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Rock ‘n’ Pop


By Fastnet Rock from Popsy

Racing Record

Starts: 9
Wins: 3 (2 G&L)
Stakes Money:$464,752

Group and Listed Achievements

1st $100,000 Listed Karaka Mile

1st $400,000 Group 1 NZ 2000 Guineas

2nd $45,000 Listed Ray Coupland Stakes

2nd $750,000 Group 1 NZ Derby

3rd Group 1 Darci Brahma International WFA

By Fastnet Rock out of Derby winner Popsy, this $1 million colt was syndicated by David Ellis and is trained by Jason Bridgman.  After winning on debut and finishing second at his next two starts including the $45,000 Listed Ray Coupland Stakes in October 2011, he won the $400,000 Group 1 NZ 2000 Guineas at Riccarton in November 2011 – Te Akau’s fourth success in this race in seven years.  In January 2012 Rock ‘n’ Pop won the $100,000 Listed Karaka Mile, he raced brilliantly for third in the Group 1 Darci Brahma International WFA against the older horses in February 2012 before being runner up in the $750,000 Group 1 NZ Derby.  He won 3 of his starts for prizemoney of $458,000 and was retired to stand at Waikato Stud in early 2013.

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