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Rock Of Gibraltar Adds Irish Black-Type
In Ireland, European Horse-Of-The-Year & 7-time Gr1-winning Coolmore shuttler Rock Of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) added a black-type success when 3YO colt Carraiglawn (Rock Of Gibraltar-Affianced, by Erin's Isle) scored a 1-length victory over his older rivals in the €42,500 (A$62,000) Listed Silver Stakes (10 furlongs) at The Curragh. Carraiglawn (ridden by Kevin Manning for trainer Jim Bolger) defeated 4YO mare Choose Me (Choisir-Hecuba, by Hector Protector) & 5YO mare Harriers Call (Atraf-Bow Harrier, by Sri Pekan). Carraiglawn took his record to 2 wins & 2 runners-up from 5 starts for €41,540 (A$60,000) earnings.