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El Roca (AUS)

2010 Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x Rubimill (Rubiton)
Westbury Stud

El Roca has made an excellent fist of his stud career to date siring Group 1 winner Travelling Light and Group 1 placed Bella Mente from his first crop, and a consistent flow of winners since including stakes winner Ima Roca Bee and an increasing number of black type performers with the likes of Esta la Roca, Irish Girl, Flash Mary and Moeraki. While majority of his runners compete in Australia and New Zealand he is quickly establishing a strong profile in Hong Kong and among the colony include Lucky Patch (H.K) – Paleontologist who finished in the top four of the Group 3 HKJC Premier Cup.

Westbury Stud

Westbury Stud

Stands at Westbury Stud
2023 FEE: $15,000

Westbury Stud is a New Zealand thoroughbred breeding operation who have produced Champions such as Bonneval, Sofia Rosa, Good Luck Friend, Ruud Awakening, Grout, Buzz Lightyear, Il Quello Veloce and Ruby Clipper, along with a host of stakes winners and performers including more recently Miami Bound, Julius, Little Giant, The Inferno, Lord Arthur, Ranting, De La Terre, Hypnos, Mascarpone, Romancer, Music Magnate, and Night’s Watch.
Westbury Karaka \ 700 Linwood Road, Karaka, Auckland 2580, NZ

Westbury Waikato \ 65 Hopkins Road , Matamata, NZ, 3472
+64 9 292 7070
Russell Warwick - General Manager
+64 21 367 252

Latest News

El Roca 3YO Warming Up for Derby

Renegade Rebel will make the second middle distance appearance of his burgeoning career on Wednesday in his final lead-up to the country’s Blue Riband age group staying feature.

Westbury Stud Track Record of Success

Westbury Stud has an enviable feature race roll of honour with graduates of the farm excelling to the highest level over a wide range of distances.

New SW El Roca - Renegade Rebel Wins Listed Gingernuts Salver

Emerging three-year-old Renegade Rebel stepped up from a last-start maiden win and scored a determined front-running victory in Sunday’s Listed Gingernuts Salver (2100m) at Ellerslie.

New SW for El Roca - Canheroc Wins Marton Cup

A day after his connections took a leap of faith with a late nomination for the Gr.3 Wellington Cup (3200m), emerging stayer Canheroc rewarded their confidence with a powerful lead-up performance in the Listed Marton Jockey Club Marton Cup (2200m) at Hastings on Saturday.

Price, Kent and OTI Love their Kiwi Breds

Promising New Zealand-bred filly Krementz collected the second win of her four-start career with a determined performance in the Australian Trainers’ Association Plate (1400m) at Flemington on New Year’s Day.

G1 Goal for El Roca Mare

Josh Shaw tasted Group glory with Hinepara last year and he has got a craving for more.

Current Runners Accepted

Friday, March 1
Goulburn Race 3 - 2145m Benchmark 58
El Lago (ex: Lakeside) Tnr: Pat Murphy Rdr: Mitchell Bell
Goulburn Race 5 - 1300m Maiden
Rocas Grandes (ex: Palace Crown) Tnr: Anthony Warren Rdr: Shaun Guymer
Moonee Valley Race 3 - 2040m Benchmark 70
Mi Rock Aly (ex: Thenaia) Tnr: Matthew Williams Rdr: Dean Yendall
Saturday, March 2
Ellerslie Race 1 - 1400m Benchmark 65
Stylish Officer (ex: Kirra) Tnr: Debbie Sweeney Rdr: Joe Doyle
Ellerslie Race 3 - 2200m Open
Canheroc (ex: Goldie Cantride) Tnr: Chris Wood Rdr: Matthew Cameron
Ellerslie Race 8 - 1500m Special Condition
Novak (ex: Wimbledon) Tnr: Clinton Isdale Rdr: Sam Weatherley
Ellerslie Race 9 - 2400m Open Gr1
Renegade Rebel (ex: Regalia) Tnr: Cody Cole Rdr: Matthew Cameron
Singapore Race 1 - 1400m Class 5
Rook's Gambit (ex: Romantic Glow) Tnr: Richard Lim Rdr: Khair Faiz
Singapore Race 8 - 1200m Class 4
Combustion (ex: Bead Of Courage) Tnr: Richard Lim Rdr: Khair Faiz
Tuesday, March 5
Terang Race 2 - 1600m Maiden
Azoia (ex: Our Josephina) Tnr: Jamie Edwards Rdr:
Wagga Race 4 - 1000m Benchmark 58
Roc The Wolf (ex: Wolfmother) Tnr: Chris Davis Rdr: Connor Murtagh
Wednesday, March 6
Balaklava Race 4 - 2200m Benchmark 56 0
Eight On The Dot (ex: Ready At Eight)
Tnr: Scott Whittle
Launceston Race 9 - 2150m Benchmark 76 0
Kay Oh Ell (ex: Go Kate Go)
Tnr: Yassy Nishitani
Sandown-Hillside Race 8 - 1000m Benchmark 70 0
Roc The Wolf (ex: Wolfmother)
Tnr: Chris Davis
Monday, March 11
Morphettville Race 1 - 3200m Open Gr2
Eight On The Dot (ex: Ready At Eight)
Tnr: Scott Whittle


Australia Yearling Stats

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Top Sales

2022 ex La Landonne(NZ)
2022 ex Anthology(AUS)
2022 ex Megara(NZ)
2022 ex Test My Resolve(AUS)
2022 ex Stolen Dance(AUS)

New Zealand Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Fastnet Rock (AUS) 2001
Rubimill (AUS) 2004
Danehill (USA) 1986
Piccadilly Circus (AUS) 1995
Rubiton (AUS) 1983
Mill Rani (AUS) 1981
Danzig (USA) 1981
Razyana (USA) 1981
Royal Academy (USA) 1989
Gatana (AUS) 1989
Century (AUS) 1977
Ruby (AUS) 1977
Millionaire (IRE) 1974
Sana Rani (NZ) 1969
Natalma: 5s x5s
Northern Dancer: 4s x5s

Runners Today

Moonee Valley
Race 3 Mi Rock Aly 6m ex: Thenaia
Race 3 El Lago 5g ex: Lakeside 1st
Race 5 Rocas Grandes 3g ex: Palace Crown 2nd
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Yesterday's Results

1st Matamata: Northern Raider 4g ex Vinstock
3rd Matamata: Soul Queen 4m ex Jazzella
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
34.8% - (124)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
32.3% - (115)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
17.1% - (61)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
8.4% - (30)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
7.3% - (26)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

2 wnrs , (2 sw) Travelling Light
Danehill Dancer
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Lucky Patch
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Ima Roca Bee
Sir Percy
3 wnrs , (1 sw) White Noise
Black Minnaloushe
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Mali Ston
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Renegade Rebel
El Hermano
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Romancing The Moon
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Rocababy
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Irish Girl
Encosta De Lago
13 wnrs Norwegian Bliss

Race Record

At 3
1st - Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200) LR
1st - Westbury Stud Challenge Stakes (1200) LR
1st - Fully Fledged At Fairdale Mdn (1000)
2nd - Royal Randwick Guineas (1600) Gr.1
2nd - Liverpool City Cup (1300) Gr.3
2nd - Beck Caulfield Gneas Prelude (1400) Gr.3
3rd - George Ryder Stakes (1500) Gr.1

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Fee History

2023-$15,000 , 2022-$12,500 , 2021-$8,000 , 2020-$8,000 , 2018-$7,500 , 2017-$7,500 , 2016-$7,500