1981 Caulfield Cup

1981 CAULFIELD CUP
2400 metres (Saturday, October 17)
Group 1. Handicap of $200,000 & $2000 trophy.
First: $130,000 and trophy; Second: $40,000; Third: $20,000; Fourth: $10,000.
1 11-1 SILVER BOUNTY (NZ) (gr/blk h 4y, Karayar - Ruariki). Tr: G M Carson 53kg Midge Didham
2 13-4 fav NO PEER (ch g 4y, Alcimedes - Pouliche) Tr: Bart Cummings 51kg Harry White
3 15-1 DECK THE HALLS (gr m 4y, Father Christmas - Royal Russet) Tr: R J McGuinness 52kg Peter Clarke
Then followed:
4 14-1 Brewery Boy (br c 3y, Lorenzaccio - Amatrice) Tommy Smith 46 M Pay
5 10-1 Flashing Light (b g 4y, Buoy - Gay M'Selle) T J Hughes Sr 48.5 A Cooper
6 25-1 Just A Dash (b g 4y, Whiskey Road - Native Lass) Tommy Smith 54 P Cook
7 12-1 Hyperno (b/br g 8y, Rangong - Mikarla) Bart Cummings 59.5 L Olsen
8 9-1 Our Paddy Boy (NZ) (b h 4y, Blarney Kiss - Grecian Jade) Colin Hayes 58 B Thomson
9 20-1 My Axeman (ch g 5y, Crimson God - Gay Actress) C McColl 52.5 W Robinson
10 100-1 Polar Air (NZ) (b m 4y, Frontal - Amerijet) Colin Hayes 50.5 G Willetts
11 80-1 Mr. Cromwell (b h 4y, Zamazaan - Teaser) J J Atkins 53 M Pelling
12 25-1 Penny Edition (NZ) (br g 5y, Sovereign Edition - Pennyless) Brian Ralph 51.5 D Short
13 5-1 Sovereign Red (NZ) (ch h 4y, Sir Tristram - Taiona) Geoff Murphy 55.5 M Goreham
14 14-1 Mr. Independent (b h 5y, Boucher - Acclaim) J J Moloney 55 P Hyland
15 66-1 Shamrock (NZ) (b g 5y, War Hawk II - Bally Doyle) R B Marsh 54 N Harris
16 140-1 Rio De Janiero (NZ) (br g 4y, Riverton - Brazil) Tommy Smith 51.5 W Treloar
17 200-1 Tasman (NZ) (b h 4y, Sir Tristram - Miss Filou) Brian Ralph 49.5 B Clements
18 50-1 Glenson (gr h 4y, Glen Strae - Princess Casino) W C Warke 52 R Heffernan
 
Scratched: El Laurena, Coe. Won by: short 1/2 head, 3 lengths. Time: 2:27.1. Track: xxxxx.
Barriers: 3-7-15. Judge's numbers: 8-14-10
Vic TAB Divs (for 50c): Win: Silver Bounty $4.70. Place: Silver Bounty $1.45, No Peer $1.10, Deck The Halls $2.10. Quinella: $14.50. Trifecta: $830.30
Winner's colours: Navy blue, lime band and armbands, white cap.