Daring Kathy Taking on Older Rivals in $100,000 My Charmer
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Fri 21/11/2014 - 09:26 EST
On Saturday at Gulfstream Park West, the featured race is the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap. Scheduled to be run at a mile and an eighth on the grass, the Grade 3 race has attracted a field of eleven fillies and mares with one additional entered for the main track only.
Daring Kathy tops the field as the morning line favorite at odds of 5-2 for trainer David Fawkes. Bred in Florida, the three-year-old daughter of Wildcat Heir has won five of her eight starts including a victory over the Gulfstream Park West turf course last time out in a minor stakes race. Since that race, the front-running bay filly has been training sharply and recorded a bullet workout on November 8. Abdiel Jaen will remain aboard from post eight.
Angelica Zapata looking for first graded stakes victory
Second choice at 4-1 on the morning line is Angelica Zapata for trainer Ronald Pellegrini. A six-year-old daughter of Sharp Humor, she was second in the My Charmer last year, beaten half a length. She has won eleven of her thirty career starts and this multiple stakes winner is trying for the first graded stakes victory of her career. She was last seen finishing second in the Wasted Tears Stakes and will have Edgard Zayas aboard for the first time from post four.
Magic of Reality (FR) making second U.S. start
Also in the field at 5-1 on the morning line is Magic of Reality (FR) who will be making her second North American start for trainer Graham Motion. Bred and owned by the same connections that campaigned Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Main Sequence, the chestnut daughter of Galileo (GB) won two races last year in Great Britain. She was third against allowance company at Keeneland last time out and will have Edgar Prado in the irons from post six.
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