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Inglis Easter Day-2: $510,000 Rock Of Gibraltar Colt
US-based Asian Bloodstock Services paid $510,000 for a Rock Of Gibraltar colt (the 8th living foal from Bletchingly mare Crowning Jewel) consigned by Jerry's Plains-based Coolmore Stud as agent. Crowning Jewel is a 3/4 sister-in-blood to Christmas Spirit (dam of Light Up The World & Presenting). Crowning Jewel's 5 foals to race are all winners, including: 6-time winner & $494,500-earner So Gorgeous (her victories from 1000-1624m include the Gr2 Edward Manifold Stakes, Gr2 Ascot Vale Stakes, Gr3 Tranquil Star Stakes, Gr3 Adelaide Guineas & Listed Quezette Stakes); 9-time winner & $470,950-earner Wild Queen (her victories from 1200-1600m include the Gr3 Hawkesbury Cup, Listed Angst Stakes, Listed Safilo Cup & Listed Gosford Belle Of The Turf Stakes, plus 5 stakes-placings); & 6-time winner Cumbria (whose victories from 1200-1455m include the Gr3 Christmas Handicap).