1989 Cox Plate

1989 W.S. COX PLATE
2040 metres (Saturday, October 28)
Group 1. 3YO&Up. Weight-For-Age. of $1,700,000 and $6500 trophies.
First: $1,105,000 and trophies; Second: $340,000; Third: $170,000; Fourth: $85,000.
1 11-4 fav ALMAARAD (Ire.) (ch h 7y, Ela-Mana-Mou (Ire.) - Silk Blend (Ire.) Tr: Colin Hayes 59kg Michael Clarke
2 33-1 STYLISH CENTURY (br c 3y, Double Century - Stylish) Tr: Bill Mitchell 48.5kg Kevin Moses
3 15-1 EMPIRE ROSE (NZ) (ch m 7y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Summer Fleur (NZ) Tr: Laurie Laxon 56.5kg T K Allan
Then followed:
4 25-1 Our Westminster (NZ) (br h 5y, Grosvenor (NZ) - Apple Blossom (NZ) N Fraser 59 Peter Cook
5 33-1 Riverina Charm (NZ) (b m 4y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Country Charm (Ire.) Brian Mayfield-Smith 54.5 Ken Russell
6 25-1 King's High (b h 4y, Full On Aces - Flowing) Colin Hayes 57 Gary Clarke
7 9-2 Tristanagh (gr f 3y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Attanagh (Ire.) Bart Cummings 56 cd 56.5 John Marshall
8 9-1 Vitalic (br h 4y, Noalcoholic (FR) - My Evita) Meggs Elkington 57 Gavin Duffy
9 40-1 Apooloo Run (NZ) (ch g 5y, Gay Apollo (GB) - Veronica Scarlett (GB) Colin Alderson 59 Darren Gauci
10 8-1 Courrtza (NZ) (b f 3y, Pompeii Court (USA) - Hunza (NZ) Ross McDonald 46 cd 47 Shane Dye
11 25-1 The Phantom (NZ) (b g 4y, Noble Bijou (USA) - The Fantasy (NZ) Max Baker 57 Lance O'Sullivan
12 33-1 Procol Harum (NZ) (b c 3y, Western Symphony (USA) - Blondie (NZ) V J Thompson 48.5 Steven King
13 5-1 Vo Rogue (b g 6y, Ivor Prince (USA) - Vow) Vic Rail 59 Cyril Small
14 9-1 Zabeel (NZ) (br c 3y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Lady Giselle (Fr) Colin Hayes 48.5cd 49 Mick Dittman
 
Scratched: Horlicks, Cole Diesel. Won by: Head, 5 lengths. Time: 2:03.20. Track: good.
Barriers: 1-14-3. Judge numbers: 1-12-8.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c) Win: $1.75. Place: 85c, $7.00, $2.15. Quinella: $70.05. Trifecta: $2347.40.
Attendance: 28,914. Weather: Fine.
Winnerís colours: Royal blue, white epaulettes, striped cap.