The Quack  
Bay horse foaled 1866. Peter Wilkins (GB) - Quickstep. Trained by: (when he won the Melbourne Cup): John Tait.
TWO YEARS
Can find no record in the turf registers. Doesn't guanrantee that he didn't race as a 2yo
THREE YEARS
Can find no record in the turf registers. Doesn't guanrantee that he didn't race as a 3yo
FOUR YEARS
2ND 3 ran -- Stanley 8.7 Randwick 14 fur Spring Stakes 3-Sep-70 Ilumination 6.3 3:23.0
UNP 8 ran -- Ashworth -- Randwick 10 fur Squatter' Stakes 8-Sep-70 Endeavour -- 2:18.0
3RD 7 ran -- Ashworth -- Randwick 12 fur Grandstand Plate 10-Sep-70 Argyle -- 2:48.0
2ND 4 ran 3-1 Cavanagh 6.11 Homebush 16 fur Homebush JC Hcp 30-Nov-70 Juanita 7.7 3:49.0
UNP 10 ran -- Cavanagh 6.8 Homebush 12 fur Duke of Edinburgh 30-Nov-70 Stumpy 7.8 2:47.0
3RD 6 ran 4-1 Ashworth 8.12 Randwick 12 fur Maiden Stakes 2-Jan-71 Eli 7.9 2:49.0
UNP 8 ran -- Kavanagh 6.13 Randwick 16 fur Tatt's Club Cup 2-Jan-71 The Duke 8.2 3:04.0
UNP 11 ran -- Bryant 6.4 Homebush 16 fur Homebush Cup 10-Apr-71 The Spy 5.12 3:35.0
3RD 11 ran 5-1 Wilson 6.9 Randwick 10 fur Free Hcp 12-May-71 The Spy 7.10 2:18.0
UNP 10 ran -- Kavanagh 6.11 Randwick 10 fur Randwick Hcp 13-May-71 Mermaid 9.5 2:17.0
FIVE YEARS
3RD 7 ran -- W Coleman 7.1 Randwick 16 fur Tatt's Club Cup 1-Jan-72 Johnny Smoker 6.7 3:40.0
UNP 6 ran -- J Hands 7.8 Randwick -- New Year's Gift 1-Jan-72 Priam 6.7 2:30.0
2ND 4 ran 2-1 f J Ashworth 9.6 Randwick 14 fur Autumn Stakes 1-Apr-72 Prodigal 9.4 3:18.0
7TH 16 ran 8-1 Coleman 6.3 Randwick 16 fur Sydney Cup 4-Apr-72 The Prophet 6.10 3:36.7
WON 5 ran 6-4 J Ashworth 9.4 Randwick a10 fur Waverley Stakes 4-Apr-72 New Warrior colt 5.13 2:20.0
WON 8 ran 5-1 W Enderson 7.5 Randwick 12 fur City Hcp 5-Apr-72 The Duke 8.4 2:43.5
4TH 9 ran 5-2 W Enderson 7.11 Randwick 10 fur Randwick Hcp 6-Apr-72 Lapdog 8.0 2:14.5
UNP 10 ran -- W Enderson 7.13 Randwick 10 fur Forced Hcp 6-Apr-72 Prodigal = 1
J. L. =
6.12
7.3
2:15.0
WONdh 7 ran 3-1 f Lewis 8.8 Eagle Farm 12 fur QTC Hcp 24-May-72 Zanco = 1 7.0 --
Zanco and The Quack had a run-off to decide the winner and Zanco won easily
UNP 9 ran 3-1 -- 8.4 Eagle Farm 16 fur Brisbane Cup 25-May-72 Zanco 7.5 --
SIX YEARS
2ND 11 ran 5-2 f W Enderson 6.7 Hawkesbury 16 fur Grand Hcp 14-Aug-72 Dagworth 7.4 3:37.0
2ND 4 ran 4-5 f H Lewis 8.4 Hawkesbury 12 fur Turf Club Hcp 15-Aug-72 Clansman 7.4 2:45.0
3RD 15 ran 6-1 W Enderson 7.5 Randwick 16 fur Metropolitan Hcp 12-Sep-72 Dagworth 7.5 3:35.4
WON 5 ran 6-4 f H Lewis 8.2 Randwick 12 fur Sydney Hcp 13-Sep-72 Clansman 7.9 cd 7.10 2:45.0
3RD 6 ran 6-4 ef J Ashworth 9.12 Flemington 16 fur Essendon Stakes 2-Nov-72 Blue Peter 6.10 3:46.0
WON 22 ran 11-2 W Enderson 7.10 Flemington 16 fur Melbourne Cup 7-Nov-72 The Ace 8.4 3:39.0
4TH 18 ran 10-1 H Lewis 9.3 Flemington a12 fur Free Hcp 9-Nov-72 Foam 6.10 2:59.0
WON 8 ran 5-2 f H Lewis 8.8 Bendigo 16 fur Sandhurst Cup 30-Nov-72 Clodhopper 6.12 3:41.0
4TH 9 ran 2-1 f H Lewis 8.12 Flemington 16 fur Midsummer Hcp 1-Jan-73 Dolphin 6.10 3:12.0
2ND 12 ran 5-1 H Lewis 8.12 Geelong 16 fur Geelong Cup 31-Jan-73 Leo 6.3 3:41.0
4TH 12 ran 4-1 H Lewis 8.8 Flemington 18 fur Australian Cup 7-Mar-73 Warrior 8.0 4:06.0
WON 6 ran 5-2 H Lewis 9.7 Flemington 14 fur Grandstand Stakes 8-Mar-73 Warrior 9.4 3:16.0
WON 6 ran 4-1 H Lewis 9.9 Flemington 16 fur Town Plate 8-Mar-73 Nimblefoot 9.6 3:43.0
Age
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