1990 Cox Plate

1990 W.S. COX PLATE

2040 metres (Saturday, October 27)
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 2-1 fav BETTER LOOSEN UP (b g 5y, Loosen Up (USA) - Better Fantasy) Tr: David Hayes 59kg Michael Clarke
2 6-1 SYDESTON (b/br g 5y, St. Briavels (GB) - Convatrice) Tr: Bob Hoysted 59kg Mick Dittman
3 11-2 CANNY LAD (br c 3y, Bletchingly - Jesmond Lass) Tr: Rick Hore-Lacy 48.5kg Shane Dye
Then followed:
4 16-1 The Phantom (NZ) (b g 5y, Noble Bijou (USA) - The Fantasy (NZ) Max Baker 59 Grant Cooksley
5 13-2 Stylish Century (br h 4y, Double Century - Stylish) Bill Mitchell 57 Kevin Moses
6 20-1 St. Jude (br c 3y, Godswalk (USA) - Out Of Danger) B J McLachlan 48.5 Steven King
7 25-1 Shuzohra (NZ) (br m 6y, Tom's Shu (USA) - Harbor Flick (NZ) E B Skelton 56.5 Larry Olsen
8 4-1 Horlicks (NZ) (gr m 7y, Three Legs (GB) - Malt (NZ) David OíSullivan 56.5 Lance O'Sullivan
9 33-1 Lord Revenir (NZ) (b c 3y, Nassipour (USA) - Revenir) B J Wallace 48.5 cd 49.5 Larry Cassidy
10 16-1 Integra (ch c 3y, Lunchtime (GB) - Sing Again) Brian Mayfield-Smith 48.5 John Marshall
11 40-1 King's High (b h 5y, Full On Aces - Flowing) David Hayes 59 Darren Gauci
 
All started. Won by: 1/2 length, 1/2 length. Time: 2:01.50 (eq. course record). Track: fast.
#Protests 3rd against 1st and 2nd dismissed.
Barriers: 11-1-3. Judge Numbers: 2-1-8.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c) Win: $1.60. Place: 75c, $1.05, $1.10. Quinella: $4.65. Trifecta: $46.70.
Attendance: 28,074. Weather: Fine and hot.
Winnerís colours: White, green sash, black sleeves and cap.