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Inglis Easter Day-3: $800,000 Rock Of Gibraltar Colt
Leading Japanese owner-breeder Katsumi Yoshida paid $800,000 for a Rock Of Gibraltar colt (the 8th foal from Marooned mare Marooned Lady) consigned by Coolmore Stud as agent. Stakes-winner Marooned Lady has 5 winners from 7 foals to race, including: 10-time winner (from 1200-2500m) & $1,879,580-earner Special Harmony (whose victories include the Gr1 Victoria oaks, Gr1 Arrowfield Stud Stakes, Gr1 Thousand Guineas, Gr2 Kewney Stakes, Gr2 Edward Manifold Stakes, Gr2 Angus Armanasco Stakes, Gr2 Moonee Valley Oaks, Gr3 Autumn Stakes & Listed Silver Jubilee Stakes, plus runner-up in the Gr2 Wakeful Stakes & Gr2 Stutt Stakes); triple-winner & $313,540-earner Redwoldt (whose victories include the Gr2 Karrakatta Plate & Listed Perth Stakes, plus 3 stakes-placings); & 6-time winner (from 1000-3200m) & $356,360-earner King Canute (whose victories include the Gr2 Perth Cup, plus 2 stakes-placings).