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Hattori Hanzo Wins Gr3 Phar Lap Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Australia's Champion 2YO Colt of 2007-2008 and Widden Stud sire Sebring (More Than Ready-Purespeed, by Flying Spur) added a Group success when 3YO gelding Hattori Hanzo (Sebring-Steal My Love, by Marauding) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Michael Kent in the $175,000 Gr3 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO gelding Man Of Choice (Manhattan Rain-Moonsong, by Redoute's Choice) & 3YO filly Believe (Fastnet Rock-Optimist, by Red Ransom). This was the first stakes victory for Hattori Hanzo who took his record to 3 wins and 1 placing from 6 starts for $151,475 earnings. Hattori Hanzo was a $185,000 purchase by Dermot Farrington Bloodstock at the 2014 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the draft of Widden Stud.