Race Summary

Fastest pacer ever on a half-mile & 5/8 mile track

  • World Champion & Fastest All-Age Pacer Ever on a Half-Mile Track in 1:48.1
  • World Champion & Fastest 4YO in History on a 5/8ths Mile Track in 1:47.2
  • World Champion & Fastest 4YO on a Half Mile Track in 1:48
  • Rocknroll Hanover's All-Time Fastest Performer in 1:47


2 5 2 3 0 $76,866 1:52.3
3 22 8 6 4 $934,518 1:50
4 18 6 4 1 $972,820 1:47
TOTAL 45 16 13 5 $1,984,204  


Race Career

At 2 winner of two races with three seconds from five starts including the Hoosier Stake at Indianapolis New Jersey Sires Stake at the Meadowlands; second in a leg and the $175,000 Final of the New Sires Stakes and the Arden Down Stakes at The Meadows. His three second place finishes were a total of less than three-quarters of a length.

At 3, eight wins for $934,518 in earnings including the $306,000 Art Rooney Memorial Final in a Stakes & Track Record over Yonkers half-mile oval in 1:51, the $215,000 Windy City Pace at Maywood Park in 1:51.4, the $50,000 Confederation Cup elimination, Delaware Open Series leg at Delaware County Fair, etc. Stakes placed in the $600,000 Meadowlands Pace Final, the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine Final, the $415,000 Messenger Stakes Final and the $312,000 Cane Pace Final.

At 4, Triple World Champion. Six wins (5 of these between 1:47 and 1:48.2) for a further $972,820 in earnings while lowering his lifetime mark to 1:47 neat making him Rocknroll Hanover’s Fastest Performer Ever! Wins include the $125,000 Jim Ewart Memorial at Scioto Downs to become the fastest 4YO ever on a 5/8ths mile track winning in 1:47.2. Just 12 days later, PET ROCK became the fastest pacer of any age or sex on a half-mile track as well as the fastest 4YO on a half-mile track with his impressive 1:48.1 victory in the Winbak Pace at Delaware. Also won the $184,000 Roll With Joe Final at Tioga Downs in track record in 1:48.1 defeating Foiled Again, A Rocknroll Dance, Sweet Lou and Betterthancheddar, the $471,000 William Haughton Memorial in a new stakes record 1:47 (with a last quarter of :26.3), the $200,000 American National Stake in 1:48.2 and the $223,500 Hoosier Park Pacing Derby in 1:50.1