Another weekend and another Stakes winner for Mount Nelson, with Mountain Bell winning the Listed Betway Stand Cup at Chester today...
Stallions at Newsells Park Stud continued their great run of Stakes success today, with Equiano's The Tin Man running a cracking race to finish second in the Group 1 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock, and in Baden Baden Weltmacht scored in the Stakes race for Mount Nelson...
2004 Rock of Gibraltar ex Independence (Selkirk), bay 16.1½ hh (1.66m)
|Proven:||Sire of 32 Stakes horses inc:
Highlands Queen - 1st Prix de Pomone Gr.2, Deauville, and Prix Cleopatre Gr.3, Saint-Cloud.
Boscaccio - 1st Oppenheim-Union-Rennen Gr.2, Cologne, and Derby Trial L, Hannover.
Berkshire - 1st Royal Lodge Stakes Gr.2, Darley Stakes Gr.3 and Chesham Stakes L (see video).
Purr Along - dual Group winner & 2nd highest rated 2yo filly in the World 2012 Thoroughbred Rankings (see video).
Volume - dual Gr.1 Classic placed.
|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.|
Probably the best looking stallion in the UK. 320,000gns yearling.
|2016 Fee:||£5,000 1st Oct SLF - plus new 'filly+ scheme'
((Filly Foal, Free Return OR 50% Rebate - if your mare breeds a filly foal from a nomination to Mount Nelson in 2016)