1966 Cox Plate

1966 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 22)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of $20,000 plus $600 trophy.
First: $14,000 plus trophy; Second: $3600; Third: $1600; Fourth: $800.
1 9-10 fav TOBIN BRONZE (ch h 4y, Arctic Explorer (GB) - Amarco) Tr: H G Heagney 9.0 Jim Johnson
2 5-1 WINFREUX (b g 5y, Affreux (Fr.) - Winlam) Tr: C A Wilson 9.4 Ian Saunders
3 3-1 LIGHT FINGERS (NZ) (ch m 5y, Le Filou (Fr.) - Cuddlesome (NZ) Tr: Bart Cummings 8.13 G Hughes
Then followed:
4 6-1 Prince Grant (NZ) (b h 4y, Alcimedes (GB) - Chubin (NZ) Tommy Smith 9.0 George Moore
5 50-1 Samson (b g 9y, Nilo (GB) - Hora (NZ) N Creighton 9.4 Ron Hall
6 25-1 Sunhaven (NZ) (b c 3y, Summertime (GB) - Eugenic (NZ) Brian Courtney 7.11 Harry White
7 25-1 Castle Command (b c 3y, Summertime (GB) - Castle Queen (NZ) Jim Moloney 7.11 Pat Hyland
8 50-1 Trevors (br g 7y, Good Brandy (GB) - Blue Lass) A C Shepherd 9.4 Peter Gumbleton
 
All started. Won by: 2-1/2 lengths, 2 lengths. Time: 2:07.2. Track: fair.
Barriers: 3-4-2. Judgeís numbers: 5-3-6.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c.). Win: 90c. Place: 70c, $1.00, 80c.
Attendance: 37,200. Weather: Overcast and mild.
Winnerís colours: Purple, white spots and cap.