Sire: El Roca

Colour: Bay

Dam: Melroy

Sex: Gelding

Age: 3

Foaled: Nov 10, 2016

Country: New Zealand

Trainer: Archie Alexander

Owners: R T D Racing, C McLeish, D K Greenwood, T J Parker, H A Agland, J O'Mahoney, D S Parkinson, C J Bourke, Mrs J Holland, R Pierce, Uput, El Eight Racing, Twenty Bucks & Malibu N Dry Racing

Career:
2: 0 - 0 - 0
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 0.0%
Prizemoney:$1,150.00

 

 BAY COLT (NZ)

 

Foaled 10th November 2016

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
EL ROCA (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2010RubimillRubitonCentury
  Mill RaniMillionaire
DamCommandsDanehillDanzig
MELROY (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2005Perla di SassoCaerleonNijinsky
  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, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Out of a sister to SW Millrich (STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3). Sire of SP Bella Mente, Moeraki and of First Rock and of the placegetters Why Big Bry, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

 

1st dam

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

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

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

 

2nd dam

PERLA DI SASSO, 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., MVRC Heros H., MRC Clive Leonard 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-

Starkiato (Starcraft). 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$161,935, SAJC One Toyota Cox Plate Day H., Rex Lipman H., 2d SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, VRC Premier Signs H., MRC Sportingbet H., 3d SAJC Mill Park Stud H., 4th Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

Tykiato. 8 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$263,695, to 2018-19, MRC Robert Allan H., 2d VRC First Response Pharmacy H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC William Hill H., 3d MRC Alice Mosley H.

Trakiato. 3 wins at 1200m to 2018-19, WATC Vale Roy Dicks H.

Tre Prati. Raced once. Dam of-

Century World. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m to 2019 in Malaysia.

My Precious. Unraced. Dam of-

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, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, 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-

Festaiola (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, Rome Premio Brigadier Gerard, Premio Chiadina, Premio Scopas-twice, Premio Hopeful Venture, Premio Cormorant Wood, Milan Premio Lirio, 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-

TIBROSO (Tibullo). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, €148,599, Siracusa Premio Nastro d'Oro di Sicilia, L, 2d Rome Premio Baybird, Grosseto Premio Luigi Ponticelli, 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 10 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

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

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

MILLENNIUM BIO (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 Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, L. Sire.

ADMIRE TOUCH (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-

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

Ela Meem. Unplaced. Dam of-

Elegantissima. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

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

OUR JONATHAN (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, Haydock Network Healthcare S., Chester Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer H., 2d Salisbury Cathedral S., L, 3d Doncaster Cammidge Trophy, L, Chester City Plate S., L.