Yankee Rockstar 1.52.2 $329,048 won on 22 occasions from 35 starts with 2 seconds and 5 thirds , winning his first 7 starts as a 2 year old. He showcased his versatility as an older horse winning the Stawell Cup Kilmore Cup, Cranbourne Cup ( GR1) to claim the King of Country Cups title. He was also a very good fourth in the Hunter Cup.
The 7 year old stallion is fully American bred by Rocknroll Hanover out of the Artsplace mare Aston Villa USA who is also the dam of Yankee Showgirl $32,806, Born To Rocknroll $199,774 and the dual Group 1. 3 year old colt Poster Boy 1.54.1 $355,390 . He affords breeders the opportunity to access the genetics of Artsplace through the maternal line of Aston Villa USA. ( Family of U2 -Minnehaha).
His Sire Rocknroll Hanover( Western Ideal - Rich n Elegant - Direct Scooter ) has crossed well with mares on both sides of the Tasman and he comes from the very successful family of Sires : U20 ( the Golden Miss family ). Crossing back to that family with Yankee Rockstar with daughters / grand daughters of Grinfromeartoear , Panorama, Real Desire , Safely Kept , Four Starzz Shark , Tell All , could be desirable.
The Rockstar could also be a good match with Falcon Seelster , Western Hanover, Western Terror , Cam Fella and Direct Scooter line mares.
He will be standing this coming season at Northern Rivers Equine Kyabram Victoria at a Fee 0f $1650 incl GST . Limited Early Bird breeding packages are available . Progeny eligible Vicbred, Australasian Breeders Crown and Bathurst Gold Crown Contact Dr. Kath McIntosh for further details. PH.0427 497 429 .
Photo : Nikkita Ross Photography.