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Obviously Wins US Gr1 Hollywood Shoemaker Mile Stakes

Monday, 1st July 2013

Also at Hollywood Park, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a black-type success when 5YO gelding Obviously (Choisir-Leala, by Montjeu) scored a 3.25-lengths victory for trainer M. Mitchell in the Gr1 Hollywood Shoemaker Mile Stakes (1600m) for 3YOs+, over fellow 5YO gelding Za Approval ( Ghostzapper-Win Approval, by With Approval) & 5YO entire Wilkinson (Lemon Drop Kid-Tasha's Delight, by Afternoon Deelites). A 130,000 guineas purchase at the Tattersalls Autumn HIT Sale, Obviously took his record to 8 wins (also including last start's Gr2 American Handicap at Hollywood, Gr2 Del Mar Mile & Gr2 Arroyo Seco Mile Stakes) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Breeders' Cup Mile, Listed Cool Frenchy Stakes, Listed Robert K Kerlan Memorial Handicap & Gr3 San Simeon Stakes) from 14 starts. Watch the race below.

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