1969 Caulfield Cup

1969 CAULFIELD CUP
12 furlongs (Saturday, October 18)
Handicap of $55,000 plus $1250 trophy. First $38,500 plus $1250 trophy; Second : $9900; Third: $4400; Fourth $2200.
1 9-2 fav BIG PHILOU (b g 4y, Le Filou - Pink Lady) Tr: Bart Cummings 8.2 Roy Higgins
2 9-1 NAUSORI (b g 5y, Golden Plume - La Valle) Tr: A. Ward 8.9 Des Lake
3 50-1 TOBERMORY (br g 7y, Summertime - Golden Slippers) Tr: Angus Armanasco 8.2 Jimmy Johnson
Then followed:
4 16-1 Double Steel (br m 4y, Gustave Dore- Niboine) C A Wilson 8.2 W A Smith
5 11-1 Hamua (NZ) (br g 5y, Stunning - Carolyn's Pride) S A Brown 8.9 W Skelton
6 13-2 Fileur (br g 5y, Le Filou - Dulcie) Colin Hayes 9.2 J Stocker
7 40-1 Lochcourt (NZ) (b m 5y, Final Court - Delloch) V P Bernard 8.0 K Mitchell
8 33-1 Gallicus (ch g 3y, Gaul - Gay Sailing) J B Page 6.12 D McClure
9 20-1 Future (br g 9y, Targui - Festive Air) Ken Hilton 8.12 R Dawkins
10 12-1 Shorengro (br h 5y, Better Boy - Blue Gipsy) M L Willmott 8.6 H White
11 100-1 Padtheway (b g 6y, Saranover - Dhotrium mare) J Smith 8.0 R Setches
12 9-1 Cast Iron (ch h 4y, Paramount - Raw Metal) K R Hayes 7.3 K Banks
13 40-1 Terminal (ch g 4y, Power House - Hellow) D H Sinclair 8.2 R Mallyon
14 16-1 Black Onyx (blk/gr g 4y, Pipe of Peace - Organdie) Tommy Smith 8.13 J Miller
15 20-1 Broker's Tip (ch h 4y, Summertime - Fatehpur Sikri) H H Riley 8.5 R McCarthy
16 33-1 Wiedersehen (br g 5y, Le Filou - Ta Ta) Tommy Smith 8.9 S Spinks
17 25-1 Gnapur (b g 5y, Faubourg II - Indian Summer) George Hanlon 8.5 P Jarman
18 8-1 Crewman (b h 4y, Todman - Royal Lark) Angus Armanasco 8.4 P Hyland
19 12-1 Golven (br h 4y, Gold Sovereign - Venture On) A R Sands 8.0 D Messingham
20 20-1 Wings Of The Morning (b h 4y, Amourrou - La Belle Helene) K Wynne 8.4 J Sellers
 
All started. Won by: neck, 3/4 length. Time: 2:28.3. Track: fast.
*Nausori was first past the post but protest for interference at the furlong post lodged by Roy Higgins was upheld.
Barriers: 17-7-4. Judge's numbers: 12-5-15.
Vic TAB Divs: Win: Big Philou $3.85. Place: Big Philou $1.85, Nausori $2.25, Tobermory $2.35. Quinella: $32.75.
Winner's colours: Gold, royal blue V, black armbands and cap.