Cape Cross - Department (Secretariat)

A winning daughter of prolific sire in both hemispheres, Cape Cross, the sire of globetrotting champion mares Ouija Board and New Zealand superstar Seachange. Her American bred dam, Department, is by legendry horse Secretariat and is a half-sister to Group 1 winners Slew O' Gold (Seattle Slew) and Coastal (Majestic Prince). Bon Genie is closely related to Listed American winner Go Now (Go for Gin). She is also from the family of Group 1 winners Aptitdue (A.P Indy) and Sleep Easy (Seattle Slew). 

Bon Genie




Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireGreen DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
CAPE CROSS (IRE) Foreign CourierSir Ivor
1994Park AppealAhonooraLorenzaccio
DamSecretariatBold RulerNasrullah
DEPARTMENT (USA) SomethingroyalPrincequillo
1989AlluvialBuckpasserTom Fool
  BayouHill Prince

CAPE CROSS (IRE) (1994). 5 wins-1 at 2, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1. Sire of 1696 rnrs, 1135 wnrs, 113 SW, inc. Sea the Stars (The Derby, Gr.1), Golden Horn, Mikki Street, Ouija Board, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Australia, Laurens, Consensus, Authentic Paddy, Shuka, Serious Attitude, The Black Princess, Beautiful Romance, Sensible Princess, Obidos, One Man Band, Western Hymn, Belle de Crecy, Trumpet Major, The Miniver Rose, Masar, Power O'Hata, etc.


1st dam

DEPARTMENT, by Secretariat. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Half-sister to COASTAL, SLEW O' GOLD, Dokki (dam of APTITUDE, SLEEP EASY). Dam of eleven foals, ten to race, five winners, inc:-

Division (f. by Danehill). 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, CJC Win a Ford Focus H., 3d CJC Robbie's Bar & Bistro H. Dam of-

Mr Clooney. 3 wins from 1400m to 1700m to 2017, Singapore TC Class 4 H., Windfall S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji D S., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Bon Genie (f. by Cape Cross). Winner. See below.

Bolywood (g. by Mr. Prospector). 3 wins from 5f to 1m in U.S.A. and Canada.

Canvas (c. by Mr. Prospector). 3 wins at 8?f, 8?f in U.S.A. Sire.

Area (f. by Forty Niner). Winner at 8?f in U.S.A. Dam of-

GO NOW (Go for Gin). 6 wins from 8?f to 9f, US$376,119, Mountaineer Park Fall S., L, Aqueduct Allowance, Belmont Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Mountaineer Park Slipton Fell H., L, 3d Keeneland Ben Ali S., Gr.3, 4th Churchill Downs Ack Ack H., Gr.3, Horsemen's Park Omaha S., L, Ellis Park Governor's H., L.

Preferential. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Chile, 2d Hipodromo Chile Clasico Rep?blica de Panam?, Premio Alberto S?nchez Aspee.

Doy la Firma. 10 wins to 1400m to 2017-18 in Chile.

Sicodelica. 6 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Chile.

Socialite. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Chile, 4th Valparaiso Clasico Victor Raby y Carlos Raby, L.

La Vanguardia. Winner at 1000m in Chile.

Clase Alta. Winner at 1000m in Chile.

All Terrain. Winner at 6f in U.S.A.

Victory Speedy (g. by No Excuse Needed). Placed at 3, 3d HKJC Diamond H.

Mrdeegeethegeegee (g. by Sadler's Wells). Placed in GB.

Delighting (f. by Boundary). Placed at 2, 3d Chantilly Prix de Toutevoie.

Strategic Solution (f. by Deputy Minister). Unplaced. Dam of-

Ar Latino (Solitary Vision). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m in Venezuela, Santa Rita Copa Nestor Mena, Clasico Gobernador del Estado Zulia, Copa Dia del Trabajador, 2d La Rinconada Copa Iniciacion Juan Arias, L.

Lady Mirage. 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Trofeo Aniversario Stud Gadu. Producer.

Revolution Quiet. 3 wins at 1100m, 1300m in Venezuela.

Fast Lion. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1100m in Venezuela.

Shazzan. 2 wins at 1500m, 1800m in Venezuela.

Task (f. by Mr. Prospector). Unplaced. Dam of-

Takeno Lupinus. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2017 in Japan.

Grammy Banyan. 5 wins at 1400m, 1700m in Japan.

Aerotrain. Winner at 2 in Japan.

Crown Genius. Winner at 2000m in Japan.

Dream Program. Winner at 1800m in Japan.

Bedugul. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Producer.


2nd dam

ALLUVIAL, by Buckpasser. Unraced. Half-sister to BATTEUR (dam of FLAG OFFICER), Slew (dam of SLEW'S EXCELLER, SLEW O'DYNA). Dam of 16 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SLEW O' GOLD (Seattle Slew). Champion 3YO Colt & Older Horse in USA in 1983 & 1984. 12 wins-2 at 2, US$3,533,534, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Belmont Woodward S., Gr.1-twice, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice, Marlboro Cup, Gr.1, Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1. Sire.

COASTAL (Majestic Prince). 8 wins-2 at 2, US$493,929, Belmont S., Gr.1, Monmouth Invitational H., Gr.1, 2d Belmont Woodward S., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Marlboro Cup, Gr.1, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

Dokki. Unraced. Dam of-

APTITUDE (A.P. Indy). 5 wins at 8?f, 1?m, US$1,845,410, Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, Belmont Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1, 2d Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Belmont S., Gr.1. Sire.

