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6th Aust Winner For Freshman Rock Of Gibraltar
Coolmore shuttler Rock of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) jumped to the top of the 1st-Season Sires table when 2YO filly Sliding Cube (Rock Of Gibraltar-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) became his 6th individual winner with a front-running 3.5-lengths victory on debut over 1100m at Warwick Farm yesterday for trainer Gai Waterhouse. Regally-bred Sliding Cube (the 8th living foal of Shantha's Choice) is a 3/4 sister to current Australian champion Arrowfield Stud sire Redoute's Choice & Gr1-winner Platinum Scissors.