Rock In The Park

Rock In The Park

Sire: Roc de Cambes

Dam: Merle Park

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 2nd, 2016

Country: New Zealand


C R Scott, Mrs S Scott, B J Hovey, Mrs S M Hovey, J C Nagle, Mrs C P Nagle, T B Darcy, Mrs S L Darcy, Dr G M Seabrook & Dr M A Shembrey

Career Record: 15-4-0-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    26.7 %
  • Place
    13.3 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireRed RansomRobertoHail to Reason
ROC DE CAMBES (NZ) ArabiaDamascus
2004Fairy LightsFairy KingNorthern Dancer
  Gay FantasticEla-Mana-Mou
DamMachiavellianMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
MERLE PARK (USA) Coup de FolieHalo
2002Ice BalletNureyevNorthern Dancer
  SkatingMill Reef

ROC DE CAMBES (NZ) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 4 wins from 1800m to 2200m, Fukushima Radio Nikkei Sho, L. Sire of 166 rnrs, 92 wnrs, inc. SW Vin de Dance (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), (He's) Our Rokkii, Consommateur, Seven Seas, SP Trail Blazer, Reminisce, Wee Gilly, Ragnaar - Fast Ball (H.K.) and of Romakash, My Paisann, (Our) Gravano, Roc That, Rock in the Park, Campobasso, Kauri Cove, Roc Wheeler, Nightcap, Dubaiinstyle, Keely Be, Roc de Bank, etc.


1st dam

MERLE PARK, by Machiavellian. Unraced. Half-sister to CHAMPERY. Dam of seven named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

PLATINUM PRINCESS (f. by Keeper). 8 wins from 1400m to 2050m, NZ$370,063, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, CJC Christchurch Casino H., WRC Dominion Post H., Wanganui JC Tui Neck & Neck Since 1889 H., 2d Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Manawatu RC Mills Reef Winery H., Ashhurst Engineering H., WRC Village Inn H., 3d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, CJC Avon City Ford H., Hawkes Bay Stella Artois H., 4th Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Feilding JC Anzac H., L. Dam of-

Father Lenihan. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$77,220, to 2019-20, Marton JC Bell Booth Plasma Biotech H., 3d WRC Go Racing H.

Landlord (g. by Keeper). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$77,060, WRC Super Saturday Raceday H., Taranaki RC Seaton Park H., 2d Taranaki RC Return 2 Earth H., 3d WRC Tui - Backing a Winner H., Nashville Cup, Taranaki RC Giant's Steps at Linwood Park H.

Rock in the Park (g. by Roc de Cambes). 2 wins. See below.

Darci Drama (f. by Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1200m, 1550m, ATC H., 2d ATC Big Brown First Crop H., 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents QLD Offices H. Dam of-

Yankee Girl. Winner at 1400m in Aust.


2nd dam

ICE BALLET, by Nureyev. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, La Teste Prix Occitanie, L, Longchamp Prix de Villeneuve l'Etang. Sister to FADEYEV. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

CHAMPERY (Bahri). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Rome Premio Tullio Righetti, L, 2d Lingfield International Trial S., L, 3d Cologne Mehl-Mulhens Rennen, Gr.2, Salisbury Stonehenge S., L, 4th Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3.

Para Elisa. Champion Older Female in Spain in 2010. 3 wins from 1800m to 2200m in France and Spain, Madrid Premio Ricardo Ruiz Benitez de Lugo, 2d San Sebastian Premio Kutxa. Producer.


3rd dam

SKATING, by Mill Reef. 3 wins at 1m, 1½m, Phoenix Park Lapis S., L, Glengarriff S., 2d Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.2, Hannover Deutscher Stutenpreis, Gr.3, 3d Curragh Meld S., Gr.3, Curragh Cup, L. Three-quarter-sister to Running Mill, half-sister to DEFECTING DANCER, Twyla (dam of MEATH, TWIST AND TURN), Dancing Decoy (dam of CATCH TWENTY TWO). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

FADEYEV (Nureyev). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Blaison, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Messidor, Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

ICE BALLET (Nureyev). 2 wins. See above.

Ice Pool. Winner at 10¼f in GB. Dam of-

Ice Point. Unraced. Dam of-

FLY LIKE THE WIND (Win Legend). 7 wins from 1400m to 2800m in India, Calcutta St Leger, L, Calcutta One Thousand Guineas, L, 2d Kolkata Monsoon Derby, L, Calcutta Oaks, L.

SPECIALIZE (Eagle Eyed). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in India, Hyderabad Byerly Turk S., L.

Ice Gala. Unraced. Dam of-

Garfield County (Pomeroy). 11 wins to 1500m in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Batalla de Junín, 2d Monterrico Clasico Enrique Martinelli Tizon, L, 3d Monterrico Copa J.C. Norteamericano, Clasico América TV.

Eschasse. Unraced. Dam of-

Private Collection. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Biniou, Deauville Prix Royal Barriere, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Mahina, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Teddy, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ceres, L. Dam of-

ROYAL CURRENCY (Corporate Jungle). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m in India, Chennai Guindy Grand Prix, L, Christmas Cup, L, 2d Chennai South India One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Ooty Nilgiris One Thousand Guineas, L, Chennai Madras Gold Vase, L, 4th Chennai South India Oaks, L.


Race Record: 3 Starts 2-0-0 NZ$20,810.

2 wins at 1400m in 2019-20, Taranaki RC Platinum Homes S.