07/21/2017 8:50AM

Youngest Daughter upsets Ta Wee to tune of $104.60

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Youngest Daughter upsets the Ta Wee Stakes at 51-1 odds.

Youngest Daughter blew up the tote board at Indiana Grand, winning the $100,000 Ta Wee Stakes on Thursday at odds of 51-1.

Youngest Daughter led from start to finish under Jon Court and held off 22-1 shot Fault by a neck. Youngest Daughter paid $104.60 to win and topped a $2 exacta payoff of $1,792.80.

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Lovely Bernadette, the 2-1 favorite, was slow to find her closing kick, encountered some stretch traffic, and rallied between horses near the inside for third, a half-length out of second.

Off sensible splits of 23.79, 47.85, 1:11.78, and 1:23.83, Youngest Daughter ran one mile on good turf in 1:36.41.

G. Watts Humphrey co-bred and owns Youngest Daughter, who is trained by Humphrey’s daughter Victoria Oliver. By The Factor out of Afterthought, by Fusaichi Pegasus, Youngest Daughter needed eight tries to win a maiden race, and after doing so in April at Keeneland, she finished 13th in the Edgewood Stakes at Churchill. Youngest Daughter got away with a slow pace and won a first-level allowance on the turf at Churchill in her last race, and she was a surprisingly long price Thursday.

“I know she’s got some talent,” said Court, who rode Youngest Daughter for the second time. “I let the filly do what she wants to do. I didn’t necessarily expect to be on the lead, but she took me there.”

Fault, a $50,000 claim in May, raced in traffic for much of the trip, came outside for the stretch run, and finished with good energy.