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El Roca Wins Listed Challenge Stakes
At Ruakaka in New Zealand, Gr1-winning Danehill stallion Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) added a black-type success when undefeated 3YO colt El Roca (Fastnet Rock-Rubimill, by Rubiton) scored by 2-lengths for trainers Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young in the NZ$50,000 Listed Challenge Stakes (1200m) for 3YO, over fellow colts Gobi Ranger (Tale Of The Cat-Big Step, by Honour And Glory) & All Decked Out (Darci Brahma-Diamond Deck, by Octagonal). El Roca took his record to 2 wins from 2 starts.