Second Stakes Victory For Crown Towers

Having earlier recorded success with All Too Huiying in the Listed Seymour Cup, the South African raced Crown Towers gave Mill Park Raised graduates a stakes double.

Talented five-year-old Crown Towers, a son of Coolmore’s inform stallion Camelot, showed his class with an impressive disaply in the Listed Michaelmas Handicap (1900m) at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Sunday.

Under jockey Anton Marcus, the Justin Snaith trained Crown Towers defied 62kgs with a fluent performance in Sunday’s Listed race.

Tracking the front running Duc D’Orange (10-1), the 33-10 shot hit the front at the top of the straight and stayed on to post a 1.2 length victory.

Tote favourite Sworder Street (15-10) stayed on for second, with the runner receiving 9.5kgs from Crown Towers. Rank outsider American Indian (20-1) took third, 3.4 lengths off the winner.

Winner of the Listed Selangor Jet Master Stakes earlier in the year, Crown Towers claimed his fourth win from 15 starts in a time of 114.36.

One of 33 stakes winners for his four time G1 winning sire, Crown Towers is out of the Galileo mare Miss With Attitude, a 5 time winner who ran third in the G2 MVRC Bill Stutt Stakes.

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