Heroic Rock

Sire: Von Costa de Hero

Dam: Sacred Rock

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 6th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Green And Black Halves, Black And Yellow Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap


Mrs J R Grffin

Career Record: 43-2-6-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    4.7 %
  • Place
    20.9 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2011

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
VON COSTA DE HERO (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2005PiavonicScenicSadler's Wells
  Piave GirlBrave Salute
DamRock of GibraltarDanehillDanzig
SACRED ROCK (AUS) Offshore BoomBe My Guest
2006SanctusBaratheaSadler's Wells
  St ClemensLondon Bells

VON COSTA DE HERO (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). Winner at 2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2. Out of SW Piavonic. Sire of 114 rnrs, 52 wnrs, inc. SW Lord von Costa (VRC AR Creswick Series Final S., L), SP Sea Spray and of Lady Selkirk, Jurasound, Big Red Costa, Everyday Hero - Hero Champion (Sing.), Someday One Day, Trump It, Zefiro, Golden Century, Nouvelle Again, Von Classic Hero, Vonus, Abriola, Annrhon, Robert de Hero, Definia, Heroic Rock, etc.


1st dam

SACRED ROCK, by Rock of Gibraltar. Unraced. Dam of two named foals, both raced-

Heroic Rock (g. by Von Costa de Hero). 2 wins. See below.

In the Bank (f. by Street Boss). Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

Sanctus, by Barathea. 4 wins to 1450m, SAJC So Gorgeous H., Carlton Draught H., Accede Holdings H., 2d SAJC Stuart Crystal S., L, Australian Rotary Health Foundation H., Crown Lager P. Half-sister to ST. CLEMENS BELLE. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Ready Made. 2 wins at 1250m, 1450m, SAJC Become a Member H., Distinctive Homes H.

Ottana. 7 wins to 1500m, 2d SAJC Guardian Insurance Brokers H., 3d Oakbank RC Team Poly H.

Sanctitude. 3 wins to 1200m, 2d WATC Tabtouch With Cash H., 3d WATC Westspeed Nursery H., Westspeed 3YO H., Westspeed H., Westspeed Sprint H.

Hamlool. 2 wins at 1600m, 4th Turffontein Dingaans H., Gr.2.

Miss Slater. Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.

Sanctarea. Placed in Aust.

Got Bling. Unraced. Dam of-

Twisted Shaft. Winner at 2 in Aust.


3rd dam

St Clemens, by London Bells. 6 wins to 1250m, SAJC Red Handed H., WJ Stocker H., King Stephen H., M Veigli H., 2d SAJC Quit & Win S., L, Oakbank RC Carlton United Breweries S., L, MVRC Glenbervie H., SAJC Advertiser H., VATC Foodtown Members H., 3d MVRC Springbank H., SAJC Ray Nolan S., VATC Rank Xerox H. Half-sister to My Dear Rebecca (dam of BE MY PRINCESS). Dam of 4 foals, all winners-

ST. CLEMENS BELLE (Don't Say Halo). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$766,355, WATC Fruit 'n' Veg S., Gr.1, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2, Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, SAJC Smoke-Free SA S., Gr.3, VRC Hilton on the Park Sprint H., L, MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, WATC Lee Steere S., Gr.2, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, National S., Gr.3, 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' S., Gr.2, SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC How Now S., L, SAJC Caughley Award H., 4th VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2, Dequetteville S., L. Dam of-

My King Oath. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$105,850, SAJC Bidvest Hospitality H., Sharon Forrester-Jones H., 2d SAJC Glenelg Cricket Club H., Shaun & Kara Marks H.

St Clement Danes. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1350m to 1600m, MRC Betfair H.

Sanctus (Barathea). 4 wins. See above.

Plushenko - Broadbrand Star (H.K.). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, STC Star City Baccarat H.

Voregal. 3 wins to 1300m, AJC De Bortoli Noble One H., STC Catholic Women's League Manly H., 2d AJC Minoru 2YO H., De Bortoli Wines 2YO H. Dam of-

Pow Wow Jane. 6 wins from 2000m to 2200m, Avondale JC Woottons Auto Accessories H., 3d Matamata RC Mills Reef Winery H.

Hemem. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, STC Slipper Acceptances Closing H., 2d AJC Randwick Terraces H., 3d AJC The Coach & Horses Hotel 2YO H.

Snohalo. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 3d AJC Cuddle H., STC Wizard Newtown H. Dam of-

Harry Hotspur. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$216,650, to 2015-16, ATC Tab.com.au H., Envirobank H., 2d ATC Lionel Walsh H., Australian Turf Club H., 3d ATC Congrats at Vinery H., Ogalo H.


4th dam

Emotional, by Sensitive Prince. 2 wins at 6f, 2d Atlantic City Miss America H., L. Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

St Clemens (London Bells). 6 wins. See above.

My Dear Rebecca. Unplaced. Dam of-

BE MY PRINCESS (Chief's Crown). 6 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$167,950, SAJC Baker Young Trophy, L, 2d SAJC Brock Partners Trophy H., L. Dam of-

FLYING PRINCESS (Flying Spur). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, Turffontein Goldfields Sprint H., L.

Pamlin. Unraced. Dam of-

Spinlin (Spinning World). Winner at 2, 2d CJC Welcome S., L, Flair 2YO S. Producer.


Race Record: 38 Starts 2-6-3 A$45,375.

2 wins at 1600m in 2016-17, 2d GCTC Sky Racing 2 H., 3d BRC Garden City Refrigeration P.