- Sire of back-to-back 2-year-old stakes winner GOVERNOR GOTEVEN ($153,000), $100,000 Generous Portion S. by 4 1/2 and $100,000 CTBA S. by 3 1/2 at Del Mar, plus MdSpWt debut win at Santa Anita. Other leading winners include GOVENOR CINCH ($84,480), BALTIMORE BEECHO ($50,722), 4 3/4-length debut winning 2-year-old CALI GIRL, etc.
- An outstanding 3-year-old, GOVENOR CHARLIE shook off his competition to win by FIVE lengths in the $800,000 Grade 3 Sunland Derby setting a NEW TRACK RECORD of 1:47 1⁄5, breaking the 1961 record set by WINSHAM LAD. He defeated Grade 1 SW SHAKIN IT UP.
- GOVENOR CHARLIE ran second to Grade 1 SW SHAKIN IT UP in the historic Grade 2 Strub S.
- His dam is a multiple Grade 1-Producing daughter of legendary STORM CAT and Hall of Famer & Eclipse Champion SILVERBULLETDAY, granddam of Grade 1 SW SHAKIN IT UP, also by Eclipse Champion and Leading Sire MIDLIGHT LUTE.