Capetown Noir (SAF)

Western Winter - Akinfeet (Fort Wood) bay, 2009 - height 16hh

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Race Record

8 wins, 1200-2000m at 2 to 4

rated MR 116

at 3  Equus Champion Miler

        WON   Gr1 Cape Guineas (1600m)

        WON   Gr1 Cape Derby (2000m)

        WON   Gr3 Byerley Turk (1400m)

         2nd     Gr2 SA Guineas (1600m)

         2nd     Gr2 Selangor Cup (1600m)

         3rd      Gr1 Daily News (2000m)

at 4  WON   Gr1 Queen’s Plate (1600m)

        WON   Gr3 Matchem S. (1400m)

         2nd     Gr1 Horse Chestnut S. (1600m)

         3rd      Gr2 Drill Hall S. (1400m)

Sire Line

WESTERN WINTER – 5 wins in USA, 1200-1400m, Gr1/Gr2 placed. Sire of Gr1 winners of both sexes. Sire of Champions (incl 2 Horse of the Year). Champion sire (3x). Sire of sires. Sires of 18 Gr1 races

Notable progeny incl. Yard-Arm (99c – Dancing Champ, Beau Charles) – Horse of the Year; Winter Solstice (00c – Melun, Drum Beat) – Horse of the Year; Fearless (03c – Foveros, Persian Wonder) – Champion 2yo; Argonaut (04c – Del Sarto, Abadan) – Champion 2yo - sire; What A Winter (07c – Ahonoora, Troy) - sire; Red Ray (10c – Pas de Quoi, Northfields) - sire; Capetown Noir (09c – Fort Wood, Northern Guest) - sire; Set Afire (98c – Northfields, Plum Bold); Lady Windermere (05f – Averof, Sovereign Dice); Surveyor (99c – Northfields, Con Brio); Reveille Boy (99c – Dancing Champ, Peaceable Kingdom); Fair Maiden (01f – Priceless Asset, Flower Power); Bad Girl Runs (02f – Sadler’s Wells, Sharpen Up); Nania (04f – Pas de Quoi, Northfields); Warm White Night (05c – Foveros, Capriole) - sire; On Her Toes (05f – Badger Land, Accipiter); Attenborough (13c - Caesour, Jallad); Winterinthewoods (05f – Fort Wood, Foveros); Ice Cube (00c – Trigger Finger, Peaceable Kingdom); Roxanne (02f – Royal Chalice, Jungle Cove); Silver Mist (02c – Palace Music, London Bells); Lion Tamer (02c – Comic Blush, Spanish Air) - sire; Cold As Ice (11f – National Assembly, Harry Hotspur); Kingvoldt (11c – Parade Leader, Northfields); Redberry Lane (13f - Jallad, Centaine); etc.

KIN-BREEDING: Western Winter’s dam Chilly Hostess is by Vice Regent out of Impressive Lady. Vice Regent is kinbred 3x4x5x5x6 Lady Angela x Composure x Golden Feast x Most Beautiful x Bellamia. Impressive Lady is kinbred 4x4x3x4x5 Picture x Lavendula x Lady Angela x Sceptical x Golden Feast. The key is Golden Feast, dam of Nandi who is doubled in the pedigree of Chilly Hostess.

Western Winter’s sire Gone West is kinbred 4x3 Miss Dogwood x Mixed Marriage (dam of Tamerett). Mixed Marriage, who may be the key to Western Winter’s pedigree, is close kin to all of Lady Angela, Composure, Sceptical, Most Beautiful, Picture, Lavendula – and above all Golden Feast, who ties it all together.

