Cotai Glory (GB)

Cotai Glory's The Platinum Queen Wins The Abbaye

There had been no 5-year-old mare to win the Arc until just after 4 o'clock on Sunday and no juvenile to prevail in the G1 Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines since 1978, but both droughts are now officially at an end after Middleham Park Racing's The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) made it happen in the ParisLongchamp sprint. Atoning for a heartbreaking defeat on her beloved Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in the preceding G1 Prix de l'Opera Longines, Hollie Doyle made full use of Richard Fahey's dynamo's relentless...

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Abbaye Date For The Platinum Queen

Group 1-placed filly The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) will start next in the G1 Prix de l'Abbaye on Oct. 2, according to Middleham Park Racing's Tom Palin. The five-furlong specialist was not entered in the six-furlong Sept. 24 G1 Cheveley Park S. at Newmarket on Tuesday morning. "The Platinum Queen is a very useful filly," said Palin. "We didn't confirm her for the Cheveley Park this morning [Tuesday], we want to keep her to five furlongs so she will head straight to the Abbaye now--all being well." A...

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Speedy Filly The Platinum Queen Supplemented To The Nunthorpe

The three-for-four juvenile filly, The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) has been supplemented at a cost of €40,000 to the Aug. 19 G1 Coolmore Wootton Bassett Nunthorpe S. at York, owner Middleham Park Racing XV announced on Saturday morning. Successful at Ripon when unveiled in June, she was unplaced in the G2 Queen Mary S. at Royal Ascot, but regained the winning thread with a 3 3/4-length score in a York novice race in July. She then ran out a four-length winner transferred to Goodwood in a conditions race...

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Goodwood Winner The Platinum Queen Possible for the Nunthorpe

The Platinum Queen (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), impressive winner of Goodwood's Alice Keppel Fillies' Conditions S. July 27, is being considered for the Coolmore G1 Nunthorpe S. at York Aug. 19. Campaigned by Middleham Park Racing, the juvenile would have to be supplemented to the five-furlong test. Sent off the 5-6 favorite in her latest start, the Richard Fahey-trained filly came home a four-length winner over nine rivals, setting a new track record for 2-year-olds while recording a faster time than the winner of the G3 Molecomb S. on the...

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Cotai Glory Filly Strikes At Group Level In Milan

Bottle Of Bubbles (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}), one of two horses in the G3 Premio Primi Passi for trainer Florian Guyader and owner Theresa Marnane, ran out a narrow winner against colts in the 1200-metre contest at San Siro on Thursday. Part of a 7-2 joint entry with stablemate Mandega (Fr) (Panis), the £18,000 Tattersalls Ireland September yearling raced at the rear of the field as Optically (Ity) (Le Vie Infinite {Ire}) led. She charged up on the heels of the stalking second Saputello (Ity) (Lord Chaparral {Ire}), before shifting...

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Another Rising Star At Newmarket As Cotai Glory Filly Shines

After Dramatised (Ire) (Showcasing {GB}) in the meeting opener on Friday, the sharp and fast juvenile Miami Girl (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) followed suit in gaining a TDN Rising Star tag at Newmarket's Guineas festival on Sunday. A touch tardy from the gates in the five-furlong maiden but soon racing exuberantly on the heels of the leaders, the 5-1 shot was sent to the front approaching the furlong pole and opened up with relish to record a 5 1/2-length verdict over Beautiful Sunrise (Ire) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}), with 3/4 of...

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Time Test Leads Goffs Online Breeding Rights Catalogue

An online sale of three stallion breeding rights, in Time Test (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), Territories (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) and Cotai Glory (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus]), was announced by Goffs on Wednesday. Bidding opens on the timed sale after the last mare is sold during the Goffs February Sale on Thursday, Feb. 10, and closes at 12 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11. Entries are still being accepted by Goffs. The leading first-season sire by black-type winners, Time Test has sired the Group 1-placed Sunset Shiraz (Ire) and the Group...

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Kodiac Leads Tally-Ho Roster

Kodiac (GB) (Danehill) leads the seven-strong roster at Tally-Ho Stud at an unchanged fee of €65,000 in 2022. Responsible for 13 black-type winners in 2021, the 20-year-old's progeny enjoyed Group 1 success with G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud hero El Bodegon (Ire) and G1 Commonwealth Cup heroine Campanelle (Ire). Also among his group winners this term are Cloudy Dawn (Ire), American Bridge (GB), Bear Story (Ire), Glounthaune (Ire) and Fast Attack (Ire). Priced at €50,000, Mehmas (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}), who was the Champion First-Season Sire in Europe in 2022, celebrated 11...

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Cotai Glory Filly Strikes in Rome

Purciaretta landed her first black-type win in the Listed Premio Divino Amore Livermore and became her first-season sire's second stakes scorer at Campannelle. A winner at first asking back in May, she won a Rome affair four starts later going 1000 metres on Sept. 24. She then took a conditions race there on Oct. 15 and was narrowly favoured on Sunday. Breaking from the rail, the filly raced one off the fence and just behind a rival in second. Purciaretta spent the middle part of the race with her head...

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Breeding Rights to Cotai Glory and Havana Gold Added to Tattersalls Online

Breeding rights in standout first-season sire Cotai Glory (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) (lot 31) and proven Group 1 sire Havana Gold (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) (lot 32) have been added to the Tattersalls Online Sale on Sept. 15. Already the sire of 26 winners from his first crop including G2 Prix Robert Papin hero Atomic Force (Ire), Tally-Ho stallion Cotai Glory has an additional four black-type horses. A source of precocious winners, Tweenhills resident Havana Gold has nine black-type winners to his credit, among them Group 1 winner Havana Grey...

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Cotai Glory's Atomic Force Too Strong In the Robert Papin

So dominant in the G3 Prix du Bois over six furlongs at Chantilly June 20, Siu Pak Kwan's Atomic Force (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) returned to the same course and distance on Sunday to repeat the dose in the G2 Darley Prix Robert Papin. Sent straight to the front by Stephane Pasquier as he had been last time, the 1-2 favourite never looked like relinquishing his advantage en route to a 2 1/4-length success from Baghed (GB) (Twilight Son {GB}). "He's just that type of horse, he's very simple to...

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Atomic Force a Stakes First for Cotai Glory at Chantilly

Hambleton Racing's Atomic Force (Ire) (Cotai Glory {GB}) registered a breakthrough score going five furlongs at Hamilton in his second start last month and was in dominant mood for Sunday's G3 Prix du Bois Longines upped in trip to six furlongs at Chantilly, leading from pillar to post and providing his Tally-Ho Stud-based freshman sire (by Exceed and Excel {Aus}) with a first black-type success. The March-foaled gelded bay, who posted an Apr. 3 debut second over five furlongs at Musselburgh, was away sharply for this first start outside Scotland...

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