Lot 81 ROCK ME (IRE) (2005) Chesnut Gelding
From For Fun Partnership Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) Final Farewell (USA) (1989)
Danehill Offshore Boom Proud Truth Spring Adieu
(With VAT) Danzig Razyana Be My Guest Push A Button Graustark Wake Robin Buckpasser Natalma
ROCK ME (IRE): 4 wins, £18,414: placed once at 3 years; also 3 wins over hurdles at 3 to 5 years, 2010 and £15,098 and placed 8 times and winner over fences at 6 years, 2011 and placed once. Good sort who would make someone a good schoolmaster as he has never fallen. Only for sale as syndicate policy. Has been seen to windsuck. Has had a hobday and has had winning form since. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam FINAL FAREWELL (USA): ran once at 2 years; dam of 5 winners from 8 runners: Supereva (IRE) (2000 f. by Sadler's Wells (USA)): 5 wins at 3 and 4 years in Italy and £50,914 and placed 4 times; dam of winners inc.: Carousel (GB): winner at 3 years, 2011 and £5173 and placed once. Rock Me (IRE) (2005 g. by Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)): see above. Soffio Regale (IRE) (1995 c. by Royal Academy (USA)): 2 wins at 3 years in Italy. Persea (IRE) (2001 f. by Fasliyev (USA)): winner at 4 years and placed once; also placed twice at 2 and 3 years in France; broodmare. Irish Ways (IRE) (1997 c. by Sadler's Wells (USA)): winner at 3 years in U.S.A. Royale Finale (IRE) (1994 g. by Royal Academy (USA)): placed once at 2 years. Rain Dancer (IRE) (1998 f. by Sadler's Wells (USA)): unraced; dam of 3 winners inc.: BOCA DANCER (IRE) (f. by Indian Ridge): 2 wins at 2 years and £31,841 inc. Lanwades/Staffordstown Silken Glider S., Curragh, L. 2nd dam SPRING ADIEU (CAN): 3 wins in U.S.A.; Own sister to Tai (CAN); dam of 3 winners inc.: Damascus Gate (USA): 4 wins in South Africa; sire. You're My Lady (USA): 2 wins at 2 and 3 years in U.S.A.; dam of winners inc.: LADY BROADHURST (SAF): won Sceptre S., Kenilworth, Gr.2. ANNOUNCE (SAF): won Air France Thukela H., Greyville, L. YOUTHFUL LEGS (USA): won Citation S., Hialeah Park; sire. Lady's Delight (SAF): winner in South Africa, 2nd Voyager Fillies & Mares S., Turffontein, Gr.2 and 3rd Fillies & Mares Challenge, Gosforth Park, Gr.1. Sarge (SAF): winner in South Africa, 3rd Godolphin Barb S., Clairwood, Gr.3. Daphne Donnelly (SAF): winner in South Africa; dam of QUEEN'S BAY (SAF): won Jacaranda H., Turffontein, Gr.3, Yellowood H., Turffontein, Gr.3; grandam of BOUQUET-GARNI (SAF): won South African Derby, Gr.1. Gabbing Gloria (USA): winner in U.S.A.; dam of DIATRIBE (AUS): won Caulfield Cup, Caulfield, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Rosehill, Gr.1, 2nd BMW Cox Plate, Moonee Valley, Gr.1 and 3rd Victoria Derby, Flemington, Gr.1. My Lady's Key (USA): unraced; dam of AL SAMER (AUS): won Sayers Black Opal S., Canberra, Gr.3. Razyana (USA): placed twice at 2 and 3 years; dam of winners inc.: DANEHILL (USA): Champion 3yr old sprinter in Europe in 1989, 4 wins at 2 and 3 years and £175,924 inc. Ladbroke Sprint Cup, Haydock Park, Gr.1, 3rd July Cup, Newmarket, Gr.1, 2000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1; champion sire. EAGLE EYED (USA): won Arlington Classic, Arlington Int., Gr.2; sire. HARPIA (USA): won Shirley Jones H., Gulfstream Park, Gr.3. SHIBBOLETH (USA): won Hitchins Criterion S., Newmarket, Gr.3 and Jaipur H., Belmont Park, Gr.3. EUPHONIC (USA): won Prix Amandine, Saint-Cloud, L. Anziyan (USA): winner in France and in U.S.A., 3rd Prix Daphnis, M'-Laffitte, Gr.3 and Prix de Cabourg, Deauville, Gr.3; sire.