SLEEP EASY (Seattle Slew). 4 wins from 7f to 9f, US$463,654, Hollywood Oaks, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Railbird S., Gr.2, 2d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Margarita Invitational H., Gr.1. Dam of-

Sound Asleep. Unraced. Dam of-

SLUMBER (Cacique). 5 wins from 9?f to 10?f, ?42,367, US$1,381,068 in GB and U.S.A, Belmont Manhattan S., Gr.1, 2d Gulfstream Park Turf H., Gr.1, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations S., Gr.1.

Shoogle. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

Right Call. Placed at 3 in France. Dam of-

PRECIOUS PANSY (Pathfork). Winner at 2 in 2016-17, Fairview East Cape Fillies Nursery, L, 3d Fairview Lady's Slipper S., L.

Geographic. Unraced. Dam of-

MARKET TOWN - HARBOUR MASTER (H.K.) (Mizzen Mast). 9 wins from 1400m to 1800m, ?9,292, HK$11,143,000, to 2016-17 in GB and HK, HKJC January Cup, Gr.3, Premier P., L, 3d HKJC Premier P., Gr.3, January Cup, L.

Northabout. Unraced. Dam of-

Map (Seattle Slew). 2 wins-1 at 2, 2d River Downs American Beauty S., L. Dam of-

Almanac. Unraced. Dam of-

Riverton. Unraced. Dam of-

COOLIDGE (El Mirage). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 6f to 2018, Turf Paradise Arizona Breeders' Futurity (2YOc&g), L, Albuquerque Manzano S., 2d Assiniboia Downs Winnipeg Futurity, L, 4th Century Downs Harvest Plate S., L.

Reach. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

Reachfortheheavens. Winner at 2 in Canada. Dam of-

REAL SOLUTION (Kitten's Joy). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2100m, ?35,666, US$1,318,500 in U.S.A. and Italy, Arlington Million S., Gr.1, Belmont Manhattan S., Gr.1, 2d Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1.

AVA'S KITTEN (Kitten's Joy). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5?f to 1m, US$279,771, to 2017, Belmont Chelsey Flower S., L, 2d Keeneland Appalachian S., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Christiecat S., L, 4th Saratoga PG Johnson S., L.

Lateral. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

LATTICE (Arch). 4 wins from 8?f to 1?m, US$346,883, Arlington Park American Derby, Gr.2, Churchill Downs Louisville H., Gr.3, 3d Fair Grounds Allen Lacombe Memorial H., L, 4th Churchill Downs Jefferson Cup, Gr.2.

CROSS (Mighty). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6?f, 1m, Santa Anita Hidden Light S., L, 3d Santa Anita Blue Norther S., L, 4th Santa Anita El Encino S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Manta S., L. Dam of-

VEXED (Arch). 2 wins at 2, Churchill Downs Golden Rod S., Gr.2, 2d Churchill Downs Rags to Riches S., L.

SIGN (Pulpit). 2 wins at 2, Churchill Downs Pocahontas S., Gr.2.

Tryanothertime. Unraced. Dam of-

TUNELERO (Timeless Native). Champion Grass Horse in Peru in 1998, 1999 & 2001. 13 wins in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Enrique Meiggs, Gr.3, 2d Monterrico Gran Premio Jockey Club del Peru, Gr.1, Clasico Presidente de la Republica, Gr.2, La Copa, Gr.2.

Majestic Report. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

CLOSING REPORT (Closing Argument). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 7?f, US$220,128, Delta Downs Premier Night Starlet S., L, Azalea S., L, Lone Star Park TTA Sales Futurity (f), L, 3d Evangeline Downs Louisiana Legends Soiree S., L.

Dancing Detente. Unraced. Dam of-

Valeta. 3 wins at 1m, 8?f, Churchill Downs Allowance. Dam of-

STATE OF PLAY (War Front). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5?f, 8?f, Saratoga With Anticipation S., Gr.2, Turfway Park John Battaglia Memorial S., L, 3d Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3. Sire.

Clarion Light. Winner at 8?f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Infatuate. Winner at 1600m in South Africa. Dam of-

ADDICTIVE (Centenary). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2850m, R801,275, Vaal Secretariat S., Gr.3, 2d South African Derby, Gr.1, 3d Gosforth Park South African Classic, Gr.1, Greyville Daily News Two Thousand S., Gr.1.

Athenian Princess. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

BILL'S PILL (Silver Ghost). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 4?f to 8?f, Lincoln State Fair Derby, L, Inaugural H. Producer.

Change Partners. Unraced. Dam of-

Price to Pay. Unplaced. Dam of-

Equals That. 2 wins at 1400m, WRC Majestic Horse Floats H. Dam of-

HONOR THAT (Darci Brahma). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight Breeders S., L, 2d CJC NZ Bloodstock 2YO S., Otago RC Affleck Dodd O'Meara H., 3d CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale H.


Race Record:

Winner at 1400m, 2d Waikato RC Radio Hauraki 96.2 FM H.


Produce Record: Dam of two foals.

2016 f. by Darci Brahma.

2017 c. by Darci Brahma.


Missed in 2014, 2015.

Served by Darci Brahma.