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Choisir Adds Italian Black-Type
In Italy overnight, Coolmore sire & former star sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a juvenile black-type success when daughter Luna Nel Pozzo (Choisir-Luna D'estate, by Alzao) scored by a neck in the €61,000 (A$98,000) Listed Premio Repunnliche Marinare (1500m) for 2YO fillies at the Capannelle in Rome. Luna Nel Pozzo (ridden by Mirco Demuro) defeated Short Affair (Singspiel-L'affaire Monique, by Machiavellian) & Riblad (Dashing Blade-Bianca Maria, by Acatenango). Luna Nel Pozzo was a €70,000 (A$112,000) yearling at last year's Milan sale; she is a half-sister to 4 winners & from the family of Italy's Gr2 Premio Federico Tesio winner Big Reef.