1982 Cox Plate

1982 W.S. COX PLATE
2050 metres (Saturday, October 23)
Group I. 3YO&Up. Weight-For-Age of $270,000 plus $4000 in trophies.
First: $176,150 plus trophies; Second: $54,200; Third: $27,100; Fourth: $13,550.
1 7-4 fav KINGSTON TOWN (blk g 6y, Bletchingly - Ada Hunter (Germany) Tr: Tommy Smith 59kg Peter Cook
2 13-2 GROSVENOR (NZ) (b c 3y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - My Tricia (NZ) Tr: Geoff Murphy 48.5kg Brendan Clements
3 6-1 MY AXEMAN (NZ) (ch g 6y, Crimson God (GB) - Gay Actress (NZ) Tr: T K Griffin 59kg W Robinson
Then followed:
4 8-1 Fearless Pride
(br h 4y, Without Fear (Fr) - Pride Of Killarney (Ire.)
Ted Broadhurst 57 Brent Thomson
5 50-1 Allez Bijou (NZ) (ch g 6y, Noble Bijou (USA) - Time Lass (NZ) Chris Honeychurch 59 Gary Willetts
6 9-1 No Peer (NZ) (ch g 5y, Alcimedes (GB) - Pouliche (NZ) Bart Cummings 59 Harry White
7 33-1 Gurner's Lane (NZ) (ch g 4y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Taiona (NZ) Geoff Murphy 57 Mick Goreham
8 9-1 Magari (b g 4y, Maybe Lad - Aurea) Ross McDonald 57 Robert Heffernan
9 50-1 English Wonder (blk f 3y, Twig Moss (Fr) - Karroo (GB) John Hawkes 46 P Shepherd
10 8-1 Lawman (ch g 6y, Boucher (USA) - Quote) George Hanlon 59 Roy Higgins
11 50-1 Silver Bounty (NZ) (gr/blk h 5y, Karayar (GB) - Rauriki (NZ) Gary Carson 59 Midge Didham
12 25-1 Debs Mate (NZ) (b g 6y, Palm Beach (Fr) - Misty Fox (NZ) H S Wadham 59 Ms Debbie Healy
13 50-1 Isle Of Man (NZ) (b h 4y, Habitation (GB) - Full O'Tricks (NZ) George Hanlon 57 Ron Quinton
14 25-1 Rare Form (b/br g 4y, Bogan Road - On Her Toes) Brian Mayfield-Smith 57 R Hardwicke
 
Won by: 3/4 length, 1-1/4 lengths. Time: 2:05.50. Track: good.
Barriers: 4-5-7. Judgeís numbers: 1-13-3.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c). Win: $1.35. Place: 80c, $1.45, $1.45.Quinella: $7.05. Trifecta: $156.30.
Attendance: 25,804. Weather: Early showers. Fine, mild and cool.
Winnerís colours: Yellow, red striped sleeves and cap.