1963 Cox Plate

1963 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 26)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of 6000 pounds plus 250 pound trophy.
First: 4200 plus trophy; Second: 1080; Third: 480 pounds; Fourth: 240 pounds.
1 10-1 SUMMER REGENT (NZ) (br g 5y, Summertime (GB) - Mayina (NZ) Tr: R T Cotter 9.4 John Riordan
2 11-2 TATUA (NZ) (b g 4y, Sajaketa - Te Awa (NZ) Tr: W J Pratt 9.0 G Edge
3 5-4 fav SOMETIME (NZ) (b h 5y, Summertime (GB) - Nereid (NZ) Tr: L J Patterson 9.4 Billy Pyers
Then followed:
4 9-4 Nicopolis (br g 4y, Landau (Ire.) - Ballater Belle) Des Judd 9.0 Brian Gilders
5 25-1 Ilumquh (NZ) (br g 8y, Sabaean (GB) - Sunbride (GB) Eric Ropiha 9.4 Bob Skelton
6 15-1 Contempler (br c 3y, Osborne (Fr.) - Yes and No) L M Armfield 7.11 Des Coleman
7 14-1 Sir Dane (NZ) (br c 3y, Summertime (GB) - Casa (NZ) R J Shaw 7.11 Billy Smith
8 33-1 Proteus (b c 3y, Power House (Ire.) - Midstra) Brian Courtney 7.11cd 7.12 Jack Purtell
9 50-1 Brandan (b/br c 3y, Arctic Explorer (GB) - St. Luzette) Bill Murrell 7.11 Pat Wallen
10 200-1 Lady Oro (ch m 5y, Careless - Surely) W J Allitt 8.13 B MacDonald
 
All started. Won by: 1 length, 1 length. Time: 2:06.2. Track: fair.
Barriers: 7-1-3. Judgeís numbers: 2-4-1.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 5/-). Win: 3/1/-. Place: 15/-; 8/-; 6/-.
Attendance: 33,570. Weather: Wet and humid.
Winnerís colours: Orange, blue braces, brown sleeves, blue cap.