Cape Canaveral to Highfield in Alberta

Cape Canaveral to Highfield in Alberta
Photo: Tony Leonard
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral, who has sired 10 stakes winners from his first three crops, has been purchased for stallion duty at Highfield Stock Farm near Okotoks, Alberta, Canada.

An 11-year-old son of Mr. Prospector, Cape Canaveral formerly stood at the Young family's Overbrook Farm near Lexington. He was a graded stakes winner for Overbrook founder William T. Young.

Cape Canaveral has sired such multiple stakes winners as New York graded winners Magnolia Jackson and Megascape. A stakes winner this year, Magnolia Jackson has won 10 of 20 races and earned $536,598. Cape Canaveral also is represented by Canadian stakes winner Roving Angel.

A full brother to champion Golden Attraction and half-brother to grade I winner Cape Town, Cape Canaveral is out of the grade I-winning Seattle Slew mare Seaside Attraction.

Cape Canaveral, whose purchase was made in anticipation of the opening of the new track Balzac Alberta, has career progeny earnings of $6.4 million. His fee will be announced later.

 

 

 

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