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6 year old bay gelding

Foaled: 15 May 2013

Sire: Cape Cross
Dam: Flavian

OR Turf: 73

Wins: 2

Owner: The Irrational Group & J Blackburn

Breeder: Dunchurch Lodge Stud Company

Purchased: Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale 2018 (Lot 1003)

A winner at Sandown and Newbury over ten furlongs this Cape Cross gelding joined us from the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale 2018. He is a half brother to six winners: Flambeau, Royal Acquisition, Gaston, Young Flavio, Emperor Vespasian and Bended Knee. Capton is now running on the flat after a spell novice hurdling.

Stallion reference:

CAPE CROSS (IRE) Bay or Brown horse, 1994, by Green Desert (USA), out of Park Appeal, by Ahonoora. Jt top rated older miler in England in 1999. Won 5 races, value £266,105, 2 to 5, over 1 mile, Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes, Newbury, Gr.1, Celebration Mile, Goodwood, Gr.2, Queen Anne Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gr.2, also placed second in Shadwell Farm Sheikh Maktoum Challenge 2, Nad Al Sheba, and third in P. Fresnay le Buffard Jacques Le Marois, Deauville, Gr.1, etc. Retired to Stud in 2000.

Race Entries
24/08/19 4.55RedcarOvernight

Race Wins

15/09/17 Falcon Green Personnel Handicap
Distance: 1m 2½f
Course: Sandown
Jockey: Fran Berry

19/08/17 Betfred Supports Jack Berry House Handicap (Div II)
Distance: 1m 2f
Course: Newbury
Jockey: Fergus Sweeney

Three generation pedigree
bay gelding
Cape Cross (IRE) Green Desert (USA) Danzig (USA)
Foreign Courier (USA)
Park Appeal Ahonoora
Flavian Catrail (USA) Storm Cat (USA)
Tough As Nails (USA)
Fatah Flare (USA) Alydar (USA)
Beaconaire (USA)

Further details
More photos here.
Full pedigree here.

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