1985 Caulfield Cup

1985 FOSTER'S CAULFIELD CUP
2400 metres (Saturday, October 19)
Group I. Handicap of $500,000 and $2000 trophies.
First: $325,000 and trophies; Second: $100,000; Third: $50,000; Fourth: $25,000.
1 5-1 eq fav TRISTARC (b m 4y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Renarc (NZ) Tr: R S McDonald 50.5kg Wayne Treloar
2 5-1 eq fav OUR SOPHIA (NZ) (b m 4y, Noble Bijou (USA) - Mellition (NZ) Tr: George Hanlon. 51.5kg Harry White
3 14-1 LACKA REASON (NZ) (br g 5y, Sound Reason (Can.) - Alack (GB) Tr: Miss M J Bull. 54kg Gary Willetts
Then followed:
4 9-1 The Filbert (NZ) (b g 5y, Souvran (GB) - Fauxzaan (NZ) D N Couchman 54.5 G A Phillips
5 25-1 Rising Prince (ch g 5y, Round Top (USA) - Bonlene) Ms Deidre Stein 56 K Langby
6 16-1 Mapperley Heights (NZ) (br m 5y, Karioi Prince - Claudine (NZ) Colin Hayes 53.5 D Gauci
7 20-1 Bounty Hawk (NZ) (b/br g 5y, Balmerino (NZ) - Marie's Daughter (GB) Bart Cummings 57 R Quinton
8 25-1 Fil De Roi (NZ) (b g 5y, Roi Lear (Fr.) - Blue Springs (NZ) I A McDonald 48 cd 48.5 C Din
9 8-1 Sir Zephyr (NZ) (br h 4y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Zephyr's Pride (NZ) B J Smith 53 J Cassidy
10 15-1 Easter (br g 4y, Imperial Prince (Ire.) - Honey Queen (NZ) Tommy Smith 48 cd 48.5 L Dittman
11 33-1 Acumen (NZ) (br c 3y, Wolverton (Ire.) - Star Lot (NZ) Geoff Murphy 46 cd 47 L Maund
12 9-1 Handy Proverb (b c 3y, Twig Moss (Fr.) - Summer Crest (NZ) Brian Mayfield-Smith 45.5 K Banks
13 66-1 Silver Award (gr g 4y, Royal Rocket (GB) - Hollywood Queen) R W Guy 52.5 R Heffernan
14 50-1 Eastern Temple (ch m 5y, Ksar (GB) - Chinoise) E H Hickling 53 G Murphy
15 10-1 Riverdale (NZ) (br g 5y, Riverton (FR) - Showstopper (NZ) N R Ward 55.5 N Barker
16 50-1 King Delamere (NZ) (b h 5y, b h Balmerino (NZ) - Battle Eve (NZ) J W McGreal 55 S Aitken
17 16-1 Ballyman's Boy (ch h 4y, Crewman - Bally Kath (NZ) P J Moylan 51 M Clarke
PU 50-1 Importune (NZ) (b h 4y, Crewman - Athalia (Ire.) E H Hickling 54.5 M Goreham
 
Scratched: Foxseal, Tripsacum. Won by: head, 1-3/4 lengths. time: 2:30.9. Track: dead.
Barriers: 16-4-10. Judge's numbers: 14-12-7.
Vic TAB Divs (for 50c) : Win: Tristarc $3.35. Place: Tristarc $1.35, Our Sophia $1.30, Lacka Reason $1.80. Quinella: $10.25. Trifecta: $182.70.
Winner's colours: Pale green, dark blue hooped sleeves.