1967 Cox Plate

1967 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 28)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of $20,000 plus $600 trophy.
First
: $14,000 plus trophy; Second: $3600; Third: $1600; Fourth: $800.
1 1-6 fav TOBIN BRONZE (ch h 5y, Arctic Explorer (GB) - Amarco) Tr: H G Heagney 9.4 Jim Johnson
2 7-1 TERRIFIC (NZ) (b h 5y, Gigantic - Our Love) Tr: M Ritchie 9.4 G Hughes
3 25-1 CRAFTSMAN (br h 7y, Better Boy (Ire.)- Blue Gipsy) Tr: Andy White 9.4 Pat Hyland
Then followed:
4 80-1 Meriweather (ch c 3y, Ayrshire Bard (Ire.) - Autowin (NZ) C V Cerchi 7.11 Billy Smith
5 12-1 Bellition (NZ) (b m 6y, Bellborough - Addition) George Hanlon 8.13 Harry White
6 40-1 Karloon Pride (b c 3y, Alcimedes (GB) - Karloon (NZ) R W Roden 7.11 Phil Alderman
7 100-1 Swift General (NZ) (b/br h 4y, Agricola (GB) - Froth (NZ) Bart Cummings 9.0 John Miller
 
Scratched: Stellar Belle, Regal Rhythm. Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 2-1/2 lengths. Time: 2:04.8. Track: good.
Barriers: 5-4-2. Judgeís numbers: 1-2-3.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c). Win: 70c. Place: 55c, $1.05; No third dividend.
Attendance: 36,890. Weather: Sunny,
Winnerís colours: Purple, white spots and cap.