1983 Cox Plate

1983 W.S. COX PLATE
2050 metres (Saturday, October 22)
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 11-2 STRAWBERRY ROAD (b h 4y, Whiskey Road (USA) - Giftisa (NZ) Tr: Doug Bougoure 57kg Mick Dittman
2 100-1 KIWI SLAVE (USA) (b h 6y, Torsion - Buckland Bird (USA) Tr: Colin Hayes 59kg Greg Hall
3 9-2 McGINTY (NZ) (b h 4y, One Pound Sterling (GB) - Ernader (NZ) Tr: Colin Jillings 57kg Bob Vance
Then followed:
4 33-1 Handsome Seattle (NZ) (ch c 3y, Val Du Fier (Fr) - Seattle Sovereign (NZ) J A Kennedy 48.5 Brendan Clements
5 7-2 eq fav Sir Dapper (b c 3y, Vain - Sikri (NZ) Les Bridge 48.5 Peter Cook
6 33-1 Debs Mate (NZ) (b g 7y, Palm Beach (Fr) - Misty Fox (NZ) H S Wadham 59 Ms Debbie Healy
7 8-1 Fine Offer (NZ) (ch c 3y, Amyntor (Fr) - Offering (NZ) Colin Hayes 48.5 Michael Clarke (a)
8 20-1 Perfect Bliss (ch f 3y, Sharp Edge (Ire.) - Allanora) Robbie Lang 46 Phil Alderman
9 20-1 Albany Bay (NZ) (ch c 3y, English Harbour (GB) - Super Show (GB) Geoff Murphy 48.5 Darren Gauci (a)
10 66-1 Allez Bijou (NZ) (ch g 7y, Noble Bijou (USA) - Time Lass (NZ) Chris Honeychurch 59 Pat Hyland
11 7-2 eq fav Emancipation (gr m 4y, Bletchingly - Ammo Girl) Neville Begg 54.5 Ron Quinton
12 11-2 Trissaro (NZ) (b g 5y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Golden Glow (NZ) Bart Cummings 59 Harry White
13 100-1 Come To London (ch g 4y, Comeram (Fr) - Kalizma) Colin Hayes 57 MidgeDidham
 
All started. Won by: 3-1/2 lengths, 1-1/2 length. Time: 2:09.10. Track: dead.
Barriers: 7-10-8. Judgeís Numbers: 6-4-5.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c). Win: $2.70. Place: $1.00, $6.55, $1.00. Quinella: $91.25. Trifecta: $2700.00.
Attendance: 27,385. Weather: fine and mild.
Winnerís colours: Red, white band and armbands, black cap.