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Atapi Wins Phil Sullivan Handicap
Favoured 5YO gelding Atapi (Last Tycoon-Pride of Ingenue, by Proud Knight) scored by a short-neck in yesterday's $75,000 Listed Phil Sullivan Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm. Atapi (Last Tycoon-Pride of Ingenue, by Proud Knight) (ridden by Damien Oliver for trainer Richard Otto) defeated fellow 5YO gelding Legendary Man (Shovhog-Fresh Feeling, by Spectacular Spy) & 7YO gelding Our Lord Monty (His Royal Highness-Montine Rose, by Otehi Bay). Atapi (a $20,000 yearling at the 2003 Magic Millions Adelaide Sale) now has 8 wins & 9 placings (including last start's Listed Sir Edward Williams Handicap over 1500m at Eagle Farm on June 2 & 2005's Gr3 Manawatu Challenge Stakes over 1400m at Awapuni) from 41 starts for $311,753 earnings.