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Rock Hard Ten, Sire of Black Onyx, Has Graded Success on Preakness Day At Pimlico

Rock Hard Ten, second in the 2004 Preakness to Smarty Jones, retired to Lane’s End at 5 after four consecutive Gr. 1 or Gr. 2 wins. As a sire he continues to show success in the U.S. after his departure abroad. On Preakness Stakes day his five-year-old son Rockinn On Bye overcame his long odds going six wide into the lane and finishing willingly to be third in the Maryland Sprint H.-G3. Other “tens” around the nation included determined winner Station House and Rock ‘N On Home in 1:04 2/5 at Golden Gate and Bama Bound was 2nd at Monmouth Park by a neck raising his earnings to $280,076.



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