Optimus


Sire: Road to Rock
Dam: Power
Colour: Brown
Gender: Gelding
Age: 6 year old
Foaled: Nov 24th, 2011
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Maroon, Gold Crossed Diamond, Gold Seams On Sleeves, Maroon Diamonds On Gold Cap

Owners

Sylvester Stable


Pedigree

 

 OPTIMUS (NZ)

 

Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
ROAD TO ROCK (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2004TrewornanMidyanMiswaki
  Miss Silca KeyWelsh Saint
DamElectronic ZoneRahyBlushing Groom
POWER (NZ) La GriffePrince John
2005Cold ShoulderVolksraadGreen Desert
  Refused the DanceDefensive Play

ROAD TO ROCK (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 6 wins from 1500m to 2000m, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1. Sire of 75 rnrs, 40 wnrs, inc. SP Montaigne - Beauty Generation (H.K.), All Roads and of Art Deco, Rock On, Cauthen's Power, Elvis, Fortune Road - Cheerful Boy (H.K.), Meritaggio, Road to Shangri La, Rock Mylady, Rock on Ivy, Rocky Ride, Road to Redemption, Frock, Road to the Bay, The Ark, Haukland Beach, Falcons Reach, Humdinger, Optimus, etc.

 

1st dam

POWER, by Electronic Zone. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, CJC Fendalton Eye Clinic H., 3d Waikato RC Bill West H. Dam of one named foal-

Optimus (g. by Road to Rock). 2 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

COLD SHOULDER, by Volksraad. Unraced. Half-sister to EFFICIENT, GUILLOTINE. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 3 winners-

Power. 2 wins. See above.

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

Cool Tart. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m in 2015-16 in NZ.

Blanco. Placed 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 5 named foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

EFFICIENT (Zabeel). Champion stayer in Australia in 2007-08. 7 wins from 1400m to 3200m, A$4,788,525, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VRC Melbourne Cup, 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, SAJC Melbourne Cup Day at Allan Scott Park H., STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., Theraces.com.au H., 2d STC Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, 4th AJC Champagne S., Gr.1. Sire.

Ballet Danseuse. Unraced. Dam of-

McPhoebe. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m to 2016-17, Manawatu RC Marcus Prenter Creative H., WRC Luna Rossa Cup, 2d Marton JC Norbrook Laboratories S.

Got to Think. Winner at 2000m in 2015-16 in Aust.

 

4th dam

FLORIDA JIG, by Jig Time. 12 wins-3 at 2, 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 Qantas H., Grosby Sprint H., Crown Trophy H., ARC Waste Management H., CJC AMI Insurance H., MVRC TJ Smith 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 Washington H., Wayfoong H., Fonseca 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.

Like Granny. 4 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

Dazzling Danielle (Fleet Sudan). 8 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8¼f, 2d Turf Paradise Paradise Valley H., L, 3d Canterbury Park Claiming Crown Glass Slipper S., L. Producer.

Sudandy (Fleet Sudan). 2 wins at 2, 3d Playfair Spokane Futurity, L. Producer.

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

Tuner River (Fraser River). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 6f, 2d Fair Grounds South Mississippi Owners' & Breeders' S., L, 3d Lone Star Park Wafare Farm S., L. Producer.

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: 7 Starts 2-1-3 S$94,207.

2 wins at 1200m in 2016, Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Why Be S., Kindness S., Benchmark 67 H.