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

 

AGE STARTS 1st 2nd 3rd EARNINGS TIME
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

 

PET ROCK's oldest foals in Australasia are 3YO, with 36 winners from 77 starters. Here are some of his early performers:

LIGHTNING LANA (M) 2,1:58.6 ($37,495) – 1 Win. At 2, winner of Aus Pacing Gold 2YO Fillies Series heat, third in final (GR1). (Artsplace)

ALLY ROGAN (M) 2,1:57.9 ($34,180) – 4 Wins (of three starts). At 2, winner of Gold Tiara heat, NSW Breeders Challenge Heat. (Panorama)

SHEEZA MALTEEZA (M) 3,1:55.3 ($27,760) – 3 Wins. At 2, winner MS pace, second G2 NSW Breeders Blue Challenge Final. At 3, winner heat 3YO Fillies Evolution Series. (Jenna's Beach Boy)

CELERINA (M) 3,1:57.5  ($26,060) – 3 Wins. At 3, winner Seymour 3YO Fillies Evolution Series Heat and Final. (McArdle)

ROSARITO BEACH 2,1:59.1; 3,1:57.8 ($23,185) – 3 Wins. At 2, early winner multiple MS pace. (Holmes Hanover)

TRALEE ROCKS (M) 2,2:03.0; 3,2:00.3 ($22,865) – 3 Wins. At 2, Winner multiple MS pace, third GR2 NSW Breeders Challenge Blue Final. (Ifihadyourluck)

LABELLA ROCKS (M) 3,1:58.4 ($20,169) – 5 Wins. At 2, winner multiple MS pace; by 3, five wins from eight starts. (Mach Three)

 

In North America, PET ROCK is the sire of 1 in 1:50, 19 in 1:53, 44 in 1:55 and 69 in 1:57.  Here are some of his early performers:

ROCKATHON 2,1:52.2; 3,1:51.1 ($379,665) – 10 Wins. At 2, winner of OH Fair S. div at Troy, OH State Fairs div at Scioto Downs. At 3, winner of OHSS div at Northfield Park, div at Scioto Downs, Scarlet & Gray Invitational at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing. Now 4, winner of Open at Yonkers. (The Pandarosa)

ROCK CANDY 2,1:51.3; 3,1:50.2 ($260,826) – 6 Wins. At 2, winner of OH Breeders Ch div at Delaware County Fair, OH State Fair div at Scioto Downs, OHSS div at Northfield Park. Now 3, winner of OHSS div at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing, Scarlet & Gray Invitational div at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing. (Sportsmaster)

SECTIONLINE BIGRY 2,1:54.2; 3,1:50.1 ($216,277) – 11 Wins. At 2, winner of OHSS div at Scioto Downs. At 3, winner of James K Hackett Memorial elim at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing, final at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing, OH State Fair S. div at Scioto Downs, Omar Hiteman Memorial leg at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing, final at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing. Now 4, winner of Open at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing. (Cambest)

ROCK ON CREEK 2,1:54.2; 3,1:51.1 ($171,724) – 9 Wins. At 2, winner of OH Breeders Championship div at Delaware County Fair, OH State Fairs div at Scioto Downs, OHSS div at Northfield Park, div at Scioto Downs. Now 3, winner of Buckeye Stallion Series championship at Northfield Park, div at Scioto Downs. (Modern Art)

RYLEE ROO 2,1:53.2 ($116,625) – 3 Wins. At 2, second in OHSS div (twice) at Northfield Park; third in OHSS div at Scioto Downs.  (Abercrombie)

LETSALLROCK 1:51 ($109,658) – 4 Wins. At 2, winner of OHSS div at Northfield Park, div (twice) at Scioto Downs. Now 3, third in OH State Fair S. div at Scioto Downs, OHSS div at Northfield Park. (Jenna's Beach Boy)

JOJOS PET ROCK 3,1:53.4 ($99,743) – 4 Wins. At 2, second in OHSS div (twice) at Northfield Park; third in OHSS div at Scioto Downs. At 3, second in OHSS div at Northfield Park. (Dragon Again)

ROCKIN AWAY 3,1:52.1 ($92,537) – 10 Wins. At 2, winner of Buckeye Stallion Series div at Northfield Park, OHSS cons at Northfield Park, div at Scioto Downs; third in Bluegrass S. div at The Red Mile, OH Breeders Championship div at Delaware County Fair. (Camluck)

CASS DELIGHT ROCK 1:51.4 ($91,410) – 13 Wins. At 2, winner of OH Fair S. div at Upper Sandusky, div at Washington C.h., Parshall Futurity div at Greenville. Now 3, winner of Buckeye Stallion Series div at Miami Valley Gaming And Racing, OH Fair S. div at Celina, div at Greenville, div at Hilliard, div at Lancaster, div at Mcconnelsville, div at Urbana, div at Xenia. (Bettor's Delight)