This race took place on 30th March and the winner was Rough Quest which was owned by Mr A T A Wates. Winning jockey Mick Fitzgerald famously said the experience was better than sex. There were only 28 runners.

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Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 ROUGH QUEST M Fitzgerald T Casey
2 ENCORE UN PEU D Bridgewater M C Pipe
3 SUPERIOR FINISH R Dunwoody Mrs J Pitman
4 SIR PETER LELY Mr C Bonner M D Hammond
also YOUNG HUSTLER C Maude N A Twiston Davies
also LIFE OF A LORD C Swan A P O'Brien
also DEEP BRAMBLE A P McCoy P F Nicholls
also SON OF WAR C O'Dwyer Peter McCreery (Ire)
also LUSTY LIGHT W Marston Mrs J Pitman
also PARTY POLITICS C Llewellyn N A Gaselee
also CHATAM J Lower M C Pipe
also CAPTAIN DIBBLE T Jenks N A Twiston Davies
also RUST NEVER SLEEPS T Horgan Donal Hassett (Ire)
also BISHOPS HALL Mr M Armytage R H Alner
also WYLDE HIDE F Woods A L T Moore (Ire)
also ANTONIN J Burke Mrs S A Bramall
also RIVERSIDE BOY R Farrant M C Pipe
also BAVARD DIEU J F Titley N A Gaselee
also BRACKENFIELD Guy Lewis P F Nicholls
also OVER THE DEEL Mr T McCarthy J Howard Johnson
also INTO THE RED R Guest J White
also GREENHILL RAFFLES M Foster Miss Lucinda Russell
also VICOMPT DE VALMONT P Hide P F Nicholls
also PLASTIC SPACEAGE G Upton J A B Old
also OVER THE STREAM A Thornton K C Bailey
also THREE BROWNIES P Carberry M F Morris
also FAR SENIOR T Eley P Wegmann
also SURE METAL D McCain D McCain
   
7/1 fav Rough Quest
9/1 Superior Finish
14/1 Encore un Peu