1955 Caulfield Cup

1955 CAULFIELD CUP
12 furlongs (Saturday, October 15)
Handicap of 10,000 pounds plus 350 pound trophy.
First: 7000 pounds; Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 11-2 RISING FAST (b g 6y, Alonzo - Faster) Tr: Fred Hoysted 9.10 Bill Williamson
2 10-1 RAY RIBBON (b h 4y, Perilous - Lady Yelverton) Tr: G S Barr 8.12 Jack Purtell
3 25-1 HISTORIC ERA (br g 5y, 5y, Alonzo - Thistle) Tr: S A Brown 7.6 W A Smith
Then followed:
4 25-1 Sailor's Guide (br/blk c 3y, Lighthouse II - Jehane) G Daniel 7.0 D Cootes
5 50-1 Al Crusa (ch h 4y, Al Wassat - Creusa) R Dini 7.6 B V Hall
6 40-1 Kosciusko (ch h 4y, High Peak - Fiorenzo) E F Silcock 7.5 cd 7.6 B Gilders
7 20-1 Connaught (b h 5y, Genetout - Pegaway) F C Allsop 8.10 A Mulley
8 20-1 Farquhar (ch h 4y, Brueghel - Gallant Bess) M McCarten 8.7 N Sellwood
9 4-1 Electro (br h 5y, Delville Wood - Lady Lume) E Hush 9.2 W Camer
10 25-1 The Orb (ch g 4y, Murren - Ethia) B Conaghan 8.0 R Hutchison
11 100-1 Chancery Lane (br h 5y, Helios - Lithsome) D J Smith 7.10 N Powell
12 3-1 fav Maniana (b m 4y, Remarc - Corrigenda) A H Jordan 7.9 F Treen
13 15-1 Redcraze (ch g 5y, Red Mars - Myarion) S A Brown 9.3 V Sellars
14 100-1 King Amana (ch h 7y, Amana - Sally Green) S Boyden 7.8 M Moore
15 14-1 Advocate (b h 6y, Confessor - Symphony) F Allotta 8.12 J Thompson
16 10-1 Townsville (ch h 5y, Amana - Enfield Queen) S E Smithers 8.2 G Lane
17 66-1 Mallee Saint (br g 5y, St. Magnus - Mallee Maid) B Price 6.12 T Dyer
18 66-1 Tranquil Sun (ch h 4y, Helios - Tranquil Star) Des Judd 7.5 R Faux
19 33-1 Lady Mogambo (br m 4y, Woodruffe - Princess Geraldine) E J Jenkins 8.0 K Mitchell
20 100-1 The Beau (b h 5y, Helios - Miss Gallant) Colin Hayes 7.12 cd 7.13 G Hope
 
Scratched: Cromis, Ribera. Won by: 3 lengths, 2-1/2 lengths. Time: 2:29.25. Track: good.
Barriers: 17-6-15. Judge's numbers: 1-5-17.
Tote Divs: Win: Rising Fast xxx; Place: Rising Fast xxx; Ray Ribbon xxx; Historic Era xxx.
Winner's colours: Dark blue, black sleeves, gold armbands and cap.