Purple Cape

Unraced half-sister to multiple stakes winner CYLINDER BEACH


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Purple Cape
Cape Cross (IRE) 1994
Queen's Colours (GB) 1999
31 October 2007
Scone 2337 NSW, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: SMBloodstock

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:No
Selling with a foal at foot:Yes
Covering sire: Fiorente (IRE) 2008
DOB of foal at foot: 17 October 2018
Sex of foal at foot: Filly
Current with Australian Studbook:Yes

Purple Cape is an unraced half-sister to multiple stakes winner CYLINDER BEACH (Showcasing).

She is by the successful broodmare sire Cape Cross (IRE).

Cape Cross (IRE) was ranked number 4 Broodmare sire in Great Britain in the 2017/18 season with 35 winners and over 3.2 million in prize money.

Purple Cape is out of the Rainbow Quest mare, Queen’s Colour who is a 2-time winner and is three-quarter-sister to VALLEY QUEST, half-sister to THE OFFER, CYMBAL, MUSHA MERR - SHAAYF KHEER

She has a filly at foot by Fiorente (IRE) who is standing at $17,600 in 2018.
Fiorente yearlings have been very well received by the market and trainers alike selling at an average of $50,500 with a top price of $200,000. Trainers love them and having just turned 3YO's expect them to make their mark soon.

Purple Cape is nice sized mare with good shape and is well balanced producing lovely foals.


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Brown mare       Foaled 2007 

CAPE CROSS (IRE) Green DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
Foreign CourierSir Ivor
Park AppealAhonooraLorenzaccio (Ire)
Rainbow QuestBlushing GroomRed God
I Will FollowHerbager
ValdaraDarshaanShirley Heights
ValverdaIrish River

CAPE CROSS (IRE) (1994). 5 wins-1 at 2, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1. Sire of 1739 rnrs, 1170 wnrs, 114 SW, inc. Sea the Stars (The Derby, Gr.1), Golden Horn, Guignol, Mikki Street, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Masar, Australia, Laurens, Consensus, Authentic Paddy, Shuka, Serious Attitude, Emaraaty Ana, The Black Princess, Beautiful Romance, Sensible Princess, Obidos, One Man Band, Western Hymn, Belle de Crecy, Trumpet Major, The Miniver Rose, etc.


1st dam

QUEEN'S COLOURS (GB), by Rainbow Quest. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f in Ireland. Three-quarter-sister to VALLEY QUEST, half-sister to THE OFFER, CYMBAL, MUSHA MERR - SHAAYF KHEER (Sau.),  Valleria (dam of GALIPHAN, HAKKAR). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

CYLINDER BEACH (g by Showcasing (GB)). 6 wins from 1350m to 2000m, A$536,850, BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3, Bernborough H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, BRC Betfairy H., Toowoomba Cup, BRC James Boags Premium P., 2d BRC Rough Habit P., Gr.3, Brisbane H., L, 3d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Coca Cola Amatil 2YO H., ATC Bowermans Furniture H., 4th BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1.

 Lord Beaver (g by Keeper). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, CJC Speight's H., 3d CJC New Zealand Cup Meeting H.

 Troopingthecolour (g by Shamardal (USA)). 3 wins at 1350m, 1400m, BRC Glenlogan Park H., 2d BRC Lyndhurst Stud H., Ambassador Travel H., Austereo H.

 Victory Eight (g by Nadeem). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$107,100, to 2017-18, 3d SCTC Glovers Concreting H., Cooper Small Construction P., 4th SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L.


2nd dam

Valdara, by Darshaan. Winner at 2, Longchamp Prix de la Loire, 3d Longchamp Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3. Half-sister to VALLEY QUEST, Cool Star, Verdoro, Veridique. Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

THE OFFER (g Montjeu) 8 wins from 1600m to 3200m, €36,875, A$1,553,600, ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Chairman's H., Gr.2, NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, Bendigo Cup, Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L, Ballarat Cup, L, 2d MRC Sandown Cup, L, ATC Blacktown Workers Club H., 3d Curragh Cup, Gr.3, ATC Randwick City S., L, Bartier Perry H., 4th City Tattersalls Club Cup, L.

CYMBAL (f Singspiel) 4 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €77,600 in France and Germany, Munich Nereide Rennen, L, Saint-Cloud Prix la Troienne, 2d Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, 4th Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, La Coupe de Marseille, L. Dam of 3 winners-

Layl (c Street Cry (Ire)) 3 wins from 1600m to 2450m in GB and U.A.E, Meydan Sobha H., Meydan Fujairah Container Terminal H., 2d Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 S., Gr.2, Evoque Trophy H., CEPSA Energy Cup, 3d Meydan Burj Nahaar S., Gr.3, Dubai Creek Mile, L.

MUSHA MERR - SHAAYF KHEER (Sau.) (c Sadler's Wells) 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m in GB and U.A.E, York Glasgow S., L, Nad al Sheba Al Rashidiya S., L, 2d Deauville Prix de Granville. Sire.

 Valleria. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

GALIPHAN (c Halling (USA)) 8 wins from 1500m to 2800m in Turkey, Istanbul Fetih, L, 2d Istanbul Buyuk Taarruz, L, Ismet Inönü, L, 3d Istanbul Fetih, L, 4th Istanbul Celal Bayar, L.

HAKKAR (c Halling (USA)) Champion 2YO Colt in Turkey in 2009. Champion Stayer in Turkey in 2010. Champion Grass Horse in Turkey in 2011. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2800m in Turkey, Ankara S., L, Istanbul Jockey Club of Turkey Cup, L, Celal Bayar, L, Sakarya, L, 2d Istanbul Basbakanlik, L, Çaldiran, L, Ismet Inönü, L, Fetih, L, 3d Istanbul TYAY Ve Sah Der, L, Sait Akson, L, Mimar Sinan, L, Preveze S., 4th Istanbul Erkek Tay Deneme, L. Sire.


3rd dam

VALVERDA, by Irish River. Winner at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Dorina. Half-sister to VERRIA, VORIAS,  Vie en Rose (dam of MARKSMANSHIP). Dam of 16 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

VALLEY QUEST (f Rainbow Quest) 2 wins at 2200m, 2400m, Evry Prix Belle de Nuit, L. Dam of 6 winners-

 Valleyrose. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in France. Dam of 7 winners-

KANDIDATE (c Kabool) 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2400m, £242,394, S$45,000, 1,313,520Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Kempton September S., Gr.3, 3d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

STAR VALLEY (g Starborough (GB)) 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, €181,400, Deauville Prix de Meautry, Gr.3.

Valdara (f Darshaan) Winner. See above.

Veridique (c Nashwan) Winner at 2, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3. Sire.

Cool Star (g Starborough (GB)) 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m, €258,530, Longchamp Prix Europe 1, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Tantieme, L.

Verdoro (g Dream Well) 4 wins from 2400m to 3600m, €100,920, 3d Nantes Derby de l'Ouest, L, Longchamp Prix de Provence.

 Vaillante. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

Valkena (f Kendargent) Winner at 2000m, 3d Chantilly Prix Noailles, Gr.3.

Pradora (f Sagacity) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 3550m, 2d Deauville Prix de Fierville, 3d Grand Criterium de Bordeaux, L.

Vital Body (f Gold Away (Ire)) Winner at 2, 2d Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L. Producer.


Race Record: Unraced.


Produce Record: Dam of 2 foals.

2015 (f by Strategic Maneuver).

2016 Not served previous season

2017 (c by Dundeel (NZ)).


Not served in 2015.


Served by Fiorente. Date of last service, 19.10.2017.