Cape Cross

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Magic Cape

Sire of two of the best horses of modern times: seven-time G1-winning Oaks heroine Ouija Board – now dam of Derby winner Australia – and the incomparable Sea The Stars, winner of six consecutive G1s during a thrilling, undefeated Classic season and now a Classic-winning sire with his first crop.

 

Ouija Board Oaks S (G1), 12f, Epsom, 2004

Sea The Stars 2,000 Guineas (G1), 8f, Newmarket, 2009

Sea The Stars Derby S (G1), 12f, Epsom, 2009

Sea The Stars Arc de Triomphe (G1), 12f, Longchamp, 2009

Cross purpose

48 Group winners and 90 Stakes winners include French Champion three-year-old Behkabad, seven-time G1 winner Seachange, multiple G1-winning Hong Kong miler Able One and Australian French import I’m Your Man. His stock are famously hard-working and run with head-down determination.

 

Behkabad Grand Prix de Paris (G1), 12f, Longchamp, 2010

Seachange Telegraph H (G1), 6f, Trentham, 2008

Able One Hong Kong Mile (G1), 8f, Sha Tin, 2011

I’m Your Man Epsom H (G1), 8f, Randwick, 2014

Something beginning with Sea…

Blue blooded – his first post Sea The Stars crop – feature top-notch 2013 juvenile filly Lesstalk In Paris, winner of the G3 Prix de la Grotte this year and a close second in the G1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot, plus G2 Prix de Pomone heroine Star Lahib.

 

Star Lahib Prix de Pomone (G2), 12.5f, Deauville, 2014

Lesstalk In Paris Prix de la Grotte (G3), 8f, Longchamp, 2014

 

Also sired G2 Summer Mile hero Guest Of Honour in 2014.

 

Guest Of Honour Summer Mile S (G2), 8f, Ascot, 2014

Cross your palms with silver…

No fewer than 192 of his yearlings have made €100,000 or more and his sales success continues in 2014 with yearlings selling for 280,000gns,€220,000, €180,000 and 125,000gns.