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Last chance to race a MM Colt to be trained by DK Weir


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El Roca (AUS) 2010
Melroy (AUS) 2005
10 November 2016
New Zealand
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Ballarat 3350 VIC, Australia

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Trainer: Darren Weir
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RTD and the team have found another quality colt, this time by first season sire in El Roca. He was the top 3YO in 2013-14 NZ between (1200m-1600m). El Roca won 3 times at 1000m and 1200m including the Listed ATC Eskimo Prince Stakes, Whangarei RC Westbury Stud Challenge Stakes and was 2nd in Gr 1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Liverpool City Cup,and the Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude. He also ran a luckless 3rd in Gr.1.George Ryder.

By sire sensation Fastnet Rock - sire of multiple Group 1 winners.He is out of a sister to SW Millrich (STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3). .Fastnet Rock sons at stud include Foxwedge, Hinchinbrook, Rock ‘n’ Pop, Rothesay, Smart Missile, Stryker, Wanted and Your Song.

While not getting his Gr 1 himself he beat a host of Gr 1 winners including Criterion, Dissident, Sacred Falls, Terravista, Boban, Fat Al, Long John, My Kingdom of Fife, Red Tracer, Romantic Touch, Streama, and Atlante.

His dam, Melroy was a winner over 1200m and was city placed with 2 wins in her career. She is by the reliable broodmare sire in Commands and she has thrown a winner from 2 to race with one also placed.

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Bay colt       Foaled 10th November 2016 

EL ROCA Fastnet RockDanehill (USA)Danzig
Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy (USA)
Mill RaniMillionaire (Ire)
CommandsDanehill (USA)Danzig
Cotehele House (GB)My Swanee
Perla di Sasso (GER)CaerleonNijinsky
PebblesSharpen Up

EL ROCA (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud 2015). Top on the 2013-14 NZ 3YO Free H (1200m-1600m). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$35,625, A$385,000, ATC Eskimo Prince S., L, Whangarei RC Westbury Stud Challenge S., L, 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Out of a sister to SW Millrich (STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3). His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

MELROY, by Commands. Winner at 1200m, 3d STC Freeway Hotel H. This is her fourth live foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of 2 foals to race-

 Ground Control (g by Red Giant (USA)) 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m in 2017, Singapore Yi Ti Xiu Championship Cup, Singapore TC Stepitup S., 2d Singapore TC Class 3 H., Laughing Gravy S., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H., Graduation S., Initiation P.

 Albireo (g by Red Giant (USA)) Placed in NZ.


2nd dam

PERLA DI SASSO (GER), by Caerleon. Raced twice. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

 He's a Perla. 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$88,085, MRC Plato H., 3d VRC Emirates Airline H., Bounty Hawk H., MRC Clive Leonard H., MVRC Heros H.

 Melroy. Winner. See above.

 Perlaact. 10 wins from 1300m to 1750m, A$99,125 in Aust.

 Okiato. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 3 winners-

Starkiato (g Starcraft) 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$161,435, SAJC One Toyota Cox Plate Day H., Rex Lipman H., 2d SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, MRC Sportingbet H., VRC Premier Signs H., 3d SAJC Mill Park Stud H., 4th Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

 Tykiato. 7 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$233,245, to 2016-17, MRC Robert Allan H., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC William Hill H., VRC First Response Pharmacy H., 3d MRC Alice Mosley H.

 Trakiato. 2 wins at 1200m in 2017-18, WATC Vale Roy Dicks H.

 My Precious. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

 Precious Mandy. 4 wins at 1400m, 1800m, 2d BRC Bundaberg 5 P., 3d BRC Ticketek H.


3rd dam

PEBBLES, by Sharpen Up. Head of The 1985 USA 4YO+ Free H. Top of The 1985 European 4YO+ Classification (1300 - 2100m). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1½m, £406,278, US$900,000, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.2, Prince of Wales's S., Gr.2, 4th York Lowther S., Gr.2. Half-sister to  Dolsk (dam of MILLENNIUM BIO, ADMIRE TOUCH). Dam of 11 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 Senlis. 7 wins from 1600m to 2200m in U.A.E.

 Pechenga. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

Festaiola (f Slip Anchor) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2200m, Milan Premio Broletto, 3d Milan Premio Alberto Zanoletti di Rozzano, L. Producer.

 Gasat. 20 wins-1 at 2-from 1700m to 2400m, £4,739, €252,736 in GB and Italy, Livorno Premio Inverno, Milan Premio Lirio, Rome Premio Brigadier Gerard, Premio Chiadina, Premio Scopas-twice, Premio Hopeful Venture, Premio Cormorant Wood, 2d Rome Premio Tibalda, Premio Aryenne, Premio The Oak, Premio Van der Linden, Premio Scanno.

 Calabrosa. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, Milan Premio Candelo, 2d Milan Premio Canneto, Premio Spello, Premio Lambrugo, Premio Pollone, 3d Milan Premio Lesa. Dam of 2 winners-

TIBROSO (c Tibullo) 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, €148,599, Siracusa Premio Nastro d'Oro di Sicilia, L, 2d Grosseto Premio Luigi Ponticelli, Rome Premio Baybird, Milan Premio UNAG, Rome Premio Maris, Premio Brumalis, Premio Newcastle, 3d Rome Premio Mediterraneo, Milan Premio Malgrate, Rome Premio Siberian Express.


4th dam

La Dolce, by Connaught. 2 wins at 1m, Ascot Almers Coffee S., 2d Newcastle Virginia S., L, 4th York Musidora S., Gr.3, Galtres S., L. Half-sister to Princess Zena (dam of SUPREME LEADER, DANCING ZENA, OCEANUS),  Port Ahoy (dam of PRETTY POL). Dam of 11 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

PEBBLES (f Sharpen Up) 8 wins. See above.

 Dolsk. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, 4th Toulouse Le Vase d'Argent, L. Dam of 6 winners-

MILLENNIUM BIO (c Sunday Silence) 8 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 291,070,000¥, Tokyo Fuji S., Gr.3, Hanshin Yomiuri Milers Cup, L, Kokura TV Nishinippon Corporation Sho Kitakyushu Kinen, L, 3d Sports Nippon Sho Kyoto Kimpai, L. Sire.

ADMIRE TOUCH (c Timber Country) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 3000m in Japan and Korea, Sonoda Hyogo Junior Grand Prix, L, 3d Kawasaki Zen-Nippon Sansai Yushun, L.

 Drum Melody. Placed in France. Dam of 2 winners-

MARUBUTSU TOP (c Dance in the Dark) 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 3350m, 253,259,000¥, Saga Kinen, L, 2d Hakodate Marine S., L.

WHITE MELODY (f Kurofune) 4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, 80,850,000¥, Funabashi Queen Sho, L, Kawasaki Kanto Oaks, L. Producer.

 Ela Meem. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Elegantissima. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of 4 winners-

 Sheik'n Swing. 2 wins at 6f, 7f in GB. Dam of-

OUR JONATHAN (g Invincible Spirit) 7 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, £179,712, €139,222, Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Dundalk Tipperary S., L, Ayr Gold Cup, Chester Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer H., 2d Salisbury Cathedral S., L, 3d Chester City Plate S., L, Doncaster Cammidge Trophy, L.