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Rock Of Gibraltar Adds South Africa Gr2

Tuesday, 4th May 2010

In South Africa, European Horse-Of-The-Year & 7-time Gr1-winning Coolmore shuttler Rock Of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) added a group success (& 50th individual stakes-winner world-wide) when Irish-bred daughter Gibraltar Blue (Rock Of Gibraltar-Holly Blue, by Bluebird) scored a 2.25-lengths victory in the R250,000 (A$38,000) Gr2 Fillies Guineas (1600m) for 3YO fillies at Greyville. Gibraltar Blue (ridden by Anton Marcus for trained Mike de Kock) defeated Strawberry Ice (Western Winter-Strawberry Lane, by Jallad) & US-bred Secret Babe (Rahy's Secret-Zucy, by Zede). Gibraltar Blue now has 3 wins & a placing from 5 starts.

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