1999 Cox Plate

1999 BMW COX PLATE
2040 metres (Saturday, October 23)
Group 1. 3YO&Up. Weight-For-Age. of $1,800,000 and $16,000 trophies.
First: $1,070,000 and trophies; Second: $315,000; Third: $145,000; Fourth: $90,000; Fifth: $60,000; Starters rebate: Sixth to Eighth: $40,000.
1 6-1 SUNLINE (NZ) (b m 4y Desert Sun (GB) - Songline (NZ) Tr: Trevor McKee 54kg Greg Childs
2 4-1 TIE THE KNOT (ch g 5y, Nassipour (USA) - Whisked) Tr: Guy Walter 58kg Shane Dye
3 11-2 SKY HEIGHTS (NZ) (br g 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - Moet Heights (NZ) Tr: Colin Alderson 56.5kg Damien Oliver
Then followed:
4 14-1 Testa Rossa (b c 3y, Perugino (USA) - Bo Dapper) Dean Lawson 48.5 Eddie Wilkinson
5 7-2 fav Redoute's Choice (b c 3y, Danehill (USA) - Shantha's Choice) Rick Hore-Lacy 48.5 Chris Munce
6 13-2 Intergaze (ch h 6y, Integra - Tempergaze (USA) R Craig 58 Craig Carmody
7 160-1 The Message (NZ) (b g 6y, Gold And Ivory (USA) - Miss Morrinsville (NZ) J Ralph 58 Brett Prebble
8 15-1 Make No Mistake (Ire.) (b h 5y, Darshaan (GB) - Respectfully (USA) Dermot Weld 58 Pat Smullen
9 125-1 Lahar (gr m 5y, Kenmare (Fr) - Volcanic (NZ) W Cave 55.5 Greg Hall
10 8-1 Inaflury (NZ) (b m 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - Gentle Flurry) Colin Alderson 54 Larry Cassidy
11 20-1 Commands (b c 3y, Danehill (USA) - Cotehele House (GB) John Hawkes 48.5 Corey Brown
 
Scratched: Northern Drake. Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 1-3/4 lengths. Time: 2:05.40. Track: good.
Barriers: 4-8-3. Judgeís numbers: 8-1-6.
Vic. TAB Divs: (for 50c) Win: $5.60. Place: $2.20, $2.10, $2.50.Quinella: $13.90. Exacta: $27.80. Trifecta: $144.10.
Attendance: 32,397. Weather: Fine.
Winnerís colours: Pale blue, red and yellow striped sleeves, yellow cap.