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Choisir Adds US Gr2

Tuesday, 27th August 2013

At Del Mar in the US, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a group success when 5YO gelding Obviously (Choisir-Leala, by Montjeu) scored by 0.5-length for trainer Mike Mitchell in the US$200,000 Gr2 Del Mar Mile (8 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 5YO entire He Be Fire N Ice (Unusual Heat-Deputy Tombe, by Deputy Commander) & 4YO entire Silentio (Silent Name-Listen a P, by A.P. Indy). Irish-bred Obviously, who will be aimed at the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita on November 2, took his record to 9 wins (including the last-start Gr1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes & Gr2 Hollywood American Handicap) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Breeders' Cup Mile) from 16 starts.

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