1959 Cox Plate

1959 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 24)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 5200 pounds plus 300 pound trophy.
First: 3500 plus trophy; Second: 1000; Third: 500 pounds; Fourth: 200 pounds.
1 4-1 NOHOLME (ch c 3y, Star Kingdom (Ire.) - Oceana (Ire.) Tr: Maurice McCarten 7.11 Neville Sellwood
2 16-1 GRAND GARRY (br g 4y, Dalray (NZ) - Lanky Lass) Tr: G Ray 9.0 Jack Purtell
3 10-1 PRINCE LEA (NZ) (b c 3y, Pride of Kildare (Ire.) - Gold Spi (NZ) Tr: Basil Conaghan 7.11 Alan Burton
Then followed:
Eq4 11-2 Mac (b g 5y, MacArthur - Jaune) A E Munro 9.4 F Green
Eq4 50-1 Moon Bridge (br g 4y, Busbridge (GB) - Moon Song) H G Heagney 9.0 G Lane
6 5-2 fav Travel Boy (NZ) (b c 3y, Marco Polo (Fr.) - Mere Ana (NZ) Tommy Smith 7.11 R Hutchinson
7 20-1 Yeman (NZ) (ch g 7y, Sabaean (GB) - Wardess (NZ) Ivan Tucker 9.4 W D Skelton
8 50-1 Baystone (b g 7y, Brimstone (GB) - Unity) Jack Green 9.4 R Williams
9 10-1 Trellios (br g 5y, Helios (GB) - Treliis) Bart Cummings 9.4 B MacDonald
10 9-2 Webster (br g 4y, Blue Booklet (GB) - Meloma) C A Wilson 9.0 W Williamson
 
All started. Won by: 4 lengths, 1/2 length. Time: 2:02.7 (Race record). Track: fast.
Barriers: 9-4-6. Judge's numbers: 10-6-8.
Tote Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 1/7/-. Place: 10/-; 1/0/6; 1/1/-.
Attendance: 39,980. Weather: overcast.
Winnerís colours: Red, yellow braces, pale blue cap.