Cape Town's Fee Upped to $25,000
Date Posted: 2/2/2004 4:43:12 PM
Last Updated: 2/5/2004 11:15:57 AM

Cape Town, who sired a 2003 champion and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner in Bird Town, has undergone a fee change from the previously announced $20,000 to $25,000 for the 2004 breeding season. "We felt a change was in order because of a champion in his first crop," said Ric Waldman, who manages grade I winner Cape Town.

Bird Town also won the Acorn (gr. I) and Charon Stakes and placed in a pair of grade I stakes her championship season. Retired from racing, she is booked to Empire Maker.

Nine-year-old Cape Town (Seeking the Gold--Seaside Attraction, by Seattle Slew) is owned by the Young family's Overbrook Farm and stands at that Lexington nursery. Cape Town, who also was represented by four 2-year-old stakes winners of 2003, will cover 80 to 90 mares this year.

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