1988 Cox Plate

1988 W.S. COX PLATE
2040 metres (Saturday, October 22)
Group 1. 3YO&Up. Weight-For-Age. of $1,500,000 and $25,000 trophies. First: $975,000 and trophies;
Second: $300,000; Third: $150,000; Fourth: $75,000.
1 5-4 fav OUR POETIC PRINCE (b h 4y, Yeats (USA) - Finisterre) Tr: John Wheeler 57kg Noel Harris
2 8-1 HORLICKS (NZ) (gr m 5y, Three Legs (GB) - Malt (NZ) Tr: D O'Sullivan 56.5kg Lance O'Sullivan
3 7-1 BONECRUSHER (NZ) (ch g 6y, Pag-Asa - Imitation (NZ) Tr: Frank Richie 59kg Gary Stewart
Then followed:
4 20-1 Run Straight Run (NZ) (b c 3y, Straight Strike (USA) - Serene Beauty) F J Wilson 48.5 cd 49 Darren Beadman
5 8-1 Almurtajaz (NZ) (b c 3y, Danzatore (CAN) - Toltrice) Colin Hayes 48.5 cd 49 Michael Clarke
6 6-1 Flotilla (b h 4y, Dalmacia (NZ) - Gretel (NZ) Jack Denham 57 Brent Thomson
7 15-1 Vitalic (br c 3y, Noalcoholic (FR) - My Evita) Meggs Elkington 48.5 cd 49 Peter Cook
8 9-1 Planet Ruler (ch g 4y, Kaoru Star - Moon Scent) B J McLachlan 57 Brian York
9 20-1 Imposera (NZ) (ch m 4y, Imposing - Calera (NZ) Ross McDonald 54.5 Greg Hall
10 50-1 Glenview (NZ) (b f 3y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Zepherin (NZ) Bart Cummings 46 cd 46.5 Michael Heagney
11 40-1 High Regard (ch h 4y, High Reserve - Miss Clarion) T W Harper 57 Wayne Treloar
 
Scratched: Vo Rogue. Won by: 1-1/4 lengths, neck, Time: 2:06.90. Track: good.
Barriers: 3-8-1. Judgeís Numbers: 3-7-1.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c) Win: $1.20. Place: 70c, $1.00, $1.10. Quinella: $3.85. Trifecta: $24.00.
Attendance: 29,286. Weather: Fine.
Winnerís colours: Maroon, gold diamonds, blue and gold armbands, gold cap.