Royal Prince Takes Black Gold; Zofelle Just Misses in G3 Honey Fox

Public auction purchase Royal Prince took down his first stakes victory in Saturday’s Black Gold Stakes at the Fair Grounds for owner Steve Landers.

The three year old son of Cairo Prince broke his maiden with ease last Fall at Keeneland and he is the younger half-brother two fellow public auction purchase and Champion, British Idiom.


At Gulfstream Park, private purchase Zofelle fell perilously short of picking up her second consecutive win, just missing by a nose to the multiple G1 winner Got Stormy in the G3 Honey Fox.

Owned by Heider Family Stables, Zofelle came into this race off a win in the G3 Marshua’s River. She earned a career best 95 Beyer Speed Figure for her efforts.

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