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Medaglia d’Oro Filly Remains Unbeaten at Gulfstream

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9th at Gul, $46,000MSW (6 1/2f)Winner: Ghalia, f, 3 by Medaglia d'Oro

Medaglia d’Oro

9th-GP, $40,000, Alw (NW1X)/Opt. Clm ($75,000), 2-15, 3yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:19.31, ft.

GHALIA (f, 3, Medaglia d’Oro–Verdana Bold {GSW, $331,297}, by Rahy) emerged from an early scramble for the lead to show the way through fractions of :22.46 and :45.61 and found more when confronted by a rival to her outside on the turn. Digging in along the rail in the stretch, the $600,000 KEENOV weanling purchase forged clear to score decisively over a late-running Modacious (Uncle Mo). Ghalia, a $600,000 KEENOV weanling, delivered as the 3-5 favorite in her career unveiling going a half-furlong shorter Jan. 22. Her third dam is SW & MGISP Harbour Club (Danzig). Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton. Lifetime Record: 2-2-0-0, $46,800.

O-Sumaya U.S. Stable; B-Edward A. Seltzer, Beverly Anderson & Darley (KY); T-Todd A. Pletcher.

 

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