Rock Your World retired to Spendthrift Farm

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Rock your world , winner of this year’s Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1) after leading father Candy Ride , has retired from racing and will stand in the 2022 breeding season at Spendthrift Farm for a fee of $ 10,000, stands and nurses, Lexington Farm announced Nov. 15.

“Rock Your World is a fast-paced Santa Anita Derby winner with a wonderful mix of looks, pedigree and fatherhood,” said Ned Toffey, Spendthrift’s general manager. “He’s a $ 650,000 year old and you can see why. He’s an impressive person and just as handsome of a Candy Ride as you will find. Rock Your World has a real classic dirt pedigree, with Empire Maker and Giant’s Causeway as his first two breeding mare stallions. We believe there is a lot to like, especially through our Share The Upside program. We’re starting to show Rock Your World today and I invite all breeders to come out and see him. “

Rock Your World will participate in Spendthrift’s famous “Share The Upside” breeding program in 2022 for a fee of $ 12,500 for a two-year commitment. Breeders must breed a mare in 2022 and 2023 and have two foals in total. After the breeder gets the second live foal in 2024 and pays for the stud, he or she will earn a lifelong breeding right.

Educated by John Sadler for Hronis Racing and Talla Racing, Rock Your World was not ridden at 2, but cracked his maiden as a 3-year-old on New Year’s Day and walked six furlongs before stretching out about two laps to win the one-mile Pasadena Stakes in his second start – both came over Santa Anita Park grass field. In its third start in April, the impressive Dark Bay asserted itself as a leading contender for the Kentucky Derby Presented by the Woodford Reserve (G1) with a powerful 4/4 length victory over the eventual winner of the Kentucky Derby Medina Spirit in the $ 752,000 Santa Anita Derby, his first start on earth. Rock Your World stopped the clock at 1: 49.17 for 1 1/8 miles and earned a 100 Beyer Speed ​​Figure – the only three-digit Beyer earned before the Kentucky Derby among this year’s field.

Raised in Kentucky by Ron and Deborah McAnally, Rock Your World is out of the many effort-winning and Grade 1-ranked Empire Maker mare Charm creator and are full siblings to graduate placement She is our charm . His first three mothers are all multi-bet winners or graded-bet winners.

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Rock Your World was acquired under the name Sapphire Stable from the Winter Quarter Farm shipment at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale in 2019. He is retiring with a record of 3-1-0 from seven starts and an income of $ 612,100.

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