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Cape Cross (horse)

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Sex  Stallion
Country  Ireland
Breeder  Darley Stud
Species  Equus caballus
Damsire  Ahonoora
Grandsire  Danzig
Foaled  1994
Colour  Bay
Trainer  Godolphin Racing
Parents  Green Desert
Earnings  266,105 GBP
Cape Cross (horse) Cape Cross One for the Ages Sporting Post

Cape Cross (foaled March 13, 1994) is an Irish-bred Thoroughbred racehorse. He is a son of the July Cup winner Green Desert and Cheveley Park Stakes, winner Park Appeal who was the Champion two-year-old filly in England and Ireland in 1984.

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Racing career

Cape Cross (horse) Cape Cross retired from covering duties UK Bloodstock News

As a two-year-old Cape Cross raced twice, winning his maiden on the second attempt. His first start as a three-year-old was in the Craven Stakes, where he finished third. This was followed by an eight place in the 2000 Guineas. He only won once as a three-year-old. He won the Lockinge Stakes as a four-year-old, when starting a 20/1 outsider. He won twice as a five-year-old, the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Celebration Mile.

Stud career

Cape Cross (horse) Cape Cross Colt Wins Irish 2000 Guineas Breednet

Since retiring to stud, Cape Cross has sired the winners of 21 group 1 races worldwide. Until 2016 he stood at the Kildangan Stud in Ireland at a fee of €35,000 In March 2016 he was retired from stallion duty after suffering fertility problems.

Notable progeny

c = colt, f = filly

Cape Cross (horse) Cape Cross Filly Strikes On Debut At Naas TDN Thoroughbred Daily

References

Cape Cross (horse) Wikipedia


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