1955 Cox Plate

1955 W.S. COX PLATE
10 furlongs (Saturday, October 22)

Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 4000 pounds plus 250 pound trophy.
First: 2800 plus trophy; Second: 800; Third: 400 pounds.

1 33-1 KINGSTER (br c 3y, Star Kingdom (Ire.) - Canvas Back (GB) Tr: Jack Green 7.11 Billy Camer
2 13-8 CARANNA (br c 3y, Valognes (GB) - Connette) Tr: E Hush 7.11 Athol Mulley
3 20-1 SAILOR'S GUIDE (b c 3y, Lighthouse II (Fr.) - Jehane (GB) Tr: G Daniel 7.11 Neville Sellwood
Then followed:
4 9-2 Cromis (b h 5y, Helios (GB) - Janeo) R Sinclair 9.4 Jack Purtell
5 20-1 Redcraze (NZ) (ch g 5y, Red Mars (GB) - Myarion (NZ) S A Brown 9.4 V J Sellers
6 6-4 fav Rising Fast (NZ) (b/br g 6y, Alonzo (GB) - Faster (NZ) Fred Hoysted 9.0 Bill Williamson
7 33-1 Prince Dante (b c 3y, Brimstone (GB) - So Sweet) E J Fellows 7.11 J O'Sullivan
8 66-1 Beaupa (br g 4y, Beau Son - Credential) F C Alsop 9.0 Ron Hutchinson
 
Scratched: Plato. Won by: 1/2 neck, 2 lengths. Time: 2:04.4. Track: good.
Barriers: 6-7-4. Judge's numbers: 9-8-7.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 9/0/6. Place: 1/2/6. 6/6; 13/6.
Attendance: 40,750. Weather: Fine and pleasant.
Winnerís colours: Yellow, tartan sash and cap.