Client Success: Alpha Filly Overcomes Erratic Stretch Run



CHARLOTTE WEBLEY (f, 3, Alpha – Girl Show, by Wild Rush)

CHARLOTTE WEBLEY (f, 3, Alpha–Girl Show, by Wild Rush), bet down to 0.45-1 favoritism, quickley established control and was rated showing the way from the two path on a loosely contested advantage. She found herself on the lead by 2 lengths in setting a :45 3/5 half mile time. Falling asleep on the lead, a right hand whip caused her to duck in sharply around the eight pole. Attempting to correct her course, jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr vigorously shook the reins causing her to sharply swerve out three to four paths. The Alpha filly held a straighter course from the sixteenth marker onward and held sway to win by 3/4 lengths.

The NY-bred bay filly is a half sister to  a 2-year-old colt by Strong Mandate and a yearling colt by Overanalyze.

Lifetime Record: 4-1-1-0, $27,700. O-Highlander Training Center; B-The New Hill Farm LLC (NY); T-Jeremiah C. Englehart.

Clark Shepherd (Shepherd Equine Advisers), bloodstock agent for Larry Hirsch (Highlander Training Center), purchased Charlotte Webley at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2YOs in Training Sale from the consignment of Randy Miles.

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