Rock ‘N’ Pop News

16 February 2019

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son a quality act

Waikato Stud graduate Surely Sacred’s name is up in lights after his Gr.2 Avondale Guineas victory at Ellerslie. It propelled the son of Rock ‘n’ Pop to favouritism for next month’s Gr.1 New Zealand Derby. …

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1 January 2019

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son dazzles in Guineas

Tony Pike looks to have unearthed another rising star in the form of the Waikato Stud-bred and sold Surely Sacred. The Cambridge trainer produced the three-year-old son of Rock ‘n’ Pop to come from last …

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25 November 2018

3YO makes perfect start to career

Tony Pike can see a bright future for Rock ‘n’ Pop’s son Surely Sacred, who made a winning debut at Te Rapa today. Off the back of a trial success, he overcame an awkward barrier …

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10 November 2018

Rock ‘n’ Pop mare’s hot form continues

Matamata trainer Jim Collett is confident that Katie Perrie can make her mark in good middle distance company. He has high expectations of the Rock ‘n’ Pop four-year-old, who is unbeaten in her last three …

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5 November 2018

Singapore double for Rock ‘n’ Pop

Inclement weather at Kranji in Singapore last evening didn’t rain on Rock ‘n’ Pop’s parade. The Waikato Stud stallion was a shining light with a winning double on the card. His son Refresh struck over …

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29 October 2018

Stud residents rolling out the winners

The progeny of Waikato Stud stallions are with widespread success across Australasia and in Asia. Since last Friday, Savabeel has produced 11 winners, three for O’Reilly, a pair for Ocean Park and Pins and Rock …

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27 October 2018

Mare rocks at Trentham

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s daughter Rock ‘n’ Affair is repaying the patience invested in her and she looks set to make her mark in good company. The four-year-old beat stakes winner Gift Of Power at Trentham …

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19 October 2018

Rocking good ride gets mare home

A smart ride at Tauranga this afternoon from Sam Collett saw Katie Perrie double her winning tally. The Rock ‘n’ Pop mare had broken her maiden at her previous start and had trouble handling her …

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15 October 2018

Bebop rocks in Singapore

An international pedigree was to the fore when the New Zealand-bred Bebop opened his winning account in Singapore. Trained by Hideyuki Takaoka, the four-year-old successfully stepped up to 1700m for the first time on Sunday …

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15 October 2018

Rock ‘n’ Affair back in style

Rock ‘n’ Pop’s promising daughter Rock ‘n’ Affair has wasted no time in doubling her winning tally. She broke her maiden last season and at Hawera on Saturday she struck again. The four-year-old was making …

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12 October 2018

Famous Foals – Rock ‘n’ Pop x Eudora colt

In the famous foals segment, we will meet foals from some of Australasia’s toughest race mares as well as siblings of elite racehorses. This week we meet a half-brother to dual Group One winner Savvy …

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11 October 2018

The silent achiever – Rock ‘n’ Pop

With the Spring racing in full force, we have seen the emergence of a silent achiever amongst the Waikato Stud stallion roster – Rock ‘n’ Pop. A million dollar yearling, he has all the attributes …

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