In the AJC Derby in Sydney, Dulcify
finished second to Double Century, who was disqualified for hampering him.
He developed a stranglehold on the W S Cox Plate, the most important weight-for-age race Down Under and he added: ``It was always quite an achievement to win the Cox Plate and when I won on Dulcify
in 1979 it meant I'd won it four times from just four rides.
Too many famous names to mention, but here's a few: Tulloch, Dulcify
, Strawberry Road and the 'people's champion' Might And Power, who did the grand slam in 1997, winning both Cups as well as the Cox Plate.
He says: "It was quite an achievement to win the W S Cox Plate, a very big race Down Under, on Dulcify
in 1979, as that meant that I had ridden in the race four times and won on every ride.
His best horse was 1979 WS Cox Plate winner Dulcify