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Historian Wins Gr3 Spring Sprint
At Hastings in New Zealand, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a group success when 6YO gelding Historian (Choisir-Cyclonic, by Marauding) scored by a nose for trainer Gary Alton in the NZ$70,000 Gr3 Spring Sprint (1400m) for 3YO+, over 4YO geldings Neo (One Cool Cat-Vicky, by Encosta de Lago) & Scapolo (Bachelor Duke-Kadesa, by Zabeel). Historian took his record to 4 wins (including the Gr1 Thorndon Mile) & 5 placings (including the Gr3 Waikato Guineas) from 13 starts for NZ$592,425 earnings.