1970 Cox Plate

1970 W.S. COX PLATE

10 furlongs (Saturday, October 24)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of $30,000 plus $600 trophy.
First: $21,000 plus trophy; Second: $5400; Third: $2400; Fourth: $1200.
1 33-1 ABDUL (gr c 3y, Sovereign Edition (Ire.) - Fyfe) Tr: Geoff Murphy 7.11 cd 7.12 Paul Jarman
2 15-1 TAILS (ch h 5y, Dalray (NZ) - Dolled Up) Tr: P J Murray 9.4 Geoff Lane
3 20-1 ROUGH 'N TUMBLE (b c 3y, Better Boy (Ire.) - Carretta) Tr: Tommy Smith 7.11 Ray Setches
Then followed:
4 66-1 Swift And Sure (ch h 4y, Todman - Chicola) Brian Courtney 9.0 Brian Gilders
5 12-1 Fileur (NZ) (br g 6y, Le Filou (Fr.) - Dulcie (NZ) Colin Hayes 9.4 Jim Johnson
6 7-4 fav Gay Poss (NZ) (ch m 4y, Le Filou (Fr.) - Swell Time (NZ) Bart Cummings 8.9 Roy Higgins
7 15-1 Gunsynd (gr c 3y, Sunset Hue - Woodie Wonder) H Wehlow 7.11 Jack Thompson
8 25-1 Sir Trutone (NZ) (b g 5y, Fair's Fair (GB) - Lady Banker (NZ) Jack Winder 9.4 Bob Lang
9 10-1 Rajah Sahib (NZ) (br h 5y, Pakistan II (GB) - Gay Princess (NZ) Tommy Hughes 9.4 Mick Mallyon
10 25-1 Royal Guardsman (b c 3y, Niksar (Fr.) - Lyralla) Geoff Murphy 7.11 Alan Trevena
11 12-1 Sky Call (br f 3y, Sky High - Glenhurst Girl) Jack Pengilly 7.6 Billy Smith
12 8-1 Gay Icarus (b g 3y, Icarus (GB) - Gay M'selle) Cyril Beechey 7.11 cd 7.12 Harry White
13 7-1 Shorengro (br h 6y, Better Boy (Ire.) - Blue Gipsy) M L Willmott 9.4 Pat Hyland
14 66-1 Index (br h 4y, Blue Booklet (GB) - Hula Belle) C A Wilson 9.0 Alan McLean
15 66-1 Tavel (NZ) (b g 4y, Alcimedes (GB) - Kadelka (NZ) Bart Cummings 9.0 Bob Ball
16 9-1 Eastern Court (gr g 3y, John's Court (GB) - Sembawang) M D Appleton 7.11 John Stocker
 
All started. Won by: 3 lengths, neck. Time: 2:05.5. Track: good.
Barriers: 1-12-2. Judgeís numbers: 10-5-14.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c). Win: $26.90. Place: $6.40, $2.75, $3.60. Quinella: $291.35.
Attendance: 34,340. Weather: Showery.
Winnerís colours: Cerise, green rings and cap.