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Rock Of Gibraltar Adds UK Black-Type
Coolmore shuttler & 7-time Gr1-winner Rock Of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) added a juvenile UK black-type success (& 16th stakes-winner world-wide) when daughter Fashion Rocks (Rock Of Gibraltar-La Gandilie, by Highest Honor) scored by a neck in the £27,000 (A$65,000) Listed Dick Poole Fillies Stakes (6 furlongs) for 2YO fillies at Salisbury. Fashion Rocks (ridden by Jimmy Fortune for trainer Brian Meehan) defeated Vive Les Rouges (Acclamation-Bible Box, by Bin Ajwaad) & Raymi Coya (Van Nistelrooy-Something Mon, by Maria's Mon). Overall Fashion Rocks (whose dam La Gandilie was a French stakes-0winner) now has 2 wins & a placings from 4 starts; she was a €200,000 (A$320,000) yearling at the 2006 Goffs Million Sale.