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Rocket Dancer(GB)

Age: 5 years
Gender: gelding
Colour: bay

Southbank Racing, S Hull & S Hollings
Foaled:01 April 2017
Sire: Toronado
Dam: Opera Dancer
Owner:Southbank Racing, S Hull & S Hollings
Breeder:Littleton Stud
Purchased:Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale, October 2019
OR Turf: 57 (+4)
Record: Wins: 3


Rocket Dancer was purchased at the Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale, October 2019. He won his first race at Newcastle in September 2020 to bring up a treble on the evening and become Mick Easterby's 2,400th career winner. He was a winner again in May 2021 when Joanna Mason rode him to victory in a thrilling photo finish! Rocket Dancer was a winner again for Joanna at Beverley in May 2022.

Stallion reference

TORONADO (IRE), Bay horse, 2010, by High Chaparral (IRE), out of Wana Doo (USA), by Grand Slam (USA). Jt Champion 3yr old colt in Europe in 2013. Jt Champion 3yr old miler in Europe in 2013. Won 6 races, value £754,081, at 2 to 4, from 6½ furlongs to 1 mile, Qipco Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Queen Anne Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Champagne Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2, Craven Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.3, Winkfield Stakes, Ascot, L, also placed second in Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Longchamp, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, St James's Palace Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2015.

Race entries

DateTimeCourseRace JockeyStatus

25 May 22 4.15Beverley Hurn Handicap Entry

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

10May22 Combatting Loneliness In Mental Health Awareness Week Handicap 1m ½f Joanna Mason Beverley

25May21 Equine Products In Saudi Arabia @Ramz-Al-Sharq Handicap 1m Joanna Mason Newcastle

22Sep20 Follow At The Races On Twitter Handicap (Div II) 1m Daniel Tudhope Newcastle

Three generation pedigree


bay gelding

01 April 2017
Toronado (IRE) High Chaparral (IRE) Sadler's Wells (USA)
Kasora (IRE)
Wana Doo (USA) Grand Slam (USA)
Wedding Gift (FR)
Opera Dance Norse Dancer (IRE) Halling (USA)
River Patrol
Optaria Song

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