Rocking The Merc

Sire: Vital Equine

Dam: Vain Kiseki

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Nov 3rd, 2018

Country: Australia


M S Deaves, L Dowsing, C R Brady, Ms H C Hunt, Ms V M Jovanic, D Buic, C B Booth, A C Barnes, J Wells, J Wilson, S C Dowsing, B Drew, Z A Rhodes, B M Smith, Mrs T G Fotheringhame, N Fotheringhame & Pearce Racing (Mgr: D S Pearce)





Foaled 3rd November 2018

VITAL EQUINE (IRE) Allegheny RiverLear Fan
2004BayalikaSelkirkSharpen Up
DamFuji KisekiSunday SilenceHalo
VAIN KISEKI (AUS) MillracerLe Fabuleux
  OutremerCure the Blues

VITAL EQUINE (IRE) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 3 wins at 2, York Champagne S., Gr.2. Sire of 221 rnrs, 124 wnrs, inc. SW Material Man (WATC Perth Cup, Gr.2), Electric Light, Socially Unique, Takanori, SP Vitalism, Prince Turbo, Mulga, Sujet, Vital Edition, Vital Importance, Apocalypse Now, Kenny Powers, Last Bid, Ruby's Day and of Lob City, Rockon Tommy, Turbo Power, Shady Gray, Vital Art, Triple One d'Best, Monumental Man, Wombie's Legacy, etc.


1st dam

VAIN KISEKI, by Fuji Kiseki. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to CATION. This is her ninth foal. Dam of eight foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Common Approach (g. by New Approach). 5 wins to 1200m, A$87,290, 2d WATC H., 3d WATC Vale Raymond Campbell H., H., Skyy Vodka H., Argonaut H.

Ayana (f. by Musket). Winner at 1100m in Aust.

Kill the Lights (g. by War Chant). Placed at 3 in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

VAINREMER, by Vain. Unraced. Half-sister to SHALT NOT (dam of AMELIA'S DREAM), Wide Berth, Bravo Zulu (dam of GRAND ZULU). Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CATION (Catrail). 7 wins to 1400m, A$133,413, WATC RS Crawford S., L, Wanneroo Times Community H., HT Hutchison Farewell Tribute H., Jayco Caravan Land H., Sky Filou H., Timespool Company H., 2d WATC Raconteur S., L, Healthy Choice Welter H., Airlink H.

Court Crusader. 9 wins from 1200m to 1850m, A$107,413, WATC H., Power Plus H., 2d WATC Westspeed 3YO H.-twice, P., Pago Mystery P.

Written Journey. 6 wins to 1200m, A$116,075, BTC Tooheys Extra Dry H., MRC Master Builders Technologies H., 2d QTC Winning Edge Presentations H., Qld Tatt's RC Express Post H., 3d SAJC Volunteers Day H.

Grand Oscar. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, WATC Westspeed H., Carlton Dry 2YO P., 2d WATC Metro Lintels Bulldogs FC 2YO P., Westspeed H. Dam of-

The Shoe - Nimble (Sing.). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$95,800, S$217,765, Pinjarra RC Programmed Property Services 2YO P., Singapore TC Kranji S.-twice, Sharel Charity Cup, Class 2 H., Class 4 H., 3d WATC Inglis Insurance Brokers 2YO P., Freshman Sires 2YO P.


3rd dam

Outremer, by Cure the Blues. Winner at 1800m, Longchamp Prix de Vivienne, 2d Evry Prix Melisande, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Northeast, 3d Chantilly Prix du Chateau, Saint-Cloud Prix de la Bascoe. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

SHALT NOT (St Covet). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1500m, A$827,335, BTC Doomben Slipper S., L, STC Honda 3YO Magic Millions S., Rene Rivkin Report 2YO H., Newcastle JC Coca-Cola 2YO Classic, 2d AJC Widden S., L, BTC Conrad International 2YO H., AJC Tamarama H., 3d GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, STC Clan O'Sullivan 2YO H. Dam of-

AMELIA'S DREAM (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2, A$148,950, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, De Bortoli Wines 2YO P. Producer.

Elimbari (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 2, A$107,850, STC Schweppes Sparkling Mineral Water 2YO H., 2d AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, ATC Austbrokers ABS Bloodstock H., Rosebery H. Producer.

Youbolt (Exceed and Excel). 9 wins to 1400m, A$274,632, Darwin TC Palmerston Sprint H., TTC Betfair H., 3d MRC Christmas S., L, SAJC McGrath Foundation H., MVRC 2YO P., Swan Hill JC Golden Topaz H., 4th TTC Premium S., L.

Wide Berth (Broad Reach). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$176,175, STC Florida H., Merryman H., Parramatta Lancers H., Triscay Cup H., Natski H., RJ Abrahams H., 2d VATC Cendrillon H., 3d STC Birthday Card H., L, 4th Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L. Producer.

Bravo Zulu. 3 wins from 1250m to 1600m, A$96,900, AJC Claymore H., STC Lakemba H., WATC Ascot Waters Sprint H., 4th STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, AJC Toy Show H., L. Dam of-

GRAND ZULU (Grand Lodge). 4 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$1,701,205, HK$984,000, STC BMW S., Gr.1, 2400m-in track record time, Canberra Quality Guineas, 2d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Sky High S., L, HKJC Chevalier Cup H., Fairy King Prawn H., AJC Kogarah P., 3d QTC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Cup, L, 4th AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, VRC Saab H., Gr.3.

Field Commander (Regal Classic). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, A$357,151, WATC Welter H., Vern Boys 45th Membership Anniversary H., Bradson Welter H., Fremantle Football Club Welter H., 2d WATC Easter S., Gr.3, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Hannan's H., L, 3d WATC Hyperion S., Gr.3.