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Van Nistelrooy Adds Argentina Gr2
At La Plata in Argentina, Gr2-winning & Gr1-placed former NZ Trelawney Stud shuttler Van Nistelrooy (Storm Cat-Halory, by Halo) added a group success when 3YO colt The Best Van (Van Nistelrooy-The Best Sing, by Runaway Groom) scored by 1-length for trainer E. Martucci in the Arg510,000 Gr2 Clasico Jockey club De La Provincia De Buenos Aires (2000m) for 3YOs, over fellow colt Retaqueado (Tawqeet-Requebra, by Espacial) & Mystery Train (Not For Sale-American Whisper, by Quiet American). This was The Best Van's first stakes victory and took his record to 2 wins & 2 placings from 7 starts for Arg375,400 earnings.