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Fast 'n' Rocking Wins Gr3 McNeil Stakes
At Caulfield, Gr1-winning Danehill stallion Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) added a group success when 3YO colt Fast 'n' Rocking (Fastnet Rock-For the Good Times, by Hennessy) scored by 2-lengths for trainer David Hayes in the $150,000 Gr3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) for 3YOs, over fellow colts Prince Harada (Haradasun-Potential Princess, by Elusive Quality) & Thermal Current (Exceed and Excel-Soaressa, by Twining). In landing his first Gr3 success Fast 'n' Rocking also broke his maiden status and took his record to a win & 3 placings (including the Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes, Gr2 Todman Stakes & last-start Gr3 Vain Stakes) from 9 starts for $507,600 earnings. Last season's Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes winner Miracles Of Life tired late to finish just out of the placings.