Lone Star Sky Wins Cradle Stakes
Sep. 03, 2002
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CINCINNATI (AP) _ Odds-on favorite Lone Star Sky, ridden by Mark Guidry, won the $200,000 Miller Genuine Draft Cradle Stakes for 2-year-olds Monday at River Downs.
Lone Star Sky, winner of the Bashford Manor Stakes at Churchill Downs in July and second in the Saratoga Special last month, finished 2 3/4 lengths ahead of Christmas Away, which was another 1 1/2 lengths in front of Payforaday.
The time for the 1 1-16 mile race for was 1:46 4-5.
Lone Star Sky, trained by Tom Amoss, paid $2.60, $2.40 and $2.10. Christmas Away returned $3.60 and $2.80. Payforaday was $3.