Rock Dancer

Sire: Rothesay

Dam: Ghost Story

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2014

Country: Australia


C R Clifford, S R Hawkins, D N Hamlin, L Stephenson, S P Kennedy, W W Moore, Mrs S J Moore, Mrs S Terkelsen, Mrs C Aisthorpe, G N Sorich, Japamaja Synd (Mgr: M J Pearson), M J Franich, D G Green, S A Mills & D Kennedy

Career Record: 18-1-0-0

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  • Wins
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  • Place
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Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
ROTHESAY (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2006SchiaparelliWoodmanMr. Prospector
  Canny LassBletchingly
DamDance in the DarkSunday SilenceHalo
GHOST STORY (JPN) Dancing KeyNijinsky
2003PazienzaAraziBlushing Groom
  Park AppealAhonoora

ROTHESAY (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-1 at 2, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2. Sire of 327 rnrs, 198 wnrs, inc. SW Havasay (Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L), In His Stride, Too Good to Refuse, SP Over Exposure, Gem of Scotland, Scottish Rogue, Chapter and Verse and of Ginger Rock, Guntantes, Macewen, Trail of Glory, Bring it Home Pop, Beloso, Kit de Luca, Prioritise, Jacksay - Fionesay (H.K.), Oberland, Shadow Lawn, Shotacross the Bow, Ziemba, etc.


1st dam

GHOST STORY, by Dance in the Dark. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of five foals, all winners-

Ice Ghost (g. by Bradbury's Luck). 2 wins at 1250m, 1550m, A$101,200, in 2018-19, SAJC James Boags H., Terry Howe Printing H., 2d SAJC Resourceco H., 3d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, Adelaide Galvanising H., Terry Howe Printing 2YO H., H., Hit107 H., Schweppes H.

Sir Caspur (g. by Jet Spur). 4 wins to 1350m in Macau, 2d Macau Lisboa Sand Prelude H.

Tontoro (g. by Bradbury's Luck). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

Rock Dancer (f. by Rothesay). Winner. See below.

Macedonianprincess (f. by Real Saga). Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

PAZIENZA, by Arazi. Unraced. Half-sister to CAPE CROSS, VINCENNES, GREAT BRITAIN, PHOENIX PARK, Lord of Appeal, Mansfield Park, Pastorale (dam of IFFRAAJ, FARRAAJ, KAREYMAH), Arvola (dam of DIKTAT). Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Pazzazz. 2 wins at 2, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Prestige. Producer.


3rd dam

PARK APPEAL, by Ahonoora. Top filly on The 1984 Irish 2YO Free H. 5 wins-4 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Phoenix Park Oldtown Stud S., L, Hollywood Park Country Queen S., L. Sister to NASHAMAA, half-sister to ALYDARESS (dam of ALLUREMENT), DESIRABLE (dam of SHADAYID, DUMAANI, FATH), City Ballet, Braneakins (dam of PEKING OPERA), Salidar (dam of BIN AJWAAD), Balistroika (dam of RUSSIAN RHYTHM, PERFECTPERFORMANCE), Flames of Paris (dam of HOT SNITZEL). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

CAPE CROSS (Green Desert). Joint Champion Older Male Miler in GB in 1999. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, £237,311, 400,000fr., 52,500Dhs, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, 1600m-in track record time, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.2, Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2, Doncaster Amco S., Goodwood Vodafone S., 2d Nad al Sheba HH Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.2, L, Sandown Berkeley Group S., Ascot Shah Jahan Diamond S., 3d Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Nad Al Sheba Mile S., L, 4th Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2. Champion sire.

VINCENNES (King's Best). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, £1,445, €78,950 in France and Germany, Cologne Kölner Herbst Stuten Meile, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Perruche Bleue, Prix Ad Altiora. Producer.

PHOENIX PARK (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins from 2000m to 3000m, Longchamp Prix du Carrousel, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de l'Escaut, 2d Deauville Prix de la Forge.

GREAT BRITAIN (Green Desert). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in GB and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Al Quoz Sprint, L, 2d Nad al Sheba Kallemni Trophy, 3d Windsor Wentworth S., L, 4th Newmarket Bentinck S., Gr.3, Newbury Dubai Duty Free Cup, L. Sire.

Mansfield Park (Green Desert). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, 2d Newmarket 2YO S., 3d Ascot Rosemary H., L, Doncaster Centex Fairclough Homes Trophy. Producer.

Lord of Appeal (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2400m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix des Marroniers, 2d Deauville Prix de Reux, L. Sire.

Pastorale. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Newmarket Geoffrey Barling S. Dam of-

IFFRAAJ (Zafonic). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 7¼f, £375,546, Doncaster Park S., Gr.2-twice, Goodwood Lennox S., Gr.2, York Wokingham H., Lingfield Totesport Victoria Cup, Kempton JSC Straight From the Horse's Mouth H., 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, 3d Sandown Pacemaker 2YO S. Sire.

FARRAAJ (Dubai Destination). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 10½f, £225,371, €10,200, US$99,250, A$90,000, HK$500,000, 47,580Dhs, Lingfield Winter Derby, Gr.3, Churchill S., L, York John Smith's Cup, 2d Newmarket Somerville Tattersall S., Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., Gr.1, Rome Premio Parioli, Gr.3.

KAREYMAH (Zafonic). 3 wins at 2, Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3, Newmarket Sweet Solera S., L, Somersham Fillies 2YO S.

Taqdeyr (Dubai Destination). 4 wins at 7f, 7¼f, Kempton Digibet H., 2d Haydock S., 3d Redcar Guisborough S., L, Jebel Ali Mile Prep S.

Jathaabeh. 2 wins at 1m, Newmarket Foodbrokers Animal Health Trust Trophy, British Holidays S. Dam of-

MIJHAAR (Shirocco). 3 wins from 10½f to 16½f, Hamilton Braveheart H., L, 3d Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, York Hambleton S., L, 4th Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2.

Arvola. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

DIKTAT (Warning). Champion Older Sprinter in Europe, France & GB in 1999. 7 wins to 1400m, £207,854, 680,000fr., 39,104,000¥, Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, Newmarket Criterion S., Gr.3, Goodwood Dubai Sports Shergar Cup, Newmarket Alex Scott S., 2d Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1, Newcastle Beeswing S., Gr.3, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1. Sire.

Recite. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Dam of-

ONE SPIRIT (Invincible Spirit). 2 wins at 7f, 1m, €78,505, Naas Owenstown Stud S., L, 2d Curragh Solonaway S., Gr.3, Ridgewood Pearl S., Gr.3, 3d Leopardstown Amethyst S., Gr.3. Producer.

Shoei Mizuki. Winner at 1800m in Japan. Dam of-

Developpe (Boston Harbor). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, Nakayama Nanohana Sho, 2d Nakayama Shion S., L, 4th Tokyo Daily Hai Queen Cup, L. Dam of-

CROCOSMIA (Stay Gold). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 277,996,000¥, Tokyo Ireland Trophy Fuchu Himba S., Gr.2, Sapporo World All-Star Jockeys 2nd Leg, Hakodate Hokuto Tokubetsu, 2d Kyoto Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1-twice, Hanshin Kansai Telecasting Corporation Sho Rose S., Gr.2, 3d Tokyo Victoria Mile, Gr.1, Artemis S., Gr.3, Sapporo Nisai S., Gr.3, 4th Hanshin Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba S., Gr.2, Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3.


Race Record:

Winner at 1600m in 2018-19 in Aust.