Team Valor, Partner Acquire Chantilly Nayla
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 4/13/2010 8:40:21 PM
Last Updated: 4/14/2010 10:25:45 AM

Chantilly Nayla (right) won the Mardi Gras Stakes on February 16.
Photo: Lynn Roberts

Barry Irwin’s Team Valor International and Dave Munro’s Highfield Stock Farm have privately purchased the 3-year-old filly Chantilly Nayla, who will be trained by Wayne Catalano.

A daughter of Five Star Day, Chantilly Nayla has won four of seven starts, including the Mardi Gras Stakes at Fair Grounds. Among her two runner-up efforts was a second to Fanny Freud in the recent Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.

"She has won on dirt, turf and Polytrack," Irwin said in a statement. "She has won routing and sprinting. Notmany young horses can boast a resume like that."

Irwin said 50% of the filly will be offered for syndication.



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