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The Mission Wins Gr3 The Schweppervesence
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler & former star Australian sprinter Choisir (Danehill Dancer-Great Selection, by Lunchtime) added a Group success when 2YO colt The Mission scored by 2.5 lengths for trainer Paul Perry in the $150,000 Gr3 The Schweppervesence (1400m) for 2YOs, over fellow 2YO colts Astoria (Medaglia d'Oro-Segue, by Ad Valorem) & Muraahib (Reset-Sultah, by Exceed and Excel). This was the first stakes victory for The Mission who improved his record to 1 win and 1 placing from 6 starts for $106,925 earnings. The Mission was a $32,500 purchase by Paul Perry Racing at the 2016 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Edinglassie Stud.