Mitch Freedman’s successful spring carnival continued when his three-year-old filly Skybird made it three wins from three starts after she came from an awkward position to win the Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1600m, 3yo fillies).

Freedman combined with Beau Mertens again, as they did when they won the Toorak Handicap, and the trainer said it was another great ride.

“He (Mertens) can’t do much wrong for us at the moment,” Freedman said.

“It all just makes it a bit easier when you get winners on these sort of days.”

Mertens said he was happy to ride a patient race and follow Carina Queen into the race.

“She’s such a professional and handles herself so well,” the jockey said.

WATCH: Skybird’s win in the G2 Fillies Classic at The Valley



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