n. A musical genre combining elements of pop music and rock music
Pop rock is a fusion genre that mixes a catchy pop style and light lyrics in its (typically) guitar-based rock songs. There are varying definitions of the term, ranging from a slower and mellower form of rock music to a subgenre of pop music. The detractors of pop rock often deride it as a slick, commercial product, less authentic than rock music.
(March 19, 2001 - ) is a Japanese racehorse trained by Katsuhiko Sumii. Pop Rock is best known for having placed second in the 2006 Melbourne Cup, ridden by Damien Oliver. It was Damien Oliver's 17th time racing in the Melbourne Cup. By the time the race was run, Pop Rock had effectively become joint favourite with a lot of money being placed in the hours before the race. Pop Rock has since been sold to new owners and is now trained in Ireland by Takashi Kodama. Pop Rock won on his European debut at Galway Racecourse in July 2010.Wins:
- 2006 and 2007 Meguro Kinen (Domestic GII), Tokyo Turf 2500m
- 2006 Melbourne Cup (G1), Flemington Turf 3200m
- 2006 Arima Kinen (Grand Prix) (Domestic G1), Nakayama Turf 2500m
- 2007 Japan Cup (G1), Tokyo Turf 2400m
Pop rock may refer to:58
- Pop rock, a subgenre of pop music
- Pop Rock (horse), a Japanese racehorse
- Pop Rocks, a carbonated candy
- Pop Rocks (film), a 2004 movie
- Pop Rocks (EP), an EP by Head Automatica
Usage examples of "pop rock".
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