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Sire Spotlight – Merchant Navy

September 27, 2022November 9th, 2022No Comments

Merchant Navy

Fastnet Rock – Legally Bay

Fee for 2022: $27,500

Unbeaten 2YO & dual Gr.1-winning 3YO sprinter by Fastnet Rock

  • Probably the fastest son of FASTNET ROCK
  • Full-brother to 1200m Gr.2 winner JOLIE BAY
  • Out of 1200m Group-winning 2YO LEGALLY BAY

Just like SNITZEL, he’s a Gr.1-winning sprinter, by a son of DANEHILL and out of a Stakes winner by SNIPPETS

“The 1200m dash down the Flemington straight has long been considered a sire making race… Even better still for connections, Merchant Navy has the pedigree to match his talent for speed.” www.aushorse.com.au, November 6, 2017

His yearlings in 2022 sold for up to $700,000

His first crop already includes…

  • Galaxy Affair – dual winner for Daniel and Ben Pearce
  • In The Navy – impressive debut winner for trainer Phillip Stokes
  • Standing Order – led home a 1-2 for his sire when coming from last to first to win at Canterbury for Peter & Paul Snowden
  • Navy Black – defeated older horses when winning on debut at Ballarat for Tony & Calvin McEvoy
  • Rebel Rosai – maiden winner on debut for Paul Murray
  • Diana’s Affair – maiden winner at the Sunshine Coast over 1200m. for Kelly Schweida
  • Dirty Merchant – maiden winner at Newcastle for Annabel Neasham
  • Drisana – Runner-up in the Gr.3 ATC Gimcrack Stakes








View Merchant Navy’s Available Yearlings Here

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