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Pago Rock Wins Listed Sir John Monash Stakes
At Caulfield in Melbourne, 7-time Gr1-winning former shuttler Rock of Gibraltar (Danehill-Offshore Boom, by Be My Guest) added a stakes success when 5YO gelding Pago Rock (Rock of Gibraltar-Dancing Pago, by Thunder Gulch) scored by 1-length for trainer David Hayes in the $120,000 Listed John Monash Stakes (1100m) for 3YOs+, over 3YO filly Elite Elle (Shamardal-Mystic Elle, by Encosta de Lago) & 6YO gelding Second Effort (Mossman-Relativity, by Geiger Counter). This was Pago Rock's first stakes success and took his record to 10 wins & 3 placings (also including the Listed VRC Marsh Stakes) from 18 starts for $357,563 earnings.