After running his last race in Australia, in November 1982, Kingston Town was sent to America on 15 February 1984 in an attempt to overcome his leg problems, but he did not race in the United States.
Rosehill Guineas, the, tancred Stakes, the AJC Derby, and the Sydney Cup.There's magic in Kingston Town.Kingston Town made his debut gifts for your daughter on her wedding day as a two-year-old, and, in his only start as a colt, ran last, but returned as a gelding in the final weeks of the season to win the Round Table Handicap.The final 23 starts of Kingston Town's career, which produced a further 16 wins, were unusual in that he only raced at the spring carnivals of 1980, 1981, and 1982, and injury prevented him from campaigning at the 1981, 1982, or 1983 autumn carnivals.He was by, bletchingly, later a, leading sire in Australia, his dam, Ada Hunter (GER) was by Andrea Mantegna (FR).And now, I am king and my queen will come at dawn she'll be waiting in Kingston Town.The pattern of consistent success in Sydney and mixed fortunes in Melbourne would be repeated throughout his career: Kingston Town won 21 races from as many starts in Sydney between June 1979 and August 1982, interspersed with four trips to Melbourne, where he won five.In 1980 he was awarded the honour of being the.(repeat last two refrains till end).
He was given the extraordinary Timeform Rating of 137 - the second highest of any Australian horse in the period (1950s onward).
5 Kingston Town's rating remains well above those of several Cox Plate winners who have won either or both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, including Saintly, Might And Power, Northerly, and Makybe Diva.
Monsborough and his wife after the horse failed to reach his reserve as a yearling.Australian bred, thoroughbred racehorse who won a record three, cox Plates and 11 other.There is magic in Kingston Town.The stars shine so bright, but they're fading after dawn.She'll be waiting in Kingston Town.
Rosehill at odds of 33/1.
Greg Miles, however, a well-respected racecaller of longstanding, who was also broadcasting the Cox Plate of 1982, states that he also made the same claim as Collins at almost the same time.