I’m a Chatterbox, who won the Cotillion Stakes (gr. I), Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II), and Rachel Alexandra Stakes (gr. III) last year to become a finalist for the Eclipse award as champion three-year-old filly, is back in training and could make her 2016 debut in the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) on April 15th at Oaklawn Park.
Trained by Larry Jones, I’m a Chatterbox has posted three workouts at Fair Grounds this month, most recently going a half-mile in :51.20 on February 22nd. According to the Oaklawn Barn Notes for February 21st, both I’m a Chatterbox and her stakes-winning stablemate Cassatt are under consideration for the Apple Blossom.
“Probably only one would come,” Jones was quoted as saying. “We’ll just see who is the highest caliber at that time.”
Regarding the fact that I’m a Chatterbox would be making her seasonal debut in a grade I race, Jones said that “She runs good fresh, so we’re not so much worried about having to have a prep.”
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