1973 Cox Plate

1973 W.S. COX PLATE

About 2000 metres (Saturday, October 27)
Group 1. Weight-For-Age. of $75,000 plus $600 trophies.
First
: $52,500 plus trophies; Second: $13,500; Third: $6000; Fourth: $3000.
1 7-1 TAJ ROSSI (b c 3y, Matrice - Dark Queen) Tr: Bart Cummings 49.5kg Stan Aitken
2 16-1 SWELL TIME (NZ) (ch m 4y, Mellay (GB) - High Life (NZ) Tr: W C Winder 54.5kg David Peake
3 8-1 ZAMBARI (NZ) (b g 6y, Pakistan II (GB) - Cyfort (NZ) Tr: Tommy Smith 59kg R McCarthy
Then followed:
4 9-2 Glengowan (NZ) (ch g 6y, Arragon (GB) - Bewitch (NZ) J A Harris 59 Noel Harris
5 25-1 Craig Win (NZ) (br c 3y, Idomeneo (GB) - Tiki Filou (NZ) S A Brown 49.5 John Stocker
6 10-1 All Shot (NZ) (b g 5y, Idomeneo (GB) - Gambit (NZ) Ian Saunders 59 Roy Higgins
7 4-1 fav Young Ida (NZ) (br m 5y, Oncidium (GB) - Young Maragret (Ire.) E Temperton 56.5 H Rauhihi
8 7-1 Strike Again (NZ) (ch g 3y, Streetfighter (NZ) - Early To Go) W C Winder 59 Bob Skelton
9 12-1 Leica Lover (b c 3y, Latin Lover (GB) - Miss Valecia) Bart Cummings 49.5 Frank Reys
10 50-1 Millefleurs (ch m 4y, Natural Bid (USA) - Tasa (NZ) Des Judd 54.5 Brian Gilders
11 12-1 Magnifique (NZ) (blk m 5y, Alcimedes (GB) - Rosebelle) E Temperton 56.5 Brian Andrews
12 10-1 Analie (NZ) (b m 4y, Sovereign Edition (Ire.) - Nalei (NZ) Tommy Smith 54.5 Harry White
 
Scratched: Sobar, Grand Cidium. Won by: head, 5 lengths. Time: 2:08.3. Track: slow.
Barriers: 2-8-5. Judgeís numbers: 13-9-3.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c). Win: $4.85. Place: $1.65, $3.10, $1.30. Quinella: $47.00.
Attendance: 35,300. Weather: Overcast and mild.
Winnerís colours: White, brown rings.