13th Stakes-Winner for Stratum

 In 2012

Stratum has been in red hot form this month siring winners all over the country including Texan, who took out the Listed $130,000 Hannan’s Handicap at Kalgoorlie on Wednesday.

Formerly trained by Gai Waterhouse, five year-old Texan has been in flying since transferring to the West and has won four of his last six starts for Lark Hill trainer Adam Durrant culminating in a tenacious head win in this Listed 1400 metre sprint.

The 13th stakes-winner for Golden Slipper winner Stratum, Texan has the overall record of eight wins and six placings from 18 starts and prizemoney of $284,915.

Bred by Gooree Stud, Texan is the best of three winners from Marscay mare Jewelmer, who comes from the family of Group I winners and sires Keltrice and Red Dazzler.

Jewelmer has a two year-old colt by Northern Meteor called Cosmic Cameo and a yearling colt by Dreamscape.