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Purr Along made it four Group/Stakes winners in three weeks for the leading third-crop sire Mount Nelson today when landing the Lanwades Stud 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 112 races and 12 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)