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The ties of WT Young’s Overbrook Farm to Saturday’s Louisiana Derby winner could scarcely be more visible. The winner was Pants on Fire (by former Overbrook stallion Jump Start out of Cabo de Noche, by former Overbrook stallion Cape Town).

Both stallions were bred and raced by Overbrook, then retired to begin their stud careers there. Jump Start is now at stud in Pennsylvania, and Cape Town was sold to Brazilian breeders in the dissolution of the Overbrook stock.

The produce record of Cabo de Noche is below:

1st Dam: Cabo De Noche, dkbbr, 2001. Bred by Equus Farm (Ky). Raced 3 yrs in NA, 16 sts, 1 win, $57,673 (ssi = 1.37). ($52,000, 2002, keesep, yrlg; $147,000, 2003, obsmar, 2yo; $27,000, 2005, keenov, brdmr; $120,000, 2006, keenov, brdmr)

2007: Louderthanthunder, b c, by Thunder Gulch. Raced 2 yrs in NA, 14 sts, 1 win, $11,456 (ssi = 0.22).
2008: PANTS ON FIRE.
At 3: Won Louisiana Derby (gr. 2); 2nd Lecomte S. (gr. 3); 3rd Count Fleet S. (ssi = 23.95).
2009: Slipped.
2010: Unnamed foal, dk b/ f, by War Chant.
2011: Unnamed foal, f, by War Chant.

One interesting fact about Cape Town, a Seeking the Gold horse born in 1995, is that he has only 69 daughters producing as yet who have 139 registered foals. He is a broodmare sire to watch.

 

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