Cape Royale led all the way to win the $150,000 Darley Ocala Breeders' Sale Championship for 3-year-old colts and geldings by 1 1/4 lengths Feb. 16. The race was the richest of five stakes held at the Ocala Training Center.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2006
- WV -Bred
|Trainer||Michael J. Maker|
|Owner||Frank D. Irvin|
|Breeder||William R. Ward Jr.|
|Swinging Bernie View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bernstein||Storm Cat|
|Swing Set||Swing Till Dawn|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||DWF||Katalpa Farm, agent for William R. Ward||$70,000|
|Two-year-old||Todd A. Pletcher, agent||Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent||$200,000|
|Racing prospect||TRICO Energy||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$9,200|
Dogwood Stable's Lime Rickey and Char Mari Stable's Beacon Hill Road finished second and third in the Dania Beach Stakes, respectively, going one mile on turf at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 17, and the two 3-year-olds meet again in the $125,000 Hallandale Beach Stakes on Feb. 14.