Cape Canaveral

Birdstone, Cape Canaveral Yearlings Top CTHS Alberta Sale

Edited Press Release A colt by Cape Canaveral and a filly by Birdstone brought in top price of $35,000 during the 2022 CTHS Alberta Thoroughbred Sale Friday, Sept. 16 at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta. With a total of 40 yearlings sold, revenue from the 2022 sale increased to $443,600 this year and the average price rose to $11,090. In 2021, the sale grossed $405,600 for 37 yearlings and an average of $10,962. Purchased by agent Karlene Kingston, the Cape Canaveral colt, consigned by Starline Thoroughbreds, is out of...

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Cape Canaveral Passes Away at 26

GSW Cape Canaveral (Mr. Prospector--Seaside Attraction, by Seattle Slew) passed away at age 26 at Highfield Stock Farm in Canada, where he stood for 14 years. He had been battling severe cellulitis and was humanely euthanized. He was pensioned last fall. Cape Canaveral has been one of the leading sires in Canada since 2008 with 20 crops of racing age, 541 foals, 429 starters, 21 black-type winners, 315 winners of 1,080 races and earnings of over $17.8 million. Out of GI Kentucky Oaks winner Seaside Attraction, Cape Canaveral raced for...

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