7y, Portfolio - Spearlette) Des Judd 9.4 R Faux
13 80-1 King Amana (ch h 6y, Amana - Sally Green) J M Cummings 9.4 R Were
14 66-1 Tradfield (b c 3y, Traddles - Glamoranna) Owen Lynch 7.11 cd 7.12 N Allan
15 33-1 Aldershot (ch h 7y, Enfield (Ire.) - Little Sister) W Smart 9.4 Darby Munro
16 10-1 King Boru (b c 3y, Pamphilos (Ire.) - Dream Rocks) Tony Lopes 7.11 Stan Cassidy
 
All started. Won by: 4 lengths, 1-1/2 lengths. Time: 2:03.8. Track: good.
Barriers: 10-2-15. Judge's numbers: 2-16-15.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-) Win: 11/6. Place: 7/-; 12/6; 1/4/-.
Attendance: 39,430. Weather: Fine with a cold southerly wind.
Winnerís colours: Blue, black sleeves, gold armbands and cap.