No Evidence Needed is the winner of the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes, also known as the Frederick Clissold Stakes, at Rosehill today.
No Evidence Needed crossed the line 1 1/2 lengths ahead of Neeson in the 1200m quality handicap. Secret Admirer finished third with race favourite Latin News fourth.
Five-year-old mare No Evidence Needed was first up in the Southern Cross Stakes after recovering from an injury, her last start was 9 months ago when she finished fourth to Black Caviar in the BTC Cup.
Today’s win was the sixth in No Evidence Needed’s career from a total of 23 starts.
No Evidence Needed’s aim during the Sydney Autumn Carnival will be the Group 1 Coolmore Classic to be held on the 24th March 2012 at Rosehill.
2012 Southern Cross Stakes Results
|01||5.NO EVIDENCE NEEDED||$9.00||3||104.00||55||Joao Moreira||John P Thompson|
|02||2.NEESON||1.5||$5.00||9||108.00||59||Peter Robl||Joseph Pride|
|03||1.SECRET ADMIRER||1.6||$4.80||6||113.00||59.5||Brenton Avdulla||Grahame Begg|
|04||8.LATIN NEWS||1.8||$3.20F||5||95.00||54||Hugh Bowman||David Payne|
|05||3.TRIPLE ELEGANCE||2.3||$12.00||4||106.00||58||Corey Brown||Chris Waller|
|06||7.SNOW ALERT||4.5||$31.00||2||99.00||54.5||Kathy O’Hara||Chris Waller|
|07||6.FIREBOLT (NZ)||4.6||$9.00||8||100.00||55||Glyn Schofield||Chris Waller|
|08||9.BEIJING BOY (NZ)||7.4||$101.00||1||94.00||54||Rod Quinn||Chris Waller|
|09||10.SAINTHOOD||7.9||$13.00||7||94.00||54||Jim Cassidy||Rick Worthington|
|SC||4.YOSEI||–||NA||–||108.00||57||Michelle Payne||Stuart Webb|