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ROCK jewel in the crown

Rock of Gibraltar was named the 2002 Cartier Horse of the Year award on Wednesday evening in London following a near-perfect season highlighted by seven consecutive Group 1 victories. The three-year-old son of Danehill also was named Cartier champion three-year-old colt. The Cartier Awards are determined by points earned from pattern race success and the votes of a Cartier panel of racing experts and the readers of the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Rock of Gibraltar won five of six starts this season, including the 2000 Guineas (Gr1) and the Irish 2000 Guineas (Gr1). Rock Of Gibraltar’s stablemate, Hold That Tiger, a Storm Cat half brother to Belmont Stakes (Gr1) winner Editor’s Note, won the top two-year-old colt award. Third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Gr1), Hold That Tiger won three of five starts in 2002, including the Grand Criterium (Gr1). Godolphin’s Kazzia, winner of the Oaks (Gr1) and 1000 Guineas (Gr1) in England as well as the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park, was named top three-year-old filly. Another Godolphin runner, Grandera, was named top older horse along with Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium Pouliches (Gr1) winner Six Perfections (Two-year-old filly), Darley July Cup (Eng-Gr1) winner Continent (sprinter), and Vinnie Roe (stayer). Owner-breeder Khalid Abdullah, who races in the name of his Juddmonte Farms, received the Cartier Award of Merit.

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