Mudlark Skytrain wins the 2013 Southern Cross Stakes

February 23, 2013

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

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