Mudlark Skytrain wins the 2013 Southern Cross Stakes

The Peter Snowden trained Skytrain has beaten home race favourite Streama in the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes at Warwick Farm.

Skytrain

Skytrain wins the 2013 Southern Cross Stakes at Warwick Farm. Picture: Steve Hart

With rain still falling and the track downgraded to a heavy 10, Skytrain proved his ability in the wet to win by 1.8 lengths from Streama. Onthelookout finished third.

Streama, first up this preparation, had a good run in the trying conditions.

Lonhro 7-year-old gelding Skytrain has now won 9 races from 31 stars, with 5 of them coming on heavy rated tracks.

Today’s win continues Skytrain’s good form after their last start 1/2 length second to Happy Galaxy in the Expressway Stakes.

Southern Cross Stakes 2013 Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 2 SKYTRAIN Peter Snowden Joshua Parr 8 57kg $3.80F
2 1 STREAMA Guy Walter Hugh Bowman 1.8L 7 59kg $3.90
3 5 ONTHELOOKOUT Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones Tommy Berry 4.3L 2 54kg $21
4 8 STRATFORD Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes James McDonald 5L 1 54kg $6
5 7 JEST CREWSIN’ Jan Bowen Peter Robl 5.2L 6 54kg $10
6 3 HYPURR Joseph Pride Jason Collett 5.7L 5 56.5kg $8.50
7 10 IDEAL POSITION Jeff Brasch Greg Ryan 9.1L 4 54kg $21
8 6 HOOD Guy Walter Ms Kathy O’Hara 12.8L 3 54kg $4.80
4 UATE Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 0
9 WHITLAM Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 0