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CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (B243)

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (B243)


 

The Cape Crusader

 

1998 foaled in England.

 

2001-05-18, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE won a 1400 meter Maiden race in Ireland with D Holland up, before he came to Hong Kong.

 

In Hong Kong he was trained by David Oughton.

 

 

Country of Origin : GB Owner : Guy N Carstairs & James Alexander Carstairs
Colour / Sex : Chestnut / Gelding Last Rating : 123
Import Type : PP Sire : Inchinor
Total Stakes* : $21,993,575 Dam : Cape Merino
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 6-7-10-41 Dam’s Sire : Clantime

 

 

 

Glory in Different hemispheres

 

 

Being the horse mostly raced outside Hong Kong representing Hong Kong.

 

The first horse to be trained in Hong Kong to win International Group One Races.

 

The first horse to be trained in Hong Kong to win in Britain.

 

The champion of the inaugural Global Sprint Challenge series.

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Horse Form Records – CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

 

Race Pla. Date RC/Track/ Dist. Go Race Jockey Finish Time
Index Course Class
369 9 2002-02-14 ST / “Turf” / “A “ 1400 GF 1 Y T Cheng 1.23.80
393 1 2002-02-24 ST / “Turf” / “B “ 1400 G 2 D Whyte 1.23.10
630 1 2002-05-29 ST / “Turf” / “A “ 1000 G 2 D Whyte 0.56.90
50 1 2002-09-22 ST / “Turf” / “C+3 “ 1000 G 1 G Schofield 0.56.80
113 1 2002-10-20 ST / “Turf” / “C+3 “ 1000 GF 1 D Whyte 0.56.20
OS 2 2004-06-15 Ascot/ “Turf” 1000 GF G2 M Kinane
OS 3 2004-06-19 Ascot/ “Turf” 1200 F G1 M Kinane
OS 4 2004-07-08 Newmarket/ “Turf” 1200 GS G1 M Kinane
OS 3 2004-10-03 Nakayama/ “Turf” 1200 S B Prebble 1.10.60
OS 3 2005-02-05 Flemington/ “Turf” 1000 S G1 M Kinane
OS 1 2005-02-19 Moonee Valley/ “Turf” 1200 G G1 B Prebble 1.10.30
OS 4 2005-06-14 York/ “Turf” 1000 GF G2 M Kinane
OS 1 2005-06-18 York/ “Turf” 1200 F G1 M Kinane 1.08.58
OS 11 2005-10-02 Nakayama/ “Turf” 1200 F B Prebble 1.08.00
OS 3 2005-10-29 Flemington/ “Turf” 1200 G G1 B Prebble
OS 3 2005-11-05 Flemington/ “Turf” 1200 G G2 G Childs
237 5 2005-12-11 ST / “Turf” / “A “ 1000 GF G1 M Kinane 0.58.10
OS 3 2006-02-04 Flemington/ “Turf” 1000 G G1 D Whyte

 

 

SUMMARY

 

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE was regarded as the first global champion Sprinter.

 

2004/05 season, receiving special recognition at that season’s Champion Awards.

 

12 races overseas – seven at international Gr.1 level – throughout his career and such was his consistency that only once did he finish out of the first four.

 

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Riding Jockeys: Y T Cheng, D Whyte, G Schofield, M Kinane, B Prebble, G Childs, G Mosse, T Mundry , O Doleuze

 

Winning Jockeys: D Whyte 3, G Schofield 1, M Kinane 1, B Prebble 1

 

Preferable Distance: 1000 – 1400, best in 1000 meter

 

Preferable Going: good to firm; best in good track

 

 

 

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