Sire: El Roca

Colour: Bay

Dam: Zakelina

Sex: Gelding

Age: 4

Foaled: Nov 16, 2017

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, Old Gold Star, Checked Sleeves And Cap

Owners: Grand Syndicates Zak (Mgr: S M Lyons)

12: 1 - 1 - 3
Wins: 8.3%
Place: 33.3%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2017

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
EL ROCA (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
  Mill RaniMillionaire
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
ZAKELINA (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2009Ballet DanseuseStravinskyNureyev
  Refused the DanceDefensive Play

EL ROCA (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud 2015). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, ATC Eskimo Prince S., L. Sire of 107 rnrs, 50 wnrs, inc. SW Travelling Light (WRC Levin Classic, Gr.1), SP Bella Mente, Irish Girl, Moeraki and of Esta la Roca, Mega Bourbon, Tina Again, Everyone's Delight, Paleontologist - Lucky Patch (H.K.), Roc Cha, Bea a Roca, Kay Oh Ell, Not a Zak, El Nymph, First Rock, Landry, Newbay Flyer, Roc Music, Satin Ruby, Barcelona Rock, Grand Gesture, etc.


1st dam

ZAKELINA, by Zabeel. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to EFFICIENT. Dam of three named foals, one to race, inc:-

Not a Zak (g. by El Roca). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

BALLET DANSEUSE, by Stravinsky. Unraced. Half-sister to EFFICIENT, GUILLOTINE, Cold Shoulder (dam of ON THE ROCKS). Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

McPhoebe. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, Manawatu RC Marcus Prenter Creative H., WRC Luna Rossa Cup, 2d Manawatu RC Championship Qualifier H., Marton JC Norbrook Laboratories S.

Got to Think. Winner at 2000m in Aust.

Bolshoi Boy. Placed to 2020-21 in Aust.


3rd dam

Refused the Dance, by Defensive Play. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, ARC Manukau City Panelbeaters H., 2d Avondale JC Classic S., L, 4th AJC James HB Carr S., L. Half-sister to DANCING FLOJO, Duet Danseurs, The Shiner. Dam of 6 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

EFFICIENT (Zabeel). Champion stayer in Australia in 2007-08. 7 wins from 1400m to 3200m, A$4,788,525, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Turnbull S., Gr.1, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, MRC Lord Dudley H., Pura Light Start P., 2d ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, 4th MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, MRC Schweppervescence Cup, Gr.3.

GUILLOTINE (Montjeu). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$412,030, MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, STC H., De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., SAJC Melbourne Cup Day at Allan Scott Park H., 2d STC Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, 4th AJC Champagne S., Gr.1. Sire.

Cold Shoulder. Unraced. Dam of-

ON THE ROCKS (Alamosa). 6 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$504,425, to 2019-20, Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L, BOP RC New World Summer Cup, 3d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Dunstan Feeds Qualifier.

Power. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, CJC Fendalton Eye Clinic H., 3d Waikato RC Bill West H. Producer.

Cool Tart. 3 wins at 1600m, 2100m, 3d ARC Swisse Wellness Trophy H.

Ezee Ezee. 2 wins at 1950m, 2050m, 2d MVRC SKM Recycling P.


4th dam

FLORIDA JIG, by Jig Time. 12 wins-3 at 2, US$198,672, Calder Virginia H., L, Zippy Do H., L, Hialeah Orange Blossom H., L, 2d Hialeah Poinciana H., L, 3d Calder Miss Tropical H., L, Hialeah Bal Harbour S., L, Louisiana Downs Suthern-Accent S., L, Keystone Mountain Laurel H., L. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

DANCING FLOJO (Amazing Dancer). 2 wins at 1600m, Ashburton CRC Inglewood S., L, 3d Manawatu RC Centaine S., Gr.3, CJC Warstep S., L. Producer.

The Shiner (Iades). 10 wins to 1400m, NZ$50,050, A$145,080, MVRC Crown Trophy H., Grosby Sprint H., Qantas H., ARC Waste Management H., MVRC TJ Smith H., CJC AMI Insurance H., WRC Central Pacific Finance H., Marton JC Ohakea Museum H., 2d ARC Victoria Racing Club H., MVRC Channel 9 - Ian Healy H., WRC Hutt Valley Cartage H., 3d Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, MVRC Ian McEwen Trophy, L.

Duet Danseurs (Somethingfabulous). 8 wins to 1250m, NZ$11,325, HK$3,601,585, HKJC Wayfoong H., Fonseca H., Washington H., HBJC Gilmours Pharmacy Improvers H., HKJC Porto H., Po Toi Island H., 2d HKJC Deep Water Bay H., 3d Wellington S., Gr.3.

Refused the Dance (Defensive Play). 2 wins. See above.

Whistling Gypsy. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Cambridge JC Kiwi Bacon H.

Sandalwood. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Red Beard. 8 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$452,616, Singapore TC Jolie's Shinju H., Kranji A S., Open H., Milan S., Humanity S., Good Health H., Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Mayo's Music S., Benchmark 89 H., 3d Singapore TC Progress H.


5th dam

MISFESTO, by Manifesto. Placed in U.S.A. Sister to PRINCE MISKO. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FLORIDA JIG (Jig Time). 12 wins. See above.

Tuner Too. 2 wins at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Raj's Tuner Too. Unraced. Dam of-

RED STORM (Greatest of Ease). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Evangeline Downs Inaugural H., L.


Race Record: 9 Starts 1-1-3 A$38,720.

Winner at 1200m in 2020-21, 3d MVRC Sheamus Mills Bloodstock 2YO H., MRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself 2YO H.

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