Bred by Fredericka Caldwell, broodmare Danae was foaled on April 21, 2004 in Georgetown, Kentucky. During her racing career she was owned by Rodney Mitchell Jr. and Teague Inc. She is currently owned by Fredericka Caldwell and Bluestone Farms. Winner of the 2007 Hambletonian Oaks, Danae finished on the board in 8 of her 21 starts while earning a career total of $529,099.
Danae has nine registered foals with six starters and $1,526,889 in total North American earnings. Her most successful offspring are Propulsion 4,1:52.1 ($86,178 North America; $3,572,969 UET conversion), with five Elitlopp appearances (winner of 2020 race) and four Prix d’Amerique appearances; Dream Together 4,1:51.3 ($801,782), winner of the 2017 Matron Stakes; and 2013 Muscle Hill winner and world champion D’Orsay 4,1:51.4 ($445,732).
Danae’s 2018 foal Damien, sired by Muscle Hill and full brother to millionaire Propulsion, sold for $1,000,000 at the 2019 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale.