1957 Cox Plate

1957 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 26)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 5000 pounds plus 250 pound trophy.
First: 3500 plus trophy; Second: 1000; Third: 500 pounds.
1 4-1 REDCRAZE (ch g 7y, Red Mars (GB) - Myarion (NZ) Tr: Tommy Smith 9.4 George Moore
2 10-9 fav PRINCE DARIUS (ch c 3y, Persian Book (GB) - Lyrical Lass) Tr: J W Cook 7.11 A Ward
3 7-1 PANDIE SUN (b h 5y, Valognes (GB) - Rise) Tr: Colin Hayes 9.4 Ron Hutchinson
Then followed:
4 20-1 Timor (ch h 5y, Near Way (GB) - Ennyeye) C Munro 9.4 P Maddock
5 66-1 Straight Draw (NZ) (b g 5y, Faux Tirage (GB) - Sunbride (GB) J M Mitchell 9.4 Noel McGrowdie
6 16-1 Sir William (NZ) (b g 7y, Gold Nib (GB) - Silver Coin (NZ) I Pearson 9.4 Bill Williamson
7 16-1 Gay Saba (NZ) (b c 3y, Sabaean (GB) - Dunmurry (NZ) H Wolters 7.11 Alan Burton
8 11-4 Ray Ribbon (NZ) (b h 6y, Perilous (GB) - Lady Yelverton (NZ) N D ďBonĒ Hoysted 9.4 Neville Sellwood
9 200-1 Ruthless Don (NZ) (b/br g 4y, Genetout (Fr.) - Dona Marcheta (NZ) C Cullen 9.0 Des Coleman
 
All started. Won by: 1/2 head, 2 lengths. Time: 2:05.6. Track: good.
Barriers: 8-3-9. Judge's numbers: 1-8-5.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 1/5/6. Place: 8/6; 6/6; 12/-.
Attendance: 40,870. Weather: Mild and pleasant.
Winnerís colours: Gold, black sleeves, blue cap.