Harlan's Holiday Filly Graduates on Debut in Arcadia

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2nd at San, $54,000MSW (6 1/2f)Winner: Charlatana, f, 3 by Harlan's Holiday

Charlatana | Benoit

2nd-SA, $54,000, Msw, 3-24, 3yo/up, f/m, 6 1/2f, 1:17.29, ft.

+CHARLATANA (f, 3, Harlan's Holiday–Chattertown {SP, $104,332}, by Speightstown), a half-sister to last term's GII Jim Dandy S. upsetter Laoban (Uncle Mo), $526,250, was sent off at generous odds for a Bob Baffert-trained firster at 7-2. Quickest away from the stalls, the bay was hounded by favored Danuska's My Girl (Shackleford) through a swift opening quarter in :22.55. Given a bit of breather through a half in :46.01, she was rejoined by the chalk turning for home and two more rivals swarmed Charlatana on each side in the lane, but she dug deep to score a neck success. Utana (Curlin) was second and the favorite stayed on for third. Don Alberto purchased the winner's dam Chattertown for $240,000 with this foal in utero at the 2013 Keeneland November sale. Chattertown is also responsible for the 2-year-old filly Charladora (Scat Daddy), a yearling colt by Pioneerof the Nile and an Empire Maker colt born earlier this year. Charlatana also hails from the extended female family of MGISW and multimillionaire I'm a Chatterbox (Munnings). Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $32,400. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.

O/B-Don Alberto Stable (KY); T-Bob Baffert.

 

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