"Mount Nelson is bred on the same successful Danzig / Sharpen Up sire cross as both Danehill Dancer and Invincible Spirit."

Bill Oppenheim


World Champion 7-time Gr.1 winner and sire of 49 Stakes winners including 9 Gr.1 winners: Mount Nelson, Society Rock, Samitar, Europa Point, Eagle Mountain, Varenar, Diamondrella, Rock Kingdom, Seventh Rock.


High class miler by Selkirk. Winner of the Sun Chariot Stakes and Matron Stakes. Also dam of Classic performer and Gr.2 winner Monitor Closely, multiple winner Stone of Scone, and the impressive 2012 2yo filly debut winner Singersongwriter.

1st Dam

INDEPENDENCE (GB), won 4 races at 3 years and £94,512 including

Peugeot Sun Chariot Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.2, Trusted Partner Matron Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3 and London Clubs Fern Hill Rated Stakes, Ascot, L., placed 4 times including third in Oak Tree Stakes, Goodwood, L., from only 9 starts;

dam of 6 winners-

MOUNT NELSON (GB) (2004 c. by Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)), subject stallion.

MONITOR CLOSELY (IRE) (2006 c. by Oasis Dream (GB)), won Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2, third St Leger Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.1, Hampton Court Stakes, Royal Ascot, L., fourth Dante Stakes, York, Gr.2, second Tattersalls Timeform 3-y-o Trophy, won Newbury maiden at 2 years, 2008.  (Timeform Rating: 122)

SINGERSONGWRITER (GB) (2010 f. by Raven's Pass (USA)), 2yo winner on debut.

STONE OF SCONE (GB) (2005 c. by Pivotal (GB)), won 2 races and £12,086.

OFF MESSAGE (IRE) (2003 f. by In The Wings), won 1 race at 3 years and £5565.

APPAREL (IRE) (2008 f. by Cape Cross), won 1 race and placed once.

She also has a yearling filly by Oasis Dream.

2nd Dam

YUKON HOPE (USA), placed 5 times at 3 years; dam of 2 winners-

INDEPENDENCE (GB) (f. by Selkirk (USA)), see above.

TESLIN (IRE), won 3 races at 2 and 3 years, 2007 and £76,677 and placed 4 times; also placed twice at 4 years, 2008 in U.A.E. and £16,486.

3rd Dam

SAHARA FOREST (GB), unraced;
dam of-

Yukon Hope (USA), see above.

4th Dam

HOME ON THE RANGE, won 5 races at 3 years including Sun Chariot Stakes,
  Newmarket, Gr.2, placed 3 times including fourth in Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1;

dam of 3 winners including-

REFERENCE POINT, Champion 2yo in Europe in 1986, Champion 3yo in Europe in 1987, won 7 races at 2 and 3 years including Derby, Epsom, Gr.1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, St Leger Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.1, William Hill Futurity Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.1, Dante Stakes, York, Gr.2 and Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2, placed twice including second in Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, from only 10 starts; sire.

Known Ranger, won 19 races at home and in U.S.A., placed second in Kelso Handicap, Belmont Park, Gr.3 and Fort Harrod Stakes, Keeneland, L.