Bolt d'Oro Gets First Stakes Winner At Gulfstream

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Mounsieur Coco | Lauren King

After switching from the dirt to Gulfstream's synthetic surface and breaking his maiden emphatically by 6 1/2 lengths at second asking Aug. 20, Mounsieur Coco entered stakes company just eight days later with the 1-2 edge. Two wide with J R's Pride (Ride On Curlin) for the lead through a half in :21.95, he took over command under his own power midway around the far turn. Much the best into the final furlong, he didn't give the closers a chance, widening his margin and hitting the line 4 1/2 lengths ahead. The first black-type winner for Bolt d'Oro (by Medaglia d'Oro), Mounsieur Coco is out of a half-sister to MGSP and Pennsylvania-based sire Uptowncharlybrown (Limehouse). His only younger sibling is a yearling half-brother by Bernardini while his dam was sent to Tapiture for a 2023 foal. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.

PROUD MAN S., $65,000, Gulfstream, 8-28, 2yo, 5 1/2f (AWT), 1:04.16, ft.
1–MOUNSIEUR COCO, 120, c, 2, Bolt d'Oro–Cooking Mama, by
Bandini. ($85,000 Ylg '21 KEESEP). 1ST BLACK TYPE WIN.
O-St. George Stable LLC; B-Rose Hill Farm (KY); T-Fausto
Gutierrez; J-Miguel Angel Vasquez. $38,610. Lifetime Record:
3-2-0-0, $64,210. *1/2 to Mojo Man (Stay Thirsty), MSP,
$561,326. **First SW for sire.
2–Mariachi Crush, 120, c, 2, Cross Traffic–Stockings, by
Hennessy. ($82,000 Ylg '21 KEESEP). 1ST BLACK TYPE.
O-St. George Stable LLC; B-Thomas S. & Henry L. Hinkle (KY);
T-Fausto Gutierrez. $12,870.
3–Cheerful Charlie, 118, c, 2, Adios Charlie–Sainted Dancer, by
Saint Anddan. 1ST BLACK TYPE. O-Spencer McDonald;
B-Oakleaf Farm, Liz & Norman Wilson (FL); T-Luis Olivares.
$7,722.
Margins: 4HF, HD, 4HF. Odds: 0.50, 8.60, 14.70.
Also Ran: Dangerous Ride, D Coldest, J R 's Pride.

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