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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Rock Slide
US multiple stakes-winning 9YO freshman sire Rock Slide (A.P. Indy-Prospectors Delite, by Mr. Prospector) recorded his 1st winner when Maryland-bred 2YO daughter Happy Hailey (Rock Slide-Redeployed, by M Double M) led-all-the-way for a 2-lengths victory on debut over 4.5 furlongs at Pimlico in New York, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Rock Slide (a full brother to US Horse-Of-The-Year Mineshaft) stands for US$5,000 at Maryland Stallion Station & has 35 foals in his 1st crop. On the track, Rock Slide notched 9 wins (including the 2002 Tenacious Handicap 2003 Sea O Erin Breeders' Cup Mile Handicap, plus runner-up in the 2002 Gr3 Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes) from 23 starts & earned US$442,500.