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.