Crocodile Rock

Crocodile Rock
Sire: Galileo
Dam: Aleagueoftheirown
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 7 year old
Foaled: May 13th, 2012
Country: Ireland
Silks: Navy Blue, White Armbands And Navy Cap


N C Williams, Mr & Mrs L J Williams, Echo Beach B/S (Mgr: A & B Green), B N Singer, P Mehrten, J & Mrs F Ingham, M Gudinski, V Sammartino & Bulla Thoroughbreds (Mgr: M Ruff)

Career Record: 10 - 3 - 3 - 1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    30.0 %
  • Place
    40.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
2004Golden CoralSlew o' GoldSeattle Slew
  Optimistic LassMr. Prospector

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 9 times. Sire of 2027 rnrs, 1382 wnrs, 284 SW, inc. Frankel (York International S., Gr.1), Highland Reel, Cape Blanco, New Approach, Igugu, Decorated Knight, Found, Australia, Rip Van Winkle, Capri, Soldier of Fortune, Ulysses, Magician, Mondialiste, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Intello, Ruler of the World, Minding, Churchill, etc.


1st dam

Aleagueoftheirown, by Danehill Dancer. Champion Older Female Sprinter in Ireland in 2008. Winner at 8¾f, 2d Curragh Sweet Mimosa S., L, 4th Leopardstown Debutante S., Gr.2. Dam of six named foals, five to race, all winners, inc:-

ALICE SPRINGS (f. by Galileo). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £527,306, €275,385, US$180,345, Newmarket Falmouth S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Matron S., Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, Tattersalls Millions 2YO Fillies' Trophy, Curragh Done Deal 2YO Fillies S., 2d Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, Gr.1, Leopardstown Silver Flash S., Gr.3, Naas Gladness S., Gr.3, 3d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1.

Criteria (f. by Galileo). Winner at 1½m, 2d Newmarket Aphrodite S., L, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, 3d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Newbury Whitley Stud Fillies' S., 4th Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Newmarket Princess Royal S., L.

Hence (f. by Galileo). Winner at 1m, €75,343, in 2018, Curragh Where Champions are Made Spring Fillies H., 2d Gowran Park Hurry Harriet S., L, Killarney Cairn Rouge S., L, 3d Curragh Snow Fairy S., Gr.3, Listowel S., L, Leopardstown Tote Irish 2YO Fillies' S., 4th Naas Tetrarch S., L.

Kingston Jamaica (c. by Galileo). Winner at 2, 3d Leopardstown Tyros S., Gr.3, Curragh Silver S., L, 4th Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2.

Crocodile Rock (g. by Galileo). 3 wins. See below.


2nd dam

GOLDEN CORAL, by Slew o' Gold. Unplaced. Sister to GOLDEN OPINION, half-sister to Tsar Maiden (dam of WILD EAGLE). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Aleagueoftheirown (Danehill Dancer). Winner. See above.

Euphrates - Figs (H.K.). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m in Ireland and HK, HKJC Zhuhai H., Tolo Harbour H., 2d HKJC Yun Ping H., 3d HKJC Po Toi H.

Apollo. Winner at 2, Curragh Darley 2YO S.

Tereshkina. Unraced. Dam of-

Classical Dancer (Royal Applause). Placed to 2018 in India, 2d Hyderabad Golconda Oaks, L.

Maneen - Play It (H.K.). 3 wins from 1600m to 2200m to 2017-18, Curragh Joanna Lumley Birthday Celebration H., HKJC Alexandrite H., 2d HKJC Tate's Cairn H., Hibiscus H., Pedder H., Kowloon Tsai H.


3rd dam

OPTIMISTIC LASS, by Mr. Prospector. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 10½f, £101,915, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, York Musidora S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, 4th The Oaks, Gr.1. Half-sister to DANGEROUS DIVA, INDIAN ROMANCE, Jammaayil, Tortina (dam of TARTY TO THE PARTY), Voronova (dam of AVORADO). Dam of 16 named foals, 13 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN OPINION (Slew o' Gold). Top filly on The 1989 European 3YO Classification. Champion 3YO Filly in Europe in 1989. 4 wins at 1600m, £149,555, 863,750fr., Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Montenica, L, 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1. Dam of-

Dareen. 2 wins at 1300m, 1350m, 4th Le Lion-d'Angers Grand Prix d'Anjou-Bretagne, L. Dam of-

DAKSHA (Authorized). 4 wins at 1850m, 2000m, €114,450 in France and Germany, Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3, Baden-Baden Iffezheimer Diana Trial, L, Munich Nereide Rennen, L, 2d Hoppegarten Preis der Deutschen Einheit, Gr.3, Baden-Baden Berenberg Cup, L, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2.

Wait and See (Montjeu). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, €76,740, 2d Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Gazala, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Apollonia. Dam of-

SONJEU (Intello). 3 wins at 2 in 2017, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Saraca, L, 4th Longchamp Prix des Lilas, L, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L.

Legal Opinion. Raced twice. Dam of-

INNER TEMPLE (Rahy). 3 wins at 2, Deauville Prix du Haras de la Huderie, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Saint Crespin, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Gagny.

Joyful. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

Roker Park (Choisir). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Doncaster Sovereign Health Care Go-Active Heartbeat H., Newcastle Totescoop6 H., 2d Hamilton Scottish Stewards' Cup, 3d Beverley Bullet Sprint S., L.

Cooden Beach. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

SHAWEEL (Dansili). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Gimcrack S., Gr.2, 2d Curragh National S., Gr.1, Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L, 3d Newmarket Superlative S., Gr.2, Meydan Gulf News Broadcasting H., York Constant Security 2YO S., 4th Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1. Sire.

Roskeen. Unraced. Dam of-

ORVAR (Dandy Man). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m to 2018 in GB and Turkey, Istanbul Trakya Trophy, L, Doncaster Sun Racing Top Tips H., 2d Newbury Dubai Duty Free H., Newmarket Adnams Mosaic 2YO S.

Aileen's Gift. Unraced. Dam of-

SAMITAR (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 9f, £277,739, €174,000, US$489,000, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Belmont Garden City S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Albany S., Gr.3, Belmont Fairy Garden S., L, Saratoga Speed Boat S., L, Newmarket Tattersalls Millions 2YO Fillies' Trophy, 2d Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.1, Newmarket Fillies' Mile, Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Honey Fox S., Gr.2, 3d Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.2, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.2, Belmont Athenia S., Gr.3, 4th Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1, Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1. Producer.

NIJOOM DUBAI (Noverre). Winner at 2, Royal Ascot Albany S., Gr.3, 2d Newbury Bet at Ladbrokes Now 2YO S. Producer.

Tsar Maiden. Placed in GB and France, 2d Evry Prix de la Bievre. Dam of-

WILD EAGLE (Don't Forget Me). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m in India, Bombay Breeders' Juvenile Colts' Championship, L, Dashmesh & Hargobind Studs Million S., L, Mumbai SD Parkash Memorial Super Mile Trophy, L, Indian Two Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Bombay Breeders' Produce S., L.


Race Record: 10 Starts 3-3-1 €7,590, A$100,400.

3 wins from 1900m to 2400m, €7,590, A$100,400, to 2016-17 in Ireland and Aust, MRC Le Pine Funerals H.-twice, 2d VRC Japan Trophy, L, Byron Moore H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 3d VRC Doris Theuma H.

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