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Choisir Adds US Gr3

Tuesday, 20th May 2014

At Santa Anita in the US, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a group success when 6YO Irish-bred entire Obviously (Choisir-Leala, by Montjeu) scored by 5.5-lengths for trainer Phil D'Amato in the US$100,000 Gr3 American Stakes (8 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 5YO entires Chips All In (North Light-Maria's Mirage, by Maria's Mon) & Silentio (Silent Name-Listen A P, by A P Indy). This was back-to-back American Stakes victories for Obviously who boosted his impressive strike rate to 10 wins (including the Gr1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes & Gr2 Del Mar Mile Handicap) and 6 placings (including the Gr1 Breeders' Cup Mile) from 19 starts for €841,720 earnings.

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