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Traitor Wins Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens, Gr1-winning & 4-time Gr1-placed Vinery Stud stallion Mossman (Success Express-Lichen Lady, by Twig Moss) added a group success when 3YO gelding Traitor (Mossman-Informant, by Flying Spur) scored by 1-length for trainers Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes in the $175,000 Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) for 3YOs, over 3YO fillies Define (Lonhro-Fine Society, by Marscay) and Guelph (Exceed and Excel-Camarilla, by Elusive Quality). This was the first stakes victory for Traitor who took his record to 3 wins and 1 placing from 6 starts for $181,675 earnings. Traitor was purchased by Hawkes Racing for $75,000 at the 2012 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Torryburn Stud.