Hollie Doyle gets the nod for The Platinum Queen's Keeneland challenge

Richard Fahey has confirmed connections of The Platinum Queen will stick with Hollie Doyle at the Breeders' Cup, as regular rider Oisin Orr can't make the weight.

Doyle was in the saddle when the two-year-old filly landed the Prix de l'Abbaye and when second in the Nunthorpe due to her ability to do the low weights the filly has carried with her sex and age allowances.

Orr does much of the work with The Platinum Queen at home and has been aboard for three of her four wins, but he is unable to get down to the 8st 7lb the Middleham Park Racing-owned youngster will be carrying in the Juvenile Turf Sprint at Keeneland.

Fahey told Sportinglife.com: "I feel sorry for Oisin as he's done so much work with The Platinum Queen at home, but he can't do the weight.

"The owners Middleham Park very much want him to have the ride when he can, but unfortunately that won't be in America.

"Hollie has done a fine job on her twice before, including when winning the Abbaye, so she knows her well."

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