GONE WEST line sires in South Africa:  Capetown Noir, Last Winter, Red Ray, What A Winter (Western Winter);

Pedigree

Western Winter
1991
Gone West
1984
Mr ProspectorRaise A Native - Native Dancer
Gold Digger - Nashua
SecrettameSecretariat - Bold Ruler
Tamerett - Tim Tam
Chilly Hostess
1982
Vice RegentNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
Victoria Regina - Menetrier
Impressive LadyImpressive - Court Martial
Chilly - Nearctic
Akinfeet
1999
Fort Wood
1989
Sadler's WellsNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
Fairy Bridge - Bold Reason
Fall AspenPretense - Endeavour II
Change Water - Swaps
Dance Every Dance
1992
Northern GuestNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
Sex Appeal - Buckpasser
Jungle JannaJungle Cove - Bold Ruler
Donna Anna - Spaniard's Mount

Pedigree

Capetown Noir’s significant female line ancestor appears to be the mare Spits, who is closely kinbred. Her main elements are descendants of the mare Agnes Court (Polly Agnes). Spits was mated to Noble Chieftain, a descendant of the Agnes Court female line, resulting in Martha, the 5th dam of Capetown Noir. Martha’s daughter Donna Anna was mated to Jungle Cove, whose female line has the same remote ancestry (Fam 16), resulting in Jungle Janna. The latter got Guineas winner Dance Every Dance from a mating to Northern Guest, whose significant female line ancestry brought more of Fam 16.

Western Winter’s son Winter Solstice, Horse of the Year, is from Fam 16 female line. His 5th dam Brandy Ball and Capetown Noir’s 5th dam Martha are very close kin.

Suitable Lines

Suitable Lines for Capetown Noir could include

  • multiples of Fam 16 female line carriers, remote or otherwise – Noble Chieftain, Jungle Cove, Abadan; Crepello, Reliance, Niniski, Averof; Gambut, No Argument, Identify and female descendants, Paraffin and female descendants;
  • Brown Ronald; Prince Bio; Herbager (widespread);
  • Petition (Persian Wonder, Danzig);
  • Buchan; Jubie; etc.

(posted 2015)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2016 155,435 23 0.54 40,500 10 0.32
2017 146,429 7 0.51 24,167 6 0.41
2018 52,000 5 0.38 50,000 1 0.26

Stamina

by highest winning distance of 3yo and up (the higher the count, the more reliable the %)

800/1399m 14/1600m 16/1999m 20/2399m 2400m+ count
31% 50% 8% 8% 4% 26

Best Rated Offspring

(SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Under Your Spell 18f 4 (3) 0 (0) R 439,500 110
Bohica 16c 5 (1) 6 (3) R 556,175 108
Admire Me 17f 3 (0) 2 (0) R 155,000 96
Enjoy The View 16c 3 (0) 4 (0) R 256,750 94
Scarborough Fair 16f 2 (0) 9 (1) R 254,450 93
Liverpool Champ 16c 2 (0) 3 (0) R 175,125 93
Jaeger Moon 17c 7 (2) 2 (0) R 250,250 93
Doublethink 16c 1 (0) 5 (0) R 142,150 90
Kamadeva 16c 1 (0) 1 (0) R 70,150 89
Brandina 16f 3 (0) 7 (2) R 256,000 89

The Power Of Ratings

Colts

AR Band < 59 59 - 69 70 - 79 80 - 89 90 - 99 > 99 > 79 > 89 count
All Colts 26% 18% 27% 18% 8% 3% 29% 11% 22,983
Capetown Noir 24% 15% 28% 24% 7% 2% 33% 9% 54

Fillies

AR Band < 54 54 - 64 65 - 74 75 - 84 85 - 94 > 94 > 74 > 84 count
All Fillies 27% 17% 26% 20% 7% 3% 30% 10% 22,507
Capetown Noir 25% 16% 31% 16% 6% 6% 28% 13% 32

Black Type Offspring

with best career rating by distance category:
1000-1399m/14-1600m/1601-1999m/20-2399m/2400m+

Stud Analysis

Colts

  • SSI 0.7
  • Stamina 1425m
  • Stakes Wins 3%
  • Black Type 3%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2016 34 28 13 46% 1 4% 1 4% 26 0.93 73 1508m
2017 21 18 6 33% 1 6% 1 6% 14 0.75 66 1767m
2018 27 9 1 11% 0 0% 0 0% 1 0.44 62 1000m

Fillies

  • SSI 1.28
  • Stamina 1340m
  • Stakes Wins 6%
  • Black Type 9%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2016 21 18 5 28% 0 0% 2 11% 10 0.81 61 1320m
2017 12 9 2 22% 0 0% 0 0% 4 0.53 66 1500m
2018 18 6 4 67% 1 17% 1 17% 7 2.49 74 1200m

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