1973 Caulfield Cup

1973 CAULFIELD CUP
2400 metres (Saturday, October 18)
Handicap of $112,500 plus $2000 trophy. First: $78,750 and $2000 trophy; Second: $20,250; Third: $9000; Fourth $4500.
1 16-1 SWELL TIME (NZ) (ch m 4y, Mellay - High Life) Tr: W C Winder 51.5kg Brian Andrews
2 11-2 GALA SUPREME (br g 4, Gala Crest Smoke Fairy) Tr: Ray Hutchins 49kg Frank Reys
3 8-1 YOUNG IDA (br m 5, Oncidium - Young Margaret II) Tr: Eric Temperton 55kg H Rauhihi
Then followed:
4 7-1 Grand Cidium (b c 3y, Oncidium - Dicidiana) Tom Hughes Sr 46.5 R Mallyon
5 125-1 Grand Scale (NZ) (br/blk g 5y, Gigantic - Toi Poi) M L Willmott 47.5 P Trotter
6 80-1 Gladman (gr g 4y, Sobig - Shalom) Bart Cummings 54 S Aitken
7 12-1 Dayana (br g 4y, Ondidium - Dicidiana) Bart Cummings 60 R Higgins
8 14-1 Golden Sam (NZ) (ch h 6y, Afghanistan - Dilane) A N Didham 54 E J Didham
9 40-1 Foxy (NZ) (ch m 6y, Afghanistan - Corona Fox) A Didham 49.5 A Wilson
10 16-1 Portico (ch g 5y, Minor Portion - Red Cross) N D (Bon) Hoysted 49.5 B Gilders
11 25-1 Toltrice (b m 4y, Matrice - Tolaid) John Hawkes 52.5 J Miller
12 4-1 fav Imagele (ch c 3y, Sostenuto - Cele's Image) Tommy Smith 48 K Langby
13 66-1 Grey Abbey (gr g 4y, Grey Ghost - Rashleigh mare) A E Prentice 50 A King
14 50-1 Audaciter (NZ) (ch g 5y, Mellay - Svelte) Gary Lee 51.5 N Harris
15 50-1 Altai Khan (Atilla - Mountain Rose) Tom Hughes Sr 52 J Stocker
16 20-1 Lord Nelson (NZ) (b/br g 6y, My Pal - United Princess) Tommy Smith 59 N Voigt
17 50-1 All Shot (NZ) (b g 5y, Idomeneo - Gambit) Ian Saunders 59 D Lake
18 12-1 Analie (b m 4y, Sovereign Edition - Nalei) Tommy Smith 56.5 H White
 
Scratched: Direct Line, Strike Again. Won by: 3/4 lengths, 1-1/4 lengths. Time: 2:35.9. Track: good.
Barriers: 12-6-9. Judgeís numbers: 11-15-5.
Vic TAB Divs (for 50c) : Win: Swell Time $9.90. Place: Swell Time $2.60, Gala Supreme $1.25, Young Ida $1.50. Quinella: $28.40.
Winnerís colours: Cerise, light green band and sleeves, white armbands and cap.