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Slippers Best adds to tally of Stakes horses by Mount Nelson

Newsells Park Stud stallions Equiano and Mount Nelson both enjoyed Group success with their runners this weekend...

2yo Mount Nelson filly strolls into black-type

The Mount Nelson 2yo filly, Stroll Patrol, showed plenty of promise when finishing third in the Country Gentlemen's Association Dick Poole Fillies' Stakes (Gr...

MOUNT NELSON (GB)

2004 Rock of Gibraltar ex Independence (Selkirk), bay 16.1½ hh (1.66m)

Gr.1 winner at 2 and 4 years.  Sire of top 2yos in each of his first 2 crops

Promise: A leading third-crop sire.  Sire of the winners of 131 races and 15 Stakes horses, inc:
Berkshire - won Royal Lodge Stakes (Gr.2), Newmarket, and Chesham Stakes (L), Royal Ascot (see video).
Purr Along - dual Group winner & 2nd highest rated 2yo filly in the World 2012 Thoroughbred Rankings (see video). 
Performance: Won the Gr.1 Criterium International (8f) at 2yrs in race record time.  Official rating:  119 - 4th top rated two-year-old. 
Came back from injury to win the Gr.1 Coral Eclipse (10f).  TR 126.
Pedigree: By Champion miler and leading sire Rock of Gibraltar out of Independence (Selkirk) winner of the Sun Chariot and Matron Stakes.  Bred on the same Danzig / Sharpen Up sire cross as Danehill Dancer and Invincible Spirit.
Presence:

Probably the best looking stallion in the UK.  320,000gns yearling.

2014 Fee: £6,000 1st Oct SLF
(No Groom’s Fee or Walking-In Fee)