Mount Nelson continued his purple patch of Stakes winners with Boscaccio maintaining his unbeaten record to land the Group 2 Oppenheim Union Rennen under hands and heels in Cologne today...
The number of recent new Group/Stakes winners for Mount Nelson continues to add up with Elbereth winning the EBF Stallions Toteexacta Nottinghamshire Oaks Stakes (L) at Nottingham today...
2004 Rock of Gibraltar ex Independence (Selkirk), bay 16.1½ hh (1.66m)
|Proven:||Sire of 28 Stakes horses and Group horses at 2 & 3 years in every one of his crops, inc:
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)