Angelica Zapata Targets My Charmer
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Angelica Zapata won the 2013 Capano Handicap.

Versatile Angelica Zapata will try to register her fourth straight stakes victory and first career graded stakes win when she faces a full field of fillies and mares in the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) Dec. 7 at Calder Casino & Race Course.

Herman Van Den Broeck's Angelica Zapata will return to the Calder turf for Saturday's 1 1/8-mile test after registering a one-length victory on that course in the 1 1/16-mile Capano Handicap on Nov. 2.

At 122 pounds Angelica Zapata will be highweight for the My Charmer. Her current three-race win streak began with a victory on the Calder main track in the Nancy's Glitter Handicap July 20 before a clear victory on the Gulfstream Park turf in the Aug. 31 Wasted Tears Stakes and her Capano score.

A 5-year-old Sharp Humor mare, Angelica Zapata has won eight stakes races in her career.

Other accomplished fillies and mares in Saturday's race include Lone Stable's Parranda, who enters off a pair of stakes wins on the Gulfstream Park turf; and Caroline Forgason's Somali Lemonade, a two-time grade III winner on turf.

$100,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT, race 8, approximate post time 4 p.m. EST) fillies & mares, 3yo&up, 1 1/8 miles, turf
PP, Horse, Jockey, Weight, Trainer
1. Valiant Girl (GB), M. Rispoli, 116, H. Motion
2. Parranda (FL), G. Saez, 120, R. Garcia
3. Awesome Flower (MD), J. Castanon, 116, M. Maker
4. Rose to Gold (KY), J. Rios, 116, S. Santoro
5. Coup (KY), R. Napravnik, 115, H. Motion
6. Millennia (FL), L. Panici, 119, D. Fawkes
7. Angelica Zapata (KY), J. Leyva, 122, R. Pellegrini
8. Strathnaver (GB), A. Garcia, 117, H. Motion
9. Somali Lemonade (KY), L. Saez, 120, M. Matz
10. Poetic Kid (KY), O. Bocachica, 117, W. Catalano
11. Alaura Michele (KY), E. Prado, 116, T. Pletcher
12. Naples Bay (KY), B. Blanc, 119, C. Clement
13. (MTO) Arriba Anna (KY), J. Chamafi, 113, M. Wolfson
14. (AE) Ann of the Dance, E. Nunez, 115, M. Wolfson
15. (AE) Team (KY), K. Carmouche, 115, D. Fawkes
16. (AE) Sure Route (GB), J. Chamafi, 114, M. Wolfson